WALKS

August 2019

Sat 17th – Chewton Mendip

Meet at 2.00pm in the Church car park, Church Lane BA34LL.

A 6 mile walk through woods and the top of the Mendips with a stop half-way round for a break.                                       Moderate

Contact: Beryl 01761 412045 or 07800 630004           ST 597 531 

Sat 24th to Mon 26th – Mendip Ramblers Bank Holiday Walking Festival

Starting at 10.00am each day there will be 3 walks of 3 to 11 miles and starting at 1.30pm 1 short walk of 3 to 4 miles.

All walks will start from the Shepton Mallet Leisure Centre, Charlton Road, Shepton Mallett BA4 5PG ST 624 434

For detailed information please go to: www.mendipramblers.co.uk

Tea and cake will be available after each walk, and please don’t forget to make a donation.

Any queries contact Kevin on 01749 672996

Sat 31st – East Quantockhead

Meet at 11.00am in the field by the pond, Frog Street (TA5 1EJ). A 3 mile cliff-top walk with a coffin squint and a unicorn.

Optional lunch to follow at The Hood Arms, Kilve TA5 1EA. Book with Terry before August 30th.                                         Easy

Contact:Terry 01749679128/ t.gifford2@bathspa.ac.uk ST 137435

September 2019

Sat 7th – Ubley, Blagdon, and Rickford for Lunch

Meet at 11.00am in the Ubley Sawmills car park (BS40 6PE).  A 6 mile walk with a steep climb to start, then fairly flat with views over Blagdon Lake This walk includes a lunch stop at the Plume of Feathers in Rickford. Expect to be back about 4.00pm.           Hard

Contact: Martin 01761 462528                                       ST 529 579

 

Sunday 15th – Chilcompton and Holcombe

Meet at 2.00pm in the lay-by on the B3139 east of Chilcompton and near Norton Green Nursery (BA3 4RR). A 4 mile walk past Holcombe church.                               Moderate

Contact: Peter 01761 221995                                       ST 658 520

 

Sat 21st – Hinton Blewett

Meet at 1:30 pm in the Village Hall car park (BS39 5AY). A 5.5 mile walk Inc. the Hollow Marsh Nature Reserve.   

                                                             Moderate

Contact: Tim 01761 452017                                           ST 596 558

 

Sat 28th – East of Nailsea Circuit

Meet at 2.00pm in Nailsea & Backwell Railway Station car park, charges apply, (BS48 1TJ). A 5 mile walk through mixed farmland with streams and views.                                                                                 Moderate

Contact: Richard 01275 852786                                  ST 478 692

 

October 2019

Sat 5th – Shepton Mallet to Ham Wood and Bowlish

Meet at 2.00pm in the Commercial Road car park, off Old Market Road, (BA4 5DX).  A 5 mile walk climbing to Windsor Hill, the Somerset and Dorset Railway tunnel, Ham Woods & Bowlish.         Moderate

Contact: Gill 01934 742508                                    ST 617 436

 

Sat 12th – Winscombe and Barton

Meet at 1:30pm in the car park behind the Woodborough Inn, (BS25 1HD). A 6.5 mile walk with two short climbs, one steep, and 5 stiles of which 2 are stone.                                                            Moderate

Contact: Phil 07733 539018                                           ST 421 576

 

Sat 19th - Middle Hope

Meet at 2.00pm in the National Trust Sand Point car park, Beach Road, Sand Bay (BS22 9UD). Charges apply (NT Members free).

A 4 mile walk with brilliant views and an extinct volcano.         Hard

Contact: Richard & Denise 01275 472797                   ST 330 659

 

Sat 26th – Please check on the website

 

Wednesday 30th - Another Wellow Wander

Meet at 1.30pm in the Station Road car park Wellow (BA2 8QB). A 5.5 mile walk heading north towards Limpley Stoke and returning via the track of the old Somerset and Dorset Railway.                                                                             Moderate

Contact: Martin 01249 720809                                       ST 738 581

November 2019

Sat 2nd – Dolebury Warren and Woods

Meet at 1.30pm at Pear Tree Works, Bath Road, Upper Langford, (BS40 5DJ). A 4 mile walk limestone grassland, and wooded slopes.                                                                  Moderate

Contact: Gill 01934 742508                                         ST 463 597

 

Sat 9th – Uphill

Meet at 1.30pm The Dolphin, Uphill Way, Uphill, Weston-super-Mare (BS23 4TN).  A scenic walk of about 4.5 miles                                                                                             Moderate

Contact: Rose 07796 910123                                        ST 316 584

 

Wednesday 13th – Around Shipham

Meet at 1.30pm at Shipham Village Hall, New Road (BS25 1SG). A walk of about 4 miles with hills and fine views.  

                                                              Moderate

Contact: Mary 01934 843789                                         ST 444 579

 

Sat 16th – Around Bleadon

Meet at 1.30 pm at the Village Hall, Coronation Rd (BS24 0PG).  A 5 to 6 mile walk with steep hill at the start but rewarded with fabulous views.                                                                 Moderate

Contact: John 01934 842868                                         ST 340 569

 

Sat 23rd - Kilmersdon

Meet at 1.30pm in the village hall main road car park (BA3 5TD). A 4 mile walk past Jack and Jill hill to the chapel of Babington House.                                                                               Moderate

Contact: Terry 01749 679128                                        ST 735 458

 

Sat 30th – Clevedon

Meet at 1.30pm in Ladye Bay, Clevedon (BS21 7BU). A 5 mile walk along sea front at Clevedon to include Poet’s walk and the newly developed coastal path. Views of Sand Point and Weston Bay as well as South Wales.                               Moderate

Contact: Pauline 01934 820745                                     ST 409 730

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