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WHITCHURCH WALKERS

The meeting place for all walks is at Sherry Mill Hill car park, unless otherwise stated. 
Click here for a map.

For further information on any of the walks please complete the 'contact us' page or call 07977 463049 or 01948 663069

 

  In 2014 we launched our new walk book "10 Varied walks around Whitchurch Shropshire".  This details 10 walks of varying lengths around Whitchurch and is available for £5 from the Bookshrop book shop in Green End, Whitchurch Museum and Heritage Centre and the Tourist Information and Community Hub at the Civic Centre.

For further details
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Whitchurch Walkers
Summer Programme 2017

To get a printable copy of the programme click here

 

Date

Meet at Sherry Mill Hill car park (unless stated otherwise) for a walk to…

Leader(s)

Sat 25 Mar 1.30pm

Alkington & Springhill:

About 5 miles taking in the higher ground around around Alkington, Springhill and Blackoe including parts of the old Shropshire Way. 

Malcolm Monie

Tue 28 Mar 
7.30pm

Annual General Meeting at the Archibald Worthington Club, Whitchurch
Meeting followed by buffet and talk by David Shearan “Walking across Wales”

Baz Fewster

Sun 9 April
9:30am

The Chris Bagley walk

A 10-mile walk round Pontesbury

Neil & Ann Moore

Sat 29 Apr
1.30pm

Beeston

5-6 mile walk, skirting Beeston Castle and Peckforton Castle, using canal from A49, parts of Sandstone Trail. 2-3 hours.

Bob Charlesworth

12-14 May

5th Annual Walking Festival

Replaces usual Sunday walk

Sat 27 May
1.30pm

Calverhall to Bletchley and Back

A 6-mile walk from Calverhall village

Laura Hogg

Sun 11 Jun
10.00am

Picklescott, the Portway and the Golden Valley

  or 11am at Picklescott Village Hall, SY6 6NT
[GR: SO436995] Parking £1 donation

Malcolm Monie

Wed 21 Jun
7.00pm

Chairman’s Midsummer Walk

An evening walk in the local area

Neil Moore

Sat 24 Jun
1.30pm

Local Walk

Liz Evans

Sun 9 Jul
10.00am

Chirk   

9 mile walk, quite hilly.

Gerald Moss

Sat 29 Jul
1.30pm

Lake, River & Canal

Using sections of the Two Saints Way

Jean White

Sun 13 Aug
9.30am

Weaver Way Part 2: The Other Side

Alternative meeting point at Leigh Arms, Acton Bridge at 10.30am

Kevin Ikin

Sat 26 Aug
1.30pm

Marbury/Wirswall area. 

Meet at Tesco to take the No. 72 bus to Marbury at 1355hrs

Jean White

Sun 10 Sep
9.30am

Caer Caradoc

Alternative meeting point details to follow.

Liz Evans

Sat 30 Sep
1.30pm

Local Walk

Neil & Ann Moore

NOTES:

  1.        The meeting point for all walks is Sherry Mill Hill car park, unless otherwise stated.

 2.        Saturday walks will be 5 or 6 miles, Sunday walks between 8 and 10 miles. 
            However, both may be subject to change depending upon weather, walking
            conditions and unforeseen circumstances.

 

 3.        Leaders will be pleased to give details of any walks.

 

 4.        All members are expected to observe the Country Code.

 

 5.        Dogs are permitted on walks but MUST be restrained on a lead at the leader’s request and ALWAYS when in fields containing livestock.

 

 6.        In all matters relating to any walk, the leader’s decision is final.

 

 7.        Junior members are welcome, but aged fourteen and under must be accompanied by an adult.

 

 8.        Members are reminded that they are on walks entirely at their own risk.

 

 9.        On Sunday walks, bring packed lunch and – unless a pub stop is indicated – a drink.

 

 10.      Please wear suitable footwear – fields are often very muddy.

 

 11.      Please bring your car if available for all “away from home” walks. 

 

 12.      The cost of transport for “away from home” walks should be shared by members at a rate of 15 per mile per car.  Drivers are encouraged to accept this amount or donate to club funds.

 

 13.      Members are requested not to walk in front of the leader.

 

 14.      People with a known medical condition should be aware that group leaders may have a basic First Aid knowledge but cannot take responsibility for existing medical conditions.

 

 

Further details available from www.whitchurchwalkers.co.uk,

Whitchurch Walkers Facebook page or 07977-463049.

Any queries to whitchurchwalkers@gmail.com

 

PROGRAMME AND PHOTO GALLERY available at www.whitchurchwalkers.co.uk