April 2019

Wednesday 17th – A Wellow Wander

Meet at 1.30pm at the Station Road car park Wellow (BA2 8QB).
A 5.5 mile walk via Combe Hay and Twinhoe with lovely views although steep in places and possibly muddy.  

Contact: Martin 01249 720809                                       ST 738 581

Meet at 10.30am near the Gardeners Arms, Silver St. , Cheddar BS27 3LE. A walk of 5 miles with some steep hills.


Contact: Gill 01934 742508    ST 458 539

Sat 20th – Please check on the website

Sat 27th – Around Compton Dando

Meet at 2.00pm at Compton Dando Village Hall (BS39 4JZ). A countryside ramble of about 5 miles via Woollard and Lords Wood.               Moderate

Contact: Roger 01225 872777                                       ST 647 647


May 2019

Sat 4th – A Complete Circumnavigation of Blagdon Lake

Meet at 2.00pm at Blagdon Lake dam’s north end (BS40 7UN). A 6 mile walk with good views.    


Contact: Richard 01275 852786                                    ST 504 602

Sat 11th – Westbury-sub-Mendip

Meet at 2.00pm in the Square (BA51HL). A 3.25 mile ridge walk.       


Contact: Terry 01749 679128                                       ST 501 488

Sat 18th – Around Blagdon Lake

Meet at 11.30am in the village car park, Station Road (BS40 7TA). A 6 mile walk with a little history and a few childhood memories.  Bring a picnic.              


Contact: Beryl 017614 12045 or 07800 630004           ST 500 591

Sat 25th – Please check on the website

June 2019

Sat 1st – Orchardleigh and Lullington

Meet at 2.00pm at Orchardleigh Golf Club, Nr Frome BA11 2PH. A 5 mile walk around the grounds of Orchardleigh to see jolly follies and a church on an island. Tea to follow at club house for £10 (must be booked).  


Contact: Gill 01934 742508                                           ST 780 514

Sat 8th – ‘Orchid Walk’ from Winscombe

Meet at 2.00pm in car park behind the Woodborough Inn (BS25 1HD). A 6 mile walk with some hills to see the orchids in Slader’s Leigh and other places.             


Contact: John 01934 842868                                       ST 421 576 

Sat 15th – Westbury Quarry Visit – See Events Page

Wednesday 19th – Velvet Bottom, Long Wood and Black Down

Meet at 2.00pm at Blackmoor Reserve car park, Charterhouse (BS40 7XR). A walk of 4.5 miles.                                                                     Easy

Contact: Clive 01275 848052                                         ST 505 557

Sat 22nd – Star, Nr Winscombe

Meet 2.00pm at Apple Acre, Star (BS25 1QF) - (off A38 by Star Inn). Parking at the house.                Members Only

A 4 to 4.5 mile walk with some hills and views.   


Contact: Mary 01934 843789                                         ST421 576

Sat 29th – Wedmore, Latcham & Mudgley

Meet at 2.00pm in the (free) car park on Cheddar Road, Wedmore (BS28 4ED).

A 5 mile walk over Mudgley Hill, with fine views & a visit to a cider farm.          


Contact: Brian 01749 672457 (07788 173711)             ST 438 482

July 2019

Sat 6th – Walk around Winford

Meet at 2.00pm at the Church, Castle Street (BS35 1HH). Please park carefully in Church Road & Church Lane. A 4 to 5 mile walk with extensive rural views.      


Contact: Richard & Denise 01275 472797                     ST 543 650

Sat 13th – No walk today

Sunday 14th – Stockhill

Meet at 2.00pm in the Stockhill Plantation car park on the Old Bristol Road above Wells (BA5 3AR). A 5 mile walk with no real climbs.    Moderate

Contact: Peter 01761 221995                                       ST 548 513

Sat 20th – Hutton 

Meet at 2.00pm by The Old Inn having parked opposite in Orchard Road (BS24 9RX). A walk of about 4.5 miles with some small hills.               Moderate

Contact: Rose 07796 910123                                       ST 349 587


Friday 26th – A Special Interest Guided Walk in Stockhill Woods & The Mineries to See/Hear Night Jars

From 8.30pm (until possibly 10.30pm). Meet in the Stockhill Wood car park off the B3135 (BA5 3AS). This evening walk will be led by our local naturalist Chris Sperring to hear and hopefully see these elusive birds that nest on the Mendips in Summer.

Be prepared to walk through the woods and the Mineries. Insect repellent and suitable clothing/footwear essential – nothing squeaky or rustling, and no dogs please.

The cost is £4 and numbers are limited so please book online using the RESERVE BUTTON  (to be added shortly)

Please leave a contact number in case of bad weather.

Contact: Judy 01749 672196 (or mobile on the day only 07443 639048)     ST 554 514

Sat 27th – Oakridge and Wavering Down

Meet at 2.00pm Winscombe Recreation Ground, The Vinery, Winscombe (BS25 1AZ). A 4.5 mile walk with some steep climbs but worth it for some fabulous views.    


Contact: Pauline 01934 820745                                  ST 421 571


Copyright 2019 The Mendip Society