Date: Wednesday 16th October 2019 Time: 10.00am Distance: 10.5 miles (17.0 kms)
Route: Bosworth Country Park – Sutton Cheyney – Bosworth Battlefield – Ashby de la Zouch canal – Carlton – Bosworth Country Park
Map: OS Explorer 232 & 233 Postcode for parking: CV13 0LP
Directions to parking: Market Bosworth Country Park car park (£4.00 for over 3 hours – card/cash facilities) – From Solihull take the M42 north and exit at J11 onto the A444 (Atherstone Road) towards Twycross Zoo. Remain on the A444 through Twycross then turn left onto Bosworth Road and continue on to Market Bosworth and Park Street and The Park.
Information: The walk involves a short area of woodland, fields, a towpath and some lane walking (mostly with pavements). The walk also crosses the Battlefield Line railway tracks on two occasions. The walk is mainly flat and can be muddy in places if wet. There are 4 stiles on the walk and a total ascent of 463 feet (141 metres). Approx. finish time 4.00pm.
Breaks: Morning & Lunch breaks Toilets: At the start, during & end of the walk
Pub: At the end of the walk
Date: Saturday 19th October 2019 Staffordshire Way Leg No.3 – Kingsley to Rocester
Distance: 9.0 miles (14.5 kms)
This is a long trail walk that requires organised transport so you cannot just turn up on the day. If you are interested in taking part then please contact the club via the club website.
Date: Sunday 27th October 2019 Time: 10.00am Distance: 6.0 miles (9.7 kms)
Route: Burton Green – Kenilworth Greenway – Water Tower – Burton Green
Map: OS Landranger 140 Postcode for parking: CV4 8AP
Directions to parking: Hickory Smokehouse pub, Cromwell Lane, Burton Green (Permission given) – From Solihull take the A41/A4141 Warwick Road to Knowle. In Knowle turn left onto the Kenilworth Road and continue on to Temple Balsall then take the B4101 (Balsall Street). Continue on Balsall Street/Alder Lane/Kelsey Lane then turn right onto Hodgetts Lane then left onto Cromwell Lane.
Information: Mainly field walking with some lanes. There are 5 stiles on the walk and a total ascent of 130 feet (40 metres). Approx. finish time 1.00pm.
Breaks: Morning coffee break Toilets: At the end Pub: At the end