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.

 

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

 

Saturday 1  The Lenches

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.00 departure for 09.45 start of a moderate walk of 10/11 miles through some of the beautiful villages known as The Lenches before returning via Abbots Morton. Leader will not be at Imperial Road. BPL

Anne W  07805 495716

Shorter option:  Wellington Heath to Coddington Walk

Meet at Imperial road for 09.30 departure For 10.00 start to a moderate walk of 5 miles (approx.) through woods, pastures and views. Some stiles and one steepish climb. BSD. Lunch at Farmers Arms?

Betsy B   01684 572047   07878177067

 

Wednesday 5   Christmas walk and lunch at the Bell

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure for 10.15 start to an easy walk of 4 miles. BSD.

Sue H    01684 572084

 

Saturday 8  12th Annual Carol Service (non-walkers welcome) and Walks

Long Walk. Depart 09.00 from Imperial Road. An easy circular walk of 9 miles via the Severn Way, Earls Croome, Croome Park and Knight’s Hill.  Please £1 per car for parking.  Village Hall toilets should be open.  BPL.

Rob    01684 563574

Carol Service. Starts in the Church at 14.45.  NB This is 30 minutes earlier than last year.

Short Walk.  Depart 11.00 from Imperial Road to start at 11.30. An easy walk of 5 miles via Kinnersley and Knight’s Hill. Please donate £1 per car for car parking.  Village Hall toilets should be open.  BSD or BPL

Rita   01684 568943

 

Wednesday 12 Extra easy walk along river and xmas trees in the cathedral

Meet at Imperial Road for 10.00 departure for 10.30 start to an extra easy walk of 3.5 miles. We will walk to Worcester cathedral for coffee & cake and to view the Xmas trees.

Marguerite & Allan B

 

Saturday 15 Joint Walk:   In and Around Ledbury

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.00 departure for 09.30 start to a moderate walk, the first 5 miles taking in Frith Wood and Bradlow then back to Ledbury Town where we say goodbye to the short walkers. We then do a further 4 miles to Eastnor and back via Black Woman’s Thorn and Coneygree Wood. BPL

David Swift     01886 832014   John O’Loghlen               01684 563670

 

Wednesday 19  Winter Wander

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure for 10.00 start to a moderate (occasionally strenuous) walk of approx 5 miles: quite steep from the Wyche up to the Goldmine (or by West Malvern Road to the Royal Well); the DIngle to Colwall and Brockhill Road. (Likely to be muddy.)  BSD.

Maggie W  01684 566678              07901365776

 

Saturday 22  No long organised walk (Do-it-yourself weekend)

No organised walk in anticipation of few walkers attending (Christmas time!).

Shorter option: Short but sweet just before Christmas

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure. BPL.   

Sarah Hicks

 

Wednesday 26  No walk – Just sit back and relax – OR – DIY

 

Saturday 29  Up & Around Malvern Hills – Joint long and short walk

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.10 departure for 09.30 start to a moderate walk of 8/9 miles up Black Hill, and round British Camp (BPL). There will be a shorter version of 5/6 miles moderate provided (BSD). Leader will not be at Imperial Road.

Liz B   01684 892125

 

JANUARY

 

Tuesday 1  Extra Easy Barnowl’s New Year’s Day Walk

A fairly easy walk of 3.8 miles around Malvern park and common, starting at 11.00 from Imperial Road. There is a short steep incline up to Wells Rd. Mulled wine and shortbread at break to welcome in the new year.

Marguerite and Allan

 

Saturday 5  Bus walk – Powick back to Imperial Road.

Meet at Imperial Road by 09:30 to catch the 09:37 bus to Powick. Alight from bus at junction of A449 and minor road to Collett’s Green (opposite the NE end of the access road to Bastonford, Exp 204/190 SO 816 510) for 10:05 start to a moderate walk of 10 miles back to Imperial Road via Brace’s Leigh, Halfkey and Cowleigh.  BPL.

Robin W  01684 438359/ 07948 569096

Shorter option:  Colwall and Oyster Hill (Adopted Walk No. 5)

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure for 10.00 start to a moderate walk of approx. 5 miles, hilly in parts. BSD

Jane D   01684 578435                07730982534

 

Tuesday 8  West Malvern Views, pastures and a climb to finish!!

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure for 09.50 start to a moderate walk of 4/5 miles to Cockshot Hill, through woods and pastures with views.  Some stiles and moderate climbs. BSD.  Enjoy a drink or lunch to finish. 

Betsy   01684 572047     Mobile 07878 177 067

 

Saturday 12  West Malvern Walk from a Pub

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure for a 10.00 start to a moderate walk of 8 miles, setting off along the old Worcestershire Way then up Cockshot Hill and back through Mathon. Optional drink at the end. Please share cars so as not to upset the regulars too much. BPL

John O’L  01684 563670

Shorter option:  There and Back Again

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.10 departure for 09.30 start of a flat walk of about 5½ miles around Hanley Swan. BSD

Peter H   07789344179

 

Thursday 17  Bringsty Common

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.15 departure for 10.00 start to a moderate walk of 6 miles across undulating pasture and woodland, with many stiles. BPL

Jeff   01886 832 764    Mobile 07429 610 155

 

Saturday 19  Eckington Bridge and Lower Slopes of Bredon Hill

Meet at Imperial Road for 0900 departure for 09.45 start to an easy/moderate walk of approximately 9.0 miles with a few hills. Exploring part of the Avon River and walking via Birlingham, Comberton and Eckington. BPL

**Flood risk. Please contact leader if planning on going straight to start of walk**

Jane D        01684 578 435              Mob 07730982534

Shorter option:  Malvern Winter Walk

Meet at Imperial Road for 10.00 start direct from there of a moderate walk of 4 miles through some woodland and the Common, a pleasant walk along some familiar paths. BSD

Winn and Margaret 01905 350307

 

Wednesday 23  Around Leigh Sinton

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.15 departure for 09.45 start to an easy walk of approximately 5 miles around Leigh Sinton.  BSD.  Lunch in pub??

Peter H   07789 344 179

 

Saturday 26  Around Stoulton and Peopleton

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.00 departure for 09.30 start to an easy walk of 10 miles around Stoulton and Peopleton. Exact route dependent on weather conditions. BPL

David S   01886 832014

Shorter option:  Let's stay local in January

Meet at Imperial road for 10.00 start to a moderate Malvern walk of 6.5 miles. BSD. Maybe a snack to eat at end?

Sue H       01684 572084

 

Wednesday 30  Extra Easy Walk – Eckington

Meet at Imperial Road for 10.00 departure to reach parking at Eckington Wharf (Ex 190 SO 922 422) for 10.40 start of an easy walk of 3.5 miles along river Avon and into the village of Eckington, returning via quiet lanes. Lunch afterwards at about 12.30 at The Anchor Inn, Eckington.  Non walkers welcome.

Allan Barnwell

 

February

Saturday 2  Another May Hill – Boundary Walk 18

Meet at Imperial Road  for 09.00 departure for 10.00 start to a moderate/hilly circular walk of 10.5 miles via Boraston and Knighton on Teme which we last walked in Aug 2010.  BPL.

Lyn & Mike      01684 560927

Shorter option:  Upton on Severn

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure for 10.00 start to an easy walk of 5 miles along tracks and lanes, through fields and back along the river. BSD and BPL if required for after the walk.

Jean E   01684 566373

 

Wednesday 6  Springtime Cowleigh – Woods and Orchards

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.45 departure, for 10.00 start to a moderate walk of approx. 5 miles, some road walking but through High Wood to Storridge Cider Shop, Crumpton Hill and Halfkey, back along the Worcestershire Way. A rather steep ending. Sorry!! BSD

Rita   01684 568 943

 

Saturday 9  Ullingswick and Little Cowarne

Meet at Imperial Road for 08.45 departure for 09.30 start of a moderate walk of 11 miles with lovely views across Herefordshire through Ullingswick, Little Cowarne and Moreton Jeffries. BPL

Kevin    01684 573347

Shorter option:  Lower Howsell Walk

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure for 09.45 start of a moderate, level walk of 4.5 miles along Lower Howsell, footpaths and fields. BSD

John and Mary R 01886 288497           07903472265

 

Tuesday 12  Bransford to Colletts Green (Adopted Walk 30)

Meet at Imperial Road for 10.00 departure for 10.30 start to an easy walk of 4/5 miles.  BSD and lunch for the end of walk..   NB:  If flooding at the Teme, meet at Imperial Road and a walk will go from there.

Sue H      01684 572084

 

Saturday 16  Along the Bottom then Along the Top!

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.00 departure for 09.20 start to a moderate walk of 10 miles taking in Upper Welland then past British Camp reservoir and back over the Hills. BPL

Lesley C  01684 593739                     Carolyn P             01886 833301

Shorter option:  A Country Walk

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure for 10.00 start of a moderate walk of 5 miles through fields and woods. May be muddy. BPL

Josephine  01684 567448

 

Wednesday 20  Extra Easy Walk

Meet at Imperial road for 10.00 departure, for 10:30 start to an easy walk of just over 3 miles. Bring drink and snack. Lunch afterwards at about 12.30. Anyone wishing to order food, please do so before the start.

Sue & David   01684 899034

 

Saturday 23  Elmley Castle

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.00 departure for 10.00 start to a moderate walk. BPL

John O'L 01684 563670

 

Shorter option:  Callow End Ramble

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure for 10.00 start to an easy walk of 4.5 miles via Deblins Green and Old Hills. BSD. £1 per car for parking please.

Sally L   01905 820476

 

Wednesday 27  Halfkey circular

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.15 departure for 09.45 start to a moderate walk of 5 miles in pleasant countryside, can be muddy.  BSD

Sheila   01886 832579

 

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