Saturday, 20 October 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
Start time 10:00
6 miles / 9.7 km
Meet at Thatcham Discovery Centre, grid ref SU507671, for a circular walk taking in Greenham Common and Monkey Marsh Bridge.
Sunday, 21 October 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
9 miles / 14.5 km
Tilford: Could anyone requiring a lift please contact the Programme Secretary. Please text the leader on the day. Park at the Tilford Green car park, grid ref SU873434, GU10 2BU (70 miles round trip from Newbury) and meet the leader for walk start at 10:00 am. The walk visits Frensham Great Pond and returns to the Barley Mow PH at Tilford for a late lunch. Height gain 500 feet. 9 miles
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
Park outside the Clere School (half term), Burghclere, grid ref SU474614, for a walk via the Brenda Parker Way to Brock Green, Adbury Farm and Herbert Plantation.
Thursday, 25 October 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
Start time 9:30
10 miles / 16.1 km
Park outside Great Bedwyn Church, post code SN8 3PF, grid ref SU277642. This walk is a mix of woods, brails and canal. A lunch stop is planned at the Swan PH in Wilton (or bring a picnic).
Saturday, 27 October 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
Baughurst and Ashford Hill Meadows: Starting at Heath End village hall, grid ref SU581621, we follow the Brenda Parker Way down through Ashford Hill Nature Reserve, returning via woodland paths to Baughurst.
Sunday, 28 October 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
13.5 miles / 21.7 km
Meet at Scot's Poor, grid ref SU286562, postcode SP11 9EX (parking alongside the start of the byway to Gammon’s Farm). A scenic walk with several ups and downs in the area bounded by the Chutes, Vernham Dean and Tidcombe (based on Fosbury Hill and The Chutes from Walking in the Thames Valley). A brief pub stop at around lunchtime is on the cards, but please bring sufficient food and drink to last the day. (Postponed from 29 Jul.) 13.5 miles
Monday, 29 October 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
4.5 miles / 7.2 km
Start at Rushall Manor Farm, grid ref SU583723, for a leisurely circular walk around Bradfield, passing St Andrew’s Church, Greathouse Walk and cottages, returning via Thuja Wood and the reservoir.
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
5.8 miles / 9.3 km
Meet in the car park of the Frilsham Club Room/Recreation Ground, grid ref SU548734, RG18 9XQ. The route of this undulating walk takes us to Stanford Dingley via Frilsham Common, Highwood Copse and Pangfield Farm. After a refreshment stop in the churchyard, we shall return via the Pang Valley, Rushdens Farm and Hawkridge Farm.
Thursday, 1 November 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
8.5 miles / 13.7 km
Pirbright: Park at the public car park, Avenue de Cagny, Pirbright, grid ref SU946561, GU24 0JE and meet the leader for a walk start at 10.00 am. The walk goes via Willey Green and Merrist Wood Farm to Fox Corner for a pub lunch at the Fox. Height gain 600 feet.
Saturday, 3 November 2018 (Group: West Berkshire)
5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Great Bedwyn and Wilton Windmill: Meet at The Knapps off Brook Street, Great Bedwyn, grid ref SU280646, for a circular walk along the K & A towpath to the Crofton Pumping Station and Wilton Windmill.