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Walks are held at weekends and are for all levels of Nordic walkers except beginners.

Led by a qualified mountain leader and Nordic walking instructor, social walks offer varied itineraries, lovely scenery and good company. Walks last between 2 - 6 hours and usually end at a café or pub.

Attendees at social walks should wear suitable clothing and footwear and bring drinks and snacks.

To ensure attendance and allow communication of any last-minute changes, social walks should be booked by email or phone. Contact us here. There are some testimonials about the walks.

Prices: Walk prices are from £6 per person and are priced per kilometre.

For more detailed information, please click and select from the list below:

 

08.10.2017 - Tanworth in Arden Circular Walk +

Date: Sunday, October 8th, 2017

Location: Tanworth in Arden Circular Walk
Distance: 10Km
Meeting Point: Village Green, Tanworth in Arden
Time: 10:30am

Description: No need to dash off far and wide this weekend as we start and finish in one of Warwickshire’s prettiest villages.

Cost:
£10 per person.

29.10.2017 - North Malvern – Worcestershire Beacon – Holy Well – St Anne’s Well – North Malvern +

Date: Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Location: North Malvern – Worcestershire Beacon – Holy Well – St Anne’s Well – North Malvern
Distance: 12Km
Meeting Point: North Quarry Car Park, (pay and display), W14 4LX
Time: 10:30am

Description: A walk of ascents and descents but there are two cafes en route to ease the pain and lots of conversation! Please don’t forget to bring your head torch during the winter months along with layers, a drink and something to nibble.

Cost:
£12 per person.

12.11.2017 - Claverdon Circular +

Date: Sunday, November 12th, 2017

Location: Claverdon Circular
Distance: 7Km
Meeting Point: Crown Inn, Henley Road, Claverdon, CV35 8LJ
Time: 10:30am

Description: A circular walk through fields and along tracks.

Cost:
£7 per person.

26.11.2017 - Cofton Hill and Bittell Reservoirs +

Date: Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Location: Cofton Hill and Bittell Reservoirs
Distance: 12Km
Meeting Point: Crown Inn, Withybed Lane, Alvechurch, B48 7PN
Time: 10:30am

Description: A circular walk that takes in the Lickey Hills, the Birmingham and Worcester Canal and one of the two Bittell canal reservoirs. There is a café half way round.

Cost:
£12 per person.

09.12.2017 - Wootton Wawen to Stratford-Upon-Avon +

Date: Sunday, December 9th, 2017

Location: Wootton Wawen to Stratford-Upon-Avon
Distance: 12Km
Meeting Point: Wootton Wawen Train Station
Time: 9:30am

Description: Getting in the mood for Christmas, we are walking to the Stratford-Upon-Avon Christmas Market. Our return will be by train (not included in the price). Walks do not get much more level than this!

Cost:
£12 per person.

17.12.2017 - Mickleton – Ebrington +

Date: Sunday, December 17th, 2017

Location: Mickleton – Ebrington
Distance: 12Km
Meeting Point: St Lawrence’s Church, Mickleton
Time: 9:00am

Description: Our festive circular walk will finish at the pub with the option of a communal meal.

Cost:
£12 per person.

01.01.2018 - Broadway Circular Walk +

Date: Monday, January 1st, 2018

Location: Broadway Circular Walk
Distance: 8Km
Meeting Point: Shear House Car Park (Pay and Display), Leamington Road, Broadway, WR12 7ET
Time: 10:30am

Description: Start the year as you mean to go on! We gently walk our way into 2018 with this short (ish) circular walk from Broadway.

Cost:
£8 per person.

21.01.2018 - Coughton Circular Walk +

Date: Sunday, January 21st, 2018

Location: Coughton Circular Walk
Distance: 10Km
Meeting Point: Throckmorton Arms, Coughton Hill, Alcester, B49 5HX
Time: 10:30am

Description: Even in the depths of winter, we should be in for a nice circular walk on good paths and tracks.

Cost:
£10 per person.

04.02.2018 - Malvern – Eastnor Park +

Date: Sunday, February 4th, 2018

Location: Malvern – Eastnor Park
Distance: 10Km
Meeting Point: British Camp Car Park (Pay and Display), WR13 6DW
Time: 10:30am

Description: With the incentive of winter ice cream at the end of the walk, we venture up onto British Camp before weaving our way through Eastnor Park. The paths should be in a good condition despite the time of year, so no excuse for not getting those boots out!

Cost:
£9 per person.

18.02.2018 - Henley in Arden Circular +

Date: Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Location: Henley in Arden Circular
Distance: 12Km
Meeting Point: Barclays Bank, High Street, Henley in Arden
Time: 10:30am

Description: Across fields, along lanes and the canal, with time to chill out in a pub en route.

Cost:
£12 per person.

04.03.2018 - Snowshill – Stanway – Snowshill +

Date: Sunday, March 4th, 2018

Location: Snowshill – Stanway – Snowshill
Distance: 11Km
Meeting Point: Barclays Bank, High Street, Henley in Arden
Time: 10:30am

Description: Okay, so there are a few hills on this walk but just think of the calories you are burning and (hopefully…) the views!

Cost:
£11 per person.

18.03.2018 - Alcester Circular +

Date: Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Location: Alcester Circular
Distance: 16Km
Meeting Point: TBC
Time: 09:30am

Description: This is a slightly longer circular but the days are gradually growing long and it’s nice to make the most of it! Our route will take us along the Monarch’s Way, through woods and past Ragley Hall Park.

Cost:
£16 per person.

14.04.2018 - Stage 1 Cotswold Way, Stanton to Chipping Camden +

Date: Saturday, April 14th, 2018

Location: Stage 1 Cotswold Way, Stanton to Chipping Camden
Distance: 15Km
Meeting Point: TBC
Time: 08:45am

Description: This is the first stage of the Cotswolds Way. For logistical reasons, we will be parking in Chipping Camden and taking the bus to Stanton and walking from there to Chipping Camden. If you are a long distance route bagger, this could be a day for your diary.

Cost:
£15 plus bus fare per person.

29.04.2018 - Meriden Woodland Walk +

Date: Sunday, April 29th, 2018

Location: Stage Meriden Woodland Walk
Distance: 9Km
Meeting Point: Queens Head Pub, Meriden
Time: 10:30am

Description: This was such a lovely walk that we are repeating it in 2018. Hopefully, the bluebells will not disappoint!

Cost:
£9 per person.

13.05.2018 - Hidcote – Foxcote – Ilmington – Coleman’s Hill +

Date: Sunday, May 13th, 2018

Location: Hidcote – Foxcote – Ilmington – Coleman’s Hill
Distance: 12Km
Meeting Point: Hidcote National Trust Car Park
Time: 10:30am

Description: After an initial steep ascent, we descend into Ilmington for some well-earned (well sort of…) respite at the community café before continuing our way. This walk is a mixture of paths, tracks and a section of road walking.

Cost:
£12 per person.

27.05.2018 - Wappenbury Woods +

Date: Sunday, May 27th, 2018

Location: Wappenbury Woods
Distance: 8Km
Meeting Point: TBC
Time: 10:30am

Description: Having raised money for the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust, it is time to explore another of the beautiful reserves.

Cost:
£8 per person.

17.06.2018 - Bracing Bredon Hill +

Date: Sunday, June 17th, 2018

Location: Bracing Bredon Hill
Distance: 13Km
Meeting Point: Great Comberton Village
Time: 10:30am

Description: Through woodland paths, along country lanes and ridges, this walk marks our foray into perry country.

Cost:
£13 per person.

01.07.2018 - Clent Circular +

Date: Sunday, July 1st, 2018

Location: Clent Circular
Distance: 7Km
Meeting Point: Vine Inn, Clent, DY9 9PH
Time: 10:30am

Description: TBC

Cost:
£7 per person.

05.08.2018 - Malvern End to End +

Date: Sunday, August 5th, 2018

Location: Malvern End to End
Distance: 15 Km
Meeting Point:
North Quarry Car Park, Malvern, WR14 4LT
Time: 10:30am

Description: Time for one of favourite walks with lots of time to stop en route at cafes and enjoy an ice cream or two or even a scone. There will be ascents of course but our pace shall be relaxed and the views delightful.

Cost:
£15.00 per person.

19.08.2018 - Cotswold Way, Part II, Stanton – Winchcombe +

Date: Sunday, August 19th, 2018

Location: Cotswold Way, Part II, Stanton – Winchcombe
Distance: 12 Km
Meeting Point:
North Quarry Car Park, Malvern, WR14 4LT
Time: 09:15am

Description: We will take the bus to Stanton from where we will re-join the Cotswold Way and make our way to Winchcombe for a diversion at a chilli festival before returning to our cars.

Cost:
£12.00 plus bus fare per person.