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

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

 

02/08/2017

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/

General indications of the where the stations are AND any walks ideas, and of course some have extra bus details to that indicated under the general travel details section

BRISTOL TEMPLE MEADS

Bristol Temple Meads map (Dec 2014)
BRISTOL-TM-MAP.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.0 MB]
Finding your way around Bristol Temple Meads
BTM Map.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [3.9 MB]
Bristol Temple Meads and street area
walking-map-2012.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.0 MB]
Bristol and surrounding road map
BDO_Bristol_Map_2012.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [158.1 KB]

keynsham

Keynsham station and area
KYN.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [4.0 MB]

OLDFIELD PARK

Oldfield Park station
Oldfield Park.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [4.1 MB]

BATH SPA

Bath Spa and Bath city map
Bath Centre web 23_11_11(1).pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [6.7 MB]
Bath city centre map (Dec 2014)
Bath_City_Centre_Map.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.0 MB]

freshford

Freshford station
FFD.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [5.8 MB]

AVONCLIFF

Avoncliff access is by steps and there is no onward travel information

 

Avoncliff
botanical_map.gif
Graphic interchange format [34.0 KB]
Avoncliff station - front door opening only, due to short platform
AVF.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [5.5 MB]
The Two Valleys walk - starting and/or finishing at Avonciff or Freshford
Avoncliff and Fresford.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [249.5 KB]

BRADFORD ON AVON

Bradford on Avon - This station is served by the hourly Cardiff to Portsmouth trains and the Great Malvern/Glucester to Westbury/Weymouth trains operated by First Great Western, which together give a service druing the day of two trains per hour in each direction.  Three daily return services to London Waterloo are operated by South West trains, and one daily retrun service direct to London Paddington by First Great Western.

 

Station Facilities -:

Ticket Office, and self service ticket machine.

Waiting rooms and step free access.

Bradford on Avon miniguide (Dec 2014)
Bradford-on-Avon-miniguide3.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.1 MB]
Bradford on Avon
BOA.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [5.8 MB]
Bradford on Avon station area and street map
BOA.jpg
JPG image [93.0 KB]

Bradford on Avon - Avoncliff

Kennet and Avon exploration

8 miles - starting at Bradford on Avon and finishing at Avoncliff (with the option of walking back to Bradford, another 2 easy miles)

Pleas use this link - http://www.carfreewalks.org/walks/682/kennet_and_avon_exploration

 

Bradford on Avon - 4 local walks 1) Town walk (1.25 miles) 2) River and Canal (1.5 miles) 3) Westwood and Avoncliff (4 miles) 4) Avoncliff and Winsley (5 miles)
Footpath leaflet web.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [6.1 MB]
Bradford on Avon Active travel map
Active-Travel-map-FINAL.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.3 MB]

TROWBRIDGE

Trowbridge - this station is served by the hourly Cardiff to Portsmouth trains and the Great Malvern/Gloucester to Westbury/Weymouth trains operated by First Great Western.  Three daily retrun services to London Waterloo are operated by South West Trains, and one daily return service direct to London Paddington by First Great Western.  Trowbridge is also on the 'Trans-Wilts' Swindon to Westbury (via Chippenham and Melksham) line, so is also served by the eight daily retrun trains operated by First Great Western running on this route.

 

Station facilities-

Ticket office, waiting shelters and step free access

Trowbridge town map, with bus details
bus-map-trowbridge-tc.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [31.1 KB]

westbury

Westbury - this station is the area's interchange station, served by the hourly Cardiff to Portsmouth trains, The Great Malvern/Gloucester to Westbury/Weymouth trains, The Swindon to Westbury (via Melksham) trains operated by First Great Western.  There are three daily retrun services to London Waterloo operated by South West Trains.  In addition, Westbury is served by the London Paddington to the West of England trains operated by First Great Western, which give onward connection possibilites to many destinations.

 

Station facilities -

Ticket office and self-service ticket machine.

Waiting rooms, toilets and refreshment facilities.

Step free access (by lifts to plaforms). 

Westbury station
WSB.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [4.0 MB]

FROME

Frome and walking route to town centre
FROME.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.0 MB]
Frome town map
Town Map 09102013.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [219.7 KB]

bruton

Bruton (Dec 2014)
BRUTON.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [646.9 KB]
Bruton station
BRU.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [4.9 MB]
Bruton town trail and things to do
Bruton MAP GUIDE.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.2 MB]

Bruton

South Somerset stroll and is approximately a 9 mile walk from Bruton station

Please use the link below

http://www.carfreewalks.org/walks/629/a_south_somerset_strol

CASTLE CARY

Connecting up Castle Cary - via Heart of Wessex Rail Partnerhsip
CONNECTING UP... CASTLE CARY.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.2 MB]
Castle Cary - train station to town centre
castlecarymapcolourjune2008.gif
Graphic interchange format [71.5 KB]

Castle Cary to Bruton walk

approxmately 5 mile LINEAR walk

Please use the link below

http://www.carfreewalks.org/walks/719/castle_cary_to_bruton

yeovil pen mill

Connecting Up - Yeovil (via HofWRP)
Source Heart of Wessex Rail Partnership - bus numbers 68 and 58 and 58A
CONNECTING UP... YEOVIL.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.5 MB]
Yeovil Pen Mill to town (and to Yeovil Junction)
YEOVIL.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.8 MB]

THORNFORD

Thornford station - a request stop
THO.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [3.4 MB]
Thornford station - walk Chocolate Box Cottages and the Wriggle River
Thornford.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [109.7 KB]

YETMINSTER

Yetminster - a request stop
17-YetminsterMap.jpg
JPG image [256.6 KB]
Yetminster station
YET.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.7 MB]

CHETNOLE

Chetnole station - a request stop
CNO.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.5 MB]
Chetnole station - walk The Three Churches
chetnole.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.6 MB]

maiden newton

Maiden Newton
MDN.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [3.3 MB]
Maiden Newton - walk Chalk Stream and Dragonflies
Maiden Newton.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.6 MB]

dorchester west

Connecting Up - Dorchester
From Heart of Wessex Rail Partnership - bus numbers 6 and 31
CONNECTING UP... DORCHESTER.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [710.2 KB]
Dorchester town map
Dorchester townmap.gif
Graphic interchange format [212.3 KB]
Dorchester with stations
DorchesterWestandSouth.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [162.2 KB]

upwey

Upwey station
UPW.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [4.8 MB]
Upwey - walk Victorian walk with sea views
Upwey.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.6 MB]

weymouth

Weymouth - the end of the line
WEYMOUTH.jpg
JPG image [218.5 KB]

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

Print Print | Sitemap
© Ann Light