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



Wednesday 20th September 2017

Leader is now Ann Light

Tel -: 0117 979 8628

Please note that the train time from Bristol Temple Meads at 10.22 and arrives arrives Bradford on Avon at 10.46 calls at Bath Spa only


For those who wish to get on at Keynsham, Oldfield Park, Freshford and Avoncliff please catch the 09.49 from Bristol Temple Meads and arrives at Bradford on Avon at 10.22


Walk details remain the same




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.




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


Things at the ready


If your journey is delayed for any reason, it would be appreciated if you could write to Customer Services at Great Western Railway.  Attached is an example of a Compensation for delays form, which is valid from September 2015 and information and on how to make a claim.  When a claim is made, it is ncessary to enclose your tickets as without them they will be unable to process the claim.  This form is for guidance only.


These forms can be pciked up at staffed stations


It is not necessary to use one of these forms and a letter can be written instead. 


There is a FREEPOST address and this is as follows -:


          Great Western Railway

          Customer Support





          PL4 6AB

You can send it to the address above or FREEPOST envelopes are available at stafffed stations


Tel - 03457 000 125 (0700 to 2200 daily)


Website   -: www.gwr.com


A separate form on an A4 piece of paper is on this website and may be used, and again this is for guidance only.


Which ever way you decide to proceed with the claim, please do not forget to send your tickets, as  Great Western Railway will be unable to process the claim without them. If going through a station with a ticket barrier which swallow the tickets up, please speak to station staff who will be able to let you through and keep the ticket


Great Western Railway - Information and claim form (valid from September 2015)
This should be available at all staffed stations that are operated by Great Western Railway - if not please ask a member of staff
GWR - Compensation for delay for Valid f[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [660.9 KB]
Adapted form for claims to Great Western Railway only 2016
Claim under the PassengerGWR2016.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [178.8 KB]
The traditional mail box for the UK


A sample train ticket
Great Western Railway details regarding "Buying a ticket before you board"
Correct from November 2015
Available from all Great Western Railway operated stations - these should be on display but if in doubt please ask the station staff
Adobe Acrobat document [2.1 MB]

tell great western railway your views

I am sure the Great Western railway appreciated good comments as well as information about delays and if you feel that the service was excellent or a particular memeber of staff excelled themselves, then wirte using the form below

Great Western Railway form - "Tell Us your Views" - November 2015
Available at all stations - should be on display at staffed Great Western Railway operated stations - if in doubt ask a member of staff
Adobe Acrobat document [2.1 MB]

In the Frequently Asked Questins section there is a question regarding buying a ticket for travel and the leaflet describes suggestions regarding buying a ticket before  you board, to avoid penalty charges and prosecution.



Wessex Wanderer Railway Walks

May 2016

A sample ticket machine

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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