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Next walk: Heart of England Forest, 10 July 2022

Our July walk will be through the Heart of England Forest, which covers a mosaic of habitats across 7,000 acres of land in Warwickshire and Worcestershire, including 4,000 acres of new woodland and 600 acres of mature and ancient woodland. … Continue reading

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Next walk: Woodgate Valley Country Park, 8 May 2022

This month’s walk starts from Woodgate Valley Country Park and takes us through fields, over the Lapal Canal Tunnel, past a 13th-century ruined abbey and down green lanes through an ancient woodland. It’s approximately 3 1⁄2 miles long. The walking … Continue reading

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Next walk: Malvern Hills, 10 April 2022

Our April walk takes us to the Malvern Hills, a recognised Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Our route includes the North Hill and the Worcestershire Beacon as well as a drinks and social break at the Wyche Inn. Please note … Continue reading

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Next walk: Saltwells Nature Reserve, 13 March 2022

This month’s walk is another of the Cut ‘n Coal trails following the history of our industrial past. The walk leads us through one of the UK’s largest urban nature reserves, Saltwells National Nature Reserve, which is characterised by its … Continue reading

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Next walk: Lickey Hills, 13 Feb 2022

Our February walk takes us to the delightful Lickey Hills, one of Birmingham’s most varied parks. Covering over 500 acres, it has a complex and interesting geology which has created a variety of habitats. These include woodlands, heathland and grassland, … Continue reading

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Upcoming walks

Please come join us for our autumn walks! 12 September: Cannock Chase This will be a 5km walk around Brindley Heath. The path will be on tarmac, gravel and earth and can be slippery in places. It has one steep … Continue reading

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Next walk: Cannon Hill Park, 8 August 2021

Boot Women walks are back! Join us at for our first walk through Cannon Hill Park. We are taking a cautious approach as we appreciate that some of you may be a little apprehensive, so with this in mind, we … Continue reading

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Boot Women walks suspended

Following the government’s guidance on social distancing, we have decided to cancel our walks until further notice. Stay safe and #flattenthecurve!  

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Next walk: Hampton-in-Arden, 8 March 2020

Join us for our March walk led by Sue. This is an easy walk of 4.5 miles length with a few stiles, likely to be boggy and muddy in some places, so please wear ankle-high boots. The many highlights of … Continue reading

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January Walk and Sunday Lunch

In January, we’ll be celebrating our vice-chair’s birthday by having Sunday lunch after our walk. The walk will be a short, flat walk of approximately 3 miles length along the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal. There will be no stiles but … Continue reading

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