B Group Summer 2017

DateVenueMilesWalk LeaderTerrainLunchStart time
24 MayRaw Head5.5Linda SkelhorneMod / StrenPub10:30
Meet : The Bickerton Poacher, Wrexham Road, Bulkeley, SY14 8BE. GR OS 257 -523 544.
Walk : It is a CHALLENGING walk with spectacular views on a clear day! Several steep flights of steps, a stick might be useful. Bring extra snacks as lunch will be after 2pm.
Directions to:- Take the A49 South from Warrington towards Whitchurch till you get to the A534, turn right onto the A534 towards Wrexham to Bulkeley, The Bickerton Poacher is on the left.
Distance : Approx. 22 miles from Stretton. There are road works on the bridge on the A49 so allow 1 hour from Stretton.
31 MayKelsall 4.9Essaji/Gianna Raniwalla & Martin HoldenMod/StrenPub10:30
Note: there are 3 sets of roadworks on the route to get there so allow extra travel time or find an alternative route via Frodsham.
Meet : The Royal Oak Chester Road , Kelsall CW6 0RR Order food before start. Toilets available.
Walk : First half - Strenuous 2nd half moderate Steep sections, long inclines , uphill flight of 50 steps and downhill narrow path with a drop on one side , Cheshire fields, back lanes and a bit of main road walking. Only sheep encountered on recce but may be livestock. 5 stiles. Good views on a clear day
Directions : 25 miles from junction 10 ( Stretton) M56 . Take A49 Tarporley Road going south and follow it for approximately 8.6 miles until you come to the traffic lights at Blakemere. (There should be a petrol station on your left hand side). Turn right at the lights onto the A556 /Chester Road. Follow this road for approximately 4 miles (Where it becomes the A54 keep straight on). After you pass the Gresty Waste car park on the left hand at Delamare the road widen and become a dual carriageway. At the next traffic lights at Kelsall ( Morreys Nursery should be on the right hand side) turn left into Chester Road . Keep straight on and follow this road for about a mile (you will reach The Lord Binning pub on the left hand side) a quarter of a mile further on is The Royal Oak ( on the right hand side - 100 yds after a pedestrian crossing controlled by traffic lights). Turn right into Dog Lane and park behind the pub.
7 JunAnnual General Meeting at the Masonic Hall, Winmarleigh Street.14:00
PLUS
a talk by Dr Diana Leith on the History of Pyrex.

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