Tag Archives: Midlands

Next walk: Castle Ring, 14 April

Our April walk is an 8 mile figure of eight loop, taking in Hednesford Hills and Castle Ring. There are a few inclines and some sections may still be muddy, so appropriate footwear is essential.  Well behaved dogs are welcome, … Continue reading

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Next walk: Baggeridge Country Park to Himley Hall, 11 February 2024

Smooth paths and gentle grades make this a relaxing walk. On leaving our starting point, we cross a field into the woodland following a clear and well maintained path. We will pass a number of pools which are a linked … Continue reading

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Next walk: Walsall, 14 January 2024

Our first walk of 2024 starts at Walsall Arboretum. It’s a 5 mile route, including fields, woods, Park Lime Pits Nature Reserve, the Rushall Canal and the arboretum itself. It’s generally easy walking; there are a couple of stiles. There … Continue reading

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Next walk: Chasewater, 12 Nov 2023

Join us in November for an autumnal Chasewater stroll. The route is an easy flat 3-6 miles through a reclaimed historic mining landscape. Depending on weather conditions and how we feel on the day we can opt for the shorter … Continue reading

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Next walk: Bartley Reservoir, 9 July

Our July walk will be a 7.5 mile circular starting at Bartley Reservoir. It covers a mixture of terrains – woodland, farmland, bridle paths and road/lanes. Well behaved dogs are welcome, but there are a few stiles and there may … Continue reading

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Next walk: Sherbrook Valley (14 May 2023)

Our May walk takes us to Cannock Chase, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, where we will walk through Sherbrook Valley. Our 6.5 miles long route includes the Stepping Stones across Sher Brook. We will first walk down the valley. … Continue reading

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Next walk: Iron Bridge, 12 March 2023

Our March walk will be the Iron Bridge to Much Wenlock Circular Walk.This is a 10 mile walk through the Shropshire rolling countryside starting in the historical town of Iron Bridge. We will head out of the valley up into … Continue reading

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Next walk: Birmingham Canals and Christmas Market, 11 Dec 2022

Our final walk of the year will be a relaxing 2-3 mile exploration of the canals around Birmingham city centre. A visit to the Christmas Market on Victoria Square will conclude our walk. Towpaths might be a bit slippery so please … Continue reading

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Next walk: Elmdon Park, 13 Nov 2022

Our relaxing November walk encompasses two parks and a runway, with plane and parrot spotting included for free. The route is a mostly flat 4.5-5 miles with no stiles or gradients. We will stroll from Elmdon Park to Sheldon Country … Continue reading

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Next walk: Clent and Waseley Hills, 9 Oct 2022

This month’s walk is a 9.4 mile circular route in the Clent and Waseley Hills. The route includes three principal summits: Windmill Hill (285m), Walton Hill (316m) and Clent Hill itself (309m), and the estimated duration is 4.5 hours. Please … Continue reading

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