Our walks

Sat 11th Apr 2020

A Long Mynd Walk - Event Postponed

Group Walk - 17ml. 08.30 Carding Mill Valley - meet outside the visitors centre. (GR SO445944). Circular route taking in Caer Caradoc, Pole Bank, and Ragleth Hill. Parking £5 in Carding Mill Valley cp. OS explorer map 217. C: Bob Court. E: yvonnecourt@btinternet.com
Sat 2nd May 2020

Motor City to Second City - Event Postponed

Group Walk - 25ml. 08.30 The front entrance of Coventry railway station. Heading west to finish at Birmingham New Street station.. Start GR SP331782, Finish GR SP069866. From Coventry city centre, along the Eastern Green Corridor, Meriden, Hampton in Arden, Elmdon Park, and a section of the Grand Union Canal…
Sat 16th May 2020

The Lancaster Canal - Event Postponed

Group Walk - 18 or 31.5ml. 08.15 Meet outside the main entrance of Preston railway station on Butler Street. Start GR SD535290, Finish GR SD472617. Section 1 - Preston to Garstang (18 miles - arrive for lunch stop at around 2:30pm); anyone stopping here can catch the hourly bus back to Preston. Lunch stop will…
Sat 30th May 2020

River, Rail and Forest - Event Postponed

Group Walk - 18ml. 08.30 Blackstone Picnic Site, (on the A456 road - free c.p.) Bewdley. DY12 1PU. (GR SO795743). A circular walk along sections of the Severn Way, North Worcestershire Path and Geopark Way. Visiting Trimpley Reservoir, Arley Village, SVR Station, Knowles Mill & Ribbesford Church. Lunch stop at…
Wed 17th Jun 2020
Group Walk - 21.5ml. 08.30 Meeting outside the main entrance of Kidderminster train station. Start GR SO838763, Finish GR SO962859. Down into Kidderminster town to pick up the Staffs & Worcester canal - northwards to Stourton, then along the meandering Stourbridge, Dudley No1 & No 2 canals, via Merry Hill and…
Sat 20th Jun 2020
Challenge Event - 26 or 14ml. From Wyche Primary School, Malvern (GR SO773441). 4,800ft of ascent, on tracks and paths including all of the Malvern Hills on 26ml route, Black to End Hills on 14ml route, Cradley, Oyster Hill, Ledbury, and Bromsberrow in Herefordshire on the longer route, and main ridge from British…
Group Walk - 20ml. 08.30 NT c.p.in Carding Mill Valley (postcode SY6 6JG). (GR SO433946). A beautiful, but strenuous, exploration of the eastern side of the Long Mynd. Parking currently £5. C: Clive Wainwright Telephone number in Strider. E: clivethebeech@btinternet.com
Wed 15th Jul 2020
Group Walk - 22ml. 09.00 Front entrance of Stafford train station. Start GR SJ918229, Finish GR SK137098. Following the River Sow and the Staffs & Worcs canal to Milford before a crossing of Cannock Chase. Exiting along the Two Saints Way towards Lichfield, following urban parks and walkways to Lichfield Trent…
Sat 18th Jul 2020
Group Walk - 19ml. 08.30 Start at rough c.p. on the west side of B4202 just past The Bell pub, Abberley - nearest postcode WR6 6AE. (GR SO735690). Starting opposite The Bell at Snead Common, heading west to Pensax, Eardiston, Lindridge, Eastham, Stanford on Teme, Stanford Bridge, Abberley Clock Tower, Abberley…
Sat 25th Jul 2020
Group Walk - 21ml. 08.30 Speculation c.p. (free) on B4234 south of Upper Lydbrook. (GR SO612134). Symonds Yat, the Wye Valley, Staunton Suck Stone and the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail. Car park is just under a mile south of B4234 / A4136 crossroads, heading towards Lydney. C: Neil Bromley Telephone number in…
Sat 8th Aug 2020
Group Walk - A further exploration around the headwaters of the Derwent Valley is planned and this time we head upstream with the Derwent itself in close proximity. As Derwent swings westwards to its source at Swains Greave, as located on UDV2, we head onto the Bleaklow plateau and Featherbed Moss. Following…
Sun 9th Aug 2020
Challenge Event - 26.2 or 18ml. 10 hours. Moseley Rugby Club, Billesley Common, Yardley Wood Road, Moseley, B13 0TP (GR SP088812). Circular routes exploring Birmingham's canal network. Never dull, the backdrop varies from rural to industrial heritage to state of the art development. Explore Birmingham from a new…
Sat 15th Aug 2020
Group Walk - 24ml. 08.30 Stourbridge Junction station. Postcode DY8 1NH. (GR SO909833). Stourbridge and Dudley canals to Halesowen, Monarch’s Way, Clent Hills, Wychbury Ring and back to Stourbridge Junction. C: Neil Bromley Telephone number in Strider. E: nhbromley@gmail.com
Wed 26th Aug 2020
Group Walk - 23ml. 08.30 Lichfield Trent Valley railway station - entrance to the c.p. on Old Burton Road. Closest postcode WS14 9HY. Start GR SK137098, Finish GR SP088896. The reverse direction of a walk completed in 2016 - Whittington, Hopwas Woods, River Tame in Tamworth, then the Fazeley canal, to…
Fri 28th - Mon 31st Aug 2020
Group Walk - National Mountaineering Centre. Parking at the back left or right mainly, a few places opp reception. Staying in twin-room accommodation at the centre we have 3 full days in the mountains. Breakfast and evening meal at the Centre in the bar with a view across the Mymbwr of the Snowdon Horseshoe and…
Sat 12th Sep 2020
Group Walk - 15ml. 09:00 Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre (postcode CV13 0AD). (GR SK403001). Circular walk passing through Shenton, Stoke Golding, Sutton Cheney, Market Bosworth - using sections of the Ambion Way, the Leicestershire Round, and the Ashby canal. Car park £2.50. Rescheduled walk originally…
Group Walk - The Heart of England region has its 25th anniversary in 2021; and the LDWA celebrates its 50th the following year We're looking to commemorate these events with a number of walks celebrating our region, and to promote the wider LDWA Therefore, if you have a particular walk that you'd like to…