Wednesday, 3 May 2017 (Group: West Midlands Walking)
Start time 19:15
3 miles / 4.8 km
(Estimated finish time: 20:45)
A gentle walk for approximately 90mins on level rural landscapes. The route is across arable fields, lanes, coppices, and meadows. This is a circular walk through woods which may be muddy.
Friday, 5 May 2017 (Group: West Midlands Walking)
Start time 18:15
4.5 miles / 7.2 km
Evening walk through bluebell woods, over part of the Lickey Hills and around Bittell Reservoir. Option of food and drinks at the Barnt Green Inn after the walk (around 8pm).
Sunday, 7 May 2017 (Group: West Midlands Walking)
Start time 10:30
11 miles / 17.7 km
A walk taking in continuous views of rolling pastures, small isolated woods and picturesque villages typical of rural Northamptonshire. We’ll pass by Preston Capes, Fawsley Hall, Badby (with a pub stop), the River Nene and Newnham before climbing Everdon Hill. Bring a packed lunch and plenty of fluids. Car share at Brueton Park, B91 3HW at 9.15am. Contact Ian C by the previous day.
Friday, 12 May 2017 (Group: West Midlands Walking)
Start time 19:00
5 miles / 8 km
An evening stroll where we'll take in part of the Blythe Valley Nature Reserve before returning through fields around Four Ashes and the Solihull Riding School. Optional pub stop at the end.
Saturday, 13 May 2017 (Group: West Midlands Walking)
11.5 miles / 18.5 km
Undulating walk across a limestone ridge steeped in history, with some steep climbs and good views. Iron Age fort, pub, deer park and Victorian monstrosity en-route. Bring a packed lunch and plenty of fluids. Contact Eva by previous day for car pooling from Selly Oak station car park at 9.15am.
Sunday, 14 May 2017 (Group: West Midlands Walking)
10 miles / 16.1 km
This is a walk in the White Peak area of the Peak District, near Bakewell. Starting at Monyash, we’ll walk through mostly open countryside to Over Haddon. On the return, we’ll drop down into Lathkill Dale and can have a drink at The Bulls Head before heading back. Bring a packed lunch and plenty of fluids. Car share from Harvester at Bassets Pole island, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5SA at 9am. Contact Paul H by the previous day.
Saturday, 20 May 2017 (Group: West Midlands Walking)
8 miles / 12.9 km
A hilly walk with some long steep climbs. From Winchcombe along Wychavon Way to Langley Hill then on to Dixton Hill. On to Gotherington station, Nottingham Hill and Cleeve Hill Golf Club. Then on to Postlip and back to Winchcombe. Refreshments at the Plaisterers Arms public house.
Sunday, 21 May 2017 (Group: West Midlands Walking)
12 miles / 19.3 km
Scenic walk through bucolic Herefordshire countryside, including hills, woodlands and orchards. Good views, weather permitting, and a chance for a pint of local cider part way round.
Tuesday, 23 May 2017 (Group: West Midlands Walking)
5 miles / 8 km
A pleasant walk exploring the surrounding countryside of Berkswell, with the return having fine views of the lake and grounds of Berkswell Hall. At the end we could visit The Bear for some much needed refreshment.
Sunday, 4 June 2017 (Group: West Midlands Walking)
11.5 miles / 18.5 km
This pleasant Cotswolds walk has varied countryside with some excellent viewpoints along the way. Possible pub stop at the Coach and Horses in Longborough, or you may prefer to visit the interesting church nearby. On the return, we’ll pass by Seizencote Hall designed in the same style as an Indian mogul palace and Bourton-on-the-Hill. Bring a packed lunch and plenty of fluids.