WALKS

June 2019

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.   

           Moderate

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.          

  Moderate

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

July 2019

Sat 6th – Walk around Winford (Walk details amended)

Meet at 2.00pm at the Church, Church Rd (BS40 8AY)Please park carefully in Church Road & Church Lane. A 4 to 5 mile walk with extensive rural views.      

  Moderate

Contact: Richard & Denise 01275 472797                     ST 543 650


Wednesday 10th – Stockhill (Walk moved from Sunday 14th July)

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 13th – No walk today 
Sunday 14th July walk moved to Wednesday 10th

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.    

   Hard

Contact: Pauline 01934 820745                                  ST 421 571

 

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