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

Walks Programme

Programme of Walks September 2022 to January 2023
Initial meeting point for all walks is The Civic Centre Car Park, Sambourne Road, Warminster, unless otherwise stated. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the starting time. 

In the current circumstances due to the Covid-19 restrictions, to take part in a walk please book in advance by calling Heather on 01985 213530.

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.

2022VENUESTART
Sun 4th SeptemberWestwood2pm @ Civic Centre
Sat 17th SeptemberLongbridge Deveraill & Brixton Deverill. 4.5 miles. Several stiles, fields and woodland paths. Not suitable for dogs.10am @ Civic Centre. Picnic/snack required.
Sun 25th SeptemberFaukland (Somerset Lavender). 4/5 miles.2pm @ Civic Centre
Sun 2nd OctoberRode2pm @ Civic Centre
Sun 16th OctoberEdington. 5.5 miles.2pm start from Edington Priory
Sun 30th OctoberBuckland Dinham. 4.5 miles.1.30pm @ Civic Centre
Sun 13th NovemberTBD1.30pm @ Civic Centre
Sat 26th NovemberBratton10am @ Civic Centre
Sun 11th DecemberCorton/Heytesbury. 4 miles. Flat.1.30pm @ Civic Centre
Sun 1st January 2023Possibility of a local walk.10.30am @ Civic Centre

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 Sambourne Road car park (by the Civic Centre). 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 6 miles in the summer and in winter the afternoon walks are normally no more than 5 miles. Saturday walks may be full or half day and if a full day will be approximately 7/8 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’ walks £1.00 (up to 10miles each way)
  • ‘B’ walks £2.00 (10 – 25 miles each way)
  • ‘C’ walks £3.00 (greater than 25 miles each way).

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