What's coming up in the next few months - walks and events
Walks Calendar - JULY/AUG 2022
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. Please see the table at the end of the Walk Calendar for dates available on the next programme. /// Will identify a 3 metre x 3 metre square anywhere on the globe. what3words.com
|ALTERNATE WALKS FOR WEDNESDAYS WILL NO LONGER BE SHOWN ON THE WALKS PROGRAMME BUT WILL BE AVAILABLE ON REQUEST IF FOR EXAMPLE A WALK THAT IS SHOWN CONTAINS A LOT OF TRAVEL DISTANCE AND SOME PEOPLE WOULD PREFER TO PUT A WALK ONTO THE WALKS PROGRAMME NEARER TO HOME PLEASE CONTACT WALKS ORGANISER FOR INCLUSION ON WALKS PROGRAMME.|
|4 TO 5 MILES-SHORT WALK 6 TO 9 MILES-MEDIUM WALK 10+MILES-LONG WALK|
|WILL ALL MEMBERS TRY TO BRING A FIRST AID KIT PLEASE|
|WALK PROGRAMME UPDATED AND AMENDED SUN 14TH AUGUST AT 09.08AM|
|WED 17TH AUG 7.5 MILES MEDIUM||Felton and Winford Leader Barbara TEL (01934 624138) MOB 07934 197780) START TIME 10.30 at Felton Church Post Code BS40 9YL. GR 514 657. Route: A38 towards Bristol, pass Bristol Airport and turn right into West Lane, turn quickly right and park on the common to the right of the church. Grade: moderate. Mostly fields, tracks and green lanes. Picnic lunch. |
|SAT 20TH AUG 7 MILES MEDIUM||PORTBURY and FAILAND HILL leader ALLAN C Tel (07395528751) START TIME 10.30 AM GR ST498754 Post code BS207TN WTW Threading-episode-cherry. Getting there take M5 from Weston to Portishead junction go around roundabout and take Pill road A369 at first set of traffic lights take filter lane and turn right this is the Portbury road follow road into Portbury and park just past the Priory pub. Close to the city of Bristol,with easy access from the M5this delightful walkascends into Priors Wood Nature Reserve, with views across the Severn Estuary and Forest of Dean and then opens on to peaceful downs it continues deep into the race horse training area of Lower Failand crossing fields and farmland, with views over Portishead towards Wales.|
|WED 24TH AUG 5 MILES SHORT||WESTON WALKING GROUP AMERICAN LUNCH @ 8 Southridge Heights BS24 9JH (01934 814314/0755 203 1213) MEET: 10am for a morning walk around Uphill with a coffee stop. PARK: Purn Lane. GRADE: Easy/Moderate. NON-WALKING members are welcome to join the group 12.30/1pm. Please contribute to the American Lunch, bring a bottle and something to sit on. Any queries ring Richard or Vivienne as above. 5 MILES SHORT|
|SAT 27TH AUG 7 MILES MEDIUM||WRINGTON WARREN and the WINDMILL Leader Allan C Tel (07395528751) START TIME 10.30 AM Sat nav BS494HS WTW Romance-Flop-Narrowest GR44870 Parking meet at Hangstones car park off Stowey road Yatton. Directions take A370 to Congresbury at second set of traffic lights take Yatton road B3133 carry on along this road over a mini roundabout and as you approach the CO-OP in Yatton look out for Well lane on the right go to the end of this short road and turn right onto Stowey road as you continue along this road look out for the Pavillion on the left car park is beside this.This walk crosses the Avon wildlife trust reserve from where there are good views.The windmill was built where Yatton parish (which included Cleeve) met Wrington parish. (coffee stop lunch stop) There are some climbs on the walk nothing too strenuous and there is the likely hood of some muddy spots on parts of the walk|
|SAT 27TH AUG APPROX 3/4 MILES SHORT||THIS IS A FAMILY WALK--LENGTH OF WALK IS APPROXIMATELY THREE TO 4 MILES--SHORT WALK Leader CHRISTINE WISE Start time 10.30 AM Beginning from Uphill boat yard a level walk from the boatyard towards Brean and returning to boatyard this is an easy walk and everyone is welcome to come along,including children,parents,aunts.uncles,friends,wheelchair users and assistance dogs are also welcome.|
|WED 31ST AUG 8.5mls MEDIUM|| STOGUMBER STATION –CROWCOMBE HEATHFIELD–BISHOPS LYDEARD. WTW STYLIST-DWELLED-PILLOW POST CODE TA4 3RU GR: ST164288 Leaders: Richard,Vivienne, and KEN (01934814314/07552031213) Meet: 10 AM Bishop’s
Lydeard Station to catch 10.15 train to Stogumber station. Train fare £9.50 Tickets available at the platform booking office or on the train both can be paid for by cash or card free parking. Route: To Bridgwater A39 past Morrisons and Left at traffic
lights (West St.) Left again at fingerpost signs to Enmore & Bishop’s Lydeard. Stay on this
road all the way to Bishop’s Lydeard. The Railway car park is straight on over the
roundabout and then left, (signposted). (If the road is diverted follow arrows and then go
right on the main road to roundabout where you will go left). Grade: Moderate. Quite a bit
of quiet lane walking but also fields and tracks. Good views. Coffee stop; Picnic lunch|
|WALKS CALENDAR SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2022|
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|WED 7TH SEPT 8.5 MILES MEDIUM||PENALLT, MONMOUTHSHIRE. LEADER: KEN (01278 793453/07770721954) WTW STUFFING-MICRO-RUFFLE. POST CODE NP25 4AH MEET: 10.30 am Pelham Village Hall (Free parking). Route: M5 to Jnc15 to M4 take 1 st exit to M48 at jnc 2 A466 to Chepstow. Follow A466 at 2 nd roundabout turn Left B4293 Itton Road. Follow B4293 for 11miles through Trelleck and turn Right to Penallt. Follow this road turning left and right for 1.5 miles then turn left to village Hall. Village hall is immediately on your left. Grade: Moderate to hard (but NOT hard). One of the best walks I’ve done! It starts on top of the plateau and descends to riverside paths returning via climbs up byways and lanes to a medieval church on the side of the famous gorge. Manicured grounds, sequoia redwood trees, ancient woodland, former railway track, old iron viaduct, amazing views, this has everything. Picnic, Lunch (43 miles from W-s-M 55 minutes)|
|SUN 11TH SEPT||LYNTON+LYNMOUTH OUTING AND WALK all details to follow,walk leader David Nelson.Contact Colin Burbidge for booking The coach fare will be £25 per person payable in advance because the coach is only a sixteen seater booking will be on a first come first booked basis.|
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|WED 21ST SEPT 8.5 MILES MEDIUM||A WALK AROUND WIMBLEBALL LAKE, EXMOOR NATIONAL PARK. Satnav: TA22 9NY WTW kebabs-habit-overdone. Leaders: Ken & John (01278 793453/07770721954) Meet: 10.30am Bessom Bridge CP Rugg’s Hill. GR: SS 974 318 Route: To Bridgwater A39 past Morrisons and Left at traffic lights (West St.) Left again at fingerpost signs to Enmore & Bishop’s Lydeard. Stay on this road all the way to Bishop’s Lydeard. At Roundabout turn right onto A358 then left after ¾ mile onto A3224 to Ralegh’s Cross, here bear left onto B3190 towards Bampton, after 1.9 miles turn right signed Wimbleball Lake. Take the 2nd turn on left signed Upton & Holworthy Farm, then after 100yds turn right into free Car park. Grade: Undulating path in woods and open country. Moderate, picnic. ( 44 miles from Weston about 1½ Hrs)|
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Stratton-on-the-Fosse Village Hall, Radstock BA3 4QQ. Grid Reference ST659 511
The annual Walking Festival will be based in the Somerset village of Stratton-on- the-Fosse, which straddles the Fosse Way, an ancient Roman Road which linked the cities of Lincoln and Exeter.
There will be three morning walks, approximately 5/7/10 miles in length starting at 10.30am.
The afternoon family walk of 3/4 miles starts at 1.30 pm.
Walks include at least one stop for food/drink. All walkers are welcome!
Full details www.mendipramblers.com
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|AMENDED SUN 14TH AUG||AT 09.09 AM|
LEADER OF WALK
|LOCATION OF WALK|
|WED||17TH AUG 7.5 MILES MED||BARBARA HOLBROW||FELTON and WINFORD |
|SAT||20TH AUG 6 MILES MED||ALLAN COUNSELL||PORTBURY+FAILAND HILL|
|WED||24TH AUG 6/7 MILES MED||RICHARD+VIVIENNE||HUTTON+BLEADON|
|SAT||27TH AUG 3/4 MILES SHORT||CHRISTINE WISE||FAMILY WALK FROM UPHILL BOATYARD|
|SAT||27TH AUG 7 MILES MED||ALLAN COUNSELL||CLAVERHAM+WRINGTON WARREN+WINDMILL |
|WED||31ST AUG 8.5 MILES MED||KEN+RICHARD||STOGUMBER-CROWCOMBE HEATHFIELD-BISHOPS LYDEARD.|
|DAY||DATE MILEAGE||LEADER OF WALK||LOCATION OF WALK|
|WED||7TH SEPT 8.5 MILES MED||KEN COOPER||PENALT MONMOUTHSHIRE|
|SUN||11TH SEPTEMBER||DAVID NELSON||LYNTON+LYNMOUTH GROUP OUTING+WALK|
|WED||21ST SEPT 8.5 MILES MED||KEN and JOHN||WIMBLEBALL LAKE EXMOOR NATIONAL PARK|
Let Allan Counsell, walks organiser know. Where will your walk be, how far and when do you want to lead.
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