Nature's Lore - Stories in the Plants (0404)

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    Start dateJune 1 2023
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    Time10:00 am
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    LocationRG9 6HN (nearest)
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The intimate relationship between human and plant worlds has evolved over time, shaping our culture, customs, legends and folklore, and medicinal practices, etc. Through the plants we find on our walk, we will delve into some of this ‘plant lore’ to rediscover these human-plant relationships and to foster a reconnection with our natural world.

Our 5-mile walk starts out from Maidensgrove Common and leads into the Warburg NR. An ancient path then leads us up to Russell’s Water where we return over the Common. Note, there are three significant climbs (660 total ascent) and some steps. We walk at a gentle pace with plenty of discovery stops along the way. We also welcome you to share your own ‘stories in the plants’.

Additional information

Please dress appropriately for a walk in the countryside, and having regard to the British weather! Paths may be rough, muddy and steep in part. A small rucksack is useful for personal items such as water, snacks, spare clothing etc. We advise walkers to carry personal first aid.
We will take a short picnic snack break mid-way (please bring you own). No facilities on route. Optional post walk refreshment at the Five Horseshoes, Maidensgrove.

NO DOGS (due to the nature of the walk)

Philippa Sanders. Pipsticks Walks.
Meet on Maidensgrove Common (East end) Parking on edge of Common (at top of hill from Stonor).
5 Miles
Medium walks (4-6 miles)
3 hours 30 minutes
Fairly strenuous (challenging - steep gradients, rough terrain)
Yes (This walk may be of interest to older children. U18s must be accompanied by an adult who shall be responsible for them at all times during the walk.)