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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Scorpion Hunt - 28/10/2018 9.00am
A circular walk from Stretton -on – Fosse, looking for scorpions! Picnic lunch.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Glorious Cotswolds - 18/11/2018 9.00am
An undulating walk from Broadway passing through the pretty villages of Stanton, Buckland and Laverton. Picnic lunch.
Around Hempsted 1 - 21/11/2018 9.30am
From the High Orchard pub, Severn Way, Glevum Way. Meet leader at start. Pub lunch.
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.
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.
A Walk In Winter - 09/12/2018 9.00am
Andoversford, Syreford, Sevenhampton, Soundborough Farm, Hampen, Shipston Oliffe, Shipston Solers. Andoversford. Picnic lunch.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Around Hempsted 2 - 16/01/2019 9.30am
From the High Orchard pub, Glevum Way, Canal path. Meet leader at start. Pub lunch.
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.
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