10 approx miles
Autumn Wander - 22/10/2017 0900
Whittington, Puckham Woods, Sevenhampton, Brockhampton, West Wood, Wardens Wood and back to Whittington. Easy going. Picnic lunch.
Westonbirt Through The Seasons. (Autumn) - 26/10/2017 0915
Walking through Silkwood and the old Arboretum. Easy going. (see item in newsletter). Picnic lunch or Cafe.
An extra hour in bed before you come on this one! - 29/10/2017 0900
Walk Edgeworth Church, Gloucester Beeches, Hen Wood, Dorvel Wood, Limbrick’s Farm, Vellatts, Sudgrove. This route may be shortened depending on conditions, daylight! Picnic lunch with possibility of a drink after the walk.
A G M And A Wander Around Apperley - 31/10/2017 1000
From Apperley Village Hall to the Farmers Arms, village pond and down to the river, along to Deerhurst and back to hall. There will be a American lunch at approx 1230 before the AGM, please bring a contribution. AGM to start at approx 1300.
Cranham Wander - 05/11/2017 0900
Cranham Corner, Coopers Hill, Cranham and Painswick Hill. Picnic lunch.
Where in the World have you been? - 10/11/2017 1930
Venue Tewkesbury Library. Starts at 7:30 pm A fun evening showing other members where you have visited. A world map provided. American supper.
Along the bottom, then up and over - 12/11/2017 0900
An easy walk on the Malverns with only one real “pull”. Along the bottom and then up and back over the top. Options of all the summits. Picnic lunch – with possible ice-cream or drink stop at British Camp at lunch-time.
The Elgar Birthplace Museum and short Walk round Broadheath - 16/11/2017 0930
A visit to The Elgar Birthplace Museum now taken over by the National Trust and modernised. Includes the video of his life and works, Visitor Centre, English Cottage Garden, The Firs, Elgar’s Birthplace, his study and the Sound garden. Picnic or lunch at the Café. 2 mile walk in Broadheath.
8 or 6 miles
Circular Walk to Astley Church and Shrawley Wood - 19/11/2017 0900
Walk along paths, woods and fields also along Dick brook and the river Severn. Moderate going with one climb. ( 6 mile option). Meet leader at start of walk. Picnic lunch.
Great Witcombe’s Grand Roman Villa - 26/11/2017 0900
A moderate walk mostly gradual. Some steep but short climbs. From the car park proceed to Cooper’s Hill, follow the Cotswold Way towards Birdlip and Barrow Wake before descending to Great Witcombe, Witcombe Reservoir and the Roman Villa. Several possibilities for shorter walks. Picnic lunch.
CBSO Concert, with CBSO’s Conductor, Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla - 30/11/2017
We catch the 0805 train from Ashchurch to Birmingham University,to walk into the city along the canal for shopping. Scatter lunch. pre-concert talk on ’ Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony at 1300 and concert starts at 1415 . Time for a cup of tea before catching the 1730 train from New Street to Ashchurch. Note; This Concert is fully booked. Ring David for future concerts.
Broadway and Snowshill Circular - 03/12/2017 0900
From Broadway head towards Snowshill and return via the Tower, using Cotswold Way in parts with some moderate climbing. Meet leaders at start. Picnic lunch.
8 or 4 miles
Mince Pie Specials - 10/12/2017 0930 and 1130
A choice of two walks on Bredon Hill starting from Overbury. Longer walk via Overbury Park, Sundial Farm and Parsons Folly, down the Wychavon Way , along permissive footpath. Pigeon Lane back to cars..Shorter walk: through Overbury Park along the Belt down to Sharloon Farm and back via Pigeon Lane to cars. Picnic lunch on both walks. Tea and mince pies at Linda’s after walks.
First day of Hanukkah walk - 13/12/2017 0900
Cross-field paths and tracks. Slightly up and then slightly down. Picnic lunch.
10 or 5 miles
Carol Service at Severn Stoke Church - 16/12/2017
A invite for a carol service and two walks have been offered from Malvern Hills District Footpath Society. The carol service starts at 3.15pm. The two walks are from Severn Stoke, the long walk starts 09.45 am and will be about 10 miles whilst the shorter walk will start about midday and be 5 miles. Both walks start from Severn Stoke village hall car park .Please book for tea.
Walk from Tewkesbury with a festive twist! - 17/12/2017 1000
Walking from Morrison’s car park, approximately 8 miles, ending at Amanda’s for festive somethings! Route weather dependent – it is Tewkesbury, you know!
A Christmas Time Walk - 21/12/2017 0930
From Great Comberton to Bricklehampton, Elmley Castle, Netherton & Little Comberton. Easy going walk with good paths. One of many I walked with Jan. Coffee at Queen Elizabeth Inn Elmley Castle. Picnic lunch.
Woodland Wander - 28/12/2017 0930
From Brimpsfield to Caudle Green and return through the woods and across fields onthis cirular walk.Loverly on a nice day. Picnic lunch.
A Happy Start To 2018! - 01/01/2018 0930
Off, on and around Cleeve Hill and Cleeve Common. May be some ups and downs!Gentle pace. Lunch – Bring a snack but food and drink should be available at Cleeve Hill Golf Club early afternoon.
B-B-C - 07/01/2018 0900
Birdlip, Brimpsfield, and Cowley. Fields and woods. Picnic lunch
Winter Wander - 14/01/2018 0900
Winter walking near or on the Malvern Hills. Route dependant on weather. Picnic lunch. Cafe at end of walk
Annual Lunch - 20/01/2018 1230 for 1300
Hatherley Manor Hotel – see Newsletter for details and booking form
" Winter walk around Painswick " - 21/01/2018 0900
The walk will take us through Painswick , up to the top of Painswick Beacon, through Buckholt Wood and into Cranham , across Cranham Common and returning to Painswick by Tocknells Court and Damsells Mill. Picnic lunch.
A Wake not a birthday. - 28/01/2018 0900
Stockwell, Cowley wood, Elkstone, Gloucester beeches, Syde, Brimpfield, Birdlip. Picnic lunch.