2:10pm Sunday 1st September 2013
WALKERS taking a stroll on a 40-mile route now have a number of new spots to rest their weary feet and enjoy the scenery.
Worcestershire County Council has installed eight rustic oak benches at various intervals along the Wychavon Way in a project funded by the Severn Waste Environmental Fund.
The path was developed as a partnership between Wychavon District Council and Worcestershire County Council, starting in Droitwich Spa and finishing in Broadway, taking in Pershore and Bredon Hill through a variety of landscapes.
Bill Richardson, fund manager of Pershore-based Severn Waste Environmental Fund, said: "We were delighted to be able to fund the provision of these new benches through the Landfill Communities Fund and hope that walkers will enjoy using them for many years to come".
Councillor Gerry O'Donnell, Chairman of Wychavon District Council said "The Wychavon Way is a lovely walk through stunning countryside and these new benches will provide walkers with a welcome rest and a chance to enjoy all that Wychavon has to offer".
The full route can be broken up into shorter sections or, for the more adventurous, completed as a longer walk over a number of days.
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