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


On -: Saturday 12th Janaury 2019


At -:Bradford on Avon (Wiltshire)


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



Bookings have now been closed




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





Plans are for those between Westbury & Bristol Temple Meads -


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


Currently no other festival dates are known



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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