From a hill to a Hill Fort
Wednesday, 6 June 2018
Meeting time: 8:15
Start time: 10:15
(Estimated finish time: 15:30)
Strenuous 6.6 miles / 10.6 km
A linear walk through beautiful Dorset, passing through the village of Broadwindsor. We will walk the route of The Monarch's Way finishing at an Iron Age Hill Fort. Downhill for the first half, then uphill to finish. Please gain details of meet ups on this linear walk from the walk leader prior to the walk.
Paulton. High Street Car Park opposite Red Lion pub.
Grid reference: ST651566
Nearest postcode: BS39 7NW
Meeting time: 08:15
Buckham Down Picnic Area on the road joining the A3066 to the A356. Map. Exp 116
Note: Take care your sat nav does not send you to Meerhay. Post codes are the same.
Grid reference: ST484033
Nearest postcode: DT8 3SB
Start time: 10:15
Lob Gate. Graveled parking area at the bottom of Cockpit Hill with its junction with Pilsdon Lane
Grid reference: ST414009
Nearest postcode: DT6 5NX
This is a linear walk
Please contact walk leader prior to the walk if you have not joined us before. Walk leader can advise you of the best place to meet the group.
Pace: Moderate, leisurely up hill.
Suitability: Dog friendly
Surroundings: Open country
Designation: Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, National Scenic Area, Heritage Coast
Theme: Long distance path
Norton Radstock Ramblers walk most Sundays and also the first and third Wednesday of each month. The Sunday walks vary in length and are usually within a forty miles radius of Midsomer Norton/ Radstock area. The Wednesday walks are usually between ...
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