Bomere Pool, Lyth Hill & Rea Brook Valley
Saturday 27th October 2018
Estimated Finish Time
Start Point and Parking
"Dobbies" services (A5/A49 junction), south of Shrewsbury, in the Little Chef car park
10 mins south of Shrewsbury
Three Fishes pub at Bayston Hill
None available or not known.
An autumn colour walk, in the countryside south of Shrewsbury linking: Bayston hill quarry - great for wildlife and hillside views. Bomere pool - a 25 acre mere classified as a Site of Special Scientific Interest; the most oligotrophic (nutrient poor) body of water on the Shropshire/Cheshire plain. Lyth hill - the landscape that inspired the work of the Shropshire author Mary Webb who lived there. Bayston hill community woodland - with its pond, orchard and sensory garden and Rea brook valley - a nature reserve/brook that acts as a green corridor for wildlife through the middle of Shrewsbury.
Footpaths, woodland and fields
Lyth Hill 163m
Hiking boots recommended. Dogs welcome