WALKS

December 2019

Thursday 5th – North from Wells

Meet at 1.30pm outside Wells Cathedral west door (BA5 2UG).  A 4.5 mile hilly walk past Walcombe and Milton Hill.        
Moderate 

Contact: Peter 01761 221995                                       ST 550 458

 

Sat 7th – Chew Lake to Blagdon Lake Circular

Meet at 1.30 pm in the Heron's Green lay-by on the west side of Chew Valley Lake on the B3114 (BS40 8XD).  A walk of about 5 miles with a small hill & all on quiet lanes.   

Easy

Contact: Clive 01275 848052                                        ST 554 593


 Sat 14th – Axbridge, Cheddar Reservoir & Lunch ( New walk added not in printed programme)
Meet at 11.00am 
in the car park behind the Woodborough Inn, Winscombe (BS25 1HD).
A flat 7 mile walk along the Strawberry Line to Axbridge , a walk around Cheddar reservoir returning to The Lamb Inn for lunch at about 1.00pm. Pub serves good food and an idea of numbers would help so that table could be booked so please confirm names for lunch by booking before 7th Dec.  

Easy
Contact: Jim 07794 408778  ST 421 576


 
Sat 21st – No walk planned.


 
Sat 28th – Cheddar Gorge

Meet at 10.30am by the Gardeners Arms, Silver St (BS27 3LE). A 4 mile walk followed by lunch at the Gardeners Arms.         

Hard

Contact: Gill 01934 742508                                           ST 458 539

January 2020

Sat 4th – No walk planned.

 

Sat 11th – From Wookey over Yarley Hill

Meet at 1.30pm on Castle Lane, Worth (BA5 1NL). A 4 mile walk of lanes & hills with views over the Levels.        

Moderate

Contact: Terry or Gill 01749 679128                             ST 513 453

 

Sat 18th – Cadbury Hill and Kings Wood

Meet at 1.30pm in from the car park off Gooseham Mead, Congresbury (BS49 5BX).  A 5 mile walk taking in a Hill Fort and woodland with some climbing                                                                             

Moderate

Contact: Richard 01275 852786.                                 ST 438 639

 

Sat 25th – Around Cranmore
(Post Coded amended)

Meet at 1:00pm at Cranmore Railway Station (BA4 4QP). A 5 mile walk passing Cranmore Tower, the highest point on the Mendip Way.  Moderate

Contact: Shirley & Phil 07733 539018 / 07866 869241 ST 663 430

 

February 2020

Sat 1st – Walk around Winford

Meet at 1.30pm at Winford Church (BS40 8AY).

Please park carefully in Church Road & Chapel Lane.  A 4 to 5 mile walk with extensive rural views.                    

Moderate

Contact: Richard & Denise 01275 472797                     ST 543 650


Sat 8th – Avon Wildlife Trust at Folly Farm

Meet at 1:30 pm in the main car park, Stowey (BS39 4DW).  A walk of 5.5 miles.                                                            

Moderate
Contact: Tim 01761 452017                                           ST 606 604


 Sat 15thColeford to Edford wood

Meet 1.30pm by the King's Head, The Green, Coleford (BA3 5LU). A 5 mile walk along the route of the Dorset and Somerset canal.

Bridges, an aqueduct and maybe snowdrops.                        
Easy

Contact: Gill 01934 742508                                           ST 688 486

 

Sunday 23rd – Timsbury

Meet at 1.30pm in Conygre Hall car park North Road (BA2 OJQ).

A 4.5 walk to Priston, “not fast" and no major hills.           

Moderate

Contact: Beryl 07800 630004 or 01761 412045           ST 668 589

 

Sat 29th – Around Wrington

Meet at 1.30 pm by the Golden Lion, Broad Street (BS40 5LA).

A 4 to 5 mile walk with some hills and views. Some parking in Broad St. (look out for restrictions!) or park nearby.          

Moderate

Contact: John 01934 842868                                         ST 469 629

March 2020

Sat 7th – Coastal Walk east of Clevedon

Meet at 1.30pm at The Avenue, Clevedon (opposite the golf course) parking on the road. A walk of about 4.5 miles over the golf course and Walton Common, & back via the coast path. Views of South Wales.   

Easy

Contact: Clive 01275 848052                                         ST 413 727

 

Wednesday 11th – Around Cranmore

Meet at 1.30pm at Cranmore Railway Station (BA4 4QH).  A 5 mile walk up to and past Cranmore Tower.                 

Moderate

Contact: Peter 01761 221995                                       ST 667 430

 

Sunday 15th – Around Winscombe

Meet at 1.30pm in the CP behind Woodborough Inn (BS25 1HD). A 4 to 5 mile walk with fine views and hopefully some wildflowers.     Moderate                                    

Contact: Mary 01934 843789                                       ST 421 576


Sat 21st – Sand Point

Meet at 1.30pm in the Sand Point National Trust car park, Beach Road, Kewstoke, Weston-super-Mare (BS22 9UD). A 4 mile coastal walk around Sand Point and Middle Hope with fabulous views across the Bristol Channel on a clear day. Steep and slippery in some places so bring poles if needed.   

Hard

Contact: Pauline 01934 820745                                   ST 330 659

  

Sat 28th – Another Wellow Wander

Meet at 1.15pm in the car park, Station Road, Wellow (BA2 8QB). A 6 mile walk towards Hinton Charterhouse.                    

Moderate

Contact: Martin 01249 720809                                       ST 738 581


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