3.9 of 5 (18 votes)

Colwall to Ledbury

A moderate walk (countryside) starting and finishing in Herefordshire, England, about 11.10km (6.90 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 3:30h. It is suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 160m (524ft)
Loss 218m (715ft)
Max. Elevation 300m (984ft)
Elevation (total) 378m (1239ft)
Start
Colwall Station
End
Ledbury, Ledbury, Herefordshire, England
Distance 11.10km
(6.9mi)
Duration ~3:30h
Difficulty  
Moderate
Created by Rebecca on 31 Dec 2012
Walk across the Malvern Hills to Ledbury Station.  Return by train or walk back.  Colwall is easy to get to from London, Birmingham or Hereford (direct service) and you can return by train from Ledbury, or you can walk back. Hill top walk with views out to the west to Hereford and the Wye Valley or the east, Worcester and the Severn Valley.

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Waypoints

OS Grid SO757420
Cross the railway line to the east side on the footpath, walk up the hill through the gate, up the first flight of steps to a wooded path that goes right (south) Continue south out to Evendine Lane. Cross Evendine Lane and walk up hill eastwards on footpath through orchard, across stream,
OS Grid SO762404
Cross the main road at Wynds Point with care and walk into Eastnor Part by the lodge house, on the made up track for about 75m
About 1.72 km (~1.07 miles) from
OS Grid SO757381
turn off the path out of Eastnor on the footpath towards the ridgewas
About 2.31 km (~1.44 miles) from
OS Grid SO745392
Walk along the ridgeway south down through eastnor park to the end of the track at Eastnor Church. It is not marked as a footpath but provided you are walking the estate do not mind.
About 1.62 km (~1.01 miles) from
OS Grid SO731372
Take the footpath that runs along side the church and climb up the hill through Dead Womans Lane into the woods above Ledbury
About 2.40 km (~1.49 miles) from
OS Grid SO721376
Walk down the woods on steep sunken way into Ledbury. Have tea in Ledbury, then walk up the town to the station. Takes 15mins from centre of town. Trains go every hour back to Colwall or west to Hereford
About 1.12 km (~0.7 miles) from
OS Grid SO709385
Follow the path into the town and on to the station.
About 1.51 km (~0.94 miles) from

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