Put your best foot forward and enjoy the fresh
Worcestershire County Council's Countryside
Service is giving residents the opportunity to take a free, guided
walk in Barnt Green and Waseley Hills on Saturday, May 12.
With the option of two different walks, one, a
rather hearty fourteen miles or a more leisurely six miles taking
in the Longbridge to Halesowen railway line, the remains of the
Dowery Dell viaduct, Uffmore wood to hear about Bella in the Wych
Elm, The Elan Valley aqueduct and lots more. The group will also be
joined by Edwin Gumbley to give further insight into the railway
The walk is being led by Parish Paths Warden
Simon Richards, who advises that the walk can muddy after rain so
suitable footwear should be worn.
The fourteen mile walk will start at Barnt
Green at 9.30am and finish at approximately 4.30pm and the six mile
walk will begin at 11.30 at Waseley Hills Country Park finishing at
Amanda Hill, Countryside Access
Volunteers Officer, said: "The walk gives people the
opportunity to explore the local countryside with someone who is
familiar with the area as well as the social aspect of walking
within a group. It’s the ideal opportunity to get out in the fresh
air and enjoy the spring and summer as it approaches".
Contact Simon Richards at firstname.lastname@example.org for
information about the walk or visit www.worcestershire.gov.uk/countryside
for other free, guided walks or for ideas on things to do in the
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The page is next due for review 28 October 2013.