Programme

The diary, shown below, features upcoming walks until June 2019. If you have not been out with us before please click here for important information on the walks, including how they are graded. You will find advice there on travel, clothing, refreshments etc. as well as a full copy of the published programme.

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Don’t forget, our post Christmas Lunch will be on the 19th January in Welshpool after a short walk. (You can always just come along for the meal, it would be great to see you.)   Please check out our Social & News page for full details. 

New train timetable from Sunday 9 December

Saturday 15 December
Ludlow Circular – A short walk of 5–6 miles following a visit to the Ludlow Brewery for coffee/tea and mince pies. Leaders Linda and Mick Hemming. Depart Shrewsbury 09.40, return 16.22.

Saturday 22 December
Craven Arms to Church Stretton via Strefford, Marshbrook and Ragdon. (9 miles moderate) Leaders Judith Griffiths and Nick Marshall. Depart Shrewsbury 09.00 (book Craven Arms return), return Church Stretton 16.39.

Saturday 29 December
Chirk Circular via Oliver’s Wood, Glynmorlas, Pont-y-blew. (7 miles moderate) Leaders Bob and Liz Owen. Depart Shrewsbury 09.25, return 16.05.

Saturday 5 January
Leominster Circular via Ivington Court, Ivington Camp and Brierley (9.5 miles moderate). Leaders Pamela H and Steve Paynter. Depart Shrewsbury 09.40, return 16.42. 

Saturday 12 January
Craven Arms Circular via Watling Street, Onny Trail, Upper Carwood, Hopesay Hill and Sibdon Castle (8 miles moderate). Leaders Linda and Mick Hemming. Depart Shrewsbury 09.40, return 16.30.

Wednesday 16 January
Church Stretton Circular via Cwms Cottage, The Wilderness, Cardington, North Hill Farm and Gaer Stone (8 miles moderate).  Leaders Steve Paynter and Liz Owen. Depart Shrewsbury 10.09, return 17.09.

Saturday 19 January
Welshpool Circular A short walk (5 miles approx.). Leaders Liz and Bob Owen.
Followed by a Post-Christmas Lunch at the Royal Oak Hotel Welshpool (pre – booking essential). See website – Social and News for details. Depart Shrewsbury 09.31, return 16.56.

Saturday 26 January
Llangunllo to Knighton via Fountain Head, Green Hollow and Little Cwm Gilla (8 miles moderate). Leaders Judith Griffiths and Nick Marshall. Depart Shrewsbury 09.00, return Knighton 16.21.

Saturday 2 February
Ironbridge to Telford via Shropshire way, Cherry Tree Hill, Crackshall  Lane, Stoney Hill, Holywell Lane, Little Dawley, Stirchley Lane and the Silkin Way (8 miles moderate). Leaders Trevor Allison and Douglas Hill. Depart Shrewsbury 09.47 to Telford Central, Bus from Telford Bus Station to Ironbridge No 18 (fare extra), return Telford Central 16.52. (Book Telford Central return.)

Saturday 9 February
Llandrindod Wells Circular via Llanyre Bridge, Cochydwst, Great House Villa, Gwynfan and Llanyre (7miles moderate). Leaders Pamela H and Susan McCormack. Depart Shrewsbury 09.00, return 15.42.

Wednesday 13 February
NEW  Wellington Circular via Limekiln Wood, The Wrekin (Summit) and The Ercall (9 miles moderate+ with steep climb). Leaders Mike Ledlie and Les Lumsdon. Depart Shrewsbury 09.33, return 16.05.

Saturday 16 February
Knucklas Circular via Lower Hall Farm, Upper Heath and Cwm Jenkin (9.5 miles moderate+).  Leaders Linda and Mick Hemming. Depart Shrewsbury 09.00, return 16.13. 

Saturday 23 February
Machynlleth Circular via Brynteg, Brynmelyn and Llyn Glanmeryn (7 miles moderate).  Leaders Peter J Jones and Jean. Depart Shrewsbury 09.31, return 16.08.

Saturday 2 March
Fairbourne Circular via Llynnau Cregennen and Cyfannedd Fawr (9 miles moderate).  Leaders Douglas Hill and Martin Forrest. Depart Shrewsbury 09.31, return 17.04.

Saturday 9 March
Sutton Park Circular (Birmingham) A walk in Sutton Park in remembrance of our very good friend and leader Bob Perry, all welcome (7 miles easy). Leaders Linda and Mick Hemming. Depart Shrewsbury 09.33, return 15.30 or 16.30 (Book to Sutton Coldfield and change at Birmingham New Street outward and return.)

Wednesday 13 March
Ludlow Circular via Felton Farm, Racecourse, Bromfield and Priors Halton (7 miles moderate). Leaders Marion Law and Graham Baker. Depart Shrewsbury 09.40, return16.17.

Saturday 16 March
Dovey Junction to Machynlleth via Dyfi Valley Way (9 miles moderate+). Leaders Clare Gathercole and Audrey Menhinick. Depart Shrewsbury 09.31, return Machynlleth 18.05. (Book Dovey Junction return.)

Saturday 23 March
Montford Bridge to Shrewsbury via The Severn Way (7 miles easy). Leaders Susan McCormack and Neville Homent. Depart Shrewsbury Bus Station 09.42 Bus 70 Stand J.

Saturday 30 March
Prees to Wem via White Lion Farm, Cumberland Farm and Shropshire Way (8 miles moderate). Leaders Trevor Allison and Mick Hemming. Depart Shrewsbury 10.18, return Wem 15.55. (Book Wem return.) 

Saturday 6 April
Gobowen to Ellesmere via Hindford and canal (8 miles moderate). Leaders John Mattocks and Peter J Jones. Depart Shrewsbury 09.25, return Bus to Gobowen (bus fare extra), return train 16.55. (Book Gobowen return.)

Saturday 13 April
Whitchurch Circular via Brough, Ash Parva and Brown Moss (8 miles moderate). Leaders Janet Nowill and Douglas Hill. Depart Shrewsbury 10.18, return 16.27.

Wednesday 17 April
NEW  Knucklas to Knighton via Skyborry, Lurkenhope and Kinsley (7 miles moderate). Leaders Les Lumsdon and Mike Ledlie. Depart Shrewsbury 10.09, return Knighton 17.37. (Book Knucklas return.)

Saturday 20 April
NEW  Mouldsworth to Chester via Peel Hall, Guilden Sutton and Chester Millennium Greenway (9 miles moderate). Leaders Pamela H and Alan H. Depart Shrewsbury 09.25 for the 11.02 to Mouldsworth, return Chester 16.21. (Book Mouldsworth return.)

Saturday 27 April
Fownhope to Hereford via Wye valley walk, Lugwardine and Lugg meadows (8 miles moderate). Leaders Liz and Bob Owen. Depart Shrewsbury 08.50, Bus to Fownhope (bus fare extra), return Hereford 15.58 or 16.29. Note – Check update. (Book Hereford return.)

Saturday 4 May
Llangollen Circular via Vivod, Hafod-y-maidol and Plas Newydd (7 miles moderate). Leaders Marion Law and Martin Forrest. Depart Shrewsbury 09.25 to Ruabon, Bus to Llangollen, return bus to Ruabon (bus fares extra), return train 16.43. (Book Ruabon return and enquire at station about bus add-ons.) 

Saturday 11 May
Church Stretton Circular via Gaerstone Farm, Willstone Hill, Cwms Lane, Caer Caradoc and All Stretton (9 miles moderate+). Leaders Graham Baker and Darren H. Depart Shrewsbury 09.40, return 16.39.

Wednesday 15 May
Church Stretton to Great Ryton via Inwood, Leebotwood Church, Longnor Park, Micklewood Farm, Dorrington and Great Ryton (9.5 miles moderate). Leaders Trevor Allison and Neville Homent. Depart Shrewsbury 10.09, return Great Ryton Bus 15.49 North to Shrewsbury or 15.55 South to Church Stretton (bus fare extra). (Book SINGLE to Church Stretton.)

Saturday 18 May
Wem Circular via Ditches Hall, Northwood Hall and Shropshire Way (6.5 miles easy). Leaders Janet Nowill and John Mattocks. Depart Shrewsbury 10.18, return 15.55.

Wednesday 22 May
Frodsham Circular A walk in remembrance of our good friend and leader Pat Neal, all welcome (5/6 miles moderate). Leaders Mick Hemming and Bob Owen. Depart Shrewsbury 09.25, return 16.03 or 17.59. Note – Change at Chester outward and return.

Saturday 25 May
Cilmeri Circular via Rhosferig-Fawr, Wye Valley Walk and Coed Dolyrerw (7 miles moderate). Leaders Liz Owen and Peter J Jones. Depart Shrewsbury 09.00, return 15.16.

Saturday 1 June
Welshpool Circular via Hope, Cwmdingle and Leighton (7 miles moderate). Leaders Clare Gathercole and Pam Swales. Depart Shrewsbury 09.31, return 16.55.

Saturday 8 June
Tal-y-bont to Dyffryn Ardudwy via Pont Scethin and Bron-y-foel (8.75 miles moderate+).   Leaders Alan H and Steve Paynter. Depart Shrewsbury 09.31, return Dyffryn Ardudwy 16.42. (Book Dyffryn Ardudwy return.) 

Wednesday 12 June
New Onibury to Craven Arms
via Whettleton Hill and Norton (7 miles moderate). Leaders Les Lumsdon and Mike Ledlie. Depart Shrewsbury 09.14 to Ludlow, Bus to Onibury (bus fare extra), return Craven Arms 14.55 or 16.25. (Book Ludlow return.)

Saturday 15 June
Llanbister Road Circular via Coxhead Bank Common, Lower Pentre, Llysin Hill and St. Michaels Pool (8 miles moderate). Leaders Judith Griffiths and Nick Marshall.  Depart Shrewsbury 09.00, return 16.01.

Saturday 22 June 
Aberystwyth to Borth via Coastal Path (6.5 miles moderate). Leaders Clare Gathercole and Pam Swales. Depart Shrewsbury 09.31, return Borth 17.43 (Book Aberystwyth return.)

Saturday 29 June
Knighton Circular via Coed Detton, Lurkenhope Hill and Stowe Hill (8 miles moderate).  Leaders Steve Paynter and Neville Homent. Depart Shrewsbury 09.00, return 16.21.