WESSEX WANDERER RAILWAY WALKS
WESSEX WANDERER RAILWAY WALKS

ADVANCED NOTICES

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

WINTER GET TOGETHER 2019

On -: Saturday 12th Janaury 2019

 

At -:Bradford on Avon (Wiltshire)

 

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

 

For futher information and a booking form

 

Contact Sylvia on Tel 0117 979 3828

or e-mail   mail@sylviapopham.plus.com

 

Closing date : Saturday 1st December 2018

 

 

WALK DETAILS

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

 

https://www.wessexrailwaywalks.org.uk/programme/

 

 

Plans are for those between Westbury & Bristol Temple Meads -

 

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

FESTIVALS

Currently no other festival dates are known

 

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/

credit Richard Craft - Friday 5th September 2014

BRADFORD ON AVON - WALKERS ARE WELCOME FESTIVAL 2014

Bradford on Avon is a Walkers are Welcome town and currently hold a festival annually and many other events (in 2014 - Friday 4 September 2014 to Sunday 7 September 2014) and details of this are below.

 

The website for current details is as follows -: http://www.walkbradfordonavon.org/

 

Bradford on Avon is very well served by train and bus links, including Bath, Bristol and London.

 

In January 2011 Bradford on Avon became the first Walkers are Welcome town in Wiltshire.

 This was made possible by the support and funding of Bradford on Avon Town Council, Wiltshire and Swindon Ramblers and the Bradford on Avon Area Board (Wiltshire Council), in conjunction with Bradford on Avon Chamber of Commerce, Bradford on Avon Tourist Information Centre and Climate Friendly Bradford on Avon.

 

Set in the beautiful Bristol Avon Valley and on the edge of the Cotswold AONB, the historic town of Bradford on Avon is the perfect place for a walking holiday, with walks to suit all ages and abilities.

 

What does being a Walkers are Welcome town mean?

 

Walkers are Welcome is a network of around 100 towns and villages across the UK.

They have come together to help people enjoy the outdoors through walking. Membership of the network helps to ensure that our footpaths and facilities are maintained in good condition to benefit local people and our many visitors.

 

 

Details of future events, please use the link below -: http://www.walkbradfordonavon.org/ 

credit Emma Kirkup

wESSEX rAILWAY walk details for 2014

Friday 5 September                                             M______________PL

Trains: BTM 09.49 arr. Bradford-on-Avon 10.22 or W 08.53 arr. 10.50

C, 10 miles

Staverton, Whaddon, Holt and Kennet and Avon Canal path – flat walk.

Return trains: to BTM frequent service or to W 17.23

Leader: Ann Light – 0117 979 8628

 

M -  Moderate pace

PL - Picnic lunch

C - Circular

W - Weymouth

BTM - Bristol Temple Meads

Thre is no pub stop - so please bring plenty of food and drink

 

Credit Emma Kirkup

WALKING FESTIVAL PROGRAMME FOR 2014

Bradford on Avon Walkers Walkers Are Welcome leaflet - 05/09/2014 to 07/09/2014
Walking-Festival-Leaflet-2014.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [12.0 MB]
credit Emma Kirkup

Visit wiltshires blog

Emma Kirkup from Visit Wiltshire joined us for the walk on Friday 5th September 2014 and please see her blog for the day - thanks to Emma for the write up and photographs - credit has been given where necessary

 

http://www.visitwiltshire.co.uk/blog/read/2014/09/walkers-welcome-in-bradford-on-avon-b37 (now no longer available April 2016)

Tithe Barn, Bradford on Avon - credit Emma Kirkup

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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