Programme

The diary, shown below, features upcoming walks until December 2018. 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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Saturday 22 September
Llwyngwril to Barmouth via Rhiw-corniau, Bryn Seward and Morfa Mawddach. (7 miles energetic) Leaders Clare Gathercole and Pam Swales. Depart Shrewsbury 09.31 (book Barmouth return), return Barmouth 16.56.

Saturday 29 September
Newtown to Caersws via Fachwen Pool, Bwlch-y-ffridd and Llanwnog. (10 miles strenuous) Leaders Pete Lightwood and Neville Homent. Depart Shrewsbury 09.31 (book Caersws return), return Caersws 16.31.

CHANGED Saturday 6 October
Chirk Circular via Pont Faen, Bronygarth, Offa`s Dyke Path, Fron Uchaf and Trehowell (7.5 miles moderate) Leaders Jean Bell & Peter Jones.  Depart Shrewsbury 09:25, return 16.05.

Saturday 13 October
NEW Whitchurch Circular via Greenfields Nature Reserve, Stockton Strider, Pear Tree Lane and Llangollen Canal. (6 miles easy) Leaders Janet Nowill and Susan McCormack. Depart Shrewsbury 10.18, return 15.43.

New rail franchise starts 14 October

Wednesday 17 October
Amended King’s Thorn to Hereford
via Dinedor Camp and River Wye. (8 miles moderate) Leaders Pete Lightwood and Graham Baker. Depart Shrewsbury 09.40 (book Hereford return), BUS to Callow (service 33, fare extra), return Hereford 16.54.

Saturday 20 October
Church Stretton Circular via Rectory Wood, Town Brook Valley, Barrister’s Plain and Little Stretton. (8 miles moderate) Leaders John Newnham and Darren. Depart Shrewsbury 09.40, return 16.39.

Saturday 27 October
Machynlleth Circular via Pont-ar-Ddyfi, Cwm gila, Tywyllnodwydd and Llugwy. (9 miles moderate) Leaders Judith Griffiths and Nick Marshall. Depart Shrewsbury 09.31, return 16.08.

Saturday 3 November
NEW Nantwich Circular via River Weaver, Nantwich lake and Shropshire Union Canal. (6 miles easy) Leaders Janet Nowill and Steve Paynter. Depart Shrewsbury 09.47, return 15.28.

Saturday 10 November
Knighton Circular via Offa’s Dyke Path, Llan-wen Hill and Farrington Lane. (6 miles moderate) Leaders Marion Law and Susan McCormack. Depart Shrewsbury 09.00, return 16.21.

Wednesday 14 November
Penhelig to Aberdovey via Bryneithyn, Trefrifawr, Ffridd yr Ychen, Erw-Gwenllian and Cwm Safn-ast. (8 miles energetic) Leaders Bob Owen and Steve Paynter. Depart Shrewsbury 09.30 (book Aberdovey return), return Aberdovey 15.32 or 17.33. (Check update)

Saturday 17 November
Bucknell to Knighton via Five Turnings and Offa’s Dyke Path, using part of Heart of Wales Trail. (9 miles moderate/energetic) Leaders Audrey Menhinick and Neville Homent. Depart Shrewsbury 09.00 (book Knighton return), return Knighton 16.21.

Saturday 24 November
Welshpool Circular via Raven Square, Wern Wood, Y Golfa and Raven Square. (7 miles moderate) Leaders Linda and Mick Hemming. Depart Shrewsbury 09.31, return 14.55.

Saturday 1 December
Craven Arms Circular via Sibdon Castle and Onny Trail. (7 miles moderate) Leaders Douglas Hill and Pete Lightwood. Depart Shrewsbury 09.40, return 14.56 or 16.30. (Check update)

Saturday 8 December
Ruabon Circular via Wynstay Park, Sodylt Ford and Park Eyton. (8 miles moderate) Leaders Clare Gathercole and Pam Swales. Depart Shrewsbury 09.25, return 16.43.

New train timetable from Sunday 9 December

Wednesday 12 December
Leominster Circular via Humber, Risbury and Stoke Prior. (10 miles moderate) Leaders Mike Ledlie and Les Lumsdon. Depart Shrewsbury 09.40, return 16.41.

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.