Approx 10.30 am (dependent on bus times) on Second Thursday of every month

This is a new group which was promoted at the October 2016 Open Day in the Pavilion. It seeks to concentrate on more urban walks of about four miles in length within towns and villages accessible from Bath on one bus route.
Morning walks to take place once a month on the 2nd Thursday starting at about 10.30am depending on bus times

Format of Walks - Basic principles:

  1. Start of all walks to be accessible by bus from Bath Bus Station and to begin at 10.30am compatible with bus times.
  2. Max. length 4 miles, lunch in a cafe/pub at end of walk while on GMT (November to March inclusive). Picnic during BST (April to October inclusive).
  3. Each member of group to take it in turn to lead or help lead a walk and to email all the others 2 weeks before walk due to take place to include bus details. If unable to attend, email to be sent to the Walk Leader by previous evening at latest.
  4. If heavy rain forecast for morning of walk, Walk Leader may decide to cancel and to email all members by 6pm the previous evening.
  5. Walk Leader has option to write a piece and send to the News Editor with or without a photo. Group will aim to supply a piece 3 times a year.
  6. Walks to take place on the 2nd Thursday of each month.
  7. Walk Leader or Asst. Leader to carry a mobile phone on day of leading their walk, number to be as on the Member Contact List.

Walks Calendar for 2017

  • Feb. 9th Bristol Temple Meads. Along to river – Christmas Steps – Bristol University – Park Street – Cathedral down to M Shed for refreshments – cross river to St Mary Redcliffe – back to Temple Meads. X39 bus at 9.30am from Bath Bus Stn.
    Walk Leader – Sharron
  • March 9th Dundas Aqueduct to Winsley Hill Walk along canal up through lanes in woods ending at Seven Stars PH. A linear walk using 265 bus.
    Walk Leaders – Peter and Eileen
  • April 13th Wells Details to be supplied. Likely to take the 173 bus at 10.05am from Bath Bus Stn. Picnic.
    Walk Leader – Zoe
  • May 11th Box Starting at the top of Box Hill (Leafy Lane).Picnic
    Walk Leader – Helen
  • June 8th Devizes Walk in the town to include Caen Hill Flight of locks. Picnic.
    Walk Leader – Jenny with Teresa
  • July 13th Lansdown P & R Blathwayt Arms – Beville Monument – Golf Course. Picnic.
    Walk Leaders – Peter and Eileen
  • August 10th Corsham – across park, round lake, 4 miles total.Picnic.
    Walk Leaders – Paul and Sue Kennedy
  • September 14th Clifton, Bristol. Picnic.
    Walk Leader – Elisabeth
  • October 12th Saltford – Kelston – North Stoke. Picnic.
    Walk Leaders – Teresa with Jenny
  • November 9th Box ending at The Quarryman’s Arms for lunch.
    Walk Leader – Helen
  • December 14th – Bath Possible walk around Bathwick with lunch at The Pulteney Arms.
    Walk Leader – To be decided.
  • Group Convenor is Teresa Langton
    More information is on page 6 of the December 16/January 17 Members' Newsletter