Whitchurch Walkers

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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
Winter Programme 2017/8

To get a printable copy of the programme click here

 

Date

Description

Sun 8 Oct 8.45am

Six Mosses Walk (Led by Bob Charlesworth)

This 12+ mile walk takes in many of the mosses in our area.

Sat 28 Oct 1.00pm

Tilstock to Whitchurch P3 appreciation walk (Led by Jean White & Dot Bishop)

Meet at bus station in White Lion Meadow to catch the 511 bus to Tilstock, then walk back via fields, lanes and towpaths.

Sun 12 Nov 10.00am

Walk of Remembrance (Led by Baz Fewster)

Local walk incorporating a 10-minute, al fresco, secular service of Remembrance.

Sat 25 Nov 1.30pm

Cuddington Loop (Led by Helen Connolly)

Taking in Dymocks Mill which straddles the English-Welsh border. From Sherry Mill Hill, drive and meet walk leader at Jarrett’s Barn, Cuddington (Grid Ref: SJ4515746860)

Sun 10 Dec 10.00am

Congleton Edge Loop (Led by Clive & Jane Bullock)

Following Congleton Edge, this walk enjoys spectacular views across the Cheshire plain. From Sherry Mill Hill, drive and meet leaders at 11am at Ackers crossing (Grid:  SJ846588)

Sat 16 Dec 1.00pm

Whitchurch Walkers Christmas Meal

at The Castle at Bletchley. Details and menu will be sent to members.

Mon 01 Jan 10.00pm

New Year’s Revolution: Mere & Moss (Led by Baz Fewster)

A 5-mile brisk bimble to blow away the tinsel. Followed by soup and sandwiches (£5pp) at The Old Town Hall Vaults. Cars not needed.

Sun 14 Jan 10.00am

The Wrekin (Led by Malcolm Monie)

This Wrekin walk includes Little Hill, Maddock's Hill and the Ercall quarries [Shropshire Wildlife Trust reserve].

Sat 27 Jan 12.30pm

Farndon & Holt (Led by Baz Fewster)

A return visit to walk this area of the Dee valley and check on the progress at Holt castle.

Sun 11 Feb 10.00am

Coalbrookdale & Ironbridge Gorge (Led by Kevin Ikin)

This mixed walk of woodland and roads takes in some fine views from the high points.

Sat 24 Feb 1.30pm

Nantwich West (Led by Jean White & Dot Bishop)

Park at Acton and use rights of way/tow path to Ravensmoor, Swanley and Nantwich Marina.

Sun 11 Mar 10.00am

Oswald's Trail, Oswestry (Led by Liz Evans)

The trail is a circuit of Oswestry taking in many historical points of interest. From Sherry Mill Hill, drive and meet leader at Central car park, Oswestry at 10.00am

Sat 24 Mar 1.30pm

Peckforton Hill area (Led by Alan Howe & Christine Patterson)

A dog-friendly 5-mile walk, avoiding stiles, along quiet lanes and paths.

The route will involve a call at the Pheasant Inn, a dog friendly hostelry!

Tue 27 Mar 7.30pm

Annual General Meeting at the Archibald Worthington Club, Whitchurch

Meeting followed by buffet and entertainment

 

 

Walk details, any changes and photo gallery available at our Facebook page

Send any queries to whitchurchwalkers@gmail.com

  

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

Whitchurch Walkers Facebook page or 07977-463049.

Any queries to whitchurchwalkers@gmail.com