MWF74: When Pick Met Shovel

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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.

Distance: 2 miles
Duration: 2½ hours
Difficulty: Moderate
Date: 2nd June 2023
Start time: 10:00 am
Walk leader: Duncan Bridges
Start location: Meet at Earnslaw Quarry Car Park, off the B4218 Wyche Road (pay and display)
WR14 4EG
Grid reference: SO 770441
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Friday 2 June 2023