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width=583><!-- Individual page content below here --> <H3>Stile-Free&nbsp;Circular Walks</H3> <P> <TABLE border=0 align=right> <TBODY> <TR> <TD> <P align=center><IMG border=1 hspace=0 alt="The last k/g needed on Walk 12C : 27-Aug-2011" align=middle src="Images/P1040563.jpg" width=350 height=235><BR><FONT size=1>The last k/g needed on Walk 12C : 27-Aug-2011</FONT></P></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE></P> <P>In 2006 we laid plans to produce a number of short (about 4 miles) stile-free walks.&nbsp;</P> <P>The first 4 were to include a walk at each direction from Coventry (S, W, N &amp; E).&nbsp; </P> <P>During the last few weeks, the last stile to achieve this was replaced in Brinklow.<BR>&nbsp; </P> <P>The current stile-free routes &amp; expected next stile-free routes are therefore:</P> <P> <TABLE border=1> <TBODY> <TR> <TD>Walk No</TD> <TD>Name</TD> <TD>Length</TD> <TD>Date completed</TD> <TD>Notes</TD></TR> <TR> <TD><STRONG>06</STRONG></TD> <TD><STRONG>After Tea</STRONG></TD> <TD>4 miles</TD> <TD><FONT size=1>2006 for a few months<BR></FONT>2008-Sep</TD> <TD><FONT size=1>Originally completed in 2006, but unfortunately a <A href="news-wp-030.html">f/g by Stare Bridge</A> became locked so full completion was not until 2008.</FONT></TD></TR> <TR> <TD><STRONG>21</STRONG></TD> <TD><STRONG>The Broad Ridge<BR></STRONG>&nbsp; </TD> <TD>4 miles</TD> <TD>2007-Jan</TD> <TD><FONT size=1>see below</FONT></TD></TR> <TR> <TD>21A</TD> <TD>The Broad Ridge (short)</TD> <TD>2.5&nbsp;miles</TD> <TD>2007-Jan</TD> <TD><FONT size=1>Both&nbsp;21 &amp; 21A were completed on <A href="news-wp-011.html">17-Jan-2007, celebrated with a rainbow</A>.</FONT></TD></TR> <TR> <TD><STRONG>17A</STRONG></TD> <TD><STRONG>Two Castles &amp; A Manor (short)</STRONG></TD> <TD>4 miles</TD> <TD>2011-Mar</TD> <TD><FONT size=1>The last three stiles on 17A&nbsp;near the Weaver's Arms were all completed on <A href="news-wp-064.html">16-Mar-2011</A></FONT></TD></TR> <TR> <TD><STRONG>12C</STRONG></TD> <TD><STRONG>Limestone&nbsp;Trail (very short)</STRONG></TD> <TD>4 miles</TD> <TD>2011-Aug?</TD> <TD><FONT size=1>This is the very short version of 12, using the Oxford Canal as the short-cut.&nbsp; Used for WWF.&nbsp; see photo above.</FONT></TD></TR> <TR> <TD>01</TD> <TD>Four Greens<BR>&nbsp; </TD> <TD>7 miles</TD> <TD>soon!</TD> <TD><FONT size=1>see below</FONT></TD></TR> <TR> <TD>01A</TD> <TD>Four Greens (short)</TD> <TD>5.5 miles</TD> <TD>soon!</TD> <TD><FONT size=1>Only 6 stiles left as of 1-Sep-2011 to finish 1 &amp; 1A.&nbsp; Could finish both by end 2011, or early 2012</FONT></TD></TR> <TR> <TD>01B</TD> <TD>Four Greens (very short)</TD> <TD>c.4&nbsp;miles</TD> <TD>soon!</TD> <TD><FONT size=1>When 01 &amp; 01A complete, a useful 01C (start Meriden and do west leg of main route &amp; short-cut backwards)</FONT></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE></P><PTHIS corrections. < section will be expanded to include an overview of each walk, including information on problems, changes and other P> <P align=left>Walks shown in <STRONG>Bold</STRONG> are the&nbsp;4 planned in 2006.</P> <P align=left>Walks 01 &amp; 1A were added because we &amp; SMBC have been replacing many of the stiles for other reasons.&nbsp; With only 6 stiles left, at least 3 of which need doing for other reasons we saw doing all as an easy option.</P> <P align=left><EM><STRONG>NB - The difficulty we had on Walk 6 could spoil other stile free routes, but we will try to get any stile by an "always open or unlocked field gate" or&nbsp; "gap" that is about to vanish (because of a change in the farmers needs) replaced before the route ceases to be stile-free.&nbsp; Failing that, we will let you all know and get the stile replaced ASAP.</STRONG></EM></P> <P align=center>For more detailed maps see the <A href="acw_rd.html">"Green Book"</A>, <BR>The <A href="acw_ow.html">21 Circular Walks</A> Book, or visit&nbsp;<BR><A href="ACW_Large-scale-maps.html">ACW Large Scale Maps</A> page or<BR>OSM map</P></TD><!-- end of 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