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Exciting DofE Bronze Open Expeditions with Walkherefordshire

Practice or Qualifying Expedition – The aim of this expedition is a really exciting opportunity to research the Battle of Mortimer’s Cross which took place in Herefordshire on 2nd February 1461 and to obtain historical, geographical and literary evidence. Currently there is a Heritage Lottery Funded project, called the Mortimer Cross Battle Project which, with the help of professionals, will try to establish the exact location of the Battle Site. This expedition has been designed at their request.

EXPEDITION PLAN:

DAY 1: Assemble in Leominster for route planning and kit checking and to get know one another.

DAY 2: To walk from Leominster to Kingsland along your chosen route, to the Buzzards camp site.

DAY 3: To walk from Kingsland to Leominster following your chosen route  which will take you across the site of the Battle.

You will be invited to make your presentation after your Qualifying Expedition to members of the Board

Cost £130 per person, Tents and Trangias and Maps will be provided.

For further information please contact Dennis Downey, 01568 614411 OR 07787 331 863

Email [email protected]  Website www.walkherefordshire.com

DATES

PRACTICE EXPEDITIONS:

13th-15th April 2018

27th-29th July 2018

QUALIFYING EXPEDITIONS:

11th-13th May 2018

1st -3rd June 2018

10th -12th August 2018

28th-30th September 2018

19th -21st October 2018

Course location:
Herefordshire
Course fee:
£130