Avon Area Ramblers

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Our Walks Programme - table view

This table shows all future walks for those groups in Avon Area that publish their walks on the main Ramblers website.

DateMeetStartTitleDistanceGradeContact
Wednesday, 25th April
.10am at Bristol Museum
ST580732 / BS8 1BF
[Exp155/ A-Z] Boots not required4mile / 6.4km
Leisurely
C
Leader
Gill D
0117 909 0912
Wednesday, 25th April
.10am at Penscot Inn, Shipham
ST443574 / BS25 1RA
[Exp 141] Pub lunch at end5mile / 8km
Moderate
B
Leader
Mary M
01275 392 643
07774 526 302
Wednesday, 25th April
.10am at Royal Oak Pub. Wotton Under Edge
ST755934 / GL12 7DQ
[Exp 167] Pub and cafes at end6.5mile / 10.5km
Moderate
B
Leader
Jan B
0117 329 1336
Wednesday, 25th April
.6:45pm at
ST629721 / BS15 3NY
Meet at the Conham Vale car park4mile / 6.4km
Leisurely
Leader
Bob Seddon
0117 9602723
Friday, 27th April
9:30am at Aldi, Bradley Stoke
ST612825 / BS32 9DS
10:15am at
ST842771 / SN14 7HU
Fields, country lanes, woodland and a beautiful Cotswold village.4mile / 6.4km
Leisurely
Leader
Jean
01454 419274
Sunday, 29th April
8:30am at Aztec West Business Centre
ST604827 / BS32 4TD
9am at
ST533941 / NP16 5ES
Views of Wye and Severn. Hilly walk across fields and along woodland paths, tracks and lanes.12mile / 19.3km
Moderate
Leader
Ken
01179 315108
07581 698944
Sunday, 29th April
.9am at
ST670735 / BS15 4NF
Meet Warmley Station car parkHillyA lovely walk from Painswick on part of the Cotswold Way and the Wysis way over to Laurie Lee's birthplace of Slad.We walk alongside streams, through fields, and lanes, passing by some lovely cotswold cottages.The 9 miles takes in 1,500 ft of ascent, and there are some steep climbs out of the valleys, but the views make it all worthwhile.To finish with optional tea & cake at the Rococco gardens.Joint with Bath Ramblers9mile / 14.5km
Strenuous
Leader
John Davis
0117 9090535
Sunday, 29th April
9am at Victoria Park Cafe
ST746651 / BA1 2NR
.Lovely Cotswold scenery, hilly9mile / 14.5km
Moderate
Leader
John
0117 9090535
07745 118226
Sunday, 29th April
9am at The Barn - free car park on Great Western Road
ST407708 / BS21 6HB
.Castle Combe and by the brook - 1 steep climb, could be muddyMeet leader at start10.5mile / 16.9km
Moderate
Leader
Gill
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01179 715041
Sunday, 29th April
9am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp 142]13mile / 20.9km
Moderate
B
Leader
Tony P
01275 394 188
07582 586 600
Sunday, 29th April
.9:30am at Meet in North Road, Leigh Woods. Don't meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST554730 / BS8 3PZ
[Exp 154] Linear walk from Leigh Woods to Portishead. Bus back9mile / 14.5km
Moderate
B
Leader
Kay B
07803 926 507
Sunday, 29th April
9:35am at South Road Car Park, Midsomer Norton
ST662541 / BA3 2JL
10am at Terry Hill Crossroads at the junction of the A362, A366 and B3139.Top end of entrance to Ammerdown EstateMap 142
ST715534 / BA3 5UG
Carol & Kirsteen lead this walk taking in lots of points of interest on the Ammerdown estate and surrounding area6mile / 9.7km
Moderate
Leader
Carol
01761 413413
Sunday, 29th April
10am at Pavilion Cafe, Royal Avenue, Victoria Park
ST746651 / BA1 2NR
10:20am at Beechwood Road, Combe Down
ST772619 / BA2 7HB
Some steps and a climb up through bluebell woods.5.5mile / 8.8km
Moderate
Leader
Caroline & Jon
01225 311287
07866 789051
Tuesday, 1st May
.6:45pm at Meet outside Sea Mills Railway Station
ST549758 / BS9 1FF
[Exp154]4mile / 6.4km
Moderate
B
Leader
Keith B
0117 949 7076
Wednesday, 2nd May
8:45am at Paulton, High Street Car Park opposite Red Lion pub
ST661573 / BS39 7PT
10:15am at View point and picnic area on Buckham Down. Wooden sign post on the road directs you to the parking area. Take care when driving down very bumpy track. Map 117
ST484033 / DT8 3SB
A varied walk on the rolling Dorset hills. Great views, lovely lunch stop at Winyards Gap and interesting features along the way.8.6mile / 13.8km
Moderate
Leader
Tessa (on the day: 07811008567)
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01761470453
Wednesday, 2nd May
.9am at Meet outside main entrance of Temple Meads station ready to walk
ST596724 / BS1 6QQ
[Exp 154] Bristol Temple Meads Station to Portishead. Return by bus16mile / 25.7km
Strenuous
A
Leader
Nigel A
0117 959 1701
Wednesday, 2nd May
.10am at Free parking and meet in Herriot's Bridge layby.
ST571581 / BS40 6HW
[Exp 141] Lunch: nearby New Manor Farm cafe5mile / 8km
Leisurely
C
Leader
Aubrey N
07885 680 393
Wednesday, 2nd May
.10am at Park in The Prince Of Waterloo BS40 8AR
ST539651 / BS40 8AR
[Exp 154]6.5mile / 10.5km
Moderate
B
Leader
Diane B
01275 332 270
07919 193 589
Wednesday, 2nd May
.6:45pm at
ST703726 / BS30 5QJ
Meet at Wick Village Hall car parkFrom the village hall we will walk alongside the River Boyd, where, if you are lucky then you might spot a kingfisher, until Beach Hill. Then walk on a slight incline to the outskirts of Upton Cheyney, up to Beach then back to Wick. Good views of surrounding countryside.4mile / 6.4km
Leisurely
Leader
John Harris
0117 9671186
Thursday, 3rd May
.10:30am at @ Bristol building Anchor Road
ST583726 / BS1 5TS
Around Bristol Harbour3.5mile / 5.6km
Easy
Leader
Mike
01275 375461
Thursday, 3rd May
.6pm at Meet on Clifton side of Suspension Bridge
ST565731 / BS8 4DU
[Exp154]7mile / 11.3km
Moderate
B
Leader
Wendy B
07970 811 668
Friday, 4th May
.9am at
ST529763 / BS11 9XB
So called because it was first led when there was an eclipse in 2015. An attractive linear 11 mile walk linking Shirehampton and Clifton Down, two stations on the Severn Beach line, taking in Shirehampton golf course, the Blaise estate, Henbury golf course, Westbury village and the Downs. Bring a packed lunch.11mile / 17.7km
Moderate
B
Leader
John W2
07834 945730
Saturday, 5th May
9am at The Barn free car park on Great Western Road, Clevedon
ST407708 / BS21 6HB
9:30am at Corner of Bell Barn Road & Shirehampton Road near The Mill House Pub
ST554766 / BS9 2DP
Sea Mills and the Sea walls taking in 3 nature reserves and Roman remains5mile / 8.1km
Moderate
Leader
Lesley
01934 877059
Saturday, 5th May
9:45am at Courts Car park Yate
ST712823 / BS37 4EN
10:45am at Village Hall Car park opposite St John's church.Take the A38 from Bristol at roundabout with A4135 turn left to Slimbridge and follow road into village. Car park is on left.
SO740035 / GL2 7BJ
Flat walk through countryside by river and along by the Gloucester and Sharpness canal.7mile / 11.3km
Easy
Leader
Jackie
01454777285
Saturday, 5th May
.10am at Water Tower, Durdham Downs
ST571749 / BS9 1FG
[Bristol A-Z] Linear Walk5mile / 8km
Moderate
B
Leader
Reg L
07910 460 056
Sunday, 6th May
8am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp OL9]16mile / 25.7km
Strenuous
A
Leader
Gordon S
01275 394 818
Sunday, 6th May
8:30am at The Barn – Free car park on Great Western Road, Clevedon
ST407709 / BS21 6NU
10:15am at Car Park pay and display
SS864478 / TA24 8PB
Porlock Weir, South West coast path, Culbone Church, Coleridge Way9.8mile / 15.8km
Moderate
Leader
Kathryn Purvis
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07867123760
Sunday, 6th May
8:30am at Aztec West Business Centre
ST604827 / BS32 4TD
9:30am at
ST124832 / CF15 7PE
Tracks, paths and lanes. Woodland and ridgeway with some steep sections. Panoramic views.12mile / 19.3km
Moderate
Leader
Kathy
07890 113179
Sunday, 6th May
.9am at
ST670735 / BS15 4NF
Meet Warmley Station car parkStarting at the National Trust car park in the chocolate box village of Lacock, this fine walk crosses fields, woodlands, parkland and streams, and takes in grand stately homes, quaint thatched cottages and a heronry, as well as views of the Lansdowne Monument and Cherhill White Horse. Some marshy areas and a couple of ascents, but nothing too strenuous. The walk will take us approx 51/2 hours.10mile / 16.1km
Strenuous
Leader
Julia King & Helen Noone
07788185434
0117 9075593
Sunday, 6th May
9:30am at Victoria Park Cafe
ST746651 / BA1 2NR
.Parkland, field paths, quiet roads.9mile / 14.5km
Moderate
Leader
Carole
01225 466047
07977 271514
Sunday, 6th May
10am at Victoria Park Cafe
ST746651 / BA1 2NR
10:40am at Stourhead NT carpark
ST780340 / BA12 6QF
Steady climb up to hill fort - views6mile / 9.7km
Moderate
Leader
Sandra
01761 479844
Tuesday, 8th May
.6:30pm at Meet at Temple Meads Railway Station
ST597724 / BS1 6QF
[Exp154]6mile / 9.7km
Moderate
B
Leader
Stephen D
0117 974 4531
07908 389 463
Wednesday, 9th May
.10am at Bird in Hand pub in Saltford.
ST688674 / BS31 3EW
[Exp 155]5mile / 8km
Moderate
B
Leader
Reg L
07910 460 056
Wednesday, 9th May
.10:15am at Failand Inn.X6 bus.
ST514719 / BS8 3TU
[Exp 154] Pub lunch5mile / 8km
Moderate
B
Leader
Laura & Steph
07974 778 026
0117 962 5148
Wednesday, 9th May
.6:45pm at
ST771737 / SN14 8JN
Park in layby on A4204mile / 6.4km
Leisurely
Leader
Roger Jones
0117 9328384
Thursday, 10th May
.6pm at Meet at Blaise Est. car-park, Kings Weston Rd
ST558786 / BS10 7QT
[Exp154]4.5mile / 7.2km
Moderate
B
Leader
Wendy B
07970 811 668
Friday, 11th May
9:30am at Aldi car park Bradley Stoke
ST612825 / BS32 9DA
.Woods, parkland, open fields and one steep incline. Some stiles. Optional pub/cafe stop.4mile / 6.4km
Leisurely
Leader
Helen
07815 463259
Sunday, 13th May
8am at Meet at Clifton Water Tower for lift sharing
ST566731 / BS8 4DU
.[Exp 151 & 166]14mile / 22.5km
Strenuous
A
Leader
Nigel A
0117 959 1701
Sunday, 13th May
8:30am at Aztec West Business Park - Blue ZoneSee our website for details - http://www.severnside-ramblers.org.uk/
ST604827 / BS32 4TD
.A walk that will take us over Cleeve hill via the Cotswold way returning via the Gloucester way. This walk should come in under 10 miles, it should have great views, and is over open hillside.NOTE: This walk is in place of the advertised walk over Sugar Loaf, Abergavenny.10mile / 16.1km
Moderate
Leader
Chris
01594 845423
Sunday, 13th May
8:30am at Magistrates Court Car Park, Yate
ST712823 / BS37 4EN
9am at Coming from the Bristol direction on the A420 look for a lay-by on the right before reaching Marshfield. Park in the lay-by.
ST778737 / SN14 8LL
A very scenic walk of some 11 miles with spectacular views over Bath. Whilst this walk is very enjoyable it is strenuous with a number of steepish hills.11.1mile / 17.9km
Strenuous
Leader
Stuart
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01454327856
Sunday, 13th May
9am at Aztec West Business Centre
ST604827 / BS32 4TD
10am at
SO277173 / NP7 7LA
A steady (upper end of moderate) climb over open hillside, via lane, wood and track. A deliberate shorter walk, offering, if you've never walked in the Brecon Beacons National Park before, superb scenery.NOTE: Due to a large Triathlon event that is being held in Abergavenny on Sunday May13th which is due to start/finish at the Leisure centre (where I had been given permission for us to park) I have decided that my Sugar Loaf walk is best postponed until a later date.8mile / 12.9km
Moderate
Leader
Chris
01594 845423
Sunday, 13th May
.9am at
ST670735 / BS15 4NF
Meet Warmley Station car parkJoint with Bath RamblersA walk in the Wiltshire countryside using footpaths and quiet lanes with extensive views of the surrounding downland9mile / 14.5km
Moderate
Leader
David & Jackie
01225424148
Sunday, 13th May
9am at The Barn – Free car park on Great Western Road, Clevedon
ST407709 / BS21 6NU
10:15am at
ST638320 / BA7 7EJ
Scenic walk linking Castle Cary & Bruton9mile / 14.5km
Moderate
Leader
Sue S
07866620920
01275 848075
Sunday, 13th May
9am at Midsomer Norton, South Road Car Park.
ST665541 / BA3 2EZ
10am at Car Park at Parchey Bridge.Exp Map 140
ST353378 / TA7 8RW
Norton Radstocks contribution to the Avon Area Themed walks programme. Walk the 1685 battlefield and Monmouth's last fateful march. An easy walk with history thrown in.9.5mile / 15.3km
Easy
Leader
David D.
01761436503
Sunday, 13th May
9am at Midsomer Norton - South Road carpark
ST665541 / BA3 2EZ
10am at Parchey Bridge car park
ST349377 / TA7 8RW
Battle of Sedgemoor - walk the 1685 battle field and Monmouth's last fateful march.9.5mile / 15.3km
Moderate
Leader
David D
01761 436503
Sunday, 13th May
9am at Meet at Clifton Water Tower for lift sharing
ST571749 / BS9 1FG
.Details will appear later on this website. Or ring leader nearer the date.12mile / 19.3km
Moderate
B
Leader
Derek B
07854 415422
Sunday, 13th May
9:30am at Victoria Park Cafe
ST746651 / BA1 2NR
.Downland views9mile / 14.5km
Moderate
Leader
Dave and Jackie
01225 424148
07787 552553
Sunday, 13th May
10am at Victoria Park Cafe
ST746651 / BA1 2NR
10:30am at Top of Holcombe Hill
ST675549 / BA3
Hilly fields, streams,woodland.6mile / 9.7km
Moderate
Leader
Michael
01373 834925
Tuesday, 15th May
.6:30pm at Meet at main entrance to Arnolfini, Narrow Quay
ST585724 / BS1 4HU
.4mile / 6.4km
Easy
C
Leader
Patsy H
07780 934 969
Wednesday, 16th May
8:20am at High Street Car Park, Paulton. Opposite Red Lion pub.
ST651566 / BS39 7NW
10:30am at West Bay, East Beach Car Park. There is a parking charge.
SY464903 / DT6 4EP
A circular walk along the cliff tops of the Dorset coast. Classic Jurassic Coast walk. Very hilly, so we will walk quite slowly. If you are NOT a car driver there is an option to stop one mile short of the end of the walk. Mileage given includes allowancce for the hills.8.5mile / 13.7km
Strenuous
Leader
Tessa (on the day: 07811008567)
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01761470453
Wednesday, 16th May
.10am at .Burrington Combe lower car park
ST476588 / BS40 7AT
[ Exp 141]6mile / 9.7km
Moderate
B
Leader
Chris & Jean
07734 331 671
07734 331 675
Wednesday, 16th May
.10am at Start National Trust car park on Winscombe Hill. It's off the A38 S of Sidcot,. Car share if possible.
ST421560 / BS25 1NW
[Exp 141/153] Picnic lunch6mile / 9.7km
Moderate
B
Leader
Pat and Val
0117 9736 128
07855 891 953
Wednesday, 16th May
.11:10am at Start and finish at Bath Spa station
ST804600 / BA15 2HB
Trains: Bristol Temple Meads 10.49 arr. Bath Spa 11.06or Weymouth 08.53 arr. 11.065/6 miles - Parks and Gardens of Bath in Spring.Meet Leader outside station.Return trains: to Bristol Temple Meads frequent service or Weymouth 15.06 or 17.06 WESSEX WANDERER RAILWAY WALKSNo need to book. Guided walks from stations on the Bristol to Weymouth Railway Line. Walks start at the arrival station indicated. For linear walks buy a ticket that is furthest from your departure station. Note that return tickets are much cheaper than two singles.Non-members are welcome to join the walks, but after a couple of walks will be encouraged to join the Ramblers.Please wear strong shoes/walking boots and bring waterproofs, drink and food.Dogs – Registered Assisted Dogs only allowed on the walks.For enquiries about the walks call the leader or the Programme Co-ordinator 0117 933 4998 or go to www.wessexrailwaywalks.org.ukOrganised and led by volunteers who are members of the Avon, Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire Areas of the Ramblers with support from the Heart of Wessex Rail Partnership and Great Western Railway6mile / 9.7km
Leisurely
Leader
Sylvia Popham
0117 979 3828
Wednesday, 16th May
.6:45pm at
ST647701 / BS15 3NU
Meet at the lower car park by the Lock and Weir Ferry Rd Hanham BS15 3NU.A pleasant mixture of river path and fields in a loop that takes in St Stephens Church.4mile / 6.4km
Leisurely
Leader
Helen Noone
0117 9075593
Thursday, 17th May
6:30pm at Aztec West Business Centre
ST604827 / BS32 4TD
6:45pm at
ST500752 / BS20 7TW
A varied landscape of fields and woods, ending with great views across the Severn and (maybe) a sunset. Optional pub after.4mile / 6.4km
Leisurely
Leader
Andy / Chris
01454 416321
Thursday, 17th May
.6:30pm at Meet at car park in Oldfield Place, Hotwells. Reached by turning right off Merchants Road into Oldfield Road. When coming along the harbourside from the City Centre, get into the right hand lane when approaching where the road turns left into Merchants Road.
ST569724 / BS8 4QR
[Exp154]6.5mile / 10.5km
Moderate
B
Leader
Tony P
01275 394 188
07582 586 600
Saturday, 19th May
9:45am at
ST712823 / BS37 4EN
10am at Limited parking try and car share
ST588910 / BS35 1NP
A reasonably flat walk along the estuary and through the countryside and the finest nature reserve in South Gloucestershire The coffee stop is either at a community café or at a lively church you can chose.7mile / 11.3km
Easy
Leader
Keith
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01454776199
07821129528
Saturday, 19th May
..[Exp 142]5mile / 8.1km
Moderate
Leader
Maureen J
07960 473 378
Sunday, 20th May
8am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp 155 & 156]15mile / 24.1km
Strenuous
A
Leader
David P
0117 986 7526
Sunday, 20th May
8:30am at Aztec West Buisness Centre
ST604827 / BS32 4TD
9:30am at
SU103700 / SN8 1RE
Route taking in Fyfield Down Nature Reserve and part of Marlborough Downs. Some steep climbs.15mile / 24.1km
Moderate
Leader
Ken
01179 315108
07581 698944
Sunday, 20th May
.9am at
ST670735 / BS15 4NF
Meet Warmley Station car park7mile / 11.3km
Moderate
Leader
Tim Hawkins
0117 9374405
Sunday, 20th May
9am at The Barn - free car park on Great Western Road
ST407708 / BS21 6HB
.Circular walk around Slaughterford9mile / 14.5km
Moderate
Leader
Gill
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01179 715041
Sunday, 20th May
9am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp142]12mile / 19.3km
Moderate
B
Leader
Paula C
07950 271 150
Sunday, 20th May
9:30am at Victoria Park Cafe
ST746651 / BA1 2NR
.Along the River Chew8mile / 12.9km
Moderate
Leader
Diane
01225 461098
07979 071159
Sunday, 20th May
9:30am at Meet at Great George Street for lift sharing
ST571749 / BS9 1FG
.[Exp179]9mile / 14.5km
Moderate
B
Leader
Graham and Annette
0117 924 3490
Tuesday, 22nd May
.6:45pm at Meet outside "The Millhouse" P.H, at the junc. of Shirehampton Rd; & Bell Barn Rd
ST554766 / BS9 2DP
[Exp154]4mile / 6.4km
Moderate
B
Leader
Keith B
0117 949 7076
Wednesday, 23rd May
.10:15am at Lock Keeper Pub. Keynsham
ST658689 / BS31 2DD
[Exp 155]6mile / 9.7km
Moderate
B
Leader
Mike & Sue
0117 962 4705
07763 346 970
Wednesday, 23rd May
.6:45pm at
ST663774 / BS16 6UB
Meet outside the Huntsman pub in Westerleigh Road4mile / 6.4km
Leisurely
Leader
Beryl Gardner
07866759424
Thursday, 24th May
.10:30am at St John's Arch, BS1
ST587732 / BS1 2PZ
A meandering walk through the city centre using a range of maps from 1480 to today, starting on the original city walls, following later walls and seeing how 20th century changes have led to new sorts of ‘walls’.A very different route to last year and some new maps!There is a charge of £2 per person for copies of maps.Booking essential.2mile / 3.2km
Leisurely
C
Leader
Jeff and Eileen
07941 063138
0117 974 4248
Thursday, 24th May
.6:30pm at Meet outside Montpelier Rail Station
ST592745 / BS6 5HA
[Exp155]6mile / 9.7km
Moderate
B
Leader
Roger G
0117 924 3024
Friday, 25th May
9:30am at Aldi, Bradley Stoke
ST612825 / BS32 9DS
10am at
ST706727 / BS30 5QH
Footpaths, lanes, the edge of a golf course and part of Golden Valley Nature Reserve. Several stiles and ups and downs. Optional pub at end.4mile / 6.4km
Leisurely
Leader
Jean
01454 419274
Sunday, 27th May
8am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp OL13]17mile / 27.4km
Strenuous
HW
Leader
Geoff D
0117 962 8996
Sunday, 27th May
.9am at
ST670735 / BS15 4NF
Meet Warmley Station car park8.5mile / 13.7km
Moderate
Leader
Monica Davis
0117 9090535
Sunday, 27th May
9am at The Barn – Free car park on Great Western Road, Clevedon
ST407709 / BS21 6NU
10am at Herriots Bridge parking
ST571581 / BS40 6HW
Bishops Sutton, Hinton Blewitt and West Harptree10mile / 16.1km
Moderate
Leader
Mike
01275 375461
Sunday, 27th May
9am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
10am at Bishops Cannings car park.
SU036643 / SN10 2LA
[Exp 157] Total ascent 380metres.No pub stop,meet leader @ start13mile / 20.9km
Moderate
B
Leader
Andrew R
07919 232 759
Sunday, 27th May
9:30am at Victoria Park cafe
ST746651 / BA1 2NR
9:45am at
ST700671 / BA1 9AQ
Lovely views, hilly to monument then downhill to Kelston8.5mile / 13.7km
Moderate
Leader
Margaret M
0117 9865559
07527 184468
Sunday, 27th May
10am at Aztec West Business Centre
ST604827 / BS32 4TD
10:30am at
ST737544 / BA3 5UH
Countryside and following the river to Wellow with ford and cafe.10mile / 16.1km
Leisurely
Leader
Joy
01179 334998
Tuesday, 29th May
.6:45pm at Meet in Canford Park, by the ponds.
ST567774 / BS9 3NY
[Exp154]4mile / 6.4km
Moderate
B
Leader
Keith B
0117 949 7076
Wednesday, 30th May
.10am at Park in The Stoke pub  BS40 8XE
ST560617 / BS40 8XE
[Exp 154]6.5mile / 10.5km
Moderate
B
Leader
Diane B
01275 332 270
07919 193 589
Wednesday, 30th May
.10:10am at Bus 376 leaves Bristol bus station @ 09:35 arriving Pensford Bridge stop 10:12am. Will wait for bus. Parking - Limited spaces at Pensford village hall car park (ST620639) and some street parking nearby.
ST618637 / BS39 4AQ
[Exp155]5.5mile / 8.9km
Moderate
Leader
Mick and Anne
07972 557 779
Wednesday, 30th May
.6:45pm at
ST622764 / BS16 1DL
Meet at Snuff Mills car park4mile / 6.4km
Leisurely
Leader
Chris Kelland & Sue Smith
07980034289
Thursday, 31st May
.6:30pm at Meet at Backwell Recycling-Centre
ST490681 / BS48 3JF
[Exp154]5mile / 8km
Moderate
B
Leader
Martin S
07973 353 512
Saturday, 2nd June
.11:20am at Start and finish at Keynsham station
ST656688 / BS31 2BT
Trains: Bristol Temple Meads 10.48 arr. Keynsham 10.55 or Weymouth 08.53 arr. 11.19Walk Eastwood Farm, Beese’s Tea Garden and Avon Valley Woodlands.Bring change for ferry.Return trains from to Bristol Temple Meads 16.18 or 17.20 or to Weymouth 16.56 or 17.56 WESSEX WANDERER RAILWAY WALKSNo need to book. Guided walks from stations on the Bristol to Weymouth Railway Line. Walks start at the arrival station indicated. For linear walks buy a ticket that is furthest from your departure station. Note that return tickets are much cheaper than two singles.Non-members are welcome to join the walks, but after a couple of walks will be encouraged to join the Ramblers.Please wear strong shoes/walking boots and bring waterproofs, drink and food.Dogs – Registered Assisted Dogs only allowed on the walks.For enquiries about the walks call the leader or the Programme Co-ordinator 0117 933 4998 or go to www.wessexrailwaywalks.org.ukOrganised and led by volunteers who are members of the Avon, Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire Areas of the Ramblers with support from the Heart of Wessex Rail Partnership and Great Western Railway.9mile / 14.5km
Moderate
Leader
Betty Maidment
0117 977 7927
Sunday, 3rd June
8am at Meet at Great George Street, BS1 for lift sharing.
ST581729 / BS1 5PU
.[ExpOL13] No pub stop.15mile / 24.1km
Strenuous
A
Leader
Wendy B
07970 811 668
Sunday, 3rd June
9am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp 143]13mile / 20.9km
Moderate
B
Leader
Ben M
07813 327 125
0117 953 0912
Sunday, 3rd June
10am at Aztec West Business Centre
ST604827 / BS32 4TD
10:30am at
ST499632 / BS40 5TF
Through woodland, past Airport and return via Wrington.9mile / 14.5km
Moderate
Leader
Joy
01179 334998
Sunday, 10th June
8am at Coach Trip: Coach loading at Bristol Centre (near the Hippodrome).
ST585728 / BS1 4UZ
.[Exp 110] Coach Trip. Book in advance. Tickets are £15: contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book.12mile / 19.3km
Strenuous
A
Leader
Stephen D
0117 974 4531
07908 389 463
Wednesday, 13th June
.11:30am at Start at Bristol Temple Meads station
ST597723 / BS1 6QW
Train: Weymouth 08.53 arr. Bristol Temple Meads 11.28Walk from urban to rural along the River Avon.Meet Leader outside station.Return trains from Keynsham: to Bristol Temple Meads 17.21 or to Weymouth 16.55 or 17.56 WESSEX WANDERER RAILWAY WALKSNo need to book. Guided walks from stations on the Bristol to Weymouth Railway Line. Walks start at the arrival station indicated. For linear walks buy a ticket that is furthest from your departure station. Note that return tickets are much cheaper than two singles.Non-members are welcome to join the walks, but after a couple of walks will be encouraged to join the Ramblers.Please wear strong shoes/walking boots and bring waterproofs, drink and food.Dogs – Registered Assisted Dogs only allowed on the walks.For enquiries about the walks call the leader or the Programme Co-ordinator 0117 933 4998 or go to www.wessexrailwaywalks.org.ukOrganised and led by volunteers who are members of the Avon, Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire Areas of the Ramblers with support from the Heart of Wessex Rail Partnership and Great Western Railway.8mile / 12.9km
Leisurely
Leader
Jon & Monica Davis
07745 118226
Sunday, 17th June
8am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp 168]15mile / 24.1km
Strenuous
A
Leader
Tony K
0117 942 0612
07967 561 696
Sunday, 17th June
8:30am at South Road Car Park, Midsomer Norton(meeting time to be confirmed)
ST662541 / BA3 2JL
10am at Selsey Common Car ParkThe B4066 via North Woodchester
SO828026 / GL5 5PL
Leaders: Helen O'Connell 07505 111753 & Monica Davis 07913 509566Spotting wildflowers. A walk lead by 2 wildflower lovers, in an area rich in rare flora and fauna, also taking in disused quarries with interesting habitat. If you have knowledge on the flowers we see, please share it on the day.4mile / 6.4km
Moderate
Leader
Monica and Helen
0117 909 0535
Sunday, 17th June
9am at Aztec West Business Centre
ST604827 / BS32 4TD
9:45am at Car park in Worlebury Woods
ST356627 / BS22 6JE
A walk from Worlebury Woods to Sand Bay, taking in Woodspring Proiry. Good coastal views.12mile / 19.3km
Moderate
Leader
Peter
07963164511
Friday, 22nd June
9:30am at Aldi, Bradley Stoke
ST612825 / BS32 9DS
10am at Ashton Court
ST586730 /
Scenic views of Bristol. Wooded landscape around the deer park. One Hill.4mile / 6.4km
Leisurely
Leader
Doreen and Ros
01454 317188
Sunday, 24th June
8am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp OL13]17mile / 27.4km
Strenuous
HW
Leader
John W
0117 924 0125
Sunday, 24th June
8:30am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[ExpOL14]13mile / 20.9km
Strenuous
BHW
Leader
Keith B
0117 949 7076
Sunday, 24th June
9am at Aztec West Business Centre
ST604827 / BS32 4TD
10am at
SO926143 / GL4 8JH
A walk in the bright Mid-summer, Cotswold Way, Gustav Holst Way, undulating walking in fields, woods, tracks and lanes in the Cotswolds.9mile / 14.5km
Moderate
Leader
Chris
01594 845423
Thursday, 28th June
.11:10am at Start at Bath Spa station
ST752643 / BA1 1SU
Trains: Bristol Temple Meads 10.47 arr. Bath Spa 11.04 or Weymouth 08.53 arr. 11.06Walk from Bath to Bradford-on-Avon cross country.Meet Leader outside station.Return trains from Bradford-on-Avon: to Bristol Temple Meads 16.53 or 17.25 or to Weymouth 17.24 WESSEX WANDERER RAILWAY WALKSNo need to book. Guided walks from stations on the Bristol to Weymouth Railway Line. Walks start at the arrival station indicated. For linear walks buy a ticket that is furthest from your departure station. Note that return tickets are much cheaper than two singles.Non-members are welcome to join the walks, but after a couple of walks will be encouraged to join the Ramblers.Please wear strong shoes/walking boots and bring waterproofs, drink and food.Dogs – Registered Assisted Dogs only allowed on the walks.For enquiries about the walks call the leader or the Programme Co-ordinator 0117 933 4998 or go to www.wessexrailwaywalks.org.ukOrganised and led by volunteers who are members of the Avon, Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire Areas of the Ramblers with support from the Heart of Wessex Rail Partnership and Great Western Railway.7mile / 11.3km
Moderate
Leader
David Bethell
01225 401219
Sunday, 1st July
8am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp 151]14mile / 22.5km
Strenuous
A
Leader
Nigel A
0117 959 1701
Sunday, 1st July
8:30am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp140] Meet leaders at Holford car park10mile / 16.1km
Strenuous
BHW
Leader
Chris & Jean
07734 331 671
07734 331 675
Sunday, 8th July
8am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp OL9]16mile / 25.7km
Strenuous
A
Leader
Gordon S
01275 394 818
Sunday, 8th July
8:30am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp157]13mile / 20.9km
Moderate
B
Leader
Stephen D
0117 974 4531
07908 389 463
Wednesday, 11th July
.11:30am at Start and finish at Bristol Temple Meads station
ST597723 / BS1 6QW
Train: Weymouth 08.53 arr. Bristol Temple Meads 11.28Central Bristol including the Harbourside and Banksy pictures.Meet leader outside the station.Return train: to Weymouth 14.48 or 16.48 WESSEX WANDERER RAILWAY WALKSGuided walks from stations on the Bristol to Weymouth Railway Line. No need to book. Walks start at the station indicated. For linear walks buy a ticket that is furthest from your departure station. Note that return tickets are much cheaper than two singles.Please wear strong shoes/walking boots and bring waterproofs, drink and food.Dogs – Registered Assisted Dogs only allowed on the walks.For other enquiries about the walks call the leader or the Programme Co-ordinator 0117 933 4998 or go to www.wessexrailwaywalks.org.ukOrganised and led by members of the Avon, Dorset, Somerset & Wiltshire Areas of the Ramblers with support from the Heart of Wessex Rail Partnership, Severnside Community Rail Partnership and First Great Western.5mile / 8.1km
Moderate
Contact
Joy Harrison
0117 933 4998
Sunday, 15th July
8am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp 140]15mile / 24.1km
Strenuous
A
Leader
Heather T
0117 942 7895
Sunday, 15th July
8:30am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp189] VERY LIMITED PARKING, PLEASE CAR-SHARE.13mile / 20.9km
Moderate
B
Leader
Keith B
0117 949 7076
Sunday, 15th July
9am at Aztec West Business Centre
ST604827 / BS32 4TD
9:45am at
SO620121 / GL16 7EL
A forest walk to the highest point of the Dean, stopping at Pan Tod. Walking through mixed woodland and over fields, good views en route.11mile / 17.7km
Moderate
Leader
Chris
01594 845423
Sunday, 22nd July
8am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp OL13]15mile / 24.1km
Strenuous
A
Leader
John W
0117 924 0125
Sunday, 22nd July
9am at Aztec West Business Centre
ST604827 / BS32 4TD
9:30am at
ST706727 / BS30 5QH
Fields and country lanes through Upton Cheyney and Swineford, incorporating river, railway, cycle paths and Monarch Way.11mile / 17.7km
Leisurely
Leader
Peter R.
07860 167899
Sunday, 22nd July
9am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp152 & ExpOL13]12mile / 19.3km
Moderate
B
Leader
Roger G
0117 924 3024
Tuesday, 24th July
.6:30pm at Meet at entrance to Clifton Downs Station
ST577741 / BS8 2NP
One steep climb.4mile / 6.4km
Moderate
B
Leader
Patsy H
07780 934 969
Sunday, 29th July
8am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp OL13]15mile / 24.1km
Strenuous
HW
Leader
Keith B
0117 949 7076
Sunday, 29th July
8:30am at Aztec West Business Centre
ST604827 / BS32 4TD
9:30am at
ST459532 / BS27 3RA
Circular route taking in Priddy, Wookey Hole and Ebbor Gorge. Some steep climbs.12mile / 19.3km
Moderate
Leader
Ken
01179 315108
07581 698944
Sunday, 29th July
9am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp 142]12mile / 19.3km
Moderate
B
Leader
Clive R
0117 924 5733
Sunday, 5th August
8am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp 141]15mile / 24.1km
Strenuous
A
Leader
Mikiko T
0117 962 0455
Sunday, 5th August
8:30am at Aztec West Business Centre
ST604827 / BS32 4TD
9:30am at
SO217185 / NP8 1DE
Route taking in Table Mountain, river and castle. Follows part of the Beacons Way. Some steep climbs.11mile / 17.7km
Strenuous
Leader
Ken
01179 315108
07581 698944
Sunday, 5th August
9am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp167/168]12mile / 19.3km
Moderate
B
Leader
Andy St
07714 274 859
Saturday, 11th August
.11:10am at Start and finish at Bath Spa station
ST752643 / BA1 1SU
Trains: Bristol Temple Meads 10.48 arr. Bath Spa 11.05 or Weymouth 08.53 arr. 11.06 CWalk to Widcombe and up to the Bath Skyline and come back via Kennet & Avon Canal and River Avon.Return trains: to Bristol Temple Meads frequent service or to Weymouth 15.02 WESSEX WANDERER RAILWAY WALKSGuided walks from stations on the Bristol to Weymouth Railway Line. No need to book. Walks start at the station indicated. For linear walks buy a ticket that is furthest from your departure station. Note that return tickets are much cheaper than two singles.Please wear strong shoes/walking boots and bring waterproofs, drink and food.Dogs – Registered Assisted Dogs only allowed on the walks.For other enquiries about the walks call the leader or the Programme Co-ordinator 0117 933 4998 or go to www.wessexrailwaywalks.org.ukOrganised and led by members of the Avon, Dorset, Somerset & Wiltshire Areas of the Ramblers with support from the Heart of Wessex Rail Partnership, Severnside Community Rail Partnership and First Great Western.5mile / 8.1km
Moderate
Leader
Jeff Rowland
07985 024650
Sunday, 12th August
8am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp 155]15mile / 24.1km
Strenuous
A
Leader
Wendy B
07970 811 668
Sunday, 19th August
9am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[EXP 142]13mile / 20.9km
Moderate
B
Leader
Patsy H
07780 934 969
Sunday, 19th August
10am at Aztec West Business Park
ST604827 / BS32 4TD
10:45am at
ST576631 / BS40 8SH
Including the Stone Circle and Chew Valley Lake.10mile / 16.1km
Moderate
Leader
Joy
01179 334998
Sunday, 26th August
8am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp OL9]15mile / 24.1km
Strenuous
A
Leader
Nigel A
0117 959 1701
Sunday, 26th August
8:30am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp 170]12mile / 19.3km
Moderate
B
Leader
Martin S
07973 353 512
Thursday, 30th August
.6:30pm at Meet at Clevedon Pier entrance
ST402718 / BS21 7QT
[Exp 141]5.5mile / 8.9km
Moderate
B
Leader
Patsy H
07780 934 969
Saturday, 1st September
.11:30am at Start and finish at Bristol Temple Meads station
ST597723 / BS1 6QW
Train: Weymouth 08.53 arr. Bristol Temple Meads 11.27Walk Royate Hill, Troopers Hill and Arnos Vale via parks and Greenways.Meet leader outside station.Return train: to Weymouth 16.49 or 17.49 WESSEX WANDERER RAILWAY WALKSGuided walks from stations on the Bristol to Weymouth Railway Line. No need to book. Walks start at the station indicated. For linear walks buy a ticket that is furthest from your departure station. Note that return tickets are much cheaper than two singles.Please wear strong shoes/walking boots and bring waterproofs, drink and food.Dogs – Registered Assisted Dogs only allowed on the walks.For other enquiries about the walks call the leader or the Programme Co-ordinator 0117 933 4998 or go to www.wessexrailwaywalks.org.ukOrganised and led by members of the Avon, Dorset, Somerset & Wiltshire Areas of the Ramblers with support from the Heart of Wessex Rail Partnership, Severnside Community Rail Partnership and First Great Western.9mile / 14.5km
Moderate
Leader
Betty Maidment
0117 977 7927
Sunday, 2nd September
8am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp OL12]15mile / 24.1km
Strenuous
HW
Leader
Nigel A
0117 959 1701
Sunday, 2nd September
9am at Aztec West Business Centre
ST604827 / BS32 4TD
9:45am at
ST466761 / BS20 6AN
A seaside walk that offers two lengths - for the full circular, walk from Portishead to Clevedon Pier via the Mariners Path, with a moderate return over Portishead Down, approx. 12 miles. Alternatively, come along and walk the easier to moderate 6 mile linear route from Portishead to Clevedon Pier, then take the bus option back to the car park.12mile / 19.3km
Moderate
Leader
Chris
01594 845423
Sunday, 9th September
8am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp 190]15mile / 24.1km
Strenuous
A
Leader
Stephen D
0117 974 4531
07908 389 463
Sunday, 9th September
9:30am at Aztec West Business Centre
ST604827 / BS32 4TD
10:15am at
SO749080 / GL2 7EX
Around the Arlingham Peninsula and back along the Sharpness Canal towpath.11mile / 17.7km
Leisurely
Leader
Terry
01454 881770
07745 742133
Wednesday, 12th September
.11:20am at Start at Keynsham station
ST656688 / BS31 2BT
Trains: Bristol Temple Meads 10.47 arr. Keynsham 10.54 or Weymouth 08.53 arr. 11.18Walk to Bath via Bitton, North Stoke, Lansdown and Newbridge Park & Ride.Return trains from Bath Spa: to Bristol Temple Meads frequent service or to Weymouth 15.35 or 17.07 WESSEX WANDERER RAILWAY WALKSGuided walks from stations on the Bristol to Weymouth Railway Line. No need to book. Walks start at the station indicated. For linear walks buy a ticket that is furthest from your departure station. Note that return tickets are much cheaper than two singles.Please wear strong shoes/walking boots and bring waterproofs, drink and food.Dogs – Registered Assisted Dogs only allowed on the walks.For other enquiries about the walks call the leader or the Programme Co-ordinator 0117 933 4998 or go to www.wessexrailwaywalks.org.ukOrganised and led by members of the Avon, Dorset, Somerset & Wiltshire Areas of the Ramblers with support from the Heart of Wessex Rail Partnership, Severnside Community Rail Partnership and First Great Western.8mile / 12.9km
Moderate
Leader
Jon & Monica Davis
07745 118226
Sunday, 16th September
8am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp 168]15mile / 24.1km
Strenuous
A
Leader
David P
0117 986 7526
Sunday, 16th September
9am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp143]13mile / 20.9km
Moderate
B
Leader
Tony P
01275 394 188
07582 586 600
Thursday, 20th September
.11:30am at Start and finish at Bristol Temple Meads station
ST597723 / BS1 6QW
Train: Weymouth 08.53 arr. Bristol Temple Meads 11.28Walk Docks and City of Bristol.Meet leader outside station.Return train: to Weymouth 16.48 WESSEX WANDERER RAILWAY WALKSGuided walks from stations on the Bristol to Weymouth Railway Line. No need to book. Walks start at the station indicated. For linear walks buy a ticket that is furthest from your departure station. Note that return tickets are much cheaper than two singles.Please wear strong shoes/walking boots and bring waterproofs, drink and food.Dogs – Registered Assisted Dogs only allowed on the walks.For other enquiries about the walks call the leader or the Programme Co-ordinator 0117 933 4998 or go to www.wessexrailwaywalks.org.ukOrganised and led by members of the Avon, Dorset, Somerset & Wiltshire Areas of the Ramblers with support from the Heart of Wessex Rail Partnership, Severnside Community Rail Partnership and First Great Western.6mile / 9.7km
Leisurely
Leader
David Bethell
01225 401219
Sunday, 23rd September
9am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp 141]10mile / 16.1km
Moderate
B
Leader
Paula C
07950 271 150
Sunday, 23rd September
9:30am at Aztec West Business Centre
ST604827 / BS32 4TD
10:15am at
ST576631 / BS40 8SH
A very leisurely walk through the beautiful Chew Valley, very few stiles, some road walking. Includes possibly the only waterfall in the Mendips. Could be muddy in places.8mile / 12.9km
Leisurely
Leader
Martin
07786 609940
Sunday, 30th September
8am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp 168]15mile / 24.1km
Strenuous
A
Leader
Gwyneth L
0117 931 2714
Sunday, 30th September
9am at Meet at Great George Street BS1 for lift sharing
ST581729 / BS1 5RR
.[Exp 142]11mile / 17.7km
Moderate
B
Leader
Clive R
0117 924 5733