Tag Archives: Birmingham

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: 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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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: 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: 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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