Walking Group

Next walk Monday 17th July, Worton

Start: 9.30am

Distance: approx 5 miles

Lunch: The Longs Arms, Steeple Ashton. No pre-orders needed, just numbers, please contact walk leaders John Tucker 871601 or Paul Lenaerts 870186 by 10th July

Meet: the turning leading to the church (Church Lane) either near Worton village hall (black & white building near the school) or further down the lane in the church car park (we have permission thanks to Jill Duckworth. Parking may be limited so please try and car share.

A figure-of-eight walk starting from Christ Church, taking in Worton Mill, The Mill Race, Mill Farm Trout Lakes and some alpacas. Terrain mostly flat with one short incline and 9 stiles.

August Walk: Wednesday 16th August

Start: 9.30am

Distance: approx 4 miles with one climb and pretty scenery. Walk leader Pete Gardner

Meet and Lunch: The Inn at Freshford. Contact Geoff West 870425

A walk round to Iford, up over to Westwood and dropping down to Avoncliffe, then back along the river Avon to Freshford.

Hanham Walk: Saturday 19th August

Start: 10am

Distance: approx 6.5 miles with one climb 

Meet and Lunch: The Chequers Inn, Hanham. Contact Geoff West 870425

On request, a repeat of the walk Geoff led in January - along the river Avon to Keynsham then the old railway line to Bitton where we'll stop for coffee, then onto the old Dramway to Willsbridge, over the hill to Hanham Priory and back down to the pub for lunch.

June walk from Heddington to Roundway Down

Well done and thank you to everyone who braved the blistering heat on the hottest June day recorded in over 40 years! It was lovely up on the Castle, and so many butterflies and wild flowers across Beacon Hill. Top marks also to Dan and Dave at The Ivy in Heddington, who could not have been nicer. 

History of Group  

Thanks to Ray Ward who set the group up almost 10 years ago, and to he and David Bodmin who have organised so many walks over the years. We continue to meet once a month for walks which are always followed by a fabulous pub lunch

All are welcome, walks vary and are usually between 4 - 7 miles, and we pace ourselves to suit the slowest walker, with time to enjoy the views. New members are always welcome! Full details are always published in the Village Magazine.

For more details contact Tony and Rachel Howe on 01380 870661 or email trh12uk@yahoo.co.uk
John Tucker has very kindly forwarded some photographs taken on previous walks. If you have others please forward them to Sarah Dow

Orchardleigh 2008 by John Tucker

Roundway 2009 by John Tucker

Wellow 2010 by John Tucker

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