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
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
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
Avoncliff access is by steps and there is no onward travel information
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 - 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
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.
Ticket office, waiting shelters and step free access
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).
South Somerset stroll and is approximately a 9 mile walk from Bruton station
Please use the link below
Castle Cary to Bruton walk
approxmately 5 mile LINEAR walk
Please use the link below
Ramblers' Association, 2nd Floor, Camelford House, 87 -90 Embankment Road, LONDON SE1 7TW
Tel -: 020 7339 8500
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