Category Archives: Walks

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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December Walk: Birmingham Canals and Christmas Market

Put your Santa hats on and join us for our Christmas walk on 8 Dec 2019. We’ll be staying local and exploring the Birmingham canals. Our walk along the towpaths will take approximately two hours and will end at the … Continue reading

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Next walk: Sutton Park, 10th November

The location  for November’s Boot Women walk will be Sutton Park. For anyone who isn’t local to North Brum: Sutton Park is a lovely 2400 acre National Nature Reserve. The park has varied terrain and landscape with much heathland and … Continue reading

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Next walk: Clowes Wood, 13 October 2019

Our next walk will be a longish woodlands ramble through the Clowes Wood nature reserve near Solihull (6-7 miles). We’ll start and finish by Earlswood Lakes. This is a lovely flat walk, taking in a view of the lakes as … Continue reading

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Next walk: Warley Woods, 8 September 2019

In September, we will go on the Warley Woods History Trail and visit Lightwoods House. Warley Woods is a lovely green space, just 4 miles from Birmingham city centre, and consists of one third woodland, one third meadow and a nine-hole … Continue reading

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Next walk: Bewdley, 11 August 2019

In August, we will go on an exciting four mile walk with steam train return. We will set off from Bewdley, walking alongside the river and through parkland to a kissing gate. A small footbridge will take us up to … Continue reading

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Next walk: Cannock Chase, 14 July 2019

Join us for July’s Boot Women walk: a five mile circular in the area of Milford Common and Cannock Chase. We’ll be taking in the historical Shugborough Hall, home to the Earls of Lichfield, and the nearby impressive packhorse bridge … Continue reading

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Next walk: Birmingham to Wolverhampton (9 June)

Our June walk will be longer than normal: we will walk all the way from Gas Street Basin in Birmingham to Broad Street Basin, following the new Main Line Canal, which has an excellent towpath. We’ll be covering 15 miles, … Continue reading

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Next walk: Brewood (12 May 2019)

This walk is a gentle  5 mile circular walk from the Oakley Arms pub  in Brewood (pronounced “Brood!”) in South Staffordshire. It crosses arable fields and follows quiet tracks and lanes with Belvide Reservoir and the former Black Ladies Priory … Continue reading

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April walk: Berkswell, 14/04/2019

Our April walk will be a 5 to 6 mile walk starting from the village of Berkswell near Coventry. The route takes in some attractive countryside and farmland. The walk is mostly flat with a few gentle slopes. You will … Continue reading

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