Walks Calendar

What's coming up in the next few months - walks and events

Walks Calendar - SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER 2021.

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

PLEASE BE AWARE.  Satnav is given as a guide only and cannot be relied upon to take you to the meeting point, especially in a rural location.  The OS grid ref GR:  will  get you to within a 100 metre square.  Route directions in the programme should also get you to the meeting point. 

If a walk is cancelled members will be notified by email as soon as possible and this page updated.

/// Will identify a 3 metre x 3 metre square anywhere on the globe.        what3words.com

DATE &  DISTANCEThis Page Last Updated:  THURSDAY - 9th September 2021,  8:00 pm.     
WEDNESDAY
8th SEPTEMBER    
Priddy – Rodney Stoke – Old Ditch.                 Satnav: BA5 3BB          ///river.refills.rooks

THURSDAY
9th SEPTEMBER

Shipham – Winscombe.                             Satnav: BS25 1TW            ///blush.people.send

SATURDAY
11th SEPTEMBER
8 Miles
Holford Combe - Frog Combe - Halsway Post - Bicknoller Post - Hodder’s Combe.
Satnav: TA5 1SA               ///tweed.costs.sprinkle
Leaders:  Richard & Vivienne (01934 814314/0755 2031213). 
Start: 10:30 at Holford Bowling Green Free Car Park. GR: ST 154 410. 
Route: M5, Jn23 Bridgwater, A39 Minehead road.  At Holford turn left by Plough Inn.  CP at back of Holford Village. Grade: Moderate with one steady climb, good views.  Picnic.  No dogs please.
WEDNESDAYHoliday
SATURDAY
18th SEPTEMBER
No Walk Offered
WEDNESDAY
22nd SEPTEMBER
10 Miles approx
Tor y Foel loop walk, Talybont on Usk.                  Satnav: LD3 7YQ           ///riot.pranced.sparkle
Leaders:
Sylvia W (07770 266546) John (07799 307171).
Start: 10.00 am Henderson Hall in Talybont-on-Usk. GR: SO 112 228.
Route: M5 to 2nd Severn Crossing. M4 to Jnc 24. Take A449 to Abergavenny. Left onto A40 signed Raglan/Abergavenny. Continue through Crickhowell. After passing B4560 on your right, take the next left small road (Station Road). At T-Jnc turn right onto B4558 and continue to the Hall on your right.
Grade: Moderate/Strenuous with a steep 150m incline to the top of Tor y Foel.   The most varied and rewarding walk in the Brecon Beacons, spectacular scenery. Picnic.  Please inform one of the leaders if coming.
SATURDAY
25th SEPTEMBER
Cheddar
Leader: Christine W.  Details to follow.
WEDNESDAY
29th SEPTEMBER
 8  Miles
Shipham – Longbottom – Blackdown – Rowberrow.       Satnav:  BS25 1SG.       ///yell.hazel.speak
Leader:
Shirley(01934 842359 / 07779 691272). 
Start:
10:30am Shipham Village Hall.   Please park in the section nearest the entrance.    GR: ST 444 579
Route: Your choice of many options.
Grade: Moderate Mendip undulations. 
THURSDAY
30th SEPTEMBER
Approx 5 miles
SHORT WALK
Uphill toward Brean and back.           Satnav : BS23 4TN                    ///salad.spoil.cycle
Leaders: Dennis & Gisèle. (01934 424 339//07985 318 275)
Start: 10:30am Uphill car park (opposite The Dolphin.  GR 316 584. 
Grade: Easy.   Almost all level with one easy hill and an optional second.   Over half on shared cycle track.
SATURDAY
2nd OCTOBER

9.5 Miles
Aldwick, north side of Blagdon Lake, Blagdon Woods.   Satnav:  BS40 7AD         ///leaky.steer.epidemics   
Leaders: 
Sylvia W (07770 266546), Kay (07432 552228)
Start: 10.00 am Burrington Village Square. GR: ST 479 593.
Route: Weston, thru’ Banwell, to Churchill traffic lights. Continue on A368. Ignoring the right turn to Burrington Combe (B3134), take the next right turn into Fry’s Lane.
Grade: Moderate, lovely views. Picnic. 
WEDNESDAY
6th OCTOBER

7.5 - 8 miles
Washford – Withycombe – Blue Anchor.                         Satnav: TA23 0NZ           ///movies.forge.kingpin
Leader:
Pat M-H. (01278 792419/07902 210705). 
Start: 10:30am Washford Memorial Hall (50p CP charge) GR: ST 050 412.
Route: A39 from Bridgwater to Washford. On entering village after 30mph sign, road bends sharply to left. Turn right here into Huish Lane. Hall signed and on left as you pass Ashcroft. 
Grade: Moderate/Easy one short up at the end. Picnic. No dogs please.
SATURDAY
9th OCTOBER
7 miles
Priston, Pendown Hill and Stanton Prior.   Satnav: BA2 9EF    ///plot.trace.incurring
Leader: Dale Thomas. (07958 360584 / 01934 352828) Start: 10:30 Priston Villlage Hall CP. GR: ST 693 605.
Route: Take the A368 from Banwell to Marksbury soon after you enter the village take turning right signed to Priston. Ring O’ Bells Pub is next to the village hall car park.  Grade: Easy, ’mud in places. This is Dale’s first walk as leader please support him. 
More details to follow.
WEDNESDAY
13th OCTOBER
7.5 miles
Staple Plain, Kilve.                                                      Satnav: TA4 4DQ !!           ///probably.polar.armrest
Leader:
Sylvia W (07770 266546).
Start: 10.30am Staple Plain CP. GR: 118 414.
Route:
Preferred route through Bridgwater to A39 Minehead Road. Continue to St Audries Bay. Take next left after the Windmill Inn, then first left (at mini crossroads) to the top car park.
Grade:
Moderate with Quantock views. Picnic. Thank you Mike T.
SATURDAY
16th OCTOBER 
Details to be announced later.
Leader:  Richard & Vivienne (01934 814314/0755 2031213). 
Start: 10:30am GR: ST xXX XXx
Route:
Grade:
WEDNESDAY
20th OCTOBER

8 miles
Langport – Aller – Wearne   With Skeletons              Satnav: TA10 9PG            ///jolt.intent.range
Leader:
Ken (01278 793453/07770721954)
Start: 10.30am Langport long stay car park (at back of short stay at Whatley shops) GR: ST 419 266.
Route: South to Bridgwater and out on A372 to Langport. In Langport turn right onto A378 North Street and the car park is on your left.
Grade: Easy but there is one long climb. Picnic
SATURDAY
23rd OCTOBER 
Bleadon Hill
Leader: Christine W.  Details to follow.
WEDNESDAY
27th OCTOBER

7.5  Miles
Cothelstone Hill, Yarford , Cushuish.                         Satnav: TA5 1AU               /// think.sushi.skylights
Leader:
John H (07799 307171). 
Start: 10:30am Cothelstone Hill Car Park. GR: ST 200 328.
Route:  M5 Jcn 23 then A38 left to Bridgwater. Turn right into Wylds Rd, over traffic lights , right at next traffic lights, thro’ 3 more sets of t/lights and thro’ Durleigh. Turn left onto Enmore Rd for apprx 5 miles, at Pynes Café keep straight on, CP on left in under half a mile.
Grade:
Moderate (but it’s The Quantocks ),  final climb up through Paradise to the car park. Picnic.
SATURDAY
30th OCTOBER
No Walk Offered

 See dates available to lead a walk in the table below. 


LEADERS! 

Please forward details for the next programme , if not already submitted.  Table below lists dates booked.

If you see any text which has a line through (strikethrough) it is unintentional.  

Table updated 26th August 2021.  Please submit full details by 20th OCTOBER 2021.


DAYDATELEADER
Wed3rd NovKen          
Sat6th Nov
Wed10th Nov
Sat13th Nov
Wed17th Nov
Sat20th Nov
Wed24th Nov
Sat27th Nov
Wed1st Dec
Sat4th Dec
Wed8th Dec
Sat11th Dec
Wed15th Dec
Sat18th Dec
Wed22nd Dec
Wed29th Dec




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Let John Hartland, walks organiser know. Where will your walk be, how far and when do you want to lead. Please include your email address.
Call him H 01934 633139 M 07799 307171 or email below

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