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Sunday, 13th October 2019   FROGHALL WHARF AND THE CHURNET VALLEY    10 miles  5 hrs   Grade 2
Start Time: 10:30am    Grid Ref: SK027475. We start our walk from the free car park at Froghall Wharf, where toilets facilities are available. Postcode ST10 2HH.
Our route heads from Froghall through woodland to Cloughhead before heading across fields to the village of Foxt.
We then head down through more fields and woodland dropping towards the bottom of the Churnet Valley at Eavesford.
We cross the River Churnet (bridge provided) and join a section of the Staffordshire Way, which takes us through the church yard at Kingsley Holt, before heading over to Consall Wood.
At Consall Forge we join the Caldon Canal running parallel the Churnet Valley Railway (where steam locomotives may be seen), before returning to the car park at Froghall Wharf.
Lunch required.
Walk leader: Phil 07443 929412 GoogleMapsGoogle Maps   Area Map    Start Point Map

Points to Remember:
1. Please call the walk leader before the walk in case any details have changed.
2. Make sure that you are suitably dressed for the weather. Remember that some walks are on exposed high land and the weather can be cold and wet. Denim jeans are not suitable for high-level walks.
3. Dogs are welcome but only with the prior agreement of the walk leader
4. If the walk leader decides to shorten the walk then that decision is final and is not open to negotiation. The leader will only do this when there is a good reason for doing so.
5. Even if a walk does not state packed lunch, it is always advisable to bring something to eat and drink.
6. If transport is shared, please provide the driver with a share of the fuel costs.
7. Non RA members are welcome to join us for 3 walks before being asked to join the RA. There are no exceptions to this.
8. Regrettably, due to the nature of the Sunday programme, we are unable to accept children on our these walks.
9. Children are welcome on Family Friendly walks.
10. Web site address: www.staffs-walkers.org.uk
11. You are responsible for your own safety at all times.

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