2018 walks programme is out now


If  you have  anny queries about any of the walks, please either contact the leader direct or the  walks coordinator on 0117 933 4998


Should you require hard copy, then please call the walks coordinator on the number above


On -: Saturday 12th Janaury 2019


At -:Bradford on Avon (Wiltshire)


Venue The Swan Hotel (The hotel is a short walk from the railway station)



Bookings have now been closed




Important notice

Saturday 6th October 2018

 Bristol Parkway station is closed on the above date - please see message on the programme section - either sue the heading above or use the link to direct you to the appropriate section





Plans are for those between Westbury & Bristol Temple Meads -


For those between Weymouth & Westbury please contact the walks coordiantor on 07985 472844


Currently no other festival dates are known



Want discounted travel?

Please see the following section regarding this


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


OR Plus Bus details can be found on


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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