Walks Programme

Below is our spring walks programme, with walks ranging from 4 - 10 miles on the Quantock Hills, Exmoor, Somerset Levels, Mendips and Blackdown Hills.

Warning

Unless otherwise stated, all walks are on a Sunday. Please try to arrive 15 minutes early for a prompt start. Please bring a picnic lunch and plenty to drink.

Car

Walk leaders are not responsible for arranging transport to and from the start of walks, please use the Facebook group to arrange lifts. There is no guarantee of a lift-share and members turn up at their own risk of missing out on a walk. Passengers should be prepared to contribute to fuel costs.

The following icons indicate the difficulty of the walk and the type of event:

EasyEasy ModerateModerate HardHard
Date Walk
Friday 1st June 6.30pm Norton Fitzwarren to Hill Farrence

A stroll from Norton Fitzwarren to Hill Farrence, taking in lovely rolling fields and quiet lanes.

Meet at Somerset Hertitage Centre car park.


Distance  6 - 7 Miles Moderate
3rd June 10.30am Stonebarrow Hill to Seatown via Golden Cap

A varied walk along the coast path to Golden Cap and then down to Seatown and back through woodland. Difficulty is hard, but well worth it.

Park and meet at Stonebarrow car park, Stonebarrow Lane, Charmouth.


Distance  6.5 Miles Hard
10th June 10.30am Wrington and Windmill Hill

A walk up Windmill Hill with views of Brean Down, Brent Knoll and out towards the Welsh coastline. Pub stop en route at the Crown Inn, Churchill, where there are several buildings of historical interest (18th century). Optional tea and cake at the end of the walk!

Park and meet for 10.30am start on Lawrence Road in the old factory car park. Enter Lawrence Road via Silver Street and the car park will be on your right. If it is full park considerately on nearby roads, but please do not park on Hannah Moore Close.


Distance  7-8 Miles Moderate
17th June 10.30am Butterfly Walk

A beautiful woodland and hillside walk along the Polden Way with stunning views and the possibility of seeing Large Blue butterflies.
Park and meet at National Trust car park by Street youth hostel, no charge.


Distance  6 Miles Moderate
Start Location  / (OS Map 141)
Friday 22nd June 6.30pm A leisurely walk from Taunton to Trull

A leisurely walk from Taunton to Trull, taking in the surrounding hills.

Meet at Crescent car park, free parking after 6pm. Pub stop on route or at the end of the walk.


Distance  6 - 7 Miles Moderate
24th June 10.30am Tarr Steps to Marsh Bridge along the Barle Valley

We should enjoy lovely views along the valley.

Meet/start at Tarr Steps Car Park, off Winsford Hill, Exmoor. £3 all day. Follow first car park signs, disabled parking only at Tarr Steps itself.

We shall enjoy a cream tea or pint at the Tarr Farm Inn, at the end of the walk.


Distance  9 Miles Moderate