Worcester

Walks - Short

Our walks start and finish at various locations on Fridays throughout the year.
Approximately 3 miles long leaving at 10.30am
Leader and Contact: Liz Whitehouse Mobile 07749087535

General Request As most of our walks start from a pub and the landlords allow us to use their carparks and often their toilets prior to the walks, out of courtesy to them, please at the very least, buy a drink if you can or otherwise ,if possible, park nearby.

There are also 2 Long Walks Groups about 5 to 7 miles long and a 10 miles Walking Group.

Please see Dates for your Diary below for the current Walking Programme
Our Friday meetings often start at a pub. By arriving early we are usually able to use their facilities and book our lunch/snack if required with the publican. Around the halfway point on a walk we stop briefly for a 'banana' break.

CANCELLATION OF A WALK OR CHANGE OF LOCATION Please check this webpage and your emails prior to setting out to join a walk. An email will be sent by 9.00 am, at the latest, on the day of a walk if, for some reason, the event is cancelled or altered.

To see the list of pamphlets and books of local walks please click on 'Walks collection' under Links
'Guide for Leaders of Short Walks' see the Links panel on the right of the page.

Walks are usually planned and led by the group members ensuring a wide variety of locations. Help in planning walks is always available and new walk leaders are encouraged.

The group combines with the other Walks Groups for an Annual Meeting in January each year. A nominal subscription of £1 pa is collected at the meeting to help pay for maps, paper, ink etc.

If you would like to join the Short Walks group, first join the U3A, then email your U3A number and details to Liz Whitehouse.

U3A policy is that dogs are not allowed on U3A walks.

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Walking holiday Coniston Water, Vacancies
Due to 2 recent cancellations, there are a couple of rooms available on the walking holiday to Coniston Water 11th -15th April 2022. Priority will be given to 2 people sharing as there are a high number of double and twin rooms allocated as singles.
If you are interested please contact Mel. email:- melcrayson@hotmail.co.uk
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I have been asked to draw your attention to a publication that may be of interest to you. See RHS link 'New Walking Publications'

Regards Liz

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Dates for your Diary
Fri Oct 29th Leader/s: Margaret Waghorn and Vanessa Wilkinson
Area: Grimley
Meeting Point: The Waggon Wheel, Grimley Village,Worcs
Post Code/Grid Ref: WR2 6LU/837 606
Notes: This is a 3 mile riverside and footpath walk with No Stiles but there is a fallen tree on the river path that we will need to step over and usually cows in the field. Mainly a flat walk.
Good lunch menu. See their website for example.
Pub can open for toilets and pre ordering lunch. Approx - £8-£10.
Large car park at rear.
Please let Liz know numbers for eating by Tuesday 26/10/21 so that she can pass on the information to Margaret to enable her to advise the pub in advance.
Fri Nov 12th Leader/s:
Area: TBC
Meeting Point:
Post Code/Grid Ref:
Notes:
Fri Nov 26th Leader/s: Adrian Ditchburn and Alan Russell
Area:
Meeting Point:
Post Code/Grid Ref:
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Fri Dec 10th Leader/s: Colin Ward and Grace Bedford
Area: Holt Fleet/Top Barn
Meeting Point: The Holt Fleet, Holt Heath, Worcs
Post Code/Grid Ref:WR6 6NL/824 632
Notes: No styles, short sharp climb up from the car park till it levels out at the top.

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