Saturday, 21 April 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
Start time 10:00
6.5 miles / 10.5 km
Meet at The Vine Car Park, Hannington, grid ref SU540552, parking elsewhere in the village, if not visiting the pub at the end of the walk. The undulating walk, with extensive views, mainly gates and gaps instead of stiles, goes via North Oakley, For Down, Stubbington Down, Freemantle Park Down and Hannington Scrubs.
Sunday, 22 April 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
Start time 9:30
8 miles / 12.9 km
Bramley, Surrey: Could anyone requiring a lift please contact the Programme Secretary. Please text the leader before leaving, or if intending to join the walk at its start. Park at the Old Station, Bramley, or safely elsewhere in the village, grid ref TQ010451, postcode GU5 0AY (100 miles round trip from Newbury) and meet the leader for walk start at 9.30 am. The walk goes up the Wey South path then down to Godalming via the Wey Navigation towpath. Plenty of choice for lunch in the town. The return to Bramley is over Farley Hill, with 300 feet height gain. 8 miles
Monday, 23 April 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
Start time 13:30
4 miles / 6.4 km
Meet at the Green, Fawley, south of Wantage, grid ref SU391813.
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
6 miles / 9.7 km
Meet at Littlecote Hotel, grid ref SU304704, for a walk on local paths.
Thursday, 26 April 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
10.3 miles / 16.6 km
Park considerately in Compton village near the Swan PH, grid ref SU521799, for a walk via Compton Downs to the Ridgeway and on to Aldworth, where a pub lunch will be available, or bring a picnic. The walk will return via Starveall and Crow’s Foot.
Saturday, 28 April 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
Meet in the village hall car park, opposite the Middleway, in Middleton (Longparish), grid ref SU425439, for a walk along the Test Way to Fox Cottages, returning via Tracey's Dell and Mill House.
Sunday, 29 April 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
10 miles / 16.1 km
Park in the long stay car park off Gloucester Street, Faringdon, grid ref SU287956, for a walk to Lord Berners’ folly, thence to Pusey and onward for a planned lunch which may be possible in the picturesque village of Buckland (check with the leader or bring a picnic). Our return journey passes through the village of Littleworth.
Tuesday, 1 May 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
5.7 miles / 9.2 km
Park in the wide road outside Elstree School in Upper Woolhampton and meet outside Elstree School Lodge Gate, grid ref SU576675. The route of this undulating walk takes us via Malthouse Farm, Hall Place Farm, Old Copse, Beenham Church, Beenham Village, Greyfield Wood, Copyhold Farm, Kiff Green and Midgham Green. The woods we pass through should contain plenty of bluebells at this time of year.
Wednesday, 2 May 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
Start time 18:00
THIS IS THE 1st IN A SERIES OF 16 WEDNESDAY EVENING WALKS.
The walks normally start at 6:00 pm, usually from a pub car park.
The pace of this evening pub walk will be brisk to enable us to be back in time to eat
The Ship PH; Ashford Hill; grid ref SU558623: Following the Brenda Parker Way to Ashford Hill Nature Reserve, returning via paths and lanes in Baughurst. 6 miles
Thursday, 3 May 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
11.5 miles / 18.5 km
Park carefully on the road alongside the green in Nettlebed, grid ref SU702868. Meet by the bus shelter. This is an undulating walk through the commons and woods of the Chilterns. We will take in Greys Green, Peppard Hill, Witheridge Hill and Hailey, before returning via Nuffield. Pub stop or picnic.