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Sandwell Group

We are the Sandwell Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking
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Overview

Starting from the charming Georgian town of Stourport,we walk up through Ribbesford Wood to Ribbesford House which was used as a training centre for the Free French Forces during World War Two.General de Gaulle was a frequent visitor to the local church,which we also pass.Lunch will be at Bewdley with its fine long straight water front.If weather allows we can have a slightly longer lunch break to enjoy the many cafes,pubs or lunch on the river side benches.Public toilets are also available.Our journey back will be mainly along the Severn Way.

Sunday, 24 March 2024
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
3:15 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
14.5km / 9.0mi
Ascent:
172.2m / 565ft
Type:
circular

Number of Stiles : 1 

23 miles from West Bromwich

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Toilets available
  • Car parking available

Starting point

Grid reference:
SO 81150 71501
Nearest postcode:
DY13 8DR
what3words:
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Start time:
10:00 am

NCP Car Park,25,Lombard Street,Stourport DY13 8DR (Enter Co Op car park and it’s on the left behind Lombard Street Motors) Cost per day is £2.95(you will need to pay on the NCP app only,please download and register before you go to save time.NCP.CO.UK)For those without smartphones the Civic Centre car park takes cash but costs £5.50 for the day.Please contact walk leader if you are unsure about car parking arrangements.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking