Walks Calendar

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Walks Calendar -  January - February 2019

Please see the table at the end of the Walk Calendar for dates booked on the next programme. 

DATE & DISTANCEThis Page Last Updated:  Tuesday - 12th February 2019,  4: 00 pm.
2nd January  
7.5 miles
Around Tyntesfield                                                                                                                    Satnav: BS48 1PA
Leader: Ken (01278 793453 /07770721954).  Meet: 10:30am Tyntesfield House Visitor CP (Charge for non members)
(Website quotes £3).  GR: ST 501 717 Route: From Clevedon B3130 towards Nailsea. Turn left onto B3128 & after approx 2½ miles entrance driveway on RH side. Grade: Moderate Picnic
5th January  
8  miles
West Harptree  -  Hinton Blewett  -  Bishop Sutton                                                                  Satnav: BS40 6HA
Leader: Allan R (078 339 21 334) Meet: 10.30am centre of West Harptree GR:ST 562 569 Route: Usual route to
Churchill, take A368 to West Harptree. In centre of village turn left, street park as close as possible to churchyard
 wall. Grade: Hills, lanes, fields and views. Moderate, picnic.
Wednesday 9th January               
7 miles
West Pennard – Parbrook – West Bradley.                                                                                Satnav: BA6 8NL 
 Leader: John H (01934 633139/ 07799307171).  Meet: 10:30am West Pennard Village Hall CP (50p donation per
 person please) park at back of the hall. GR: ST 548 381 Route: From Glastonbury take A361 towards Shepton Mallet. Turn right into Newtown Lane (West Pennard) 200 metres after the 30mph limit sign ( SP to village hall, church and school) Village Hall is 400 metres along lane on right (signposted).  
Grade: Moderate, one steepish hill at the start, maybe mud in places. Picnic.
12th January
8 miles
Weare – Stone Allerton – Ashton                                                                                              Satnav: BS26 2LA
You are invited to join Allan R (078 339 21 334) on a recce.
Meet: 10.30am  at the church in Weare GR:ST 414 527 Route: Take A370 to East Brent then A38 turn right at Lower
Weare. In Weare park as close as possible to church. (Led by Mike T. in 1998) 
Grade: Lanes and fields. Moderate, picnic.
16th January       
3 - 4 miles

A short walk, the AGM and Lunch at the Woodborough Inn, Winscombe.                           Satnav: BS25 1HD
 Leader: Shirley K. (01934 842359). Please park sensitively in Winscombe.  Meet: 10:30am Near toilets by the entrance to the Strawberry Line. GR: ST 419 575. There is a car park behind the Woodborough. Route: A371 through Banwell to Winscombe, turn left into Sandford road, Woodborough is on right. Grade: Easy. Vivienne needs to know numbers by 9th Jan. 
Saturday  19th January 7.5  miles                  Wrington – King’s Wood                                                                                                Satnav: BS40 5QA
 Leader: Allan R (078 339 21 334) Meet: 10.30am Plough Inn, Wrington  GR:ST 470 629 Route: M5 J21 take A370 through Congresbury. At outskirts of town turn right SP Wrington. Park with permission at back of CP of Plough Inn in Wrington. Grade: Hills, lanes, woods and fields. Moderate, picnic.
Wednesday 23rd January  
 7 miles
Hawkridge Reservoir - Lydeard Hill – Aisholt.                                                                Satnav: TA5 1BD
 Leader: John H. (01934 633139/07799 307171) Meet: 10:30am Hawkridge Reservoir CP GR: ST 206 360.  Route: From Bridgwater take A39 towards Minehead. Shortly after leaving Bridgwater at top of rise turn left onto Skimmerton Lane, SP Durleigh. Turn right at T junction and follow road for 4.5 mile to CP on edge of reservoir.  On return Skimmerton Lane is 200 yds after large red brick house on LHS. Grade: Moderate. Picnic.
 26th January
No Walk Offered
Wednesday 30th January   8 milesChepstow – Wintour’s Leap – Tidenham – Woodcroft.                                              Satnav : NP16 5LR
 Leader:  Ken (01278 793453/07770721954).  Meet 10.30 Chepstow Leisure centre car park (far side). GR: ST 529 943.  Route: M5 to cross M48 Se4vern Bridge. Exit jnc. 2 to Chepstow A466. At 2nd roundabout turn right into Welsh Street (B4293) to Chepstow. The Leisure Centre is on your left (¼ mile). Grade: Moderate with a few climbs. Interesting footpaths and spectacular views. Picnic.   Remember there are no tolls on the bridge.
 2nd February   8.5 miles
 You are invited to join Allan R (078 339 21 334) on a recce. Meet: 10.30am The Babbling Brook Inn CP, Shurton Please park at back of inn, in far corner, (with permission). GR: 202 443 Route:  A39 Minehead road from Bridgwater. Go through Cannington and turn right on The Rodway at roundabout take 2nd exit following Hinkley point road for 5 miles. At sign for Shurton, turn left.  Inn on right after approx 0.6 miles. Grade: Lanes and fields. Moderate, picnic.
Wednesday  6th February   8 milesUbley  -  Blagdon  -  Compton Martin                                                                        Satnav: BS40 6PJ
Leader: Allan R (078 339 21 334) Meet: 10.30am Ubley War Memorial GR:ST 529 583 Route: Usual route to Churchill, take A368 to Ubley. In village turn left onto “The Street”. Park near the memorial at bottom of hill. Grade: One hill, lanes, fields and views. Moderate, picnic.
9th February
8 miles
Ladye Bay, Walton Bay, Woods, Marshlands, Tickenham Ridge, Clevedon Court Estate.            Satnav :  BS21 7BT 

Leaders: Richard, Vivienne & Madge (Tel: 07552031213): Meet: 10.30am Ladye Bay C.P. GR: ST 408 729 Route: M5 Jn. 20 Clevedon. Head for sea front and turn right along the coast Road, Pass Walton House Hotel (Best Weston) and turn left into Bay Road (just before church on the right) Car Park is immediately on the left or park further down the road. Grade: Moderate, picnic

Wednesday 13th February Short walk 4 miles approxWinscombe – Max Mills                                                                                              Satnav: BS25 1HP
 Leader: Irene T (01934 843030 / 07815007956).  Meet: 10:30am Car Park behind Winscombe Community Centre.  GR: ST 419 577.  Route: Follow A371 through Banwell into Winscombe, turn left onto Sandford Road CP on left after 200yds. Grade: Easy/Moderate.  Fields maybe wet underfoot.
16th February
approx. 6 miles
Burrington Ham   -    Velvet Bottom.                                                                                Satnav : BS40 7TZ
Leader : Gordon ( 01934 520 547 )   Meet : 10.30 Burrington Combe Upper CP   GR 489 582
Route: From Churchill take A368 turn right SP Burrington Combe B3134.  
Grade : moderate, with an steady longish ascent to begin.   Picnic.   

Wednesday 20th February
7 miles
Wheddon Cross – Snowdrop Valley                                                                                Satnav: TA24 7DR
 Leader Ken (01278 793453/07770721954). Meet 10.30am Wheddon Cross CP GR: SS 922 390. Route: From Bridgwater take the A39 Minehead Rd down to Dunster. Turn left through Dunster A396 and just follow the road until you reach Wheddon Cross. Turn right at ‘Rest and Be Thankful Inn’ B3224 and the CP is on the right sign posted ‘Snowdrop Valley car park’ (50 miles from WsM allow 1½ hrs). Toilets available by Rest and Be Thankful Inn. Grade: Energetic walk with climbs out of valley but beautiful scenery and snowdrops galore. Picnic.
23rd February
7 miles approximately
Felton - Regilbury – Winford                                                                                       Satnav : BS40 9UD (nearby)
 You are invited to join Barbara H ( 01934 624138/07934 197780).  on a recce. Meet : 10.30 on Felton Common next to the church GR: ST 514 657. Route: A38 towards Bristol, pass the airport and turn right into West Lane and then quickly right to park next to the church. Grade: moderate, fields and lanes, could be muddy. Picnic lunch.
Wednesday  27th February   7.4 milesLong Ashton - Monarch’s Way - Yanley                                                                        Satnav. BS 48 1UL
 Leader: Pat M-H (01278 792419 / 07902 210705).  Meet: 10:30am Coroner’s Court. GR: ST 519 695 Route:  A370 towards Long Ashton, left after Jubilee Inn, left at T-junction, left at mini-roundabout for roadside parking in Old Weston Road. Grade: Moderate, some ups & downs including steps, taking in paths you may not have walked before. Good views. Picnic.


Please forward details for the next programme by 16th February, if not already submitted.

The table below lists dates  available, those booked are shown with the leaders name in italics. 

TABLE LAST UPDATED 12th February 2019

                                                                              MARCH - APRIL 2019

DayDate       Leader                                    Location                                                                           
Sat2nd March
Wed6th MarchKen C

Offa’s Dyke – Brockweir – Circle of Legends  7.5 miles

Sat9th March

Wed13th MarchPat M - HHawkridge Reservoir - Plainsfield - Spaxton
Sat16th MarchAllan RChew Magna - Pensford
Wed20th MarchAllan RUpper Weare - Stone Allerton - Ashton
Sat23rd March
Wed27th MarchJohn HEvercreech - Stoney Stratton - Lamyatt
Sat30th March
Wed3rd AprilTony LCadbury Hill - Wrington Warren - Goblin Combe
Sat6th AprilAllan RWedmore - Blackford
Mon - Fri8th - 12th AprilSpring HolidayHEREFORD
Sat13th April
Wed17th AprilAllan RWrington - King's Wood
Wed24th AprilPat O'ConnellCLEVEDON
Sat27th April
Wed1st MayBarbara HGoblin Combe

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Details for next programme by 16th February 2019.

Let John Hartland, walks organiser know. Where will your walk be, how far and when do you want to lead. 

Call him H 01934 633139 M 07799 307171 or email below

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