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Fairy Glen  mirror Tyrrley Locks

The regular programme is restarting

Covid-19 precautions: If you intend to come on a walk in the next month or two, please register here.

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

The link for current small group walks is emailed to members

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

Date

Meet at Sherry Mill car park , unless otherwise stated

Leader(s)

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 5.9 miles

Further details to follow -  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.

Hazel

Wallis

Sat 28th Aug

1.30pm

Ash to Ightfield circular walk

Approx 6 miles, no dogs please, bring refreshments.

Jan Collins

Sun 12th Sept

10.00am

Edleston Hall, Ravensmoor and Stoneley Green.

7 miles

Helen Lea

Sun 19th Sept

10.00am

Additional walk

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.

Malcolm Monie

Sat 25th Sep

1.30pm

Shropshire Way Walk

Further details to follow

Baz Fewster

Sun 10th Oct

10.00am

Aston and Wrenbury  

Full details to follow

Jean White

Sat 30th Oct

1.30pm

To be confirmed

 




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.