Saturday Long Walk Programme

 June-December 2019

 Rail Rambles Cymru accept responsibility for the planning and leadership of our programmed walks. We are a company of volunteers who walk for pleasure. All walkers take part at their own risk. This company makes no requirement of membership or payment from participants. Rail Rambles Cymru cannot accept liability for any accidental injury sustained by walkers. Please read our ‘Advice for Walkers

29th June – Garth to Llanwrtyd Wells via Cwm y Goetre, Crychan Forrest, Tirabad and Berthddu.
16.5 miles energetic
Leaders Mark Phillips and Mike Downward
Depart Shrewsbury 09.00 Return Llanwrtyd Wells 20.08 with time for some fine dining in Llanwrtyd

6th July – Llangollen Circular via Valle Crucis, Ty Newydd, Eglwyseg  and Geufron
14 miles energetic
Leaders Dennis Jones and Chris Jenkins
Depart Shrewsbury 08.25 then bus to Llangollen Return Ruabon 16.43 or 17.52

13th JulyLlanbister Road to Knighton via Pool Hill and Glydwrs Way
12 miles energetic
Leaders Mick Guest and Alan Davies
Depart Shrewsbury 09.00 Return Knighton 16.21

20th July –Stockport to Woodley via Goyt Valley and Werneth Low
12 miles moderate
Leaders Iain Chippendale and Dennis Jones
Depart Shrewsbury  08.52 Return bus from Woodley for 16.39 or 17.39 train

27th July – Church Stretton Circular
10 miles moderate
Leaders:  Mike Downward & Julie Walters
Depart: Shrewsbury 09.00, return: 16.40.
Following this walk we hope you can join with Mid-Wales & Marches Rail Rambles for a Celebration drink to mark 30 years of Rail Rambles, see Social & News for further info.

3rd August –  Leominster to Bromyard via the Herefordshire Trail
15 miles moderate
Leaders Phil Sandell and Liz Cruickshanks
Depart Shrewsbury 07.52 arrive Leominster 08.32
Return bus no 420 from Bromyard at 15.15 or 17.35 to Hereford for 15:59 or 17:58 arriving Shrewsbury  16:54 or 18:54

10th August – Chirk to Llanarmon DC via Pontfadog and Glyn Ceiriog
13 miles energetic
Leaders Jane Marsh and Mike Downward
Depart Shrewsbury 08.22 Return bus from Llanarmon 16.45

17th August – Dolau to Llangunllo via Cowlod, The Riggles and Bledfa
12 miles moderate
Leaders Mick Guest and Mark Phillips
Depart Shrewsbury 09.00 Return Llangunllo 16.06

24th August- Ironbridge to Wellington via Coalbrookdale, Little Wenlock and the Wrekin
12 miles strenuous
Leaders Brian Jones and Pat Talbot
Depart Shrewsbury BUS station 08.40/8.50 Return Wellington

31st August – Tywyn to Aberdovey via Rhyd-yr-onnen and Ffridd Liz
12 miles energetic
Leaders Liz Cruickshanks and Dennis Jones
Depart Shrewsbury 07.29 Return Aberdovey 17.33

7th September – Minnie Pit/Apedale
Distance 12 miles moderate
Leaders Iain Chippendale and Phil Sandell
Depart Shrewsbury  08.52 then 09.48 bus from Crewe station to Alsager Return by bus for 17.08 or 17.20 train

14th September –Bucknell to Ludlow via Leintwardine, Downton on the Rock, Burrington and Mary Knoll House
12 miles moderate
Leaders Mark Phillips and Lorraine Parker
Depart Shrewsbury 09.00 Return Ludlow 16.56 or 17.24

21st September – Shropshire Way Walk Ludlow Circular via Knowbury and Bitterly
14 miles energetic
Leaders Andrew Pike and Mike Downward
Depart Shrewsbury 08.50  Return Ludlow 16.56 or 17.24
Following this walk there will be a Celebration for the completion of the Shropshire Way

28th September–Holywell to Mold
12 miles moderate/energetic
Leaders Douglas Hill and Ian Hill
Depart Shrewsbury  Return

5th October– Llangunllo to Knighton via Wernygeufron Hill, Mellon-y-Grogue, Stoney Pound and the Offas Dyke Path
13.5 miles energetic
Leaders Pat Talbott and Mike Downward
Depart Shrewsbury 09.00 Return 16.21

12th October–Welshpool Circular via Glyndwrs Way, Blacksmiths Wood Y Figrn, Hengwm and Y Golfa
12 miles strenuous
Leaders Brian Jones and Iain Chippendale
Depart Shrewsbury 09.30 Return Welshpool 16.56

19th October– Machynlleth Circular via Twllnodwydd, Tarrenhendre, Foel y Geifr and Cwm Gila
12 miles strenuous
Leaders Julie Walters and Dennis Jones
Depart Shrewsbury 09.29 Return Machynlleth 18.07

26th October– Craven Arms circular via Onny Trail, Middle Carwood, Edgeton, Kempton, Aston on Clun and Sibdon Castle
14 miles energetic
Leaders Pat Talbott and Andrew Pike
Depart Shrewsbury 09.00 Return Craven Arms 17.09

2nd November–Wrexham circular via Minera mountain, Erdigg and Clywedog Valley
Leaders Douglas Hill and Ian Hill
Depart Shrewsbury Return

9th November– Llangollen Circular via Valle Crucis, Bryn-hyfryd, Dinas Bran and Offas Dyke Path
13 miles energetic
Leaders Jane Marsh and Liz Cruickshanks
Depart Shrewsbury 08.25 for Ruabon then bus to Llangollen Return Ruabon 16.43 or 17.52

16th November–Caersws Circular via Severn Way, Cwm Wood, Llyn-y-Tarw and Llanwnog
13 miles energetic
Leaders Mick Guest and Chris Jenkins
Depart Shrewsbury 09.30 Return Caersws 16.31

23rd November– Llanbister Road to Knighton via St Michaels Pool, Cefn Suran and Glyndwrs way
10 miles moderate
Leaders Mike Downward and Audrey Menhinick
Depart Shrewsbury 09.00 Return Knighton 16.21

30th November– Sandstone Tail
Leaders Douglas Hill and Iain Hill
Depart Shrewsbury Return

7th December–Leominster to Ludlow via Orleton and Overton
13 miles moderate
Leaders Phil Sandell and Chris Jenkins
Depart Shrewsbury 08.50 Return Ludlow 16.54 or 17.24

14th December– Wrenbury to Whitcurch via The South Chesire Way, Llethr Mill and Wolvesacre Hall
11 miles moderate
Leaders Alan Davies and Mark Phillips
Depart Shrewsbury 10.18 Return Whitchurch 17.27

21st December– Christmas shopping day

28th December– Church Stretton circular via Townbrook Valley, Bridges, Adstone, Motts Road
12 miles energetic
Leaders Chris Jenkins and Douglas Hill
Depart Shrewsbury 09.00  Return 16.55