Date: Sunday 24th February

Title: Stokesay Castle and beyond

Distance: 6 miles approx

Comments: Mostly good paths around Stokesay Castle, Brandhill Gutter and Aldon. Likely to be muddy in woodland areas. 12 stiles

Start time swimming pool car park: 10.00

Start time at start of walk: 10.30

Start Location: Secret Hills Discovery Centre, Craven Arms

Start map reference: SO 434 824

Start nearest postcode: SY7 9RS

Food: Bring packed lunch. Opportunity for cafe visit in Centre afterwards

Leader: Rosemary Illidge

Please inform walk leader if you are going straight to the start of the walk.

Date: Thursday 7th March

Title: Hopton Castle

Distance: 6 miles

Comments: Long uphill climb at end. Total ascent 975ft

Start time swimming pool car park: 10.00

Start time at start of walk: 10.45

Start Location: Forestry Commission mountain bike trail picnic site – off lane outside Hopton Castle travelling West. Signed on the left.

Map reference: SO 34812 77771

Start nearest postcode: SY7 0QF. This is Hopton Castle about a mile from the start.

Food: Bring packed lunch

Leader: Ian Stone

Please inform walk leader if you are going straight to the start of the walk.

Date: Monday 18th March 2019

Title: Kingsland and Eyton

Distance: 6 miles

Comments: Fairly flat fields and quiet lanes.  (More lanes available if bad weather).

Several decent stiles with one slight incline.  Interesting bridge over The Lugg!

Start time swimming pool car park: 09.30

Start time at start of walk: 10.00

Start Location: The Corners Inn, Kingsland

Start map reference: SO 4444 6153

Start nearest postcode: HR6 9RY

Food: Lunch at The Corners Inn.  Menu here  Please decide and let Phil know so not to delay the start.

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Date: Friday 29th March

Title: Habberley Valley Circular Walk

Distance: 4 miles

Comments: Undulating pasture, tracks and woodland. Incline and steps. 1 stile.

Start time Swimming pool car park: 10.00

Start time at start of walk: 10.30

Start location: Habberley Valley nature reserve car park

Start map reference: SO 80285 77492

Start nearest post code: DY11 5RH

Food: Pub lunch at Three Crowns & Sugar Loaf DY11 5JN

Leader: Jan & Derek Delaney

Please inform walk leader if you are going straight to the start of the walk.