Walk No. 7
Starting from the Walsall Arboretum following a figure of 8 route we examine some of the historical sites within the town. From our local VC hero to the Memorial to Sister Dora and the aftermath of a Zeppelin raid during WW1 .
The route is suitable for wheel chair and mobility scooter access.
Distance 4 miles Duration 3hrs Difficulty Leisure
Start times 11.00 and 14.00
Walk No. 5 The Blue Route 3
Mr Scots Walk A super challenge.
Starting from the Arboretum it follows a circular route along the Rushall Canal towards Birmingham then through woods and lanes to the top of Barr Beacon in time for lunch. Returning through Cuckoo Nook & Hayhead Woods re-
Distance 12 miles. Duration 5 hrs. Difficulty Moderate. Start time 9:30am
Walk No. 2 Green Route
St Giles Sponsored Children and Family Treasure Hunt.
A circular route around the perimeter of the Arboretum answering questions and collecting items to gain points. Medals and prizes.
Distance 3 miles. Duration 2 hrs. Difficulty Leisure. Start time 12.00
Starting from Walsall Arboretum to the Rushall Canal following a circular route along the Essington Canal and dropping down to Park Lime Pits nature reserve. Returning to the Arboretum .
Distance 5 miles. Duration 3 hrs. Difficulty Leisure. Start time 12:00 midday.
Walk No. 3 Blue Route 1
Walk No. 1 Red Route 1
Canal and Rivers Trust educational walk.
Starting from Walsall Arboretum to the Rushall Canal following a circular route along the Essington Canal dropping down to Park Lime Pits. Joining the Beacon Way to Rushall and Ryecroft and returning via the Mill Lane nature reserve.
Distance 5 miles. Duration 3 hrs. Difficulty Leisure. Start time : 10.00 & 14.00
Walk No. 4
Starting from Walsall Arboretum following a circular route crossing the Rushall canal . Walking on lanes and fields towards the Barr Beacon. Returning through Cuckoo Nook & Hayhead Woods re-
Distance 8 miles. Duration 4 hrs. Difficulty Moderate. Start time 10:00 am
WALSALL WALKING FESTIVAL 3rd JUNE 2018
Organised by Walsall Ramblers
Walk No. 6 The Orange Route
Beacon Way Linier Challenge.
Starting from the War Memorial in Dartmouth Park West Bromwich this linear walk follows the Beacon Way through the Sandwell Valley to Barr Beacon and on to the Arboretum through Cuckoo Nook & Hayhead Woods re-
Distance 12 miles. Duration 5 hrs. Difficulty Moderate Start time 10.00
Local public transport links for return journey detailed in the full down load.