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Chris Bagley Walk  from Moel Famau Higher Vessons

The regular programme has restarted

 If you intend to come on a walk in the next month or two, please register here.

You can still attend most walks without pre-registering, but it will help the leader and save time at the start if you do.

Shropshire Way Festival walks must be booked [registered] in advance by clicking here.

For location of car parks click here

Printable version

The link for current small group walks is emailed to members

mMeet at Sherry Mill Hill car park unless otherwise stated,
[next to Jubilee Park and opposite Waterside Close, SY13 1DF]

Date

Meet at Sherry Mill car park , unless otherwise stated

Leader

Wed 23rd Jun

7.00pm

Whitchurch Walkers mid-summer walk

A Midsummer Meander

A local evening walk of 3-4 miles -  Cars not needed

Baz Fewster

Sat 26th Jun

1.30pm

Danson’s Bridge, Llangollen canal, Belton and Alkington, 5 – 6 miles

Cars not needed

Celia Churchill

Sun 11th Jul

10.00am

Mines & Nature Reserves

Exploring the north end of the Stiperstones ridge taking in Poles Coppice, Habberley, Lower Vessons, Blakemore Gate [430m], The Hollies, Lordshill & Maddox’s Coppice 7.5 miles

Malcolm Monie

Sat 31st Jul

1.30pm

Wirswall 6 miles
Taking in Greenfields nature reserve, Danson’s wood, and along the canal to Grindley Brook. Then up through Fairy Glen to the golf course.
Cars not needed

Bev Boffey

Sun 8th Aug

10.00am

Audlem

Shropshire Union canal and South Cheshire Way 7 ½ miles
This is a walk  through the Cheshire countryside passing Hankelow Mill using the towpath, quiet country lanes and fields, mostly flat with a couple of gradients but none particularly steep. There are stiles. Not dog friendly as may be cattle in fields. Stick may be helpful if any fields uneven. Meet at Sherry Mill Hill to car share or Audlem Village car park at 10.15am.

Hazel Wallis

Sat 28th Aug

1.30pm

Ash to Ightfield circular walk 

Approx 6 miles, no dogs please, bring refreshments. Meet at Sherry Mill Hill to car share or Ash Village car park at 1.40pm.

Jan Collins

Sun 12th Sep

10.00am

Edleston Hall, Ravensmoor and Stoneley Green.

8 miles.  It is a fairly flat area and is on fields, lanes and canal towpaths. There are stiles and as we are going over fields which could have cattle, it isn't suitable for dogs.

Meet at Meet at Sherry Mill Hill to car share to Acton Village car park [CW5 8LF ] from where the walk will start at about 10.45am

Helen Lea

Sun 19th Sep

10.00am

Offa's Dyke at 50

2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the designation of the Offa's Dyke Path. This walk takes in the section along the Clwydian Hills including Moel Arthur and Moel Famau. A challenging 8 miles with over 600m of ascents. After-walk refreshments at the White Horse, Cilcain.Meet at Sherry Mill Hill to car share or at SJ 170 652 near Cilcain from where the walk will start soon after 11.00.

Malcolm Monie

Sun 19th Sep
1.15pm

Shropshire Way Festival
Whitchurch Walkers are Welcome and Wem Walkers
5 mile easy walk in the Wem area. Meet in the car park of the Wem Sports & Social Club, Bowens Field, Wem SY4 5AP (GR: SJ 512 292) at 1.15 pm for a 1.30 pm start. The route explores some of the Shropshire Way from the market town of Wem which can trace its history back to pre Norman times.
Join Tony after the walk for refreshments at The Tilley Raven.

Tony Eccleston
Thu 23rd Sep
 
10.45am
Shropshire Way Festival

Whitchurch Walkers are Welcome
6.5 mile circular walk from Coton along a section of the Shropshire Way.
Food and drink available at the pub at the end by ordering at the bar.
Meet 10:45 for 11:00 start at The Bull & Dog, Coton SY13 2RA (GR: SJ 529 343)

Kevin Ikin

Sat 25th Sep

1.15 pm

Shropshire Way Festival

Whitchurch Walkers are Welcome
A 6 mile easy walk starting from Sherry Mill Hill car park, Whitchurch SY13 1BN (GR: SJ 538 416). Meet 1.15 pm for a 1.30 pm start. The route follows the Shropshire Way Main Route to Grindley Brook and returns to the start via the old Shropshire Way. Whitchurch has been settled since Roman times and boasts a thriving and friendly community.  Following the walk, we will adjourn to The Old Town Hall Vaults, birthplace of the composer Sir Edward German, to enjoy the hospitality of hosts Caz & Gaz

Baz Fewster

Sun 10th Oct

10.00am

Aston and Wrenbury  

Drive to Aston, walk across fields past Sound Oak and then along the towpath  to Baddiley Church where we’ll stop for lunch. Then lanes and fields into Wrenbury, where there’s an chance to call in at the shop, and then the South Cheshire way back to Aston. There were horses, cows and sheep in some of the fields so no dogs. 9 miles .

Meet at Meet at Sherry Mill Hill to car share to The Bhurtpore at Aston. Please park in the field behind the main car park from where the walk will start at about 10.15am

Jean White

Sat 30th Oct

1.30pm

To be confirmed

 


Shropshire Way Festival walks must be booked [registered] in advance by clicking here.


Details of our mid-week walks will be sent to members and published
on our website and Facebook page, as they are arranged.

  

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. If a condition could manifest itself on a walk, the walker should inform the leader beforehand [verbally or in writing].

 

 

For further details, please go to www.whitchurchwalkers.co.uk or our Facebook page or email us

 

Any further queries please contact Malcolm 01948663069 / 07746 687242, Peter 07808 862286 or Baz 07977 463049.