Walking - Over 5m
Group Leader: Steve Wright
We meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month (with occasional variations due to Christmas and other bank holidays). Walks are normally of between 6 and 8 miles, using a variety of paths, tracks, tow-paths and avoiding roads as far as possible. They are aimed at those with some country walking experience but are not strenuous, although they may well include hilly bits.
Details of each walk are emailed to all group members a few days before each event. Unless otherwise specified for a particular walk, we meet at Rowheath Pavilion between 9:15 and 9:30 am to co-ordinate transport and aim to finish walking by 3 pm. Except for a very few special cases, walks are within a 1 hour drive.
Participants are expected to have reasonably sturdy boots or shoes and carry waterproofs and/or sun-gear and also snacks and drink. If you need to bring lunch we'll tell you each time.
This year, so far we've had 20 walks, ranging from local walks over Clent Hills and visits to Leasowes and Baggeridge Country Parks to a wild daffodil walk (our second), south-west of Gloucester. Recently, we explored the Suckley Hills, a delightful area west of Worcester, virtually unknown by almost all our group - even the leader!
Our next walk will be on Thursday, November 14th and will comprise a linear route from Avoncroft, Bromsgrove to Droitwich following mainly the Salt King Way. This is a linear route and will involve a bus journey back to the start (or we may use public transport throughout)
In 2020 we shall continue our practice of two walks per month. Dates are listed below, although specific walk plans are still being considered.
2020 Walks (all Thursdays)
January 9th - organiser Steve Wright (Group Leader)
January 23rd - organiser tba
February 13th - organiser Steve
February 27th - organiser tba
March 12th - organiser Steve
March 26th - organiser tba
April 9th - organiser Steve
April 23rd - organiser tba
May 14th - organiser Steve
May 28th - organiser tba
June 11th - organiser Steve
June 25th - organiser tba
July 9th - organiser Steve
July 23rd - organiser tba
August 13th - organiser Steve
August 27th - organiser tba
September 10th- organiser Steve
September 24th- organiser tba
October 8th - organiser Steve
October 22nd - organiser tba
November 12th - organiser Steve
November 26th - organiser tba
December 10th - organiser Steve
December 24th - Time off?