Swindon U3A

Further Information for the Walking Group

Walking Programme for May 2018 - Sept 2018. 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 08-Jun-18Hamstead Park/Enborne. (121). 5.6174/158 SU 435658 (Church Post code is RG20 0HB, full NGR is SU 43586 65804)Alan & Bonnie MilloyMeet/pk Enborne Church. Walk Hamstead Park, K & A Canal, Enborne, Avery's Pightle Nature Reserve.
Fri 15-Jun-18Hamstead Park/Enborne. (121). 5.6174/158 SU 436658 (Church Post code is RG20 0HB, full NGR is SU 43586 65804)Tony BettleyMeet/pk Enborne Church. Walk Hamstead Park, K & A Canal, Enborne, Avery's Pightle Nature Reserve.
Fri 22-Jun-18Upper Upham. (29) 6+173/157 SU 224772Ginney EvansMeet/pk Upper Upham (off B4192 Aldbourne Rd). Walk Ridgeway, Snap, Giant's Grave, (or via Whitefield mast)
Fri 29-Jun-18Upper Upham. (29) 6+173/157 SU 224772Helen BaldwinMeet/pk Upper Upham (off B4192 Aldbourne Rd). Walk Ridgeway, Snap, Giant's Grave, (or via Whitefield mast)
Fri 06-Jul-18Birdlip (245) 162/179 SP 922137Kevin MartinMeet/pk Witcombe Wood(TL onto B4070 from The George at Birdlip). Walk Witcombe Wood, Cranham Common, Sheeps Combe, Fostons Ash & Climperwell.
Fri 13-Jul-18Birdlip (245) 162/179 SP 922137Barrie MissenMeet/pk Witcombe Wood(TL onto B4070 from The George at Birdlip). Walk Witcombe Wood, Cranham Common, Sheeps Combe, Fostons Ash & Climperwell.
Fri 20-Jul-18Knap Hill (289) 6+ 174/158 SU 116638Richard HailstoneMeet/pk Knap Hill C/P. Walk Workway Drove, West Stowell, Huish, Gopher Wood & Tan Hill Way.
Fri 27-Jul-18Knap Hill (289) 6+ 174/158 SU 116638* * * NEEDED * * *Meet/pk Knap Hill C/P. Walk Workway Drove, West Stowell, Huish, Gopher Wood & Tan Hill Way.
Fri 03-Aug-18Lamborne (140) 6.5174/158 SU 325789Rob YeowellMeet/park in Lamborne c/p High St (sign posted). Walk White Shute (track), Stony Lane, Eastbury, Lamborne Valley Way & medieval village of Bockhampton.
Fri 10-Aug-18Lamborne (140) 6.5174/158 SU 325789* * * NEEDED * * *Meet/park in Lamborne c/p High St (sign posted). Walk White Shute (track), Stony Lane, Eastbury, Lamborne Valley Way & medieval village of Bockhampton.
Fri 17-Aug-18Miserden (New) 6+163/179 SO 933089Steve HodgkinsMeet/pk next to school. Walk Lypiatt, Sudgrove & House, Edgeworth & Manor, Brook Grove, Bull Banks.
Fri 24-Aug-18Miserden (New) 6+163/179 SO 933089* * * NEEDED * * *Meet/pk next to school. Walk Lypiatt, Sudgrove & House, Edgeworth & Manor, Brook Grove, Bull Banks.
Fri 31-Aug-18Clanfield (109) 6+163/OL45 SP 285015Var & Liam GriffinMeet/pk by Parish Office in main street. Walk Little Clanfield, Broadwell, Alvescot, Clanfield.
Fri 07-Sep-18Clanfield (109) 6+163/OL45 SP 285015* * * NEEDED * * *Meet/pk by Parish Office in main street. Walk Little Clanfield, Broadwell, Alvescot, Clanfield.
Fri 14-Sep-18Coach Walk (Joint)TBATBATBA
Fri 21-Sep-18Town Walk (Joint)TBATBATBA
Fri 28-Sep-18Calne to Maude Heath173/156 ST 993718Robert HintonPark in Bremhill View nr football ground - street parking possible. Walk via Bremhill, Bencroft to Maude Heath Monument.
Sat 06-Oct-18Calne to Maude Heath173/156 ST 993718* * * NEEDED * * *Park in Bremhill View nr football ground - street parking possible. Walk via Bremhill, Bencroft to Maude Heath Monument.

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