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Please note that bookable social events and all weekends away are for group members only.

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There are currently 6 walks, 2 socials and no weekends away in the events programme

Last updated: Walks - 18th November; Social Events - 2nd November; Weekends Away - 5th June

Walk 'Up and Over' from Bourton, 10.5 miles
Date Sunday 19th November
Start Time 10AM
Meeting Point and Parking Car park next to Birdland in Bourton-on-the-Water. Parking is expensive so car share to spread the cost.
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Route Great views on this route from bustling Bourton over the ridge to idyllic Icomb: varied and undulating terrain.
Walk Leader Vanessa Corrick 01865 750249
Lunch Bring packed lunch.Pub and tea shop opportunities at end.
Walk Dorchester Dawdle
Date Sunday 26th November
Start Time 10:15AM
Meeting Point and Parking Car park at Bridge End, Dorchester. OX10 7JP.
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Route We stroll by the Thames before ascending Wittenham Clumps and taking in the view of the Thames Valley. We then walk through open countryside to Long Wittenham and return to Dorchester along the river bank, leaving it at Day's Lock. Tea shop or pub at end.
Walk Leader Jane Pearson 07929 115051
Lunch Bring packed lunch
Walk Joint walk with the 20 & 30s
Four seasons walk (with variations): winter, 8 miles
Date Sunday 3rd December
Start Time
Meeting Point and Parking Beacon car park, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BX (free parking on Sundays) Buses from various places into Wantage.
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Route A tried and tested walk. From Wantage to Letcombe Regis, up on to the Ridgeway before looping over the Downs and back through Wantage. Tea at the Ridgeway Centre en route. I will lead this walk in each season, to enjoy the differences, but with variations.
Walk Leader Helen 07771 631444
Lunch Bring packed lunch.
Walk Sherborne Saunter, 10.5 miles
Date Sunday 10th December
Start Time 10:30AM
Meeting Point and Parking Ewepen NT car park Off the A40. Parking free for NT members. £4 for four hours+, good idea to car share. New parking meter!
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Route Through the rolling Cotswold hills in and around the Sherborne Est. Site of Springwatch this year
Walk Leader Gavin Powell 07480213471
Lunch Bring packed lunch
Walk Mulled Wine and Mince Pie Meander
Date Sunday 17th December
Start Time 10:30 AM
Meeting Point and Parking
Route Meeting point and route still to be decided. Walk will probably about 10 miles in length, give or take a bit.
Walk Leader Neil Hoggarth 07741001215
Lunch Bring packed lunch. Elevenses will be provided, in the form of Neil's home-made mince pies and mulled wine.
Walk TBC
Date Sunday 31st December
Start Time
Meeting Point and Parking
Walk Leader Lyn Roberts 01869 360576
Lunch Bring packed lunch