15th May 2022 - Shobdon
This is a smashing route that provides plenty of interest along the
way. It is hilly but not too much and the views are great.
Leader: Tracey Grant
Contact Number: 07974 814565
Walk distance 13 miles with approximately 2136' of ascent
Meet at the Abbey at 8.30 where David Jakeman will kindly organise the
Journey time - one hour. Distance approximately 38 miles.
Please let me know if you want to go direct to start. Walk start
time 9.30 am.
Walk starting point; park next to St John the Evangelist Church,
Shobdon Park, Shobdon along the front entrance to the church, but as
far away from the entrance as is practical.
Grid Reference: SO 40076 62851. HR6 9LZ. What 3
We will start off by walking through Shobdon Park, taking time to visit
the lovely and rather unique church, before going via Udhampton to
access Shobdon Hill Wood where we pick up the Mortimer Trail for a
short distance, before continuing in a NW direction via Upper Lye to
At Lingen we start making our way back along a lovely stretch of the
Herefordshire Trail to include the prospect of a carpet of bluebells in
full bloom. We stay on the trail until we make our way to Byton
and then back to the starting point.