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.

 

 

APRIL

 

Saturday 13 Beautiful Cotswold Countryside

Meet at Imperial Road for 08.45 departure for 10.00 start of a strenuous hilly walk of 10 miles through Miserden, Wishanger and Caudle Green.  BPL

Lesley  01684 593739 Angela  01684 566124

Shorter Option A Spring Ramble

Meet at Imperial Road for 10.00 departure for 10.15 start to an easy walk of 6.5 miles. BPL

Sue H 01684 572084

 

Wednesday 17 Extra easy walk Upton via Newbridge Green

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure for 10.00 start for an easy walk of 3 miles via Newbridge Green.

Terry   01684 575725

 

Saturday 20 Upper Howsell and Beyond

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.10 departure for 09.30 start of a moderate walk of 9 miles with some inclines via West Malvern, Mathon and Cradley.  Leader will not be at Imperial Road.  BPL

 Carolyn 01886 833301

Shorter Option

Meet at Imperial Road at 09.30am, leaving Guarlford at 10.00am.  The walk will be about 6 miles. BSD

Mike Everitt

 

Wednesday 24 Leigh Sinton Circular

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure for 10.00 start to an easy walk of 5 miles via Coles Green, Leigh Church and Leigh Tithe Barn. Park at rear of Hall £1 per car BSD

Terry 01684 575725

 

Saturday 27 Colwall Orchards

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 to catch the 09.45 train to Colwall (£2.05 return fare with a railcard or group ticket) or meet at Colwall station (Exp 190 SO 757 424) for 09.50 start to a moderate walk of 8.5 miles via Coddington through traditional orchards, woodland, pasture, and arable. Mostly flat but plenty of stiles. BPL

Sarah 01684 569856

Shorter Option Welland Circular Part 2

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.20 departure for 09.45 start to an easy walk of 5 miles around Welland via Welland Court. BSD

Peter H 07789344179

 

MAY

 

Wednesday 1 Extra easy walk at Upton

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.45 departure for 10.00 start to an extra easy walk of 4.5 miles, no stiles. Lunch available afterwards at Marina.

Robert 07834 642044

 

Saturday 4 North from Knightwick

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.00 departure tofor 09.45 start of a moderate walk of 9 miles to Martley which will include hills, woods and riverside.  BPL

Lynne E 01886 821568

Shorter Option West side of Malvern Hills via mini railway and parks

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.20 departure, for 09.40 start of a moderate walk of 4-5 miles via Mathon Park and Colwall, returning along paths below Worcestershire Beacon. BSD

Sally H 01684 574750

 

Wednesday 8 A taste of Bingsty Common, Brockhampton Estate and Bromyard Downs

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure for 10.15 start to an enjoyable, moderate walk of 5 miles with a few ups and downs with fine views as the reward. Please note - Leader will not be at Imperial Road.  BPL. Drinks, meal at pub after perhaps?

Jan S 01885 482353 or 07880 651851

 

Saturday 11 Bredon Villages

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.00 departure for 09.45 start to an easy walk of 10.5 miles via pretty villages in the shadow of Bredon Hill. Plus an interesting church if open at Beckford. BPL

John O   01684 563670

Shorter Option Around St Wulstan’s

Meet Imperial Road for 09.15 departure for 09.45 start to a moderate walk of approx. 5.5 miles. Via Black Hill, British camp Reservoir and Little Malvern Court. Some hilly bits. BSD.

Jane D 01684 302870          07730982534

 

Tuesday 14 Extra easy walk   Croome Court walk version 2

Meet at Imperial Road for 10.00 departure, for 10.30 start to an easy walk of 3.5 miles. BSD

Allan and Marguerite 01684 891760  Mob 07772182844

 

Saturday 18 Bredon Hill

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.00 departure for 09.45 start to a moderate walk of 9 miles via Overbury, Conderton and Bredon’s Norton including along the top of Bredon Hill.  BPL

John O 01684 563670

Shorter Option White-leaved Oak?

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure for 10.00 start of a moderate walk of 5 miles taking in Mill Pond, Chase End and Ragged Stone Hills. BSD and lunch for optional picnic.

Maggie W 01684 566678      07901365776

 

Wednesday 22 Kempsey Common

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.15 departure for 10.00 start to an easy walk of 5 miles over Kempsey Common and along river.  Leader will not be at Imperial Road.  BSD

Sally L 01905 820476

 

Saturday 25 Railway walk: Honeybourne to Moreton-in-Marsh

Meet at Imperial Road for 08.30 departure to catch 08.43 (subject to May timetable change) train to Honeybourne Station (Exp205/OL45 SP 115 448) for 09:30 start from Honeybourne of a linear, hilly walk of 12 miles via Chipping Campden and Blockley to finish at Moreton-in-Marsh.  Off-peak day return to Moreton at £16.70 full fare or £11.05 with railcard or group ticket.  BPL

Robin W 01684 438359             07948 569096

Shorter Option Lanes and Fields

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 departure for 10.00 start of a moderate walk of 5 miles which may be a little muddy. BPL

Josephine 01684 56448

 

Wednesday 29 Let's Do the Pixie Path

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.00 departure for 09.30 start to a moderate to strenuous walk of 7.5 miles. This is a joint walk with Malvern Walking Festival via Upper Welland, Malvern Wells, Wyche Cutting and back through Evendine. HILLY IN PARTS.  BPL

Rita L 01684 568943

 

JUNE

 

Saturday 1 Hanbury and Hambleton

Meet at Imperial Rd for 09.00 departure for 09.40 start to an easy walk of 10/11 miles around Hanbury and Hambleton. BPL

David 01886 832014     07906 287482

Shorter Option Ombersley Circular Walk via the River Severn

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.20 departure for 10.00 start to a mainly flat walk of 5 miles with a few stiles. BSD and stay on for lunch and/or a drink at the end of the walk.

Betsy B 01684 572047             07878177067

 

Wednesday 5 Summer Saunter

Meet at Imperial Rd for 09.30 departure for a 10.00 start to an easy/mod. walk of 5 miles taking in Colwall, Coddington, Wellington Heath and Oyster Hill (the easy way!).  BSD.  

Rita L 01684 568943

 

Saturday 8 Much Marcle – Boundary Walk 7

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.00 departure for 09.45 start to a moderate walk of 10 miles with fine views from Marcle Ridge to the Malverns and into Herefordshire. BPL

Gill 07754 463574

Shorter Option Round Kempsy Common via Purton church

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.15 departure for 10.00 start to an easy walk of 5.5 miles on Kempsy common and across fields. BSD.

Terry A 01684 575725

 

Wednesday 12 Short walk and visit to Beauchamp Almshouses

Meet at Imperial Road for 10.10 departure for 10.30 start to an easy walk of 4.5 miles across fields and lanes followed by picnic lunch.

Allan & Marguerite 01684 891760

 

Saturday 15 Ledbury and the Herefordshire Trail

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.30 to catch the 09.45 train to Ledbury (£3.50 return fare with a railcard or group ticket) or meet at Ledbury station (Exp 190 SO 709 386) for 10.00 start to a moderate walk of 8.5 miles via Wellington Heath, Coddington, and Oyster Hill through orchards, woodland, pasture, and arable. BPL

Sarah 01684 569856

Shorter Option Obelisk Circular

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.00 departure for 09.45 start to a moderate walk of approx. 5.5 miles by way of the lower slopes above the reservoir, through woods passing the obelisk to Eastnor Park.  Good views and an opportunity for refreshments at the end of the walk. BSD.

Sheila H 01886  832579

 

Wednesday 19 Castlemorton Breakfast walk

Meet at 07.30 for start to an easy walk of 4 miles followed by a full English breakfast at The Plume of Feathers.  Non-Walkers welcome to arrive at 09.45. Parking at the public house.  Please book early.

Sally 01684 574750      Anne  01684 575819

 

Saturday 22 Club day out to Oxford

Meet Imperial Road at 08.30 ready to board coach to Oxford.  There will be an easy walk of 7 miles from Eynsham along the river Thames into the city with time for tea before our departure at 16.30 (4.30pm). BPL

Booking form in the Newsletter

Angela and Ivor

Shorter Option Exploring Oxford

A town trail of about 2 hours duration with some leisure time to explore the city.

Maggie W

 

Wednesday 26 Pastures and Pasty

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.45 departure for 10.15 start to an easy walk of 5.5 miles over pastures of Leigh Sinton to have a long coffee stop in Leigh Sinton Community Garden and enjoy a pre-ordered pasty (from the Post Office at approximate cost of £3 each), then back along Dragon Lane and the fish ponds.

Peter 07789 344179

 

Saturday 29 Suckley, Knightwick Manor and Bringsty Common

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.00 departure for 09.30 start of a moderate walk of 10/11 miles through mixed woodland and farmland including a couple of steady inclines.  BPL

Anne & Tony S 01684 561637             07896 501076

Shorter Option Malvern to Hanley Swan Circular

Meet at Imperial Road for 09.15 start to an easy walk of 6 miles to Hanley Swan and back. BSD.

Margaret P 01905 350307

 

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