WALKS

September 2018

Sat 29th – Hutton

Meet at 2.00pm at The Old Inn, Main Road, Hutton (BS24 9QQ). A walk of about 4.5 miles with some small hills.  

             Moderate

Contact: Rose 07796 910123                                       ST 349 587

October 2018

Sat 6th No walk yet. Walk may be added later. Info on this website.

 

Sat 13th – Penny Brohn UK Charity Walk

Come and ‘Stomp’ 6 miles along the Avon Gorge to the Penny Brohn National Centre in Pill. Costs £10 to enter; so visit www.pennybrohn.org.uk/stomp or call 01275 370073 for details, and to register.                                  

Contact: Sally 01749 672004


Sunday 14th - Around Radstock old industral area (Note-walk not in the Mendip Society programme)

Meet at 1 pm in the Radstock Museum Car Park. BA3 3EP.   The walk should finish around 4 pm. 
As part of the Mendip Rocks Festival, Richard Frost will be leading a walk around the industrial remains of the Somerset Coal field
around old mine sites, batches & railways.
About 4.5 miles on mostly firm paths.          Easy
Donations £3 p/p.
Contact Richard 01275 472 797                 ST 549 688 


Sat 20
th  
No walk yet. Walk may be added later. Info on this website.  

 

Sat 27th – East Harptree

Meet at 2.00pm in car park at East Harptree Woods on Smithams Hill (BS40 6DA). A 5 mile walk.                                                                    Moderate

Contact: Clive 01275 848052                                         ST 558 541

November 2018

Sat 3rd – Monkton Combe

Meet at 11.00am in the Canal and River Trust car park (free from November to March) at Brassknocker Basin (BA2 7JD).

A 4½ mile walk visiting the Dundas Aqueduct, then along the Kennet and Avon Canal to Limpley Stoke before climbing uphill and returning via Monkton Combe. 

                                  Moderate

Contact: Roger 01225 872777                                       ST 782 621

 

Sat 10th – Meare and the Fish House.

Meet at 1.00pm in the car park, Muddy Lane, Meare (BA6 9SL). A 4 mile walk around Meare past the Abbot’s Fish House and the most beautiful church door hinge in Somerset.  

Updated parking info:
The name Muddy Lane has been replaced by the sign 'Show House' and the lane is newly asphalted! The turn to the playing field car park, to the south of the main road through Meare, is beside a repair garage in the attached photo.
                      Easy

Contact: Terry 01749 679128                                       ST 455 415

 

Sat 17th – Cheddar Reservoir

Meet at 1.30pm in the car park at Cheddar Reservoir, off Cheddar Road, Axbridge (BS26 2DL).

A 4 to 5 mile walk with fine views and with some steep hills.

         Hard

Contact: Mary 01934 84378                                          ST 438 543

 

Sat 24th – Backwell Hill and Valley

Meet at 1.30pm at Backwell Church, Church Lane (BS48 3JJ). A 5.5 mile walk with good views, a limestone combe, woodland and a nature reserve.        
                                               
Moderate

Contact: Richard 01275 852786                                    ST493 683

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