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Wellington Walking Festival Sept 2017

Before Monday's bus walk
Before Monday's bus walk
Launch by the Deputy Mayor
by Alan Hill
Turnip Lock Near the Solar Farm Lesser known lock
Turnip Lock, Hadley Park Near the Solar Farm Lesser known, normally inaccessible, lock.
Wappenshall Walk by Bob Coalbran
Shropshire Way launch Shropshire Way launch
Shropshire Way Launch- John and Audrey
by Alan Hill
Shropshire Way Launch- Eve
by Alan Hill
Shropshire Way launch Shropshire Way launch
Shropshire Way Launch- SWA Display
by Bob Coalbran
Shropshire Way Launch- Foyer View
by Bob Coalbran
Shropshire Way launch
Shropshire Way Launch- Our Display
by Bob Coalbran
Attingham Attingham
Attingham Attingham
Attingham Deer Park Walk
by Alan Hill
Apley Apley
Apley Apley Apley
Apley Fungus Foray by Julie Burroughs
HorseHay HorseHay
HorseHay HorseHay
Telford Steam Railway Walk - by Alan Hill
Don't try this yourself , we had a TSR guide.
Quiz Film Night Rail Ramble
Quiz Night
Bob Coalbran
Film Night
Bob Coalbran
Rail Ramble
Sue Kemlo
Bus Walk Bird Walk
Bus Walk- Sat pm Bird Walk, Dothill
Photos by Greg Vernon
New Works Hop Wrekin
New Works Hop
Bob Coalbran
Wrekin (Bus Walk , Woodside to Wellington )
Naomi Wrighton

New Works and Smalley Hill June 2017

The Official Opening of the Walking Notice Board
March 2017

Notice board opening Notice board opening Notice board opening
Board and some members of our committee Board and makers with some of the committee Board and makers with some of the committee

Wellington Spring Festival
April 2017

Dothill by Henge
Walkers some helpers from the Friends of Dothill

Shots on the Wrekin 360 (Northern Section) routes
Autumn 2016, Spring 2017

The launch Henge at Dothill LNR Turnip Lock
The Launch April 2017 Henge at Dothill LNR Turnip Lock at Hadley Park
Turnip Lock Longdon On Tern Aqueduct
Turnip Lock at Hadley Park Longdon On Tern Aqueduct- March 2017
Photos by Naomi Wrighton and Bob Coalbran

Regular Walk- Coalbrookdale April 2016

Group and Bluebells The View from the Rotunda The last of the steps
Group and Bluebells The View from the Rotunda The last of the steps
Photos by Naomi Wrighton

Information Stall Princess Royal Hospital April 2016

Shot 1 Shot 2 Shot 3
Photos by Bob Coalbran

Regular Walk- Steeraway April 2016

Start of Diversion New Bridge Muddy End of Diversion
Start of Diversion New Bridge Muddy End Of Diversion
Where Now?
Where Now?
Photos by Bob Coalbran

Walking Festival September 2015

Time for tea at Apley Bench Walk Bench Walk Route Lawley Hop
Time for tea at Apley Bench Walk Bench Walk Route Lawley Hop
Wappenshall Wharf Wappenshall walk, by the solar farm Little known guillotine lock remains Well known guillotine lock remains
Wappenshall Wharf Wappenshall walk, by the solar farm Little known guillotine lock remains Well known guillotine lock remains
Lawley Hop Lawley Hop Route Nordic Walking Nordic Walking
Lawley Hop Lawley Hop Route Nordic Walking Nordic Walking
Industrial Archaeology- Dairy Pits Industrial Archaeology- the Ercall Industrial Archaeology- a Lime Kiln Industrial Archaeology- the shorter route
Industrial Archaeology- Dairy Pits Industrial Archaeology- the Ercall Industrial Archaeology- a Lime Kiln Industrial Archaeology- the shorter route
Photos by Bob Coalbran, Julie Burroughs and Naomi Wrighton

Various Path Maintenance Activities

West Road to the Orleton Park School site, October 2017

Before After After
Before After After
Photos by Bob Coalbran

Christine Avenue and Golf Links Lane, October 2017

Christine Avenue - before Christine Avenue - after
Christine Avenue - before Christine Avenue - after
Ercall Entrance- after Golf Course - after
Ercall Entrance from Golf links Lane - after Golf course - after
Photos by Bob Coalbran

Bratton and Moor Farm August 2017

Bratton Field Edge Path Stile
Bratton Field Edge Path Stile
Photos by Malcolm Skelton and Bob Coalbran

Wrekin Link June 2017 and Oct 2017

Before After
June Before June After
Before Before Before
October Before - note still passable October After October After
Photos by Malcolm Skelton

Coal Site June 2017

Ex- Coal Site June 2017
Ramblers Working Group
Ex- Coal Site June 2017
Photo by Bob Coalbran

Rushmoor March 2017

Brushcutter effect Brushcutter effect
Brushcutter effect Brushcutter effect
Photos by Malcolm Skelton

Shropshire Wild Team in Limekiln Woods March 2017

Hidden Mud Steps
Easier passage over mud New Steps
Photos by Bob Coalbran

Dothill Local Nature Reserve 2017

Team in January Team in February
Team in January 2017 Team in February 2017
Photos by Bob Coalbran

Various Limekiln Woods Path Maintenance events 2016

December October August August
December 2016 October 2016 August 2016 August 2016
Photos by Bob Coalbran

The Wrekin Link tidy up June 2016

The workers The result
The workers The result
Photos by Bob Coalbran

Entrance to the Ercall and to the golf course - April 7th and March 17th 2016

Walking for Health group using the cleared path Walking for Health group using the cleared path 2 of  the group at work
Walking for Health group
using the cleared path
Walking for Health group
using the cleared path
2 of the group at work
Photos by Bob Coalbran and Naomi Wrighton

Wrekin Link - January 2016

The widened Wrekin Link The augmented volunteers The augmented volunteers
The widened Wrekin Link The augmented volunteers The augmented volunteers
Photos by Bob Coalbran and Malcolm Skelton

Tee Lake November 2015

Clearing a path at Tee Lake Clearing a path at Tee Lake
Clearing a path at Tee Lake Clearing a path at Tee Lake
Photos by Bob Coalbran

Plank Walk September 2015

Shropshire way Shropshire Way/Christine Avenue Plank Walk Christine Avenue Plank Walk
The Shropshire Way at the Christine Avenue Plank Walk
Photos by Bob Coalbran

Rushmore Lane September 2015

Rushmoor Entrance Before Rushmoor Entrance After Rushmoor Field After
Rushmoor Entrance Before Rushmoor Entrance After Rushmoor Field After
Photos by Bob Coalbran

November/December 2014

Wrekin Link Before Wrekin Link After
Wrekin Link Before Wrekin Link After
Photos by Naomi Wrighton

Regular walk- and AGM, June 2015

Most of the group Time for tea Time for tea Time for tea
Most of the group Time for tea Time for tea Time for tea
Photos by Bob Coalbran

Regular walk- Apley again March 2015

Most of the group
Most of the group
Photo by Bob Coalbran

Regular walk- Cluddley, Forest Glen, the Hatch. February 2015

Most of the group Snow drops Lime Kiln Woods
Most of the group Snowdrops Lime Kiln Woods
Photos by Bob Coalbran

October 2014

Our square Our square in place The whole banner
Our square Our square in place The whole banner

September 2014

A Lime Kiln Walkers
A lime kiln Some of the walkers
Photos by Naomi Wrighton

Trundle June 2014

Trundle View 1 Trundle View 2
View 1 View 2
Photos by Bob Coalbran

Spring Gathering March 20th 2014

pennants networking our stall Mayor and Bob
Pennants Networking Our stall Mayor and Bob
Mayor talking Marie Medium Walk Medium Walk
Mayor talking Marie Medium Walk Medium Walk
Mayor and Dick Val
Mayor and Dick Val talking
Photos by Neil Moore and Bob Coalbran

February 2nd 2014

Lock Route Some of the group The lock
The route Some of the group The Lock
Photos by Bob Coalbran

November 21st 2013 Path maintenance group

Path Group
The path maintenance group
Photo by Dorothy Roberts

November 17th 2013 Walk on Haughmond Hill

Group shot Route map Satellite view of the route
Group shot, minus the leader Route map Satellite view of the route
Photos by Bob Coalbran

October 6th 2013 Walk from the Buckatree

Group assembled Bob General view General view
Group assembled Bob General view General view
General view General view General view
General view General view General view
Photos by Margaret Barnes

September 17th 2013 Walk on the Ercall

Plaque on Ercall View from the quarry
Plaque in the quarry View from the quarry
Photos by Naomi Wrighton

July 7th 2013 Geology Walk on the Wrekin

Wrekin Summit
Wrekin Summit
Photo by Bob Coalbran

July 6th 2013 Photography Walk on the Wrekin

General View 1 Photographing the photographer <Photographing the photographer Photographing the photographer - getting an arty shot
General View 1 Photographing the photographer Photographing the photographer Photographing the photographer - getting an arty shot
General view Getting advice Photographing the photographers Interpretation Board
General view Getting advice Photographing the photographers Interpretation Board
General view Wrekin summit
General view Wrekin summit
Photos by Julie Burroughs

July 5th 2013 Alternative Wrekin route

Wrekin Summit 1 Wrekin Summit 2 The route- satellite view The route- map view
Wrekin Summit Wrekin Summit The route- satellite view The route- map view
Photos by Bob Coalbran

July 4th 2013 Around the Wrekin

General View 1 General View 2
General View 1 General View 2
Photos by Naomi Wrighton

July 4th 2013 Nordic Walking in Apley Park

General View 1 General View 2
General View 1 General View 2
Photos by Julie Burroughs/td>

July 3rd 2013 Beanhill Valley

General View 1 General View 2 General View 3 T Lake
General View 1 General View 2 General View 3 T Lake
Photographing the photograher
Photographing the photograher
Photos by Alec Connah

July 2nd 2013 Apley Park History Walk

General View 1 General View 2 <General View 3 General View 4
General View 1 General View 2 General View 3 The Castle
General View 4 Refreshments
General View 4 Refreshments
Photos by Julie Burroughs

July 1st 2013 Ecology Walk on the Ercall

In the quarry
In the quarry
Photo by Bob Coalbran

April 19th 2013 Map and Compass practical - The Wrekin

General View 1 General View 1 General View 1
General View 1 General View 2 General View 3
Photos by Margaret Barnes

March 3rd 2013 Regular Sunday walk- Apley Woods

Map of route- Apley Woods Satellite View of route- Apley Woods Some of the Group in  Apley Woods
Map of the Route Satellite View of the Route Some of the group in Apley Woods
Photos by Bob Coalbran

February 16th 2013 Launch of the Wrekin Forest Walks Postcard (at the Map and Compass Event)

Post Card launch
Post Card launch
Photo by Naomi Wrighton

February 16th 2013 Practical Map and Compass Course- Lime Kiln Woods

On Limekiln Lane Nature diversion General View General view
Limekiln Lane Nature Diversion General View General View
The leaders General View
The Leaders General View
Photos by Bob Coalbran

February 3rd 2013 The Wrekin

Wrekin- Eastern Route, Satellite Wrekin- Eastern Route, Map Wrekin- Cuckoo's Cup Wrekin- Near Top
Satellite view of the route Map view of the route Cuckoo's Cup Near the top
Wrekin -top
On the top
Photos by Bob Coalbran

February 2nd 2013 Map and Compass Session

Map and Compass 2013 1 Map and Compass 2013 2 Map and Compass 2013 3 Map and Compass 2013 4
Most of the group outside Most of the group outside Some of the group outside Some of the group outside
Map and Compass 2013 5 Map and Compass 2013 6
Some of the group inside Some of the group inside
Photos by Bob Coalbran

October 2012 Walking festival

Festival 2012 Sunnycroft Festival 2012 Victorian Heritage Festival 2012 Victorian Heritage
One of the Sunnycroft groups.
Photo By Dorothy Roberts
Victorian Heritage.
Photo by Ross Vickers
Victorian Heritage.
Photo by Ross Vickers

August 2012 British Food Fortnight

Aug 2012-in the Ercall Quarry
In the Ercall Quarry
Photo by Margaret Barnes

May 2012 Lime Kiln Wood - Nature walk

May 2012 General View May 2012 Abandoned Lime Kiln May 2012 Another Abandoned Lime Kiln May 2012 Bluebells
General view Abandoned lime kiln Another abandoned lime kiln Bluebells
May 2012 Bee Orchid May 2012 Spotted Orchid May 2012 Dog Violet May 2012 Coltsfoot
Bee Orchid Spotted Orchid Dog Violet Coltsfoot
May 2012 Dogs Mercury May 2012 Hard Rush May 2012 King Alfred's Cakes May 2012 Lesser Celandine
Dog's Mercury Hard Rush King Alfred's Cakes Lesser Celandine
May 2012 Sprouting hazel coppice May 2012 Stitch Wort May 2012 Tooth Wort - a parasitic plant
Sprouting hazel coppice Stitch Wort Tooth Wort - a parasitic plant
Photos by Dorothy Roberts

October 2011 The Pheasant at Admaston via Apley

October 2011 The group October 2011 In the wood October 2011 The carved seat October 2011 Apley Lake
The group In the wood The carved seat Apley lake
Photos by Margaret Barnes

May 2011 Lime Kiln Wood - Nature walk


See here for a beautiful photo of English bluebells taken on the walk by one of our walkers.

May 2011 General View May 2011 Ramsons May 2011 Bluebells May 2011 Twablane Orchid
General view- going Ramsons or wild garlic Bluebells Twablane Orchid- not yet in flower
May 2011 Returning May 2011 Species List
Returning Species List
Photos by Dorothy Roberts

April 2011 The Ercall and the reservoir at the foot of the Wrekin

April 2011 By the reservoir April 2011 Descending from the Ercall April 2011 The quarry on the Ercall
By the reservoir Descending from the Ercall The quarry on the Ercall
Photos by Dorothy Roberts

February 2011 Apley Woods

Feb 2011 About to set out Feb 2011 In Apley Wood Feb 2011 By a Wellingtonia
About to set out In Apley wood By a Wellingtonia- what else?
Photos by Dorothy Roberts

September 2010 The Launch

Launch Ross And George Launch Mayor Launch General view
Ross Vickers and George Evans, who produced an earlier draft of the map The Mayor and Town Crier General view
Photos by Ross Vickers

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