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Fairy Glen Wirswall Ash

Programme for Winter 2019-20

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



Date


Area of walk


Leader(s)


Sat 28th Sep

1.30pm


W
ybunbury

Car share Wybunbury, then across fields to Hatherton. Then back to the start using the South Cheshire Way via the moss. Approx. 6.5 miles.



Helen
Le
a

 

Sun 13th Oct

10.00am


Norbury Junction Circular Walk

This 7-mile walk will take us along the former railway line, through fields, some roads and along a canal tow path.  It is an easy, dog friendly walk, with the option to purchase food and drinks at the Wharf café, Norbury Junction Marina at lunch time.


Christine

Patterson


Sat 2nd Nov

1.30pm


L
ocal Walk

         Walk1 from our book, full details on home page.
[rescheduled from 26 Oct]


Andrew Hart

 

Sun 10th Nov

9.30am


W
alk of Remembrance

Walking from Sherry Mill Hill we will make our way to the memorial in Ash to join their 11am service.
 

 

 

Baz Fewster

 


Sat 30th Nov

1pm


Tyrley
Locks and Woodseaves Cutting

A 5-mile walk along the canal towpath through the SSSI Woodseaves Cutting to The Wharf Tavern at Goldstone. Some notes about this interesting area will be available on the day. This walk is suitable for dogs.
 

 

 

Helen

Conolly

 

Sun 8th Dec

10.00am
 


Coton

8-mile circular walk, full details to follow

 

Kevin Ikin



Sat 14th Dec

10.00


Chr
istmas Walk and Meal

Walk details to be confirmed. Walk followed by members’ meal at The Castle, Bletchley (booking details to follow).

 


Gerald Moss


2020


Wed
1
st Jan

10.00am


New Year’s Revolution

A brisk 5-mile bimble to blow away the cobwebs of Christmas. Taking in local footpaths, this walk finishes at The Old Town Hall Vaults for some warming winter food.
 

 

 

Baz Fewster

 


Sun 12th Jan

10.00am


Hills and Valleys, Streams and a Mere

From Welshampton, northwards through Northwood, through Spout Wood to The Mere at Ellesmere, then back over the hill to Welshampton, where we will have refreshments at the Sun Inn.
 

 

 

Malcolm

Monie

 

Sat 25th Jan

1.30pm


Ash to Ightfield Circular Walk

A walk of around 5˝- 6 miles, full details to follow
.

 

 

Jan Collins

 

Sun 9th Feb

10.00

Market Drayton

A walk in the Market Drayton area of around 7-8 miles, full details to follow
 

 

 

Andrew Hart

 

 

Sat 29th Feb

12.30pm

Shifnal Area

mile gently undulating walk on field paths, some over cultivated land, quiet lanes and woodland with a stop at Masons Arms at Kemberton en route. Most stiles are dog friendly, although a couple at the start would only accommodate small dogs.
 

 

 

Frank

Berrington

 

Sun 8th Mar
10.00am

Beeston

A walk of miles taking in Peckforton and Pennsylvania Wood.
 

 

 

Jean White

 

 

Sat 28th Mar

1.30pm

Nantwich Circular

Heading out from Acton through the Dorfold estate, then across the canal towards Nantwich lake. Passing the US airman’s grave, through Nantwich, returning along Welsh Row and fields to the canal and back to Acton. Approximately 6˝miles. Please note, this walk is not suitable for dogs.
 

 

 

 

Helen Lea

 

Tues 31st Mar

7.00pm


Annual general Meeting at the Archibald Worthington club
Meeting followed by buffet and talk by Liz Evans about her time aboard The Sea Shepherd. Doors open at 7.00pm for 7.30pm.

 

 

 

Sun 12thApr

10.00am

Ash Magna

The walk will be around 11 miles, heading north towards Broughall and around Combermere.
 

 

 

Andy Fitton

 

Sat 25th Apr

1.30pm

Brown Moss

A variation of one of the walks from our book, 5˝ miles, full details to follow
 

 

 

Jan Collins


To get a printable copy of the programme click 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.

 

 

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

 

Any further queries please contact Malcolm 01948-663069 or Baz 07977-463049.