Walks Programme

 

Please note: all walks are cancelled until further notice due to the coronavirus. For further information see here.

 

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.

 

MARCH 2020

 

Wednesday 18   Upton Snodsbury Extra Easy

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.45 departure, to reach proposed destination for 10.30 start to an easy walk of 3 to 4 miles, over fields, lanes. BSD. Lunch available in pub/café after walk.

Allan and Marguerite Barnwell  01684 891760  Mob 07772182844

 

Saturday 21    Invitation to a ‘recce walk’ from Newent Arboretum

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure to reach proposed destination for 10.15 start to a moderate/hilly walk of 7 to 10 miles either to May Hill and back via Newent Woods and Clifford’s Mesne or a shorter walk via Clifford’s Mesne and Kilcot depending on weather and conditions. This is intended to be a shared recce and is a new idea to ease the burden on our walk leaders. BPL

Robin W    01684 303489 / 07948 569096

Short option:    Wild daffodils and lovely woods around Hollybush

Meet at Imperial road for 09.30 departure to reach proposed destination for 10.00 start to a walk of 4 miles which will have some hilly parts. A 1-2 mile extension will also be offered for those who would like to walk further. BSD

Betsy B  01684 572047  07878177067

 

Wednesday 25                        Around Kempsey Parish

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.15 departure to reach proposed destination for 10.00 start to an easy to moderate walk of approximately 4 miles, taking paths around Kempsey Parish, not the river, edging onto The Common.  BSD.  Leader will not be at Imperial Road

Sally                                       01905 820476

 

Saturday 28    Cranham valley

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.00 departure to reach proposed destination for 09.50 start to a hilly walk of 11 miles in Cranham and Sheepscombe area. BPL

Kevin     01684 573347

Short option:    Ramble round Madresfield, Deblins  Green and Old Hills.

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.10 departure to reach proposed destination for 09.30 start to an easy walk of about 5 miles. 4 stiles and one uphill section at Old Hills. BSD. This is a shortened version of Adopted Walk no. 40.

David & Mary-Rose      01684 560139

 

APRIL 2020

 

Wednesday 1     Knapp to Norrest

Meet at Imperial road for 09.45 departure, to reach proposed destination for 10.15 start to a moderate walk of approx. 5 miles  taking us towards The Norrest, via The Beck and then back up towards Kingshill  farm, Millham farm then back to the Knapp.

Liam & Jane Ainsworth.  07943016582 (Jane) or 07943016583  (Liam)

 

Saturday 4    Broadheath, Stoulton and Cotheridge

Meet at Imperial Road for 09,00 departure to reach proposed destination for 09.30 start to an easy walk of 10/11 miles. BPL

David S    01886 832014

Short option:    Bosbury and Swinmore

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure to reach proposed destination for 10.00 start to a moderate walk of approx. 5 miles via The Merrings, Swinmore and Lower Southfield. May be muddy. BSD

Jim     01684 578245  Mob: 07421 244197

 

Wednesday 8                              Riverside Ramble

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure to reach proposed destination for 10.00 start to a riverside walk of 3 miles to Worcester City returning along Diglis Basin.  Coffee stop at Cathedral if so desired.  Leaders will not be at Imperial Road. BSD

John and Mary   01886 288497, mobile 07932 569754

Saturday 11    Worth the climbs!!

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.00 departure to reach proposed destination for 09.50 start of a very hilly 10 mile walk up Abberley, Walsgrove and Woodbury hills with wonderful views (weather permitting!). BPL NB: If going direct, contact a leader to confirm parking arrangements.

Lesley   01684 593739              Carolyn   01886 833301

Short option:    Old Hills Circular

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.15 departure to reach proposed destination for 10.00 start to a fairly easy walk of 5 miles via Pixham Farm, River Severn, Callow End and a gentle climb to finish. BSD

Terry A     01684 575725

 

Wednesday 15   Dymock and daffodils

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.15 departure, to reach proposed destination for 10.00 start to an easy walk of 4.5 miles thru fields and tracks to see daffodils at Ketford Bank and Vell Mill meadow. Short incline and descent. BSD. Lunch available in pub after walk.

Marguerite and Allan Barnwell  01684 891760  mob 07772182844

 

Saturday 18    Around Haugh Wood

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.00 departure to reach proposed destination for 10.00 start to a moderate walk of approximately 9.0 miles via Fownhope and Mordiford with some steepish bits. BPL

Jane D  01684 302870/07730982534            Betsy  01684 572047/07878177067

Short option:    Interfields Circular

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.35 departure to reach proposed destination for 10.00 start to a fairly easy walk of no more than 5.5 miles on familiar local paths.   BSD

Lyn & Mike  01684 560 927

 

Wednesday 22   Sharon’s Springtime Stretch

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.20 departure to reach proposed destination for 09.45 start to a moderate walk of 4 - 5 miles over fields, paths and tracks via Brockhill Road and The Purlieu. BSD

Sharon     01684 540646

 

Saturday 25   Worcester to Malvern

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.00 departure to reach proposed destination from where we will take a bus (Don’t forget your bus pass) to Worcester for an easy 10/11 mile walk back to Malvern. BPL

David S                          01886 832014

Short option:    Uphill and Down Dale

Meet Imperial Road for 09.00 departure to reach proposed destination for 09.20 start to a moderate walk of approx. 5 miles west of the Hills with a few steepish inclines but no stiles. BSD

Maggie W    01684 566678  07901365776

 

Wednesday 29   Eckington Repeat

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.15 departure to reach proposed destination for 10.00 start to a fairly easy walk of 5 miles, which we missed due to flooding in November.  BSD and lunch to eat at end if required.

Peter     07789 344179

 

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