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Sunday, 20th October 2019   CALVERHALL    10 miles  6 hrs   Grade 2
Start Time: 10:00am    Grid Ref: SJ602372. Parking is on the village carpark opposite The Old Jack Inn, nearest postcode SY13 4PL
A 10 mile walk through the Shropshire countryside. Starting from Calverhall, we will head in the direction of Prees, stopping by the RAF tower for lunch then a cafe stop nearby. After lunch we will head to Brown Moss nature reserve, then onto Ash Magna for a drink in The White Lion, before heading back to Calverhall. This is a fairly level walk, and footpaths go through many fields and farmland, with plenty of livestock, therefore we would recommend that dogs are not brought on this walk. Gaiter are advised. Lunch required.
Walk leader: Jimmy 07803 361821 GoogleMaps   Area Map    Start Point Map

Sunday, 27th October 2019   THE CLOUD THE MURDERS HALLOWEEN WALK    10 miles  6 hrs   Grade 2
Start Time: 10:00am    Grid Ref: SJ895626. The carpark is at timbersbrook just outside congleton Post code CW12 3PP along weather cock Lane
This is a lovely 10 mile walkwalk takes in the initially the cloud so a climb at the start where you will see spectacular views on a clear day.. From there we head off to Rushton Spencer for a cheeky pint in the knott Inn.. From there we head off to the beautiful St lawrence Church for our first story of miss fortune Then we head off to the neolithical tomb to hear our second true tale xx Lunch required.
Walk leader: Michael 07939 222460 Area Map    Start Point Map

Sunday, 3rd November 2019   TBC    10 miles  5 hrs   Grade 2
Start Time: 10:00am    Grid Ref: AA000000. details to follow...
details to follow... Lunch required.
Walk leader: Kate 0 Area Map    Start Point Map

Sunday, 17th November 2019   TBC    10 miles  5 hrs   Grade 2
Start Time: 10:00am    Grid Ref: AO000000. Details to follow...
Details to follow... Lunch required.
Walk leader: Claire & Martin 0 Area Map    Start Point Map

Sunday, 24th November 2019   BIDDULPH WALK & AREA AGM    5 miles  2 hrs   Grade 1
Start Time: 10:00am    Grid Ref: SJ882577. Starting point is Wharf Road Car Park, nearest postcode is ST8 6AQ
A 5 mile walk starting from the carpark, led by the members of the Biddulph Group. The walk is planned to finish by 12pm, where refreshments (tea, coffee) will be available. Please bring your own lunch. Following lunch the AGM will be held in the Town Hall start time 1.30pm. Following the meeting the guest speaker from The Peak District Nation Park will be giving a presentation on the south west area of the peak district. Lunch required.
Walk leader: Biddulph Ramblers Group 0 GoogleMaps   Area Map    Start Point Map

Sunday, 1st December 2019   CHILLINGTON HALL & SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL FROM BREWOOD    8 miles  4 hrs   Grade 1
Start Time: 10:00am    Grid Ref: SJ882075. The start is a small free car park located on Park Lane to the south of Brewood. Turn off Port Lane opposite a Bridleway into Park Lane, nearest postcode WV9 5BJ, car park is located on the left.
A relaxed walk along flat, easy going terrain, following bridleways, footpaths and towpaths to explore this part of South Staffordshire, with views of Chillington Hall and most pleasing countryside. Pub stop in Brewood towards the end of the walk! Lunch required.
Walk leader: Helen W 07527 029209 Area Map    Start Point Map

Sunday, 22nd December 2019   CHRISTMAS WALK    10 miles  5 hrs   Grade 2
Start Time: 10:00am    Grid Ref: AA000000. details to follow...
details to follow... Lunch required.
Walk leader: Phil 0 Area Map    Start Point Map

Sunday, 29th December 2019   HAUGHTON    9 miles  5 hrs   Grade 2
Start Time: 10:00am    Grid Ref: SJ861213. Following the A518 from Stafford in the direction of Gnosall, just before leaving the village of Haughton, turn up station road, the car park is approx 500yds on the left. Nearest post code is ST189HF. Car park is small so car sharing is advised
details to follow... Lunch required.
Walk leader: Jimmy 07803 361821 GoogleMaps   Area Map    Start Point Map

Sunday, 5th January 2020   CANNOCK CHASE    8 miles  5 hrs   Grade 2
Start Time: 10:00am    Grid Ref: SJ980176. Starts from Chase Rd corner car park; from Stafford take A513 to Milford and turn right along Brocton Road. Travel for 1 mile and turn left into Chase Road and travel along road for approx. 1.5 miles over humps until car park on the left where the road bends towards the west.
A nice relaxing walk for the start of 2020 with 3 cafe stops. Going via Sherbrook Valley, Birches Valley Visitor Centre, Cannock Chase, and Springslade Lodge, before heading back to the car park. Lunch required.
Walk leader: Paul 07791 469071 GoogleMaps   Area Map    Start Point Map

Thursday, 7th May 2020    VE DAY BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND AWAY - HOLY ISLAND, ANGLESEY    3 nights    Grade 2
See Weekend Programme for details

Friday, 22nd May 2020    LATE MAY BANK HOLIDAY IN MALHAM    3 nights    Grade 2
See Weekend Programme for details


Points to Remember:
1. Please call the walk leader before the walk in case any details have changed.
2. Make sure that you are suitably dressed for the weather. Remember that some walks are on exposed high land and the weather can be cold and wet. Denim jeans are not suitable for high-level walks.
3. Dogs are welcome but only with the prior agreement of the walk leader
4. If the walk leader decides to shorten the walk then that decision is final and is not open to negotiation. The leader will only do this when there is a good reason for doing so.
5. Even if a walk does not state packed lunch, it is always advisable to bring something to eat and drink.
6. If transport is shared, please provide the driver with a share of the fuel costs.
7. Non RA members are welcome to join us for 3 walks before being asked to join the RA. There are no exceptions to this.
8. Regrettably, due to the nature of the Sunday programme, we are unable to accept children on our these walks.
9. Children are welcome on Family Friendly walks.
10. Web site address: www.staffs-walkers.org.uk
11. You are responsible for your own safety at all times.

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