Saturday, 29 February 2020 (Group: Black Country Young Walkers)
Start time 10:00
12 miles / 19.3 km
he Black Country walking group are hosting a walking weekend in the Cotswold on the 29th February to 1st March 2020.Ramblers are welcome to attend the whole weekend or either walks on the Saturday and Sunday. Lorraine will be leading the walks for Saturday and Sunday.Saturday Walk DetailsDate: 29/02/2020Start Time: 10:00 AMPlace of walk: Uffington (Oxon - in Oxfordshire - not in Lincolnshire or Shropshire)Starting point - Uffington Village Common Car Park (Thomas Hughes Memorial Hall), Broad St, Uffington, SN7 7RAGoogle Map Link - https://goo.gl/maps/3nB3NsYYMoMgzvg2AParking details: Free parking when I reccied this - (but bring change - just in-case).Moderate to Strenuous circular walk taking in parts of the The Ridgeway, including Uffington White Horse and Dragon Hill. Bring a packed lunch, be prepared quick food stops rather than have long lunch breaks. It gets quite windy on the ridgeway. 10 to 11 miles, please dress appropriately for a winter walk. Please arrive at 9:45 for a 10am start. Dog Friendly.Sunday Walk DetailsDate: 01/03/2020Start Time: 10:00 AMPlace of walk: CirencesterStarting point - Meet outside Cirencester Tourist Information Centre, Corinium Museum, Park St, Cirencester GL7 2BXGoogle Map Link - https://goo.gl/maps/Wogi1fE6YzX3aAwRATravel and Parking Details: https://cirencester.gov.uk/travelModerate to Strenuous circular walk aiming to walk to the Source of the Thames, go through one or two Cotswold villages and explore some of Cirencester. Bring a packed lunch, be prepared quick food stops rather than have long lunch breaks. 11 to 13 miles, please dress appropriately for a winter walk. Please arrive at 9:45 for a 10am start. Dog Friendly.AccommodationFor those wanting to stay Saturday night the base location will be Swindon. We are recommending staying at the Holiday Inn Swindon, Marlborough Rd, Coate, Swindon, SN3 6AQ. If you can book a room here or somewhere near by. Everyone is responsible for booking their own accommodation.Click the Link for Holiday Inn Swindon Web site - http://bit.ly/2FjamX3
Sunday, 8 March 2020 (Group: Black Country Young Walkers)
Start time 10:30
8 miles / 12.9 km
(Estimated finish time: 15:00)
The walk will take us up to the summit of Walton Hill and through Dales Wood to the top of Romsley Hill. We will then head to Wasely Hills Country park to visit the cafe and break for lunch (please bring a pack lunch as normal) before venturing up Windmill Hill. On the route back we will venture through a secret former Ministry of Defence woodlands.
Please arrive at 10:15 for a 10:30 start.
Google Map Link below for Start Location.
Sunday, 29 March 2020 (Group: Black Country Young Walkers)
11 miles / 17.7 km
(Estimated finish time: 16:00)
From Church Stretton town we head up into Carding Mill Valley (toilets available here) and then North West, passing through Light Spout Hollow and up to Shooting Box. We continue towards Ratlinghope and Bridges, where there is the opportunity for a pub/coffee stop if required at roughly half distance. We head back towards Church Stretton via Pole Bank viewpoint at 516m and through Townbrook Valley. There are various places in Church Stretton for a post walk drink or coffee if you have time.
Saturday, 4 April 2020 (Group: Black Country Young Walkers)
10 miles / 16.1 km
The Black Country walking group are hosting a walking weekend in the Peak District on the 4th and 5th April 2020.Ramblers are welcome to attend the whole weekend or either walks on the Saturday and Sunday. For those wanting to stay Saturday night the base location will be Macclesfield. Everyone is responsible for booking their own accommodation.Saturday Walk DetailsDate: 04/04/2020Start Time: 10:30 AMWalk Leader: Chris PMileage: 10 Miles.Place of walk: Teggsnose, Ridegate Resevoir, Macclesfield forest, Buxtors Hill and High Moor.Starting point - Commercial Road car park, Commercial Rd, Macclesfield SK10 2QJ. Or Macclesfield Train station at 10.05 (trains every 30 mins from Wolverhampton takes 47 mins)Google Map Link - https://goo.gl/maps/pkH65rK3E7vyNSi89Parking details: Free Sunday parking (but bring change - just in-case).Sunday Walk DetailsDate: 05/04/2020Start Time: 10:30 AMWalk Leader: Dave RMileage: 8 Miles.Place of walk: Macclesfield forest, Shutlingsloe, Trentabank and Ridgegate reservoirs.Starting point - Trentabank Car Park - Pay And Display, Unnamed Road, Sutton, SK11 0NS, MacclesfieldGoogle Map Link - https://goo.gl/maps/D8WFwYMiBEhVAMaG6Parking details: Car parking charges may apply. Bring change - just in-case.AccommodationFor those wanting to stay Saturday night the base location will be Macclesfield. Everyone is responsible for booking their own accommodation.
Friday, 24 April 2020 (Group: Black Country Young Walkers)
Start time 18:00
10 miles / 16.1 km
Black Country Walking Group will be hosting a Snowdonia Walking Weekend from Friday 24th April to Monday 27th April. Walkers are welcome to attend all or some of the walks.
We will be basing ourselves in Llandudno for the weekend, there are plenty B&B's, Hotels and Campsites.
Please book your own accommodation in Llandudno. There is also a hostel which a number of us are already booked into https://llandudnohostel.co.uk/the-hostelOn the Friday night we will be meeting at The Wetherspoons for food and drinks -
The Saturday and Sunday night will be organised nearer the time.WALKS:The walks will take place on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th of April.Saturday:(1) Carneddau Mountains meet 9am outside the hostel or 9.30 am at https://www.openstreetmap.org/?mlat=53.2207&mlon=-3.8998#map=16/53.2207/-3.8998Sunday:(1) Mount Snowdon (details tbc nearer the time)(2) Coastal Walk around Great Orme (adjacent to Llandudno)