West Berks Ramblers

Working for Walkers

Printable Walks Programme

DateMeetStartTitleDistanceGradeContact
Thursday, 20th December
.9:30am at
SU118680 / SN8 4EY
Park on the Ridgeway, Overton Hill, post code SN8 1EY, grid ref SU118680. This Yuletide walk visits the prehistoric sites around Avebury with lunch being taken at Beckhampton (or bring a picnic).9.5mile / 15.3km
Moderate
Leader
JLC
01672 861359
07709 582477
Saturday, 22nd December
.10am at
SU576623 / RG26 5NL
Park on the layby at the Hurst Community College, Baughurst, grid ref SU576623, for a circular walk up to Brimpton Church, returning via Wasing Park Estate.6mile / 9.7km
Moderate
Leader
SK
07788862812
Wednesday, 26th December
.10:45am at
SU465673 / RG14 1RS
Meet at Northcroft Leisure Centre, Newbury, grid ref SU465673, for a leisurely walk around Newbury, to walk off the Christmas excesses.3.5mile / 5.6km
Moderate
Leader
RF
01635 230054
Thursday, 27th December
.9:30am at
SU451647 / RG14 6SB
Meet at the Bowlers Arms PH, Wash Common, grid ref SU451647, for a walk via Crockham heath, Bourne Farm and Woolton Hill Road to lunch at the Bowlers Arms. After lunch the walk is to Hampstead Park and along the Berkshire Recreational Route.11mile / 17.7km
Moderate
Leader
Eugene F
01635253173
07771857684
Saturday, 29th December
9:30am at Bus StationThe WharfNewburyRG14 5AU
SU473671 / RG14 5AU
10:15am at The Square, Kingsclere
SU525586 / RG20 5ND
BUS STATION NOW AT THE WHARF, NEWBURY BUS DEPARTURE TIME NOW 9:40 amMeet at Newbury Bus Station in time to catch the 9:40am ‘Link’ (Basingstoke) bus to Kingsclere Square. The bus station has relocated to The Wharf and the bus timing is 3 minutes earlier than in the printed programme. Please let the leader know if you intend to join the bus on route or meet the group at Kingsclere. Walk back to Newbury via Plastow Green, Mill Green, Thornford Road Ford, Chamberhouse Farm and the Kennet & Avon Canal. Please bring sufficient food and drink to last the day 10.5 milesBUS STATION NOW AT THE WHARF, NEWBURYBUS DEPARTURE TIME NOW 9:40 am10.5mile / 16.9km
Moderate
Leader
GS
01635 580356
07758 865839
Saturday, 29th December
.10am at
SU600801 / RG8 9EH
Park at the very end of Manor Road, Goring, grid ref SU600801, for a hilly walk around the open access land to Hartslock and back along the Thames Path.4mile / 6.4km
Moderate
Leader
JC
01235 835618
Tuesday, 1st January
.10am at
SU485674 / RG14 2QB
Meet in the car park at the London Road Retail Park off the A4 east of Newbury (B&Q/Dunelm), grid ref SU485674, postcode RG14 2BP. The route of this fairly flat New Year's Day walk takes us along the Kennet and Avon Canal towpath through the middle of Newbury and out to Northcroft, then up to Speen and Donnington Grove, before following the River Lambourn back through Shaw.5.9mile / 9.5km
Moderate
Leader
RM
01635 867407
Thursday, 3rd January
.9:30am at
SU462577 / RG20 9LP
Meet at the Beacon Hill car park off the A34, grid ref SU462577, for a walk along the footpath to Ladle Hill, then via Watership Down and the Brenda Parker Way to lunch in the Royal Oak PH in Ecchinswell. After lunch, there is a short walk back via footpaths and lanes.11.9mile / 19.2km
Moderate
Leader
Eugene F
01635253173
07771857684
Saturday, 5th January
.10:30am at
SU274715 / SN8 2PB
Park considerately in Ramsbury, grid ref SU274715, for a walk to Littlecote.4mile / 6.4km
Moderate
Leader
AG
01249 765881
Sunday, 6th January
.9:30am at
SU578939 / OX10 7JP
Park in the small car park on Bridge End Road in Dorchester on Thames, grid ref SU578939. This undulating walk takes in Days Lock and Wittenham Clumps, over farm land to Long Wittenham and Clifton Hampden. Then returning along the Thames Path. Pub stop possible, please check with leader.10.5mile / 16.9km
Moderate
Leader
DT
07710751199
Tuesday, 8th January
.10am at
SU560692 / RG7 6QD
CHANGE OF WALK LEADERMeet in the public car park near Lower Common, south of the long straight road from Upper Bucklebury to Chapel Row, grid ref SU560692, about one mile NE of Upper Bucklebury. The route goes to Bucklebury and Upper Bucklebury, returning through Bucklebury Common. Bring a drink and a snack.CHANGE OF WALK LEADER5.1mile / 8.2km
Moderate
Leader
SJ
01189 960955
Saturday, 12th January
.10am at
SU527763 / RG18 0TR
Park at Hampstead Norreys recreation ground/village hall car park, grid ref SU527763, for a walk to Banterwick Farm and Bothampstead. It is possible to cut off a mile at the end.6mile / 9.7km
Moderate
Leader
JC
01235 835618
Sunday, 13th January
.9:30am at
SU527763 / RG18 0TR
Hampstead Norreys: Please meet, by kind permission, at the village hall car park, grid ref SU527763, for a walk on local paths. We make our way through Hermitage and Oare, across to Bothampstead, returning via Banterwick Farm and Ramsworth Cottages, with a late lunch at the White Hart PH.9mile / 14.5km
Moderate
Leader
SO
07769684396

 

Wednesday, December 19, 2018