Thursday, 16 August 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
Start time 9:30
10.5 miles / 16.9 km
Meet in the car park outside St Martin’s Church in East Woodhay, grid ref SU405615, car sharing if possible. The walk passes Brick Kiln Farm, Highclere, Hollington and Heath End. Lunch is available at The Furze Bush PH in Ball Hill, and we return via Berries Farm. Bridleways and some footpaths may be muddy.
14.3 miles / 23 km
This is a long and fast walk like the monthly ones run recently. The distance is 14.3 miles and we will be looking to maintain an average speed of greater than 3mph excluding the stops.
The walk begins from the car park on the Wayfarer’s Walk to the East of Walbury Hill, RG20 0BT/ SU379616. The walk will go via West Woodhay, Inkpen and Ham to the Plough PH in Shalbourne for lunch, a distance of about 9 miles. After lunch we will return via the Mid Wilts Way, Test Way and Walbury Hill to the start point. 14.3 miles
Saturday, 18 August 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
Start time 10:00
3 miles / 4.8 km
(Estimated finish time: 11:45)
Meet at Donnington Castle car park, grid ref SU462691, for a walk to Snelsmore Common and return via Bagnor. 3 miles
Sunday, 19 August 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
10 miles / 16.1 km
Christmas Common: Park on the edge of Maidensgrove Common, grid ref SU719887. This is a hilly walk through commons and woods using Shakespeare’s Way, the Swans Way and the Oxfordshire Way, passing through Cookley Green, Christmas Common and Pishill. Please bring food and drink for the day.
Monday, 20 August 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
Start time 13:30
4 miles / 6.4 km
Meet at the lych gate of Brightwalton Church, grid ref SU427792, for a walk on local paths. Please park carefully around the village.
Tuesday, 21 August 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
5.2 miles / 8.4 km
Meet in the car park of the Recreation Ground at Frilsham, grid ref SU548733, 100 metres SW of the water tower. The route passes Rushdens Farm, along the River pang, then to Pangfield Farm and Nightingale’s Green. Bring a drink and a snack.
Wednesday, 22 August 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
Start time 18:00
5.3 miles / 8.4 km
The pace of this evening pub walk will be brisk to enable us to be back in time to eat The Queens College Arms; Pamber End;- grid ref SU612583. Following paths via Tadley and Little London.
Thursday, 23 August 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
Farnham Park: Please text the leader on the day. Park at Farnham Park, grid ref SU838475 (GU9 0AU) and meet the leader for walk start at 10:00 am. The walk goes around the park then to Waverley Abbey and Crooksbury Hill, before returning to Farnham town centre for a late lunch. Height gain 1100 feet.
Sunday, 26 August 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
11 miles / 17.7 km
CHANGE OF WALK LEADER
This walk will be lead by Chris R
Park in the layby at the Hurst Community College, Baughurst, grid ref SU576623, for a circular walk through fields and woods to Aldermaston, before following the K & A towpath to Woolhampton, where lunch is planned at the Row Barge PH. Return via Wasing Park Estate to Brimpton Common.
6.2 miles / 10 km
Meet at the Bell Street car park, Whitchurch, grid ref SU460480, to follow the Mill Trail. A walk along the River Test, which passes five historic mills. Bring a drink etc.