What's coming up in the next few months - walks and events
Walks Calendar - February - March 2020.
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.
Please note there are different starting times on some walks.
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|DATE & DISTANCE||This Page Last Updated: Thursday - 27th February 2020, 2: 00 pm.|
|Wednesday 19th FEBRUARY 7.5 Miles||Stogursey – Fiddington /// tint.sprinkle.ankle Sat Nav: TA5 1BG|
Leader: Briggitte (01278 685089/07544 574457) Meet: 10.30 am near Stogursey Church. GR: ST 205 430.
Route: A39 from Bridgwater towards Cannington, take Cannington bypass, then take Hinkley Point road bypassing Cannington village. Turn left to Stogursey after passing Equestrian centre turning on left. On entering Stogursey take first right turn and park at roadside (Paddons Farm). Grade: Moderate. Picnic.
|Cadbury Castle – Corton Denham – Whitcombe. /// broker.option.bins Sat Nav BA22 7EX|
Leader Ken (01278 793453/07770721954) Meet 10.30 am Cadbury Castle car park GR: 632 252.
Route: Make your way to Shepton Mallet, and onto Castle Cary (A371). Take the A359 (signed Yeovil) and follow signs into South Cadbury. The car park is on the left hand side just past the Camelot Inn.
Grade: Moderate but with three climbs. Spectacular views. Picnic. 40 miles from W-s-M. Please let me know if you are coming.
|Wednesday 26th FEBRUARY 7.5 - 8 miles||Snowdrops at Fyne Court & the Quantocks. /// twice.part.cans Sat Nav TA5 2EQ
Leader: Pat M-H (01278 792419 / 07902 210705).
Meet: 10:30am Fyne Court CP (free to NT members or £3 all day). GR: ST 223 320.
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 on Enmore Rd for apprx 5 miles, then left (after Travellers Rest pub) following signs for Fyne Court.
Grade: Moderate with some Quantock ups and downs. Hopefully lots of snowdrops!! Picnic.
|Stockhill Wood – Chewton Mendip /// plums.writings.universally Sat Nav: BA5 3AS
You are invited to join Allan R (078 339 21 334) on a rece
Meet: 10.30 am in car park at Stockhill Wood GR: ST 549 514.
Route: Usual route to Churchill, take A368 towards Rickford. After 2 mile turn right (SP Burrington) onto B3134. Continue for 6.7 miles and keep straight at junction with B3135. CP on left after half a mile.
Grade: Lanes, hills and fields. Moderate, picnic. ** Ring me if coming **
|Mells - Whatley Bottom - Murder Combe - Great Elm (Home of ‘little’ Jack Horner) Satnav BA11 3PN.
Leader Ken (01278 793453/07770721954) Meet: 10.30am Mells Village CP by recreation ground. GR: ST 724 492.
Route: Burrington Combe to Green Ore and A39. Straight on to B3135 to A37. Turn RT on A37 then immediately LT to Oakhill, Stoke St Michael and Leigh on Mendip. Turn RT down Knapp Hill then 1st LT to Mells. With the Talbot Inn on your RHS drive past the bus shelter and the car park is on your LHS up Longfield Road.
Grade: Moderate. May be muddy so poles recommended. Picnic
5 - 6 Miles Early start
|A Morning walk up to Callow Drove and Kings Wood. ///pasta.hunter.grief Satnav: BS27 3DR
Leader: Penny W (01934631145) Meet: 10 am Sharpham Fields Car Park GR: ST447 535 by rugby ground.
Route: A 371 to Cheddar, right on B3151 to Wedmore and immediately right at bridge over Strawberry Line.
Grade: steep first half then easy walking. Return by lunch time.
|Watchet - Washford – Williton ///darts.fault.regret Satnav: TA23 0DE|
Leader:Pat M-H (01278 792419 / 07902 210705). Meet: 10:30am Helwell Bay free CP. GR: ST 076 433
Route: From Bridgwater, A39 in Minehead direction. Once past the Windmill Inn in St Audries turn right after Murco garage, signed Doniford. Continue into Watchet residential area, turn right after Kingsland & just before a left hand bend onto lane (not easy to see), over narrow bridge to CP at end on left.
Grade: moderate /easy with some modest ups and downs. Picnic.
|Details to follow|
Leader: Phillip C (07890724323/01934708840). Meet: 10:30am GR: ST xXX XXx Route: Grade:
|Cothelstone – Fyne Court – Wind Down – Broomfield Hill. /// think.sushi.skylights
Leader: John H (01934 633139 / 07799307171). Meet: 10:30am Cothelstone CP. 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 / Hard (it’s The Quantocks ). Muddy, slippery, long steep ups and downs. Picnic.
|No Walk Offered|
|Loxton – Christon – Barton /// fish.pets.agency Sat Nav: BS26 2XQ
Leader Allan R (0783 392 1334 ). Meet: 10.30 am Loxton. Grid Ref: ST 373 556
Route: From Weston take A370 to Bleadon then turn left, SP Bleadon & Loxton. Follow SP to Loxton (about 3 m). In village at T-junc turn left for roadside parking and meet at junction.
Grade: Fields, lanes, hills, can be muddy. Moderate, picnic.
The table below lists dates available, those booked are shown with the leaders name.
TABLE LAST UPDATED 25th FEBRUARY
|Wed||4th March||Ken Cooper||/// motivate.unites.growth Mells|
|Sat||7th March||Penny W||/// pasta.hunter.grief Callow Drove|
|Wed||11th March||Pat M-H||/// darts.fault.regret Watchet|
|Sat||14th March||Phillip C|
|Wed||18th March||John H||/// think.sushi.skylights Cothelstone|
|Wed||25th March||Allan R||/// fish.pets.agency Loxton|
|Sat||28th March||/// |
|Wed||1st April||Sylvia W||/// jokes.slice.lampost West Bagborough|
|Sun||5th April||Spring Coach Outing|
|Wed||8th April||Allan R||/// fixed.cadet.charge West Harptree|
|Sat||11th April. Easter Weekend||///|
|Wed||15th April||Shirley K||/// blush.people.send Use your bus pass walk.|
|Sat||18th April||/// |
|Wed||22nd April||Sylvia W||/// probably.polar.armrest Staple Plain / Kilve|
|Sat||25th April||Richard & Vivienne||/// ounce.converter.hero Ramble on the Quantocks |
|Wed||29th April||Jennie & Ian||/// sides.zoos.wager Selworthy|
|Wed||6th May||Ken C||/// rumbles.cape.verb Shoscombe|
|11th - 15th May||Group Holiday Barnard Castle|
|Wed||20th May||Sylvia W||Tor y Foel Talybont on Usk|
|Wed||27th May||John H||/// brain.chins.available Churchstanton|
|Wed||3rd June||Pat M-H||Blue Anchor|
|Wed||24th June||Ken C||/// brain.chins.available Churchstanton|
|Wed||1st July||Sylvia W||Dunkery Beacon|
|Wed||8th July||Ken C||/// armed.timer.flats Symonds Yat|
|Sat||11th July||Sally & Sylvia|
|Wed||12th August||Pat M-H|
|Wed||2nd September||Ken C||/// alpha.fuel.blink Tarr Steps|
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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