Malvern Walking Festival: Geology Around Alfrick & Suckley

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Walk No: MWF74
Geology Around Alfrick and Suckley
5 miles; 5 hours

Starting on the Triassic New Red Sandstone rocks at Alfrick, the walk crosses the East Malvern Fault and goes up onto the Silurian rocks at Crews Hill. After following the ridge of the Suckley Hills, the walk returns through the Knapp and Papermill Reserve where the Leigh Brook has cut a deep valley through the line of the hills. Magnificent views across the Severn Valley and south to the Malvern Hills.

Bring drinks and a packed lunch.

Some uphill stretches and stiles.

Start: 10.00 am

Meet: at St Mary’s Church, Alfrick
Grid reference: SO 748529
Post Code: WR6 5HH
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Some parking near church; otherwise at Community Shop

Difficulty: Moderate

Walk Leader: Moira Jenkins (H&W Earth Heritage Trust)

Cost: £5.00

Friday 3 June

10:00am

£5