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Warminster Town Council: Delivering a brighter, greener future for all

Walks Programme

Programme of Walks September 2023 to January 2024
Initial meeting point for all walks is the Civic Centre Car Park, Sambourne Road, Warminster, BA12 8LB, unless otherwise stated. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the starting time. 

Please do not attend a walk if experiencing any cold or flu like symptoms

We are still working on routes/leaders so the programme will be updated. Anyone wanting further information please ring Heather Yates on 01985 213530 or Petrina Clarke on 01985 510052.

2023 / 2024VENUESTART
Sat 23rd SepBadbury Rings. Approx 7 miles. Take picnic lunch and drinks.9.30am @ Civic Centre.
Anyone going direct to NT car park at Badbury Rings needs to be there about 10.45 a.m
Sun 8th OctFonthill Bishop.2pm @ Civic Centre
Sat 21st Oct10am @ Civic Centre
Sun 29th OctNunney.1.30pm @ Civic Centre
Sun 5th NovBishopstrow. Approx 4-5 miles. Quite hilly and may be sheep grazing.1.30pm @ Civic Centre
Sat 18th Nov10am @ Civic Centre
Sun 26th NovSouthleigh Woods area. Approx 4 miles.1.30pm @ Civic Centre
Sun 3rd Dec1.30pm @ Civic Centre
Sun 17th DecRoute TBA.1.30pm @ Civic Centre
Mon 1st Jan 202410am @ Civic Centre
Sun 7th Jan 20241.30pm @ Civic Centre
Sun 21st Jan 20241.30pm @ Civic Centre
Sat 17th Jan 2024AGM followed by afternoon walk.12.30pm @ The George, Longbridge Deverill.

Sunday walks start at 2:00pm (late March to October) and at 1.30pm (November to late March). Saturday walks start at 10:00am from the Civic Centre Car Park. For all walks please arrive at least 10 minutes before the starting time. Please check the table above to be sure of the start time for your event

The afternoon walks should be no more than six miles in the summer and in winter the afternoon walks are normally no more than five miles. Saturday walks may be full or half day and if a full day will be approximately seven or eight miles, which may include a picnic lunch in the spring/summer or pub lunch in the winter.

Those taking part do so at their own risk and the decision to proceed with a walk due to weather conditions rests with the leader. 

WALK LEADERS: Committee members have access to fluorescent jackets. If your walk includes roads used by traffic, please consider use of these by the leader and back-marker and ask a committee member if you need to borrow any jackets.

If you haven’t walked with Warminster Walkers before please feel free to just turn up and you will receive a warm welcome. For further details about the walks please contact any of the following: 

  • Treasurer: Joan Chick 01985 211814
  • Walks Programme Secretary: Petrina Clarke 01985 510052
  • Secretary: Heather Yates 01985 213530
Kingston Deverill Walk 2022

We are keen to attract new members. Anyone who would like to try out some of our walks before deciding if they wish to become a member would be most welcome. We would expect new people to become members once they’ve tried out a couple of walks.

We recommend new walkers to phone either Petrina or Heather (phone numbers above) beforehand so that we can advise on suitable footwear and warn you if steep hills or climbing stiles are involved on that particular walk if that may be a concern to you.

Suggested contribution to drivers:

  • ‘A’ and ‘B’ walks £2.00 (up to 20 miles each way)
  • ‘C’ walks £3.00 (greater than 20 miles each way).

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