Monarch's Way Distibuted Mapping Party October 8

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Monarch's Way "Distributed" Mapping Party October 8th 2011

The Royal Oak

The aim is to fill in as many of the blanks as we can of this long distance path which meanders through the region. The path starts at Worcester where Steve Brook has done a sterling job mapping the way. At its northernmost reach lie the two of the most iconic sites of the Way: Boscobel House[1] and the Royal Oak, from which the Way derives its marker symbol and from which so many British pubs are named, so it would be good to include a stretch of the Monarch's Way there.


More information on the Monarch's Way: official website wikipedia:Monarch's Way

All you do is sign up for a section in the table below, go out for a walk, collect your data, edit the map and sign off that it's been edited

Depending on where people sign up for we might arrange for an end of day pint and chat, but being a distibuted event that might prove to be difficult!

The relation to edit is 20611[2].

You can also view Lonvia's Hiking Map to see which bits of the Monarch's way have been edited Here's what the West Midlands looks like: Monarch's Way stretches are the dirty yellow routes Mw.png

Taking Part

Monarch's Way Section Name Comments Edit Complete
J4 M5 Lydiate Ash to Bromsgrove Brianboru 14:55, 22 August 2011 (BST) I will decide in the next day or so where to walk - done! Brianboru 15:17, 9 October 2011 (BST)
Boscabel House area blackadder 13:06, 24 August 2011 (BST) Edits now under the main relation. Hopefully in order too! blackadder 22:50, 8 October 2011 (BST)
Hampton Lovett to Rushock Srbrook 20:23, 24 August 2011 (BST) Continuing where I left off Srbrook 01:59, 10 October 2011 (BST)
Tisbury area, Wiltshire Nickw 09:48, 29 August 2011 (BST) The nearest accessible section to me which is not done yet. Not sure what I'm doing on that Saturday yet, but will try and get out there if I can.
Farmington to Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire Richard Done a week early :)

Missing Sections

As of March 2012 the following sections still need to be mapped.

Worcester to Stratford-upon-Avon via Boscobel

From To Via Edit Complete
Rushock West Hagley Chaddesley Corbett.
Amblecote Codsall Stourbridge Canal Stourton, Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal. Bratch Locks at Wombourne former Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway (South Staffordshire Railway Walk) Oaken. Pendrell Hall.
Tong Albrighton Evelith Mill, Kemberton, Brockton, Coalport, Sutton Hill, Norton, Beckbury, Madeley.
Cosford White Ladies Priory.
Netherton Hunnington Gaps at Old Hill, Halesowen & Lower Illey.

Stratford-upon-Avon to Charmouth

From To Via Edit Complete
Stratford upon Avon (north) Stratford upon Avon (south) (small gap)
Bourton on the Water (small gap)
Chedworth Hawkesbury Cirencester, Tetbury.
Horton Wick Chipping Sodbury.
Keynsham Charmouth Abbots Leigh, Winford, Compton Martin, Wells, Castle Cary, South Cadbury, Ham Hill, Crewkerne, Hawkchurch.

Charmouth to Shoreham

From To Via Edit Complete
Charmouth Hardington Mandeville Bridport, Broadwindsor, Winyard's Gap.
Yeovil (south) Chilmark Limington, Trent, Charlton Horethorne, Wincanton, Mere, Hindon.
near Wamford, Hampshire (2 small gaps)
Rowlands Castle (small gap)
Steyning Shoreham Bramber, Brighton.