Albrighton Rail Ramblers

Discover the beautiful Shropshire countryside

Why not have a picturesque train ride followed by an escorted 4 to 5 mile easy ramble?
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View of the church
The Nature Reserve
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Albrighton village entrance sign

Join us for one of our monthly walks

Why not have a picturesque train-ride followed by an escorted 4 to 5-mile easy ramble in the beautiful Shropshire countryside after which you can enjoy a free cup of tea and biscuit in the Red House Village Hall. Alternatively, you can have a lunch or snack in the delightful village of Albrighton where there are shops, 4 pubs 3 restaurants and 3 coffee shops – all within a 10-minute walk from the station.

How to get to Albrighton
Train pulls into Albrighton rail station

How to get here by train

Catch, or connect into from the Church Stretton, Chester or Crewe lines, the 09-41 departure from Shrewsbury which also calls at:-

  • WELLINGTON – 09-56
  • OAKENGATES – 09-59
  • TELFORD CENTRAL – 10-04
  • SHIFNAL – 10-10
  • COSFORD – 10-14
  • Arriving at ALBRIGHTON at 10-16hrs

Return trains are at 12-32-13-32-14-32-15-32 etc.

Those traveling from the Wolverhampton direction can catch the 10-19 from Wolverhampton which also stops at Bilbrook at 10-24 and Codsall at 10-26.

All you need to do is buy your rail ticket from your local station or via www.westmidlandsrailway.co.uk also checking train times which may be subject to change.

For further details and to confirm your spot please call 01902 441 748.

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Why not stay for lunch or a slice of cake?

The village has many choices

Pubs and restaurants

Shrewsbury Arms – (01902 373003) – Quality pub and restaurant
The Old Bush – (01902 3728980) – Marstons pub
The Crown – (01902 372204) – Marston’s pub serving pub grub
Next Door Bar – (01902 373645) – licensed bistro
The Harp – refurbished real ale pub
The Horns of Boningale – (01902 372347) Quality pub and restaurant
Osiria – (01902 372222) – classic Chinese food
Al Sorriso – (01902 597090) – Italian food and wine bar

Cafes

Peckish – (01902 375174)
Latte – Da – (01902 546100)
Twelve thirty two – (01902 276866)

The Harp Hotel in the village of Albrighton

Upcoming walks

Specific walks have been arranged on the following dates derived from a series of established rambles detailed in the attached document “Albrighton, Boningale and Donington Walks
  • 19th May 2021 – Pebble Brook Circuit – (4 Miles)
  • 23rd June 2021 – Donnington Pool And Nature Reserve – (4.5 Miles)
  • 21st July 2021 – Boningale Village
  • 18th August 2021 – Around David Austins – (5 Miles)
  • 22nd September 2021 – High House Lane Wander – (5 Miles)

All of our walks start from The Red House Albrighton and leave at 10.30am, participants will be met at the station and escorted to the walk start point.

Most paths have stiles and gates which could make pushchairs problematic although walks can be adapted to maximise accessibility.

Ramblers walk at their own risk.

Common Questions

How fit do I need to be?
The rambles are not arduous but participants should be able to walk 4 to 5 miles on largely level ground.
Can I bring my dog?
No, unfortunately not because of potential problems with other dogs, livestock and crops
Are there toilet facilities?
There are no facilities on the station or en route but exist in the venues mentioned.
Do I need to wear a face mask?
Government guidelines will be applied with most outdoor activities not requiring a mask to be worn.
How far are the walks?
4 to 5 miles.
How do I get from the train station to the start point?
Participants will be met at the station and escorted to the walk start point.
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Refreshment choices in the village

Supported by...

These activities are organised by Albrighton Parish Council in conjunction with the Walking for Health Scheme and sponsored by West Midlands Trains.

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Read about our upcoming walks and be inspired by our past walks too.

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01902 441 748
Albrighton, Shropshire
info@albrightonrailramblers.co.uk