Snail beach, Eastridge woods and the Hollies
Date
Sunday 24th June 2018
Information below may be incomplete or subject to change.
Start Time
11:00am
Estimated Finish Time
4:30pm
Distance
7 miles
Grading
Leader
Kerry Shone
Contact Details
or 07841381155
Start Point and Parking
Snailbeach Village Hall General Snailbeach Minsterley Shrewsbury Shropshire SY5 0NZ
Postcode
SY50NZ
Grid Location
SJ373022
General Location
15 mins south west of Shrewsbury
Packed Lunch?
Yes
Pub/Tea Shop
Pub on the way round
Toilets
Yes.
Car Sharing
10:30am at "Dobbies" services (A5/A49 junction), south of Shrewsbury, in the Little Chef car park
Public Transport
none
Walk Summary
We will start at the old mining settlement at snail beach, from there we will follow the woodland paths to the tranquil Habberley village, before exploring the remarkable 'Hollies', England's largest stand of ancient holly trees. high on a hillside. This walk take in some beautiful views from the stiper stones as well as two Shropshire Wildlife Trust reserves. Dog friendly pub just under half way round.
Terrain
Very uneven in parts, and can be boggy underfoot. Mainly paths and fields with the occasional upland.
Highest Point
405ft
Additional Info
Walking boots are ESSENTIAL! This walk is unvene in places so good ankle support required, no trainers or wellies.