Tag Archives: Midlands

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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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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