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


walking ideas

If you enjoy walking in the areas of Avon, Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire, then there are always various websites that you can look at for ideas for walking on your own.  In conjunction with using the Bristol to Weymouth Railway Line, various bus links then you may be able to do some of the walks by yourself or with others and please remember to buy a current map and take instructions of where you are going, as well as a compass and a mobile phone for emergencies.  Take a snack and drinks as there may not be any places en route.


The following website might give you some ideas and remember that areas do change over time. 


Walking in Walking in England is a website with lists hundreds of walks, which can be downloaded and printed free of charge.  


The website is www.walkinginengland.co.uk


It covers from the Isle of Wight to Northumberland and all places East to West and North to South.


For walks in Somerset  - www.walkinginsomerset.co.uk


For walks in Dorset - www.walkingindorset.co.uk


For walks in Wiltshire - www.walkinginwiltshire.org.uk


Walks Coordiantor

March 2015






Fantastic Website for walkers!


Walking in Dorset www.walkingindorset.co.uk  Walking in Somerset  www.walkinginsomerset.co.uk  and Walking in Wiltshire www.walkinginwilts.co.uk are websites covering the Wessex area and are packed with useful information for walkers.


With hundreds of walks to download and print, free, they also have books of walks, contact details for all the walking groups in the county and much more. Whether you want to walk on your own or with a group all the information is there in one place.


John said ‘There is so much walking information on the web but it is difficult to find. Walking in Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire (part of the Walking in England suite of websites – one for each county in England) have brought it together in one place so whether you are walking from home, or away on holiday, you will be able to find a walk suitable for you’.


With walks from half a mile to twelve miles plus long, and a note of suitability for pushchairs and wheelchairs, everyone can find a walk to enjoy.


So home or away, check out the websites and get walking!


John Harris


email: john@walkinginengland.co.uk

March 2015

Thank you to John for the article and this will give people an opportunity to do walking on your own, with friends or for ideas for your local group.

Walks Coordinator

March 2015

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Tel -: 020 7339 8500

E-mail: ramblers@ramblers.org.uk

Web: www.ramblers.org.uk


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