walking

01 Aug 2017
What is Ride+Stride? Visit unique historic buildings, see beautiful countryside, get some exercise and have fun with the family! Ride+Stride is a sponsored bike ride or walk in which people all over England walk or cycle between churches, exploring and enjoying the countryside from Cornwall to Northumberland. The money they raise helps to save historic churches, chapels and meeting houses for...
Hotel and school bosses join forces to help walkers and raise money
20 Apr 2015
Bosses at an historic hotel in Shropshire are calling for donations of old walking equipment so unprepared guests can still enjoy the county’s beautiful walks. Anyone with spare or unused walking boots, umbrellas, anoraks or any other walking equipment is being asked to drop them off at The Buckatree Hall Hotel at the foot of the Wrekin. They will hold a trunk of equipment for visitors to use and...
18 Mar 2015
A historic hotel in Shropshire has launched a campaign to get people enjoying the great outdoors and great food of the county. As part of English Tourism Week, which runs until Sunday (March 22, from March 14), bosses at the Buckatree Hall Hotel at the foot of the Wrekin have begun a Twitter hashtag asking #whythatwalk. They want county residents and visitors to reminisce about their traditional...
02 Feb 2015
Now that spring has nearly sprung (!) how about getting outside and going for a walk? Blow those wintry cobwebs away and get that heart rate going! Being based in Church Stretton, we have a wealth of wonderful walks and we run a programme called ‘Walking for Health’. The walks, of different ability, are led by trained walk leaders and leave from Mayfair every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. These...
Footpath work
12 Feb 2014
An exciting joint project has started in the Shropshire Hills to improve a 200 metre section of the Shropshire Way Footpath which was suffering from erosion. This problem was highlighted by the mid Shropshire and Shrewsbury Ramblers volunteer group who saw the need for this section to be improved.  This was seen as a great opportunity to link up the local volunteers, the Probation Trust offenders...
Walking in Shrewsbury for health in countryside
25 Jun 2012
Joining a health walk is a great way to stay active, meet new people from the local area and explore new walks in your surroundings. As the county town of Shropshire, Shrewsbury benefits from immediate access to glorious countryside within a few minutes - and as such, provides the perfect location for participation in the new health walks initiative, which is now in force across the country...
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