Worcester

Walks - Long 2

Our walks start and finish at various locations on Fridays throughout the year.

Long Walks 2 (4.5 to 7 miles) all walks leave at 10.00am

Leaders and Contacts: Shan South (Long Walks 2) and the deputy is Bev Webber

Please see Dates for your Diary below for the current Walking Programme

Our Friday meetings usually start at a pub. By arriving early we are usually able to use their facilities and pre order/book our lunch/snack if required with the publican. Around the halfway point on a walk we stop for a short break "banana break".

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 short walks group and and long walks group 1 to hold 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 Long Walks 2 Group, first join the U3A, then email your U3A number and details to Shan South. U3A policy is that dogs are not allowed on U3A walks.

We also organise an annual walking holiday, which is open to all group members and is based in one of the hotels operated by HF Holidays. There are a selection of walks organised by group members available each day providing a choice of terrain and distance. Hotel bookings are full board and walks are organised by group members. Worcester U3A Walking Group is affiliated to HF Holidays and enjoys exclusive benefits and discounts. Walkers make their own way there and numbers are usually such that we have exclusive use of the hotel. Holidays are popular and usually fill up at the Annual Meeting. The next Walking holiday which is in April 2020 will be in the Lake District.

Dates for your Diary
Fri Aug 23rd Long Walk Group 2 - 10.00am
Leaders: Pat and Roy Lee
Area:The Ups and Downs of the Tardebigge Flight
Meeting Point: The Queens Head, Sugarbrook Lane, Stoke Pound, B60 3AU
Post Code / Grid Ref: B60 3AU; OS Explorer 204 (Worcester and Droitwich Spa Map)
Length/Distance: 5.9 miles
Stiles: 7
Difficulty: Easy - slight inclines between locks at the start. Be aware that there are still plenty of nettles and brambles.

Description of walk: Paths; Tow paths, pastures, fields/landscape. Generally rolling rural scenery and a whole lot of locks!! Lovely views from the churchyard at St Bartholomew’s Church, Tardebigge
Fri Sep 6th Long Walk Group 2 - 10.00am
Leaders: Brigid Amor and Jacqui Sprague
Area: TBC
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Fri Sep 20th Long Walk Group 2 - 10.00am
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Fri Oct 18th Long Walk Group 2 - 10.00am
Leaders: Sue Collins and Jill Evans
Area: TBC
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