Monday Walking Group

WALKING ON A MONDAY LEAVING AT 10.30 (unless stated otherwise).

Walks are between 4 and 4.5 miles. Group members take turns to lead walks. No dogs accepted.

IF A WALK NEEDS TO BE CANCELLED WE AIM TO LET ALL PERSONS ON THE ‘MONDAY WALKERS E-MAIL LIST’ KNOW BY 18.00 THE PREVIOUS DAY.

To find out more, please contact the Group Leaders Dawn Twelftree / Betty Dobson on mon.walk@u3ainkennet.org.uk.

To download the  April – June 2018 programme click the link below;

Monday Walks April – June 2018 web version

U3A WALKING GROUPMONDAY 2nd April – 25th June 2018

On rare occasions a walk may need to be cancelled. If this happens, we will email everyone on the Monday Walkers email address list by 18.00 on the day prior to the Monday walk.

 

DATE MEETING PLACE / GRID REFERENCE DETAILS DISTANCE
2nd April Bank Holiday

Silbury Hill car park

SU 099 685

 

No lunch – coffee break at Avebury ~ 4 miles
9th April The Royal Oak, Pewsey.

SU 164 602

There is a large car park directly to the rear of the pub. Access is from the High St immediately next to the pub. 
Alternatively there is plenty of free parking at Bouverie Hall.

Walking poles may be useful.

Lanes, footpaths and tracks around the village and into the Nature Reserve. Here, the footpaths are board walks and care is needed as they can be slippery. We will also need to walk in single file at this point. Exiting the Reserve, we return to the village via footpaths and road. 
Lunch at the Royal Oak.  4 miles
16th April  

Start at Bowood Hotel (not Bowood House) SU 963 698. To reach the hotel car park follow the A4 through Calne past the entrance to Bowood House and take the sharp left turn, A342. Turn left through the Hotel entrance and follow the long drive to the hotel car park on the right in the trees

 

Lunch at the Brasserie next to Bowood Hotel. 4 miles
23rd April  

 

 

 

Red Post, Manton / Fyfield Down Car park

SU 159 700

 

 

 

Tracks and gallops

Lunch Marlborough Golf Club

 

 

 

 

4.25 miles
 

DATE

 

MEETING PLACE / GRID REFERENCE

 

DETAILS

 

DISTANCE

30th April West Woods – Lockeridge Car Park

SU153 663  

 

Woodland Walk for Bluebells – no stiles.   Lunch:  Waggon and Horses.

 

                   

4 miles 
7th May BANK HOLIDAY No walk planned  
14th May Pewsey Wharf

SU 157 610

Vale of Pewsey & chalk downland

Tow path, tracks, field paths, lanes

4 stiles

Lunch: Royal Oak, Pewsey

5 miles
21st May The Roebuck Inn Marlborough 
SN8 2AJ
SU 196 691 Along the Kennet Valley towards Minal and back along the ridge

Lunch: Roebuck Inn Marlborough

 

4 miles
28th May BANK HOLIDAY
The pull-off for parking is on A342, a mile to east of Upavon Camp
SU174550 Salisbury Plain – no stiles, moderate inclines, views in all directions, flowers Lunch: Upavon Golf Club 4 miles
4th June PLANNING MEETING

 

Brewer’s Arms, Wanborough

SU 210 836

Field paths and hard tracks. 2/3 stiles

 

Lunch: Brewer’s Arms

4 miles
11th June Silks on the Downs, Ogbourne St Andrew SU 190 721

Please park in the village if not staying to lunch

 

Lunch: Silk on the Downs  

4 miles

 

 

 

DATE

 

MEETING PLACE / GRID REFERENCE

 

DETAILS

 

DISTANCE

18th June Crown & Garter, Inkpen

SU 377 638

Through woodland, farmland & quiet country lanes.

1 stile

Lunch: Coffee shop at the Crown & Garter (light lunches)

4 miles
25th June Overton Hill car park opposite The Sanctuary, Avebury

SU 119 681

Avebury including the Stone Circle and West Kennet Avenue. Gradual incline and tracks

Lunch: The Wagon and Horses

4 miles