Sat 17th –
Shepton Mallet Snowdrop Festival
Meet at 1.30pm in the Old Market Road car park (charge £1.90) (BA4 5DU). A walk of 4.5 miles to go along the snowdrop trail. Moderate
Contact: Gill 01934 742508 ST 617 436
Sat 24th – Chew Stoke
Meet at 1.30pm in the Herons Green lay-by on the west side of Chew Valley Lake on the B3114 (BS40 6NL).
A 4 mile walk passing a waterfall. Moderate
Contact Peter: 01761 221995 ST 554 592
Sat 3rd – Circular walk to Priddy
Meet at 1.30 pm in the N T Deer Leap car park, Ebbor (BA5 1EL). A 6 mile walk to Eastwater and Priddy, with the option of going through the gorge if dry. Moderate
Contact: Brian 01749 672457 ST 521 485
Sat 10th – Around Winscombe
Meet 1.30pm in car park behind Woodborough Inn (BS25 1HD). A 4.5 to 5 mile walk around Winscombe. Moderate Contact: Mary 01934 843789 ST 421 576
Sat 17th – Brean Down
Meet at 1.30pm in the National Trust car park just before Brean Down (TA8 2RS). A 4 mile walk along Brean Down and around the area. With some lovely views of Weston-super-Mare and Steep Holm. Moderate
Contact: Pauline 01934 820745 ST 296 585
Sat 24th – Around Camerton
Meet at 1.30pm in the car park at the Church of St Peter, off Camerton Hill, Camerton (BA2 0PU).
A walk of 4 to 5 miles with meadows, some hills, and industrial heritage. Moderate
Contact: Roger 01225 872777 ST 685 574
Sat 31st – Croscombe, Dinder and Wells
Meet at 2.00pm by the Village Hall, Fayre Way, Croscombe (BA5 3RA). Do not use the village hall car park.
A 6 mile walk to Wells via Dinder and then return using the Mendip Way. Some hills and great views. Moderate
Contact: John 01934 842868 ST 587 444
Sat 7th – Cadbury Hill Fort
Meet at 2.00pm in the small car park at the top of Henley Lane, Yatton (BS49 4JR). About 5 miles with some hills, woods, lanes and some good views from the hill fort. Moderate
Contact Ann: 01179 736497 ST 439 652
Sat 14th – The President’s Special Interest Walk - Burrington Ham and Black Down “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”
Meet at 2.00pm in the Aveline’s Hole car park: about 200 yds up Burrington Combe after the cattle grid (BS40 7AU).
A 4 mile walk to look at the story of the Common. Moderate
Contact: Les 07778 678985 ST 476 585
Sat 21st – Special Interest Walk Axbridge
Meet at 11.00am in the car park at Cheddar Reservoir, off Cheddar Road, Axbridge (BS26 2DL). A 4.5 mile walk up the Axbridge hillside, returning past Cheddar Woods to the reservoir to watch the birds (Bring a packed lunch).
At 2.15pm – A ‘Tour of The Square’ by John Page, Chair of Trustees, King John Hunting Lodge and a visit to the Museum.
(Free to National Trust members & £2.50 for others). The Lamb or The Almshouse Tea Shop off the Square afterwards for refreshments (optional). Moderate
Contact: Pauline 01934 820745 ST 439 542
Sat 28th – Norton Malreward
Meet at 2.00pm by the lane leading up to Holy Trinity Church. Park considerately in Church Road (BS39 4EX). A walk of about 5 miles, partly along the Two Rivers Way, with meadows, some hills & views over the Chew Valley. Moderate
Contact: Roger 01225 872777 ST 602 651
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