|Date||Venue||Miles||Walk Leader||Terrain||Lunch||Start time|
|20 Sep||Hawarden, Deeside||5.5||Nina Kingston, Lynda Ralphson, Linda Skelhorne & Margaret Davies||Easy||Pub||10:00 for 10:30|
|Start: Park at Tinkersdale car park (free) CH5 3DQ to sign in and order lunch. Then walk to Glynne Arms a few minutes away to use loos if required. We will start the walk from there. Please arrive by 10.00 at the latest to allow for the walk from the car park.
Walk : A pleasant walk close to the border taking in woods and fields with some good views over Deeside, lots of mud, 10+ stiles and a few friendly horses.
Directions: Take the M56 towards N. Wales to end and continue onto Bypass Road/A494 for 4.4 miles. Take B5129 exit towards Queensferry then at the next roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Gladstone Way A550. Follow this for 1.5 miles, turn R in Hawarden village just past Post Office to stay on A550. The car park will be on the L in 200 yds. About 30 miles, 40 mins from M56 J9 depending on traffic.
Leader: Nina Kingston 263328/07503199150
NB. Due to the recent weather conditions we have been unable to re-recce this walk although we have led it 18 months ago. We do not expect problems but be warned there may be some en route decision making!
|27 Sep||Plumley with Toft and Bexton||5||Jeff Brookes||Easy/Moderate||Pub||10:30|
|Meet : The Golden Pheasant, Plumley Moor Rd, Plumley, Cheshire, WA16 9RX
Food:- The Golden Pheasant has a selection lunchtime meals and snacks at reasonable prices and has recently been refurbished to a very high standard (worth a visit if you haven’t been recently). We will order our meal before the walk.
Walk:- although easy there are a number of stiles to negotiate but there is a short cut is available to reduce the length of the walk if required. The walk includes fields, bridle paths and country lanes.
Directions:- Take the M6 south to J19 Knutsford. Turn right onto A556 Chester Road and at 2nd set of traffic lights (2 miles) turn left into Plumley Moor Rd. The Golden Pheasant is on your right after passing Plumley railway station.
Time & Distance :- From Warrington it is 13 miles taking approx. 25mins.