Hay Ho! Bus

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What’s On

To encourage use of the Hay Ho! bus there is a series of special events, year-round! See our timetable below and be sure to check out the Hay Ho! Facebook page for the latest news and updates.  Please contact the leader / organiser directly for more details if you wish.

February 2018

Sunday 11th February – Little Brampton to Dorstone
Level: Moderate
Catch the 1015 Hay Ho! from Hereford. Walk from Little Brampton to Peterchurch via Burnt Wood and Stockley Hill, mainly on footpaths. Time for a drink at the
Boughton Arms before catching the bus back to Hereford (arr 1600). BPL.
Distance: 6 miles
Leader: Les Lumsdon
Contact: 01584 877588

Sunday 25th February – Winter Walk & Behind the Scenes Tour at Snodhill Castle

Tucked away in the Golden Valley is one of the largest early Norman castles in Britain, but have you heard of it? Snodhill Castle has been hidden in the hills, half-forgotten, for more than three centuries but thanks to the tireless efforts of the Snodhill Castle Preservation Trust it is hoped the castle will become well-known once more.

The site is not open to the public but we are delighted to announce that a guided walk and hard hat tour will be taking place in February. The trip is a collaboration between Hay Ho! Bus, the Trust and local walking holiday provider Drover Holidays. Places on the walk and tour are FREE but ticketed. In lieu of a charge for the walk you are very much encouraged to become a supporter of the Snodhill Castle Preservation Trust (£10 per annum) and/or make a donation to the Hay Ho! Bus fund.

The walk is scheduled for Sunday 25th February 2018 leaving Hereford on the 1015 bus and returning from Dorstone on the 1509 service. To reserve your place, please email Anna Heywood-Skinner on anna@droverholidays.co.uk.

If you can’t make the event, or would like to do some homework, you can find out about the fascinating archaeology, history and potential future of the castle on the Trust’s website – https://www.snodhillcastle.org

For up-to-the-minute information about events and scheduled led walks please check our  Hay Ho! Facebook page.

Walk Grading

Easy Access – Walks for everyone, including people with conventional wheelchairs and pushchairs, using easy access paths. Comfortable shoes or trainers can be worn. Assistance may be needed to push wheelchairs on some sections.

Easy - Walks for anyone who does not have a mobility difficulty or a specific health problem or is seriously unfit. Suitable for pushchairs if they can be lifted over occasional obstructions. Comfortable shoes or trainers can be worn. 

Leisurely - Walks for reasonably fit people with at least a little country walking experience. May include un-surfaced rural paths. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing recommended.

Moderate - Walks for people with country walking experience and a good level of fitness. May include some steep paths and open country. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing essential.

Strenuous: Walks for experienced country walkers with above average fitness level. May include hills and rough country. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing essential.

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