TUESDAY WALKS 10.00 start
Details of all walks to be finalised via email and website 7 days before due date
Tuesday 8th June 8 miles
Meet at the Heart of England, Dorothy woods car park, Barton, by Bidford. Post code B50 4NP (what three words: steep.Housework.Burn).
The walk takes us though woodlands and open fields crossing towards the village of Dorsington onto Welford then joining the river back to Barton. There is a some road/lane walking. Easy walk, 1 stile and it was quite muddy on recce, hopefully dried up now. Guaranteed sighting of a deer and a large man in the woods (no not me) :-)
Leaders Robin and Anne Price
Tuesday 15 June
Heart of England Forest - 9 Miles undulating
Meet at the Car Park at Morgrove Woods, Burford Lane, Spernall. There is no postcode. The car park is free but donations are welcome for the Heart of England Forest.
Directions as follows; Take the A435 out of Studley towards Alcester, take the left turn towards Spernal called Spernal Lane. Continue to the small narrow bridge over the River Arrow. Take the 2nd left after the bridge (approx 1 mile) signposted Shelfield the car park is approx half a mile up the road on the left 'Morgrove Heart of England Forest'.
The walk goes through various sections of the Heart of England Forest. There are no stiles on the walk. If the weather has been wet then the walk will be muddy.
Leader: - Gillian Knowles
Tuesday 6th July
Winchcombe – Hailes - Wood Stanway – Farmcote – Sudeley – Winchcombe. 12.2 miles Moderate.
NB Earlier start time: 9.30.
A long Cotswold circuit with lovely far-reaching views, taking in parts of the Cotswold, Winchcombe and Warden’s Ways. A couple of steady climbs but mostly undulating. A 13th century abbey, an Iron Age hillfort and a 15th century castle.
Field paths, tracks, minor and estate roads. One or two stiles.
A full day’s walk, with no opportunities for buying refreshment, so bring sufficient food and drink. We will have three breaks through the day.
Return time to Winchcombe: 5 pm approx.
Park: Winchcombe Back Lane car park GL54 5PZ. £1 all day. Toilets 20p.
Leader Mary Tyson