Tag Archives: Midlands

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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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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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: 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: 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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March walk: Three Parks Trail (10 March 2019)

Our March walk will be another local one: a leisurely 5-mile circular stroll through three of South Birmingham’s lovely parks. This route is the perfect escape from city life. Heading through Kings Heath park, Highbury park, Cannon Hill park and … Continue reading

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