Malvern Hills
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Registration for this trip has not yet opened -- check back soon!

A favourite stomping ground for the Wayfarers, Malvern Hills is the destination for our first 'official' walk of the term! Once signed up for the trip, you will receive an email before the day with more information about meeting times, etc.

The Malverns are (relatively) local to the University, and are definitely one of the best nearby... Read more

Friday, October 6, 2017 to Sunday, October 8, 2017

To purchase a ticket for this trip, please come along to one of our designated sign-up sessions in the Guild of Students. (See our newsletter)

Last year we went to Dartmoor for the first time in a good long while -- and it was brilliant, so we're going back again!

The Devon-based National Park is famous for its vast moorland and misty landscapes. It provided inspiration for the spooky... Read more

Social: Bouldering
Saturday, October 14, 2017
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For our second social of the term we will be heading to Birmingham Bouldering Centre! Bouldering is an easy and exciting way to try rock climbing. This social is great for everyone whether you've never been climbing before or you're an experienced climber.

We'll be meeting at University Station before heading over to the center, and afterwards we'... Read more


Welcome to the homepage of Wayfarers Hiking Society, University of Birmingham! Our walks are now in full swing for the academic year. Our upcoming trips are listed below and on the trip calendar page. You can also see the sidebar for more ways to keep up with the society's goings-on.

About Us

Wayfarers is the University of Birmingham's society for all those who love hiking, mountaineering, and having a natter. Many of our members are mature or international students, which means there is always a great mix of people at our events, with plenty to talk about.

The Society is in its 85th year of existence and has a rich history in getting students out of Birmingham and off the beaten track. While the University has changed greatly in the past several decades, the hills and fields (and pubs!) of Britain are largely the same as when the first Wayfarers stepped off the tram for a ramble around the Clent Hills in 1933.

Membership costs just £7 per year, which gives you discounts in outdoors clothing shops, invitations to our socials, and the chance to sign up for our walks. Walks happen most weekends in term time, and come in two main varieties: day trips generally cost £10 or less; weekend trips are around £40, including travel, accommodation and most of the food.

If that sounds like a great deal to you, there are plenty of ways to find out more. You can subscribe to our weekly newsletter, like us on Facebook, or just carry on browsing the website.

Wayfarers Calendar

Location Date
Malvern Hills 30/09/2017
Dartmoor 06/10/2017 to 08/10/2017
Social: Bouldering 14/10/2017
Yarningale Common 21/10/2017
Social: Halloween Mystery Party 28/10/2017
Lake District 03/11/2017 to 05/11/2017
Social: Games Night & Food Fuddle 09/11/2017
Stiperstones 18/11/2017
Social: Comedy Carousel 23/11/2017
Social: Christmas Meal & Ice Skating 29/11/2017
Dark Peak 01/12/2017 to 03/12/2017