Walks Programme

 

You are most welcome to join us at our regular meeting place at the junction of Imperial Road/Avenue Road, Malvern, 100 metres from Great Malvern railway station. Please be at the meeting place in advance of the meeting time given below as the walkers will leave promptly at the earliest time given.

 

If interested in a particular walk, then please, for more information contact the person whose telephone number follows the walk detail.

 

Please note: 24 hour clock used throughout.

 

BPL = Bring packed lunch.

 

BSD = Bring snack and drink.

 

Updates to walks (e.g. in case of cancellation) will be posted here, or do feel free to check with the walk organisers directly. Otherwise, please do presume that all walks advertised here will be taking place.

 

DECEMBER 2019

 

Wednesday December 18     Old Hills, in reverse

Meet at Imperial Road for 10.00 departure to reach destination for 10.30 start to a fairly easy walk of 3.25 miles. Small hill at start and end, otherwise fairly flat, over fields, pastoral land and tracks   3 stiles.

Allan & Marguerite      01684 891760

 

Saturday December 21   Hanley Swan and Welland - Paths Familiar and Unfamiliar.

Meet at Imperial Road for a 09.15 departure to reach destination for 09.45 start to an easy walk taken at a gentle pace, of between 6.5 and 7.0 miles via Marl Bank and Hook Bank. BPL.

Lyn & Mike      01684 560 927

No other walk - this is the longer walkers chance to enjoy the alternative of a longer shorter walk!

 

Wednesday December 25  HAPPY CHRISTMAS

No walk planned.  Look out for emails for possible Boxing Day walk

 

Saturday December 28           Hanley William

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.00 departure to reach destination for 10.00 start to a moderate walk of 9/10 miles down to Eastham and back with views over to the Clee Hills (weather permitting). BPL

Kevin                   01684 573447

Shorter Option:       Brockeridge Common

Meet at Imperial Road for a 09.20 departure to reach destination for  09.45 start to an easy walk of about 5.5 miles to Strensham and Ripple. BSD.

Lyn & Mike      01684 560 927

 

JANUARY 2020

 

Wednesday January 1  Barnowls New Year’s Day Walk

Meet at Imperial Road for 11.00 start to a fairly easy walk of 3.5 miles around Malvern park and common, Mulled wine and something else yet to be thought of at break to welcome in the New Year

Marguerite and Allan Barnwell

 

Saturday January 4               Dymock Poets Walk Number 1

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.15 departure to reach destination for 10.00 start to a moderate walk of 8 miles through countryside associated with Dymock Poets. BPL

Betsy B  01684 572047 / 07878 177067 Jane Dutton     07730 982534

 

Wednesday January 8  Alfrick Pound and the Knapp

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure to reach destination for 10.00 start to a moderate walk of 5 miles. Hills, woods, and probably some mud! BSD.

Betsy B     01684 572047 and 07878 177067

 

Saturday January 11               Up & Around Malvern Hills

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.10 departure to reach destination for 09.30 start to a moderate walk of 8/9 miles up & around the hills. BPL (NB: Leader will not be at Imperial Road)

Liz B                     01684 892125

Short Option:    Two Churches and a Historic Trade Route

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure to reach destination for 10.00 start to an easy walk of 4 miles– one incline and very few stiles. BSD

Stuart and Fiona    01684 577027

 

Wednesday January 15      Tewkesbury meander

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.15 departure to reach destination for 10.00 start to an easy walk of under 4 miles which will encompass Tewkesbury War of the Roses battle site of 1471 and its historic buildings. (Length  and routing may be subject to any possible flooding). Leisure Centre cafe provides the option of a hot drink and sandwich/cake at end of walk. Leader will not be at Imperial Road

Denis W      07960478512

 

Saturday January 18               Longley Green & Environs

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.15 departure to reach destination for 09.30 start to a moderate walk of 10 miles to Old Storridge Common, Longley Green, and Bearswood Common. BPL (NB: Leader will not be at Imperial Road)

David  S              01886 832014

Short Option:    Bosbury and Coddington

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure to reach destination for 10.00 start to an easy walk of approximately 4.5 miles across farmland and vineyards. BSD

Jane D     01684 302870  07730982534

 

Tuesday 21st January   Winter Ramble

Meet at Imperial Road for 10.00 start to an easy/moderate walk of 5.5 miles around Malvern.  BSD.

Sue              01684 572 084

 

Saturday January 25              Hilly and Green

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.00 departure to reach destination for 09.20 start to a hilly walk of 10 miles via Crews Hill, Suckley Hills and Longley Green. Cup of tea at number 17 at the end of the walk. BPL

Carolyn     01886 833301                    Lesley     01684 593739

Short Option:     Norton and Whittington

Meet at Imperial road for 09.30 departure, to reach destination for 10.00 start to a moderate walk of 5 miles with 4 stiles, over fields and lanes. Please be aware this walk involves crossing a dual carriage way. BSD. Lunch available at garden centre.

Allan and Marguerite

 

Wednesday January 29   Second time lucky? Bromyard without the fog - fingers crossed!

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure to reach destination for 10.15 start to an enjoyable, undulating, moderate walk of approximately 5 miles.  This is a repeat (in reverse) of my walk in October which was enjoyed by all, but because of fog, lacked the beautiful views.  Worth a second attempt.  Please note that leader will not be at Imperial Road.  BSD/BPL if you wish.

Jan S.        01885 482353         or       07880 651851

 

FEBRUARY 2020

 

Saturday February 01             West Malvern Walk from a Pub

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure to reach the destination for a 10.00 start to a moderate/hilly walk of 8 miles taking in Mathon and Cockshot Hill and returning along the old Worcestershire Way. According to the weather and the inclination of the group the walk may be slightly extended or shortened. Optional drink at the end. BPL

John O               01684 563670

Short Option:    Poolbrook and Blackmore Loop

Meet at Imperial road for 09.30 departure to reach destination for 10.00 start to an easy walk of 5.4 miles with 13 stiles. BSD

Jane and Liam    07943016582

 

Wednesday February 5  Wonderful Welland

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.45 departure to reach destination for 10.15 start to a easy walk of approx. 5 miles. Passing through Lower Hook, Hookbank and Woodside Farm. BSD

Rita       01684 568943

 

Saturday February 8                        Fromes Hill

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.00 departure to reach destination for 09.30 start to a moderate walk of 10 miles taking in Castle Frome and the countryside south of Fromes Hill. BPL

Kevin                   01684 573347

Short Option:    Bromsgrove Canal, Field and Lane Circular

Meet at Great Malvern station to catch the 09.10 train to Bromsgrove (check train times in case of changes) for an easy to moderate walk of 6 miles with just two stiles The walk takes in farmland and lanes and returns along the towpath and includes the Tardebigge locks. . BSD. Drinks and snacks available in Bromsgrove at end of walk. NB leader will join the train in Worcester.

Margaret P.    01905 350307

 

Wednesday February 12  West Malvern

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure to reach the destination for 10.00 start to a moderate walk of 5 miles with uphill slope at first to Westminster Bank, the sports ground, Cowleigh Road, Six Acre Wood, Mathon Lodge and return. 3-4 stiles. BSD

Ray Quinlan    07736 229751

 

Saturday February 15             Bredicot & White Ladies

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.00 departure to reach destination for 09.40 start to an easy 9/10 mile walk including Bredicot and White Ladies. BPL

David  S              01886 832014

Short Option:    Live & Let Live

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.15 departure to reach the destination on Bringsty Common for a 10.00 start to a moderate walk of 5.5 miles. Further details might be made available nearer the date. NB walk leader will not be at Imperial Road. BSD

Denis W     07960478512

 

Wednesday February 19  Extra Easy Walk Hanley Swan,Gilbert’s End, The Hook.

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.45 departure to reach destination for 10.15 start to a walk of 3.5 miles.  An easy walk, to return in time for a pub lunch.

Nora Barry.      01684 573068.    07808739782

 

Saturday February 22             Hanley walks – varied woods and fields

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.10 departure to reach destination for 09.30 start to a pleasant, easy walk of about 9 miles across fields and through woods, with a few stiles and short stretches of lane walking. Walking from Blackmore Park across fields to Hanley Castle, Gilberts End, Hanley Swan and then along the old drovers road Wood Street back to the start. BPL

Isobel                  07532 148560

Short Option:    St Wulstan’s and Holywell

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure to reach destination for a 10.00 start to a moderate walk of 4.5 miles with 5 stiles, over fields and along side of Pinnacle and Black Hill.  One gentle incline and descent and some steps to reach Holywell Road from Wells Road.  BSD

Allan and Marguerite

 

Thursday February 27   Mathon in Spring

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure to reach destination for 10.00 start to an easy walk of 5.5 miles.  Traversing Moat Farm, South Hide, Pithouse Farm and Colwall Mill Farm. BSD

Josie    01684 567448

 

Saturday February 29             Naunton circular (near Upton upon Severn)

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure to reach destination for 10.00 start of a moderate circular walk of about 11 miles from Naunton passing through Hill Croome, Croome Park, Kinnersley, Severn Stoke and along the River Severn opposite Upton. The walk is undulating and offers good views in several places. BPL

Robin W             01684 303489 / 07948 569096

Short Option:    Through Meadows by the Severn

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure to reach destination for 10.00 start to an easy walk of 4 miles taking in Baughton, Hill Croome, and back along a ridge to Earls Croome. BSD

Sally L.     01905 820476

 

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