WESSEX WANDERER RAILWAY WALKS
WESSEX WANDERER RAILWAY WALKS

ADVANCED NOTICES

2017 programme out now

 

Any queries please call Joy, Walks Coordinator, on 0117 933 4998 (or if you would like a hard copy posted to you direct)

 

See the programme section

Sat 24 June 2017 - leader change only

 

See programme section for details

06/2017

WALK DETAILS

Saturday 24th June 2017

Bring Bus Pass OR Plus Bus is available with your train ticket purchase (for those with a railcard but no bus pass 1/3 off bus fare if  bought with a railcard) OR a single fare to Portland Heights at a cost of £2.20 - single only required

NB - Leader is now Sylvia Popham

Tel -: 0117 979 3828

FESTIVALS

Bradford on Avon

Walkers are Welcome Walking Festival

Friday 1st September 2017 to

Sunday 3rd September 2017

For further details go to the following link - the programme will be put on our website as soon as it is available - see the separate festival page section of this website.

http://walkbradfordonavon.org/bradford-on-avon-walking-festival/

 

SPECIAL SCHEMES

Want discounted travel?

Please see the following section regarding this

http://www.wessexrailwaywalks.org.uk/frequently-asked-questions/rail-cards-discounts/

includes all rail cards and the discount scheme between Westbury and Weymouth

 

OR Plus Bus details can be found on

http://www.wessexrailwaywalks.org.uk/frequently-asked-questions/plus-bus-details/

Thes rules apply to all those either in an organised group or a small party doing their own thing - and be aware that on Wessex Wanderer Railway Walks that NO dogs (except Registered Assistance Dogs) are allowed on walks.

 



  • Guard against all risk of fire
  • Keep your dog(s) under close and proper control
  • Keep to public paths across farmland
  • Use gates and stiles to cross fences, hedges and walls
  • Fasten all gates (use the rule leave the gate as you found it)
  • Leave gates and property as you find them
  • Leave livestock, crops and machinery alone
  • Take all your litter home (or use the expression GIGO (Garbage in, Garbage Out))
  • Help to keep all water clean
  • Protect wildlife, plants and trees
  • Take special care on country roads – face oncoming traffic but be very careful on bends, and do not be an easy target for drivers who are not expecting a group of walkers on a quiet country lane.  Follow the instructions of the leader.
  • Be safe - plan ahead and follow any signs
  • Protect plants and animals - by taking your litter home
  • Consider other people
  • Make no unnecessary noise
  • Take responsibility for your own actions
  • Respect people’s privacy and peace of mind – some land i.e. farms
         are their homes as well as a business
  • Help farmers, landowners and others to work safely and effectively
  • Care for the environment
  • Take extra care if you are organizing a group, an event or running  a business
  • Most of all respect the countryside
  • Be prepared for all eventualities

With all this enjoy the day in the countryside

 

 

Ramblers' Association, 2nd Floor, Camelford House, 87 -90 Embankment Road, LONDON SE1 7TW

Tel -: 020 7339 8500

E-mail: ramblers@ramblers.org.uk

Web: www.ramblers.org.uk

 

The Ramblers' Association is a company limited by guarentee, registered in England & Wales.  Company registration number 4458492.  Registered charity in England & Wales number 1093577.  Registered charity in Scotland number SC039799.  Registered office: 2nd Floor, Camelford House,

87 -90 Albert Embankment, LONDON SE1 7TW

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