Swindon U3A

Further Information for the Walking Group

Walking Programme for Feb 2019 - Jun 2019. 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-Feb-19Chisledon - Snap 6173/157 SU 193794Sandra HorsnallPark at Chisledon. Walk old rlwy track, Snap, Upper Upham, Folly Fm.
Fri 15-Feb-19Hackpen 6+173/157 SU 129747Robert HintonMeet/park Hackpen casr park. Walk Shoulders of Mutton, Wick Bottom, Rockley, The Beeches, Totterdown Wood, New Totterdown.
Fri 22-Feb-19Hackpen 6+173/157 SU 129747Tony BettleyMeet/park Hackpen casr park. Walk Shoulders of Mutton, Wick Bottom, Rockley, The Beeches, Totterdown Wood, New Totterdown.
Sat 23-Feb-19Annual Social & Coffee MorningLawn Community Centre10 a.m. to 12 noon.
Fri 01-Mar-19Chiseldon - Snap173/157 SU 193794David & Jackie HewittPark at Chiseldon. Walk old rlwy track, Snap Upper Upham, Folly Fm or reverse.
Fri 08-Mar-19Chisledon - Snap173/157 SU 193794Sandra HorsnallPark at Chiseldon. Walk old rlwy track, Snap Upper Upham, Folly Fm or reverse.
Fri 15-Mar-19Coach walk or Town walk. TBA
Fri 22-Mar-19Coach walk or Town walk. TBA
Fri 29-Mar-19Chiseldon/Hodson173/169 SU 187797Malcolm WoodsMeet/pk cp end of Station Rd. Walk S to old rlwy, SW to Buff Cottages, N to Hodson. Return via Pinkcombe Wood & Plough Hill.
Fri 05-Apr-19Chiseldon/Hodson173/169 SU 187797David & Anne SharpeMeet/pk cp end of Station Rd. Walk S to old rlwy, SW to Buff Cottages, N to Hodson. Return via Pinkcombe Wood & Plough Hill.
Fri 12-Apr-19Ashbury/Bishopstone174/170 SU 274843John CoppenPark Ashbury Folly. Walk Ridgeway, Kingston Coombes, Ashbury, Idstone, Bishopstone Folly, Ridgeway Fm.
Fri 19-Apr-19Ashbury/Bishopstone174/170 SU 274843Allan CoxPark Ashbury Folly. Walk Ridgeway, Kingston Coombes, Ashbury, Idstone, Bishopstone Folly, Ridgeway Fm.
Fri 26-Apr-19Knap Hill/West Woods173/157 SU 116637Sonja AmeyMeet/pk Knap Hill cp. Walk lower path to Shaw Medieval Village, Shaw Copse to West Woods. SEEK BLUEBELLS! Return via White Horse Trail & Tan Hill Way/Mid Wilts Way.
Fri 03-May-19Knap Hill/West Woods173/157 SU 116637Helen Baldwin & Veronica GrayMeet/pk Knap Hill cp. Walk lower path to Shaw Medieval Village, Shaw Copse to West Woods. SEEK BLUEBELLS! Return via White Horse Trail & Tan Hill Way/Mid Wilts Way.
Fri 10-May-19Northleach163/46 SP 088152Var GriffinMeet/pk nr Hangman's Stone on old A40. Walk Hampnett,Oxpens FM, Yanworth Mill, Yanworth (o (Hilly, steep in parts. Can be slippery when wet!).r reverse).
Fri 17-May-19Northleach163/46 SP 088152 ***NEEDED***Meet/pk nr Hangman's Stone on old A40. Walk Hampnett,Oxpens FM, Yanworth Mill, Yanworth (o (Hilly, steep in parts. Can be slippery when wet!).r reverse).
Fri 24-May-19Upavon184/130 SU 130548Alan & Bonny MilloyMeet/pk layby on minor rd opp jn of A£$%/A342. Walk Casterley Vidette, Charlton Drove, Charlton, North Newnton, Woodbridge, Scales bridge & Upavon
Fri 31-May-19Upavon184/130 SU 130548 ***NEEDED***Meet/pk layby on minor rd opp jn of A£$%/A342. Walk Casterley Vidette, Charlton Drove, Charlton, North Newnton, Woodbridge, Scales bridge & Upavon
Fri 07-Jun-19Greenham Common SU 499650Robert YeowellPark/meet at old control tower at grid ref (post code RG19 8BZ). Walk round old airfield. No styles, no hills!
Fri 14-Jun-19Greenham Common SU 499650 Park/meet at old control tower at grid ref (post code RG19 8BZ). Walk round old airfield. No styles, no hills!
Fri 21-Jun-19Royal Wootton Bassett (Interface)173/169 SU 081821 Ginney Evans?Park on Interface Rd (past ind site entrance). Walk Loser Woodshaw Fm. Canal to Morningside Fm.Gt Chaddington Fm. Bassett Down Fm.Bincknoll Fm.Cotmarsh, Vowley FM & Wootton Meadows. (via Quidhampton Wood if time).
Fri 28-Jun-19Royal Wootton Bassett (Interface)173/169 SU 081821Ken Kimber?Park on Interface Rd (past ind site entrance). Walk Loser Woodshaw Fm. Canal to Morningside Fm.Gt Chaddington Fm. Bassett Down Fm.Bincknoll Fm.Cotmarsh, Vowley FM & Wootton Meadows. (via Quidhampton Wood if time).

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