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Where we walked in 2019

January 11th 2019  No walk - Annual Lunch at the Boot Inn Flyford Flavell


January 25th 2019                  TEWKESBURY

Meet:                Long stay car park, Station Road. See the map in the attached PDF

Map:                  Exp 190, GR 899329

Length:                4 miles, plus a 20 minute stop at Tewkesbury Abbey.  No stiles but a bit muddy by the river.

Distance from Pershore:  10 miles, 20 minutes, passenger contrib. £1.00

Leaders:              Anne and Evie

                              

February 8th                   GRAFTON FLYFORD

Meet:                   Grafton Flyford Church

Map:                     Exp 204, GR 963557

Length:                5.5 miles, 10 stiles.  Fairly flat woodlands and sheep pastures, passing through tiny, quiet villages. 

Distance from Pershore: 6.5 miles, 15 minutes, passenger contrib. £1.00

          

 

February 22nd                             AROUND FERNHILL HEATH

Meet:                Claines Church, Claines, Lane Worcester. WR3 7 RN

Map:                  Exp 204, GR 852589

Length:                           5 miles through Fernhill Heath returning by the Droitwich Canal following footpaths and quiet roads. Not many stiles could be muddy in places. Bring a snack and drink for the mid walk break. Will be an option to have a carvery lunch at The Raven after the walk.

Distance from Pershore:  13 miles, 25 minutes, passenger contrib. £2.00

Leaders:            David and Sandra Chapman

                           

March 8th                      THE LENCHES

MEET                 Church Lench church carpark. Overflow parking in adjacent field.

MAP                   Exp 205 GR 023512,  Sat Nav WR11 4UE

LENGTH            A picturesque 5 mile walk from Church Lench, undulating but not too hilly, and taking in some of the Wychavon Way.

DISTANCE FROM PERSHORE  10 miles, 25 minutes, passenger contrib. £1.00

LEADER                           Heather Greenhalgh

 

March 22nd                  ELMLEY CASTLE

MEET                 Park considerately in Main Street, between the school and the church.

MAP                   Exp 190 GR 983413

LENGTH            5 miles with a little road walking but mainly fields, taking in Bricklehampton,  Little Comberton , and Netherton.  The Queen Elizabeth is good for food, as we have already discovered.

DISTANCE FROM PERSHORE  4 miles, driving time 10 minutes, passenger contrib. £1.00

LEADER                           Lindsay Hilton

April 5th                                        ECKINGTON AND BREDON 

MEET                 Eckington Bridge Car Park

MAP                   Exp 190, GR 923422

LENGTH            6 miles, passing Birlingham, Nafford Lock, Woolas Hall and returning along the river to Eckington and the cars.  Easy walking with one gradual climb.

DISTANCE FROM PERSHORE   4 miles, driving time 10 minutes, passenger contrib. £1.00

LEADER                           Alastair

                           

April 19th                                     HILL, NEAR THROCKMORTON 

 

MEET                               Take road to Throckmorton from the A44 Worcester/Evesham. Just after the right turn to Hill there is a sharp bend where there is space to neatly park several cars.

LENGTH                          4.5 miles, starting by walking to Hill, a small hamlet, we will find lovely Worcestershire countryside with woodland and three lakes with wildfowl and butterflies aplenty

DISTANCE FROM PERSHORE   4 miles, driving time 10 minutes, passenger contrib. £1.00

LEADER                                        Tricia Baker

                                             

May 3rd                         MALVERN

MEET                 British Camp carpark (fee £4.50)

MAP                   Exp 190  GR 765405

LENGTH            5 miles to Castlemorton Common via woodlands and fields.

DISTANCE FROM PERSHORE  15 miles, driving time 40 minutes, passenger contrib. £2.00

LEADERS           Cynthia and Jean

 

May 17th         BREDON HILL 

MEET                 Great Comberton village (road parking near the telephone box)

MAP                   Exp 190  GR 955423

LENGTH            5.5 mile approx. From Great Comberton along the hill to Woollas Hall, then rising up to the top of the escarpment (this will be a reasonably steep gradient). Here we turn east along the escarpment towards the tower and beyond taking in great views before descending via Even Hill towards Bricklehampton. Towards the end of the descent we turn left back to Gt Comberton.

DISTANCE FROM PERSHORE  3 miles, driving time 10 minutes, passenger contrib. £1.00

LEADERS           David B and Tony B

 

May 31st                        PERSHORE

MEET                 At entrance to the Market.  Park at Wetlands off King George’s Way

MAP                   Exp 190  GR 950464

LENGTH            5.5 miles walk from Pershore, to Drakes  Broughton, Besford Bridge and Tiddesley Wood. Expect some mud!

LEADERS           Heather and Yvonne

 



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