Country Walk: Ragged Stone Hill and Chase End

Country Walk: Ragged Stone Hill and Chase End

May 21, 2022 @ 12:00 pm
Malvern Hills Trust Car Park
Philip Robinson
01684 893490 / 07870 329959

Starting at Hollybush a walk through the woods skirting Ragged Stone Hill and Chase End to the east and emerging onto Chase End – where, hopefully, there will be a stunning display of bluebells.

Date and time of Walk and where to meet. Saturday 21st May 2022 at 10am. We meet at the Malvern Hills Trust Car park at Hollybush – GR 759369 – if the car park gets full, there is an overflow car park at the top of golden valley – GR 767368 (1KM away). There is a charge of £4.60 for parking, payable by credit or debit card, unless you hold a valid pass.

Where does the walk go and estimate of difficulty? From Hollybush we walk south to Chase End Hill and return. The difficulty of the walk is estimated as moderate. Walking boots are recommended – especially if it has been raining.

Approximate distance and estimate of time needed to complete walk. The distance is estimated at 6KM – 2 hrs plus “wandering” time to complete the walk.

Any arrangements for lunch (where and how to book if needed). Please make your own arrangements for lunch. One suggestion is The Farmers Arms, Birts Street, Birtsmorton WR13 6AP.  Phone 01684 833308 or view their website: . Please check with the pub about dogs.

Dogs. Dogs would be welcome on the walk but always subject to control by their owners.

Points of interest. Birds, wild flowers and plenty of interesting trees. Lots of photo opportunities.

Details of possible hazards/difficulties: stiles (how many) steep paths, possibly muddy/slippery paths, livestock, ditches/small streams to be crossed, walking on roads, charges for parking, entry to grounds etc, others?

One low stile, possible to avoid but adds 250m to the walk. Short uphill and downhill sections.

Walk Leader, Philip Robinson can be contacted on 01684 893490 or 07870 329959 if you have any questions.

How to book a place on this walk? If you would like to join us on this walk please book a place on the walk with TicketSource.

Enjoy your walk.