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Tuesday
29 January

Grade: 3
Miles: 4
Leave: 9.30
RTVD: £1.50

Lunch: Morning Walk

May Hill

Park: Huntley church, GL19 3EX (OS Explorer 162) 713 196


May Hill village then on to May Hill for coffee. Steady climb up hill.

Tuesday
5 February

Grade: 3
Miles: 6.5
Leave: 9.15
RTVD: £3.00

Lunch: Picnic

Colwall and Malverns

Park: Colwall Stn area on road (not next to Stn). WR 13 6QH  (EX190) 756425
From Colwall Station up onto Malverns, return via Wyche Cutting. Hills and a few stiles, fields and level areas.

Thursday
7 February

Grade: 2
Miles: 5.9
Leave: 9.30
RTVD: £2.20

Lunch: Picnic

Bobblestock

Park: Annettes Fine Furnishings and the Range. Please park in the first section (189) 492 414

An interesting route passing a few of Herefordshire landmarks. The Racecourse, Cider Museum, and Bulmers to name a few. Using all manner of (hard) footways to link them up. Steps on a high footbridge to get over a road linking Bulmers Factory

Tuesday
12 February

Grade: 3
Miles: 6.25
Leave: 9.30
RTVD: £2.50

Lunch: Picnic

Garway Hill and Kentchurch
Park: Park next to the church at Kentchurch (189) 419256
Garway Hill, Great Corras, Kentchurch Court, Court-a-grove Farm, Garway Common. Steep climb up Garway Hill and down, several stiles, field edge paths, minor roads and tracks.

Thursday
14 February

Grade: 2
Miles: 8
Leave: 9.00
RTVD: £4.20

Lunch: Picnic

Arlingham

Park: Arlingham. Take A38 SW from Gloucester and B4071 turn to Frampton. Then minor road to Arlingham. Park on the right 100m after the Red Lion P H GL2 7JN (OL 14) SO 707 109
This, mainly flat walk, delayed from last season, explores the Arlingham Peninsular. Some sections are on the Severn embankment, others through low lying mediaeval field systems. There are good views of May Hill, the Cotswolds, and Newnham from a new perspective. The terrain is mainly flat with two stiles many kissing gates and one tiny hill. The wind can be quite searching on these low lying fields next to the Severn, so wrap up well.

Tuesday
19 February

Grade: 2
Miles: 4.6
Leave: 9.30
RTVD: £0.50

Morning Walk

Weston under Penyard

Park: Car park at Weston Cross Inn  (OL14) GR 632 234
Through Pontshill and Dancing Green and return under
Penyard Hill. Pub Lunch at Weston Cross Inn or picnic
lunch in pub garden (please buy a drink).

Thursday
21 February

Grade: 2
Miles: 5
Leave: 9.30
RTVD: £0.30

Morning Walk/Pub

Peterstow
Park: Red Lion Car Park, Peterstow (162) 555250
Peterstow loop, Herefordshire Way then back to the Red Lion for lunch (optional). No Stiles.

Tuesday
26 February

Grade: 2
Miles: 2.5+2
Leave: 9.30
RTVD: £3.60

Lunch: Picnic

Piercefield and Chepstow

Park: Chepstow Leisure Centre. One way signed entrance off B4293. Park at end furthest from Chepstow School, near the Wye Valley Walk information board. (OL14) 528943
Wye Valley Walk through the Piercefield Estate to Piercefield House and back past the Race Course. Views across the Wye to the Severn. Picnic lunch at the car park before walking into Chepstow following much of the Town Trail. The morning walk is undulating with one steeper uphill section. One stile! Mainly pavements in the afternoon. Steady slope back up to the car park. Please contact the leaders beforehand if you wish to do the afternoon walk only.

Thursday
28 February

Grade: 3
Miles: 5.2
Leave: 9.30
RTVD: £1.00

Lunch: Pub

Linton
Park: The Alma Inn, Linton, HR9 7RY - (OL14) 659254
Linton, Gorsley Common, Withymore Wood, Burton Farm, Fording Farm. Pub lunch at the Alma. Please car share as much as possible and order lunch BEFORE the walk. Quiet roads and footpaths.2 moderate climbs and 9 stiles.

Tuesday
5 March

Grade: 3
Miles: 6.1
Leave: 9.30
RTVD: £1.40

Lunch: Picnic

Brierley

Park: “Speculation” Forestry Commission Car Park  (OL14) GR GR 614 136
Starting with a forest walk through Brierley and
Astonbridgehill Inclosure and onto open high ground above
Ruardean. Excellent views to the Malverns and the Black
Mountains. A few stiles. No steep climbs.

Thursday
7 March

Grade: 3
Miles: 10
Leave: 9.15
RTVD: £0.70

Lunch: Picnic

Llangarron

Park: St Deinstalled Church. Llangarron (OL14) 530212

Fields,meadows and lanes. Beautiful views. Visiting Welsh Newton and Llangrove. One long steep climb and good number of stiles.

Tuesday
12 March

Grade: 3
Miles: 7
Leave: 9.30
RTVD: £1.50

Lunch: Picnic

Mayhill and Cliffords Mesne

Park: Glasshouse Inn GL 17 0NW (OL14) 713213
Through Newent woods to Cliffords Mesne. Footpaths to the top of May Hil with the fantastic views. Then following the Gloucestershire Way and the Wysis Way on the return to Glasshouse. A steep climb to the top of May Hill and a couple of easy descents. Only one stile at the very end of the walk.

Thursday
14 March

Grade: 3
Miles: 5.8
Leave: 9.30
RTVD: £3.00

Lunch: Picnic

Chosen Hill, Churchdown

Park: Churchdown Parish Council Carpark GL3 2JH (179) 883 205
A varied, pleasant and mostly flat walk. A steady stroll up Chosen Hill has its rewards with rest stops to enjoy its expanding views. Culminating with coffee at the Church at the top with its great views. 15 stiles and a short steep downward section with irregular steps.

Thursday
21 March

Grade: 2
Miles: 4.5
Leave: 9.30
RTVD: £0.80

Lunch: Morning Walk

Daffodil walk near Gorsley

Park: The end of the woodland Kempley Road before little pound farm(OL14) 688275

A pleasant short walk to admire the daffodils. Shaw Common and Betty Daws woods. About 6 stiles.

Tuesday
26 March

Grade: 3
Miles: 7
Leave: 9.30
Leaders will meet group at start of walk.
RTVD: £2.00

Lunch: Picnic

Redmarley

Park: Redmarley Village Hall GL19 3HS (150) 752311

We leave Redmarley then pass through Ketford and Pauntley before returning to Redmarley. Lovely English countryside going via orchards, ponds and hopefully daffodils. 5 stiles, 2 fairly steep climbs.

Thursday

28 March
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