Saturday Walks

We have walked the walk!

Due to social distancing measures we will not be walking until the end of the Covid 19 Crisis.

All walks have been reviewed in advance by one of your fellow walkers. You can choose between a gentle short walk of around  3-4 miles or a ramble of 7-9 miles.

Meeting time: 9am

Meeting place: Crowshute Link Car Park,  TA20 2EZ

Price:  £10 per person.

Booking:  Email – info@stmaryswalks.org.uk  Text or call and leave a message on 0794 1631 839

You are welcome to just turn up on the Saturday morning and see if there is a space on the coach, but we can’t guarantee a seat*.

Programme for 2020

Saturday 29th FebruaryStonebarrow: (No coach – car-share)  Long walk will be on the Golden Cap Estate which is made up of rolling hills, pastoral fields, sunken lanes, ancient hedgerows and dramatic coastline Short walk will be a circular walk from Crowshute carpark, The route will include local footpaths and lanes.    Organised by John & Hilary.

Saturday 28th March  – Due to the Corona Virus the coach has been cancelled. Depending on government advice NEARER THE DATE  we do have a walk planned from Crowshute carpark.  Walking directly from the carpark. No cars to be use  TBC

Saturday 25th AprilClevedon:  -The M5 motorway walk, don’t panic we won’t be walking on the Motorway Just over, under and alongside it. Both walks finish next to Clevedon Pier.  Organised by Hilary

Saturday 30th May – Budleigh Salterton & Exmouth: Both the long and short walks will include parts of the dramatic Jurassic coast path and finish in Exmouth with its two miles of golden sands.  Organised by Margaret & Lucy

Saturday 27th June – Porlock: A coastal Village on the edge of the Exmoor National Park. Exmoor has unique landscapes of moorland, woodland, valleys, farmland and views across the Bristo Channel.  Organised by Sue & Alan

Saturday 25th July – Swanage & Corfe Castle: A mixture of Seaside, historic monument and views over Poole harbour linked together by the heritage steam railway.   The landscape in this area is rich in history. We will be walking on paths and tracks that have been used for many thousands of years  Organised by Keda Jo & Julie

Saturday 29th August- Wimborne Minster: Both walks will take in sections of the River Stour. While walking we can look out for a wide number of visiting birds such as herons, mute swans & warblers. The river is stocked with a wide variety of freshwater fish and rare varieties of butterfly. Organised by Aubrey & Carole

Saturday 26th SeptemberDulverton: This is a beautiful historic market town, with the oldest medieval bridge on Exmoor. The farmers market will be running in the town on the day of our visit. Organised by: Keda & Jo

Saturday 31st October – Sidmouth: This lovely seaside town that nestles beneath majestic red cliffs and the green hills of the glorious Sid Valley. At the end of the walks there will be time to explore the shops and gardens or just take a gentle stroll along the prom.  Organised by Margaret & Lucy

* Cancellations can be made up to and including the Monday prior to the walk.  Cancellations after this time will be liable for full payment.

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