Dursley Walking Festival 2017


Dursley Walking Festival 2017

Provisional Programme of Walks

Thursday 5th October 2017

Walk 1 - Walk commences at 10.00

Over the fields to Frocester

 

Duration:  5.5 hours Distance: 9.5 miles

Brief Description:       A circular walk from Dursley via Ashmead Green, Coaley, Frocester and Far Green. Mainly on field paths with good views, the walk is a mixture of level and hilly sections. Muddy in places. Several stiles. There may be livestock in the fields. Walking boots recommended and walking poles if you use them. Bring food and drink.

Booking not required - just turn up.

Start point and grid reference:   Market Place, Dursley. GL11 4BS       ST756981

Dogs allowed?:  Registered assistance dogs only.

Leader/organisation:   Karen.              Dursley Welcomes Walkers         www.dursleywelcomeswalkers.org.uk

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Walk 2 - Walk commences at 10.30

              Every little helps

Duration:  2.25 hrs      Distance: 3.5 miles

Brief Description:           A gentle walk through the fields to Cam Park and Ride Station and back along bridleway and a short stretch of road to Cam. Food available at café in Cam opposite Tesco afterwards. Leisurely and level. Bring drink. 

Please park at the far end on the left as you go around and register your car reg. at the customer service desk. I

f you do not register and stay longer than 3 hours you will get a fine from the Tesco central system.

Booking not required, just turn up.

Start point and grid reference:  Cam, Tesco Car Park  GL11 5PS SO 750004

Dogs allowed?:    Registered assistance dogs only.

Leader/organisation:   

Anne A. 01453 839089        07931114439       www.southcotswoldramblers.org.uk

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Walk 3 - Walk commences at 13:30

Cam and the Winterbothams

(with optional tea and cake after the walk

at Berry Blue, Cam)

 

Duration:   2 hours (or 3 hours including tour of mill and tea and cake at  Berry Blue)

Start point and grid reference:  Cam Parish Council Offices, GL11 5PS,     SO 749003

Brief Description: This walk explores the local heritage of Cam with specific reference to the Winterbotham family and their influence on the economy, community and built environment . It includes a tour of Cam Mills. No photography allowed inside Cam Mills. The walk will be on pavements and some footpaths. Optional tea and cake at Berry Blue at 16:00pm at a cost of £4.00, please book your teas when contacting us about the walk. 

Free Public Car Park in front of Cam Parish Council offices. Additional parking is available in the Tesco Car Park, you must register your car at the Tesco customer service desk. If you do not register and stay longer than 3 hours you will get a fine from the Tesco central system.

Booking required: Limited numbers. To book please phone or text 07743 307686 or email dursleywaw@gmail.com

Dogs allowed?:  Registered assistance dogs only. Please advise when booking if you are bringing a registered assistance dog.

Leader/organisation:    Jenny, 07743 307686          www.dursleywelcomeswalkers.org.uk

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Walk 4 - Walk commences 14:00

A Circular Walk towards Uley


Duration: 
2.5 hours          Distance:  4.5 miles

Start point and grid reference:   Market Place, Dursley. GL11 4BS       ST756981

Brief description:   Castle Stream millpond, Sheephouse Farm, Elcombe, Shadwell, returning by Mill Farm. Fairly level walk, paths, fields and stiles. Booking not required - just turn up. Bring Drink.

Dogs allowed?:   Well behaved dogs on a short lead welcome.

Leader/organisation:   Greta, 01453 542161,  Cam and Dursley U3A

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Walk 5 - Walk commences 14:00

           Walking for Health

Duration:  1 hour          Distance:  1.5 miles

Start point and grid reference:   Benches outside Barclays Bank, Parsonage street Dursley GL11 4BP ST756982

Brief description:   The health walk will follow some of Dursley's oldest established footpaths and pavements as we go via St James's Church grounds and down Water Street. We will then walk alongside the River Ewelme through to the Uley Road. After crossing the Uley Road we will pass through one of Dursley's new estates and walk alongside the duckpond. Our return route will be through Highfields estate.

Bring a drink. There are steps along the route but a detour can be made.

No need to book for the walk - just turn up.

Dogs allowed?:  Registered assistance dogs only. 

Leader/organisation:    Shirley and Jim, 07749 364526. www.valevision.org.uk

  






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