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.

 

FEBRUARY 2020

 

Saturday February 15             CANCELLED Bredicot & White Ladies

Owing to severe weather conditions, this walk has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date.

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 CANCELLED - postponed due to adverse weather conditions

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.15 departure to reach the destination on Bringsty Common for a 10.00 start to a moderate to strenuous walk of 6 miles. NB walk leader will not be at Imperial Road. BSD

Denis and Di will be lunching at Live and Let Live after the walk. They hope some will join them for a light or heavy lunch! See menus at liveandletlive-bringsty.co.uk

If you are planning to lunch let Denis know your choice by 13 February. This is a busy pub on Saturday so forward order will speed service.

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

 

MARCH 2020

 

Wednesday 4    Around and about with birthday cakes

Meet at lmperial road for 09.30 departure, to reach proposed destination for 10 00 start to an easy walk of 7 miles with 3 stiles, via Ox Hill, Blackmore Park, Hanley Swan, Merebrook Farm, Three Counties show ground & Poolbrook Road. BSD

Dave tel:     01684593163 mob: 07507185196

 

Saturday 07    The Teddington Handle

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.00 departure to reach proposed destination for 09.45 start of an easy/moderate walk of 9 miles with three ascents, some stiles and (in January) plenty of mud!  Passing through Teddington, Oxenton, Woolstone, Gotherington, Far Stanley and Dixton. BPL

MaggieJo     01684 574999 / 07807 363659

Short option:     Leigh and Alfrick

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure, to reach proposed destination for 10.15 start to a moderate walk of 5 miles. May be muddy! BSD

Jim     01684 578245  Mob: 07421 244197

 

Wednesday 11                           Hills and Wells

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.40 departure to reach proposed destination for 10.00 start to a moderate to hilly walk of approximately 5 miles.  This lovely walk goes across the golf course onto the Hills to Holy Well, down to Malvern Wells, and back through Fruitlands.  Possible light pub lunch at The Railway Inn afterwards.  BSD

Rita                                            01684 568943

 

Saturday 14    Suckley, Knightwick and Whitbourne (Adopted Walk No. 7)

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure to reach proposed destination for 10.15 start to an easy/moderate walk of 8 miles. BPL

John O     01684 563670

Short option:    Malvern Common and Blackmore Park

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure to reach proposed destination for 10.00 start to an easy walk of 5.5 miles through fields, lanes, passing Hanley Swan and caravan park. Several stiles. BSD

John & Mary R    01886 288497

 

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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