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July Walks

June 29, 2017

Sunday 2nd July                    Feckenham                          Easy     9 miles

We will walk through local Worcestershire countryside familiar to most of us and at one point if visibility is good we should be able to see May Hill and right across to Brown Clee. Walker-friendly pub available at the end of the walk 

 

Sunday 9th July                  The Lenches                       Easy   10 miles

 

 

This is a delightful walk, with very few stiles. Gentle climbs give us lovely views over to The Cotswolds and the Malvern Hills.

 

Saturday 15th July                   Clent Hills                  Easy/Moderate   5 miles

 

 

An undulating walk with some hills and some fantastic views across Worcestershire, into Shropshire and Birmingham. All to build up an appetite for a meal at the pub. The signature dish is the lamb that ‘melts in yer mouth’. It really is fantastic and the rest of the menu is just as good. 

 

Sunday 16th July                          Woolhope                            Easy/Moderate 12 miles

 

 

This walk will take coffee and and panoramic countryside views from the Marcle Ridge Mast and lunch at the Woolhope village pub

 

 

Saturday 22nd July                      Oxford City Centre               Easy 7 miles

 

 

This is a leisurely Saturday city walk around Oxford, 'City of dreaming spires'. We hope to do the tourist route through the town including the river, the Magdalen Bell Tower, Christ Church Meadow, Broad Street and St Giles. See the Oxford Mound, visit the Covered Market, marvel at The Sheldonian Theatre, Bodleian Library, Radcliffe Camera, and The Bridge of Sighs. Walk down part of the world famous High Street, peeping through some of the famous Oxford College gates and skirt the city wall, visiting University Parks. We can finish by taking tea and cakes on the roof terrace of the Ashmolean Museum and if we are lucky sit on the deckchairs on the grass. Then if you want to you can browse in Blackwell’s Bookshop in Cornmarket, visit some of the colleges, the Museum of Oxford, art galleries, go on the river or enjoy a drink in one of Morse and Lewis’ favourite pubs.

 

Sunday 23rd July                 Craswall, near Hay-on-Wye           Moderate 9 miles

 

 

 

This is a lovely walk starting from the Bull’s Head, Craswell, with far-reaching views over the Olchon and Monnow valleys. We walk along Offa’s Dyke Path to Black Hill and Cats Back ridge before heading back to Craswall.

Sunday 30th July                       Upper Arley                            Easy 10 miles

 

 

 

Upper Arley village has a lovely location on the River Severn between Bridgnorth and Bewdley and a very nice circular walk is arranged for your enjoyment today with woodlands, meadows and superb Severn Valley views including the steam railway. Let’s hope for a nice sunny day!

 

 

 

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