Swindon U3A

Further Information for the Walking Group

Walking Programme for Oct 2019 - Apr 2020. Given dates are first Friday for A group the following Friday is B group who do the same walk. Contact walks.fri@swindonu3a.org.uk if you wish to join walk.
You may walk with either group (or both).

Date Walk Title & lengthMap & referenceleaderdescription
Fri 04-Oct-19Oliver's Castle 173/157 SU 019672Martin SavageMeet/park Smallgrain cp. Walk Heddington, Beacon Hiil, Oliver's Castle, Roundway.
Fri 11-Oct-19COACH WALK - Chepstow Castle to Tintern Abbey. finish at pub/cafe.David & Jackie Hewitt
Fri 18-Oct-19TOWN WALK - Liden, Eldene, CovinghamSU 187 833Tony BettleyMeet Liden Centre - most parking entering via Grundys rather than following signs via Barrington Close.
Fri 25-Oct-19Cowley 6 miles175/163 SO 950146Kerry CroasdellPark on wide verge under trees, I mile west of Cowley. Walk Cockleford and Coberley.
Fri 01-Nov-19Cowley 6 miles175/163 SO 950146Park on wide verge under trees, I mile west of Cowley. Walk Cockleford and Coberley.
Fri 08-Nov-19Baydon 6.5 miles174/157 SU 287778Sonja AmeyPark in Finches Lane near Water Tower. Meet at the Water Tower. Walk Paines Farm, Pigshill, Membury Hill Fort, Brickkiln Copse, Share a lift where you can as parking is limited.
Fri 15-Nov-19Baydon 6 miles174/157 SU 287778Meet far end of Finches Lane. Walk Paines Farm,Pigshill,Membury Hill Fort,Brickkiln Copse.
Fri 22-Nov-19Little Bedwyn 7 miles174/157 SU 299670Alan & Bonnie MilloyPark off A4 by K&A Canal. Walk Little Bedwyn, Harrow Farm, Rudge Farm Bottom Coppice, Cake Wood.
Fri 29-Nov-19Little Bedwyn 7 miles174/157 SU 299670Park off A4 by K&A Canal. Walk Little Bedwyn, Harrow Farm, Rudge Farm Bottom Coppice, Cake Wood.
Fri 06-Dec-19Wroughton 6 miles173/169 SU 145806Rob YeowellMeet Ellendune Car Park. Walk Clouts Wood, Red Barn, Westmead Farm
Fri 13-Dec-19Wroughton 6 miles173/169 SU 145806Veronica/Jean/AlmuttMeet Ellendune Car Park. Walk Clouts Wood, Red Barn, Westmead Farm
Fri 20-Dec-19Broome Manor 6+ miles173/169 SU 163822Richard HailstoneMeet/park at Broome Manor Golf Course car park (away from Club House) – you choose the walk.
Fri 27-Dec-19Broome Manor 6+ miles173/169 SU 163822Rosemary SavageMeet/park at Broome Manor Golf Course car park (away from Club House) – you choose the walk.
Fri 03-Jan-20Russley Down 6.5 miles174/170 SU 232813Ginney EvansMeet/park Foxhill Radio Mast. Walk Russley Down, Foxhill, Lammy Down
Fri 10-Jan-20Russley Down 6.5 miles174/170 SU 232813Meet/park Foxhill Radio Mast. Walk Russley Down, Foxhill, Lammy Down
Fri 17-Jan-20Avebury 6.5 miles173/157 SU 098697Malcolm WoodsMeet/park Avebury NT car park. Walk Winterbourne Monkton, Mill Lane, Monkton Down and Avebury.
Fri 24-Jan-20Avebury 6.5 miles173/157 SU 098697Sandra HorsnallMeet/park Avebury NT car park. Walk Winterbourne Monkton, Mill Lane, Monkton Down and Avebury.
Fri 31-Jan-20Chilton Foliat/Hungerford 6 miles174/158 SU 316705Park layby on B4192. Walk Stew Close, Freeman’s Marsh, Hungerford, Leverton Lane, Chilton Lodge.
Fri 07-Feb-20Chilton Foliat/Hungerford 6 miles174/158 SU 316705Martin SavagePark layby on B4192. Walk Stew Close, Freeman’s Marsh, Hungerford, Leverton Lane, Chilton Lodge.
Fri 14-Feb-20Lyneham 7 miles173/169 SU 020793Robert HintonPark by White Horse pub. Walk Bowls Lane, Trow Lane, Black Dog Cottages, Tockenham.
Fri 21-Feb-20Lyneham 7 miles173/169 SU 020793Park by White Horse pub. Walk Bowls Lane, Trow Lane, Black Dog Cottages, Tockenham.
Fri 28-Feb-20Castle Combe 6 miles173/156 ST 846777David & Jackie HewittPark in car park off B4039. Walk Golf Course, Nettleton Mill House, Ford, Long Dean
Fri 06-Mar-20Castle Combe 6 miles173/156 ST 846777Park in car park off B4039. Walk Golf Course, Nettleton Mill House, Ford, Long Dean
Fri 13-Mar-20Ramsbury 6+157/174 SU 275717Kevin MartinPark near the Bell in Ramsbury . Walk Love’s Copse, Southward Down, Southern Copse, Holbrook.
Fri 20-Mar-20Ramsbury 6+157/174 SU 275717Park near the Bell in Ramsbury . Walk Love’s Copse, Southward Down, Southern Copse, Holbrook.
Fri 27-Mar-20Coach Walk - Fonthill to Fovant 6.5 milesTony Bettley
Fri 03-Apr-20Town Walk
Fri 10-Apr-20South Cerney 6.5 miles163/169 SU 071971Steve HodgkinsMeet off Spine Road by Cotswold Outdoor store. Walk Cerney Wick. Old Railway Track, Humpback Lock.
Fri 17-Apr-20South Cerney 6.5 miles163/169 SU 071971Meet off Spine Road by Cotswold Outdoor store. Walk Cerney Wick. Old Railway Track, Humpback Lock.

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