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Shorter Walks posted 28.09.18

jdwcannockchase-3 John Wilcock leads the Shorter Walks

Shorter Walks (3 – 5 miles)

SWPAC Shorter Walks Schedule

About two Mondays in the Month (typically fortnightly, adjusted to avoid Bank Holiday Mondays and school holidays);
lengths, descriptions, venues and leaders.
Please meet at Wildwood for 0930 departure; take boots, hats, scarves, gloves and waterproofs as appropriate for the weather conditions. Take a flask of tea or coffee if you wish. Mud and stiles are to be expected.

Group Leader: John Wilcock

Shorter Walks Schedule October 2018 – December 2018, posted 27.09.18

Monday 08 October 2018 Brownhills Clayhanger, Tim#01902 791325

Monday 15 October 2018 3 miles, Hanchurch Hills, woodland paths and quiet lanes, one hill, 3 stiles, John2#258979

Monday 05 November 2018 4.5 miles, canal towpath and field paths, Lapley and Hawshutts, Tim#01902 791325

Monday 19 November 2018 Birmingham Tolkien Heritage trail, by car with total urban walk of 4 miles, John2#258979

Monday 03 December 2018 3 miles, undulating field and woodland paths, no stiles, Yarnfield, Swynnerton and Coldmeece Heritage walk, John2#258979

TUESDAY 11 December 2018 Both Long and Short walks available, then Christmas Lunch (Ingestre Golf Club, pre-booking for meal required using form in Newsletter to John Ward), John2#258979

Members of the Shorter Walks Group on the Teddesley, Dunston and Acton Trussell walk 11.05.15
Members of the Shorter Walks Group on the Teddesley, Dunston and Acton Trussell walk 11.05.15
(Photo by Pat Wilkinson)

3 photos of the Fairoak walk 18.09.17 (Photos by John Tourt)

Please note that Tim Gray has volunteered to lead the SWPAC Shorter Walks Group wef 01 January 2019. Many thanks to John Wilcock for leading the Shorter Walks Group for five years 2014-2018. Tim will be introducing new timing arrangements for the Group.

The SWPAC Logo

phoenixredyellowback Thanks to the Art Group for the original artwork

– all I did was some computer image processing to “lift” the image from its background. The image is now used in its black on white form on the Newsletter front page,


and in its white on blue form  on the website header.


It was also used in its white on black form on the 25th Anniversary cake.

The celebration cake
The celebration cake

John Wilcock

25th Celebration event.

Friendly reminder

 The deadline for reservations for the 25th. Celebration lunch is SEPTEMBER 1st.

Catering by: Sheila Sindrey

Dairy Bridge Cuisine

Dairy Bridge Cottage, Tixall Mews Road, Tixall, Stafford, ST18 0XT

Please send your reservation slip to Rose Gwilt. Contact details in the AUGUST Newsletter.


Rose Gwilt at Arley Hall Gardens, August 2014