Walking Schedule

10 miles

Back In Time - 30/09/2018 9-00

Easy going walk via Farmcote, Campden Lane, Spoonley Farm, Waterhatch, Sudeley Castle and Hayles Abbey. Picnic lunch. Tea at Hayles Fruit Farm after walk.

7.5 or 10.5 miles

Walking the Wessex White Horses. No 5 Marlborough Circular Walk - 07/10/2018 9.00am

Minibus leaves Morrisons. Arrive at Castle & Ball car park, High Street, Marlborough. (SN8 1LZ) FREE parking if eating in restaurant. Long walk from Marlborough town centre to the White Horse, Preshute, Manton, Clatford, Devil’s Den, Fyfield Down and back to Marlborough via The Gallops. Shorter walk from Marlborough to the White Horse, Preshute, Manton, Clatford,
Devil’s Den and back to Marlborough via The White Horse Trail stopping at pub in Manton. Picnic lunch for both. Meal in restaurant at The Castle & Ball, Marlborough.

4 miles

The Quiet Season - 10/10/2018 9.30am

Fairly flat walk visiting the hide (Coombe Hill Meadows Nature Reserve) along the canal and a gentle climb (130ft ascent) to the summit of Willow Hill (wide angle views). Lunch at The Farmers Arms – order from leaders menu.
Park at The Farmers Arms Apperley.

10 miles

Bourton-on-the-Water and other Cotswold villages - 14/10/2018 9.00am

Rolling countryside and woodlands in the valleys of the rivers Eye and Windrush. Circular walk from Bourton through the Slaughters and Naunton. Picnic lunch, possible tea at end.

10 miles

Rendcomb Roundabout - 21/10/2018 9.00am

Rendcomb, Rendcomb Woods, Monarch’s Way to Chedworth, Chedworth Beacon, Woodlands, Shawswell. (easy going walk, loverly views ). Meet leader at start. Picnic lunch.

5 or 6 miles

North Malvern Hills - 23/10/2018 9.00am

Starting from the Clock Tower North Malvern, with stop at sugar loaf cafe, through grounds of Elim Centre and back over the hills, some ups and downs. Bring snack and Drink. Meet leader at the start.

2 miles

J.R.R. Tolkien Childhood Haunts and CBSO Concert - 25/10/2018 9.00am

Visit Sarehole Mill and Mosely Bog followed by Scatter Lunch at city centre and CBSO concert starting at 14.15 and return to Tewkesbury. Transport by minibus.
Minibus and concert already booked.

10.5 miles

Scorpion Hunt - 28/10/2018 9.00am

A circular walk from Stretton -on – Fosse, looking for scorpions! Picnic lunch.

4 miles

A G M And A Wander Around Apperley - 31/10/2018 10am

From Apperley Village Hall a walk around Apperley 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 1330.

9 miles

Autumn Colours in Wyre Forest - 04/11/2018 9.00am

Two steady climbs, but otherwise easy going with potential for mud. Via Ribbesford, Worcestershire Way, Park End, Wyre Forest, Ruskinland, Knowles Mill, River Severn and Bewdley for afternoon tea stop. Picnic lunch.

5.5 miles

Hinchwick Valley - 07/11/2018 9.30am

A walk through some of the remotest and beautiful Cotswold Countryside. Through woods in the Hinchwick valley crossing to adjoining valley and back to Hinchwick Hamlet. Picnic lunch with possible pub stop at end of walk. Meet leaders at start.

zero miles

A Walk to Rome - 09/11/2018 7.30pm

A talk by Chris O’Grady at Tewkesbury library at 7.30pm
Followed by refreshments.

5 or 6 miles

Armistice Day - 11/11/2018 10.30am - 11.30 approx for walk

Armistice Day ceremony, followed by walk around outside of Tewkesbury town. Easy going walk. Late picnic lunch with hot drinks provided.

9 miles

Glorious Cotswolds - 18/11/2018 9.00am

An undulating walk from Broadway passing through the pretty villages of Stanton, Buckland and Laverton. Picnic lunch.

4 miles

Around Hempsted 1 - 21/11/2018 9.30am

From the High Orchard pub, Severn Way, Glevum Way. Meet leader at start. Pub lunch.

10 miles

Upton upon Severn Circular - 25/11/2018 9.00am

Around Upton upon Severn the exact route will depend on any flooding at the time!  Picnic lunch.

8 miles

Bidford on Avon - 02/12/2018 9.00am

Walk along the river bank passing the weir and The Cottage of Content pub, returning past Dorsington Manor then using the Heart of England Way. Picnic lunch.

Carol Service at Severn Stoke Church - 08/12/2018 see below

A invite for a carol service and two walks have been offered from Malvern Hills District Footpath Society. The carol service starts at 2.45pm. The two walks are from Severn Stoke, the long walk starts 09.30 am and will be about 10 miles whilst the shorter walk will start about 11.30 and be 5 miles. Both walks start from Severn Stoke village hall car park . Please book for tea.

7.5 miles

A Walk In Winter - 09/12/2018 9.00am

Andoversford, Syreford, Sevenhampton, Soundborough Farm, Hampen, Shipston Oliffe, Shipston Solers. Andoversford.  Picnic lunch.

3.5 miles

Elmore area - 12/12/2018 9.30am

From lay-by walk towards Elmore then field paths to Elmore Back, Severn Way, and Weir Green. Possible Pub lunch at The Pilot Inn. Meet leader at start.

8 or 4 miles

Mince Pie Specials - 16/12/2018 9.00am

A choice of two walks on Bredon Hill starting from Overbury, longer walk via Overbury Park, Sundial Farm and Parson’s Folly, down the Wychavon Way, along permissive path and Pigon Lane back to cars.
Shorter walk through Overbury Park along the Belt, down to Shaldon Farm and back along Pigon Lane to cars. Meet leaders at start of walks.
Picnic lunch on both walks. Tea and mince pies at Linda’s & Ken’s after walks.

5 miles

On and Off the Malverns - 20/12/2018 9.30am

An easy to moderate walk. Route dependent on the weather. Bring picnic lunch to eat at Liz and Jim’s if you wish. Refreshments and cakes provided.

9+ miles

That Hill for those views! - 30/12/2018 9.00am

Bredon Hill. Route dependent on the whim of the leaders! Meet the leaders at the start of walk. Picnic lunch.

8 miles

Over The Hills - 06/01/2019 9.30am

A walk over Dumbleton Hill and Washbourne Hill to Alderton, returning over Alderton Hill and Bulman Bank. Picnic lunch.

8 miles

Variation On A Theme - 13/01/2019 9.00am

Cleeve Common, Wontle Farm, Belas Knap, Corndean and Postlip Hall. Picnic lunch ( food could be available at Cleeve Hill Golf Club after walk.) Meet leader at start.

4.5 miles

Around Hempsted 2 - 16/01/2019 9.30am

From the High Orchard pub, Glevum Way, Canal path. Meet leader at start.  Pub lunch.

9.5 miles

Unknown Gloucester - 20/01/2019 9.00am

Circular walk around Gloucester that walkers have not seen before. Playing fields, streets, old railway lines, canal paths etc. Flat walk,urban easy going walk. Meet leader at start. Picnic lunch.

10 miles

May Hill and Back - 27/01/2019 9.00am

Circular walk from Newent to Acorn Wood, Clifford’s Mesne, May Hill along the Geopark Way, back to Newent via Glasshouse and Brook Farm. Picnic lunch.

Advance notice - 01/02/2019 7.30pm

Talk by Ken Whittaker – The Falklands – 1st February 2019 at Tewkesbury library at 7.30pm. Followed by refreshments