Wombourne Disused Railway and Canal Trail
Sunday, 29 December 2019
Meeting time: 9:00
Start time: 9:45
(Estimated finish time: 15:00)
Leisurely 9 miles / 14.5 km
Starting at the Disused Wombourne railway station which had a short life from 1925 - 1932, this walk follows the disused railway line to Compton (part of the South Staffordshire Railway Walk) returning on the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal – A good opportunity to stretch your legs in mid-winter without travelling too far, and to see some Staffordshire countryside at the same time. No pub stop but The Railway Cafe at start/finish.
For car share, Sandwell Road car park, West Bromwich.
Grid reference: SP002916
Nearest postcode: B70 8TG
Meeting time: 09:00
Wombourne Station, Bratch Lane (the entrance to the car park is opposite Station Road), Wombourne, South Staffordshire.
10 miles from West Bromwich.
Grid reference: SO870939
Nearest postcode: WV5 9AE
Start time: 09:45
This is a circular walk
Surroundings: River, canal, Woodland
Theme: History, heritage
We always give a warm welcome to new members and to members of other groups. At the heart of the industrial revolution, joining us is a great way to explore green places inside and outside Sandwell.
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This is one of hundreds of Ramblers group walks for all ages and abilities every week - all led by our experienced walk leaders.
You’re welcome to join us on any of our walks to see if the Ramblers is for you. Then, once you’ve enjoyed the views, fun, exhilaration and good company, it’s just a case of becoming a member.
Do make sure you're fit enough and have the right footwear and clothing for the walk you want to do, though. You can contact the group or leader if in doubt.