Shifnal to Grindleforge
Sunday, 15 March 2020
Meeting time: 9:00
Start time: 10:00
(Estimated finish time: 15:00)
Moderate 8 miles / 12.9 km
This scenic walk takes you south ofShifnal to Lodge Hill, passing through Evelith and into King Charles Wood. Here King Charles ll passed through Evelith when escaping from Cromwell`s forces after the battle of Worcester eventually seeking refuge in the Oak Tree at nearby Boscobel House. We continue down to the valley of the Wesley Brook as far as Grindleforge. We then return along the brook eventually passing Shifnal Manor. The walk consists of road and track with field and woodland walking. Afew stiles and gates and possilbley muddy along parts of the brook.
For car share, Sandwell Road car park, West Bromwich. Contact Mary on 07758097430
Grid reference: SP002916
Nearest postcode: B70 8TG
Meeting time: 09:00
Village Hall Car Park TF11 8DW.
Join M6 then M54 until you reach junction 3. Follow Newport Rd (A41), turn left onto Stanton Rd, at roundabout continue straight across onto Aston Rd, after 500 yds turn right into main car park.
26 Miles from West Bromwich
Grid reference: SJ749077
Nearest postcode: TF11 8DW
Start time: 10:00
This is a circular walk
Surroundings: Moor, heath, Hill, Farmland
Theme: History, heritage, Long distance path
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.