Walk No: MWF26
Where Pick met Shovel!
3 miles; allow 2½ hours
Learn about the growth and ultimate closure of the hugely controversial quarrying industry that had such a massive impact on the Malvern area. Accompany the CEO of the Malvern Hills Trust on the Northern Hills, to include former quarries, the gold mine and the Worcestershire Beacon. Understand how the landscape of the Malverns was altered, and how it subsequently recovered from the dark days of the quarrying industry.
Good paths, with some steep uphill sections.
Start: 6.00 pm
Meet: at Earnslaw quarry, off the B4218 Wyche Road
Grid Reference: SO 770441
Postcode: WR14 4EG (pay and display)
Walk Leader: Duncan Bridges