Welcome to Whitchurch Walkers
Walking in and around Whitchurch Shropshire - a Walkers are Welcome town
|Friday 13th May
||Saturday 14th May
||Sunday 15th May
|All walks must be booked in advance by Wednesday 11th May.
Please book online by clicking here
Registration for the start of walks is at The Archibald Worthington Club except where otherwise indicated.
The times shown are departure times. You should register in the 10-15 minutes before that.
If you are not sure where a start point is click here for a map.
Morning, but not day walks, can be combined with afternoon walks.
|Day walks - packed lunch and a drink required unless a pub lunch is included|
||Walk & Leader
distance & price
||Malpas & back with pub lunch
7m 6h £3 + fare + lunch
Bus 41 to Malpas [09.20]. Unfortunately this is too early on a Friday for bus passes to be valid.
Walk back via Tushingham visting Old St Chads; lunch at Willeymoor Lock Tavern [order & pay on day]
Register from 08.30, ie before the launch!
16m 7h £3
The walk circumnavigates Whitchurch passing through farmland, lanes and paths, with lovely countryside and views. It heads off clockwise taking in Grindley Brook, Fairy Glen, Wirswall, Brick Kiln, Broughall and a lunchtime drinks stop at The White Lion Ash. It then continues through Brown Moss, Dearnford and Alkington.
This walk is described in full in our book "10 varied walks around
Whitchurch Shropshire plus the Whitchurch Wheel". It is available from
BookShrop and Whitchurch Museum price £6.
||Tushingham & Old St Chads John & Jenny Wilson
6-7m 3.5h £2 + lunch
via the Bishop Bennet Way, Wirswall, Old St Chads "alone in the fields"
and possibly the Land of Canaan and canal; optional prebooked lunch at
The Horse &
Jockey at end of walk [order & pay on the day]
Register at The Horse and Jockey, Grindley Brook. If parking at the pub, please park in the field beyond the main car park.
Morning walks - can be combined with afternoon walks - bring a drink [& snack]
5.5m 3h £2
|A walk into Wales via Danson's Bridge, Redbrook and Blackoe Cottages..
5m 3h £2
Register at The Swan, Marbury
across undulating countryside leaving from the Swan at Marbury (please
car park at the back of the car park). The walk goes up the road out of
Marbury and then crosses
the fields to the Combermere Woods, where there is likely to be wild
garlic with the odd bluebell still remaining. The bird song in the woods
at this time of year can be lovely with the sound of Greater Spotted
Woodpeckers being fairly common. From here, we
head across the fields and up to Lodge Farm on Black park Road. We then
walk down the long side of Oss Mere, to follow the fields and road back
This makes a varied walk of Woods, Lakes and Landscapes. Bring boots as it is likely to be slightly wet even at this time of year.
|Afternoon walks - can be combined with morning walks - bring a drink
6m 3h £2
A gentle stroll through the local countryside,
with some lovely views, on a mixture of lanes and farmland. Ossmere is a
tranquil place, with an abundance of birds and other wildlife. A number of stiles and a railway crossing.
||Fields & Fairways Baz Fewster
4m 2.5h £2
|A local walk based on Walk 1 in the walks book including Fairy Glen and the golf course. No dogs.||
||Ceilidh with Jigsmith
at The Brownlow Centre
£9 [£5 u18s]
|A fun evening with local ceilidh band Jigsmith, food [included in price], bar and prize draw.