Festival

2015 WALKING FESTIVAL

Weekend of  4th / 5th / 6th September

Download the 2015 Walking Festival Leaflet

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WALK GRADES:
Easy  – a mainly level, comfortably paced shorter walk (up to about 2 miles) with no stiles.
Moderate  – a longer, more challenging walk (up to about 7 miles) with steps, steeper gradients and stiles.
Challenging  - longer and more demanding than moderate, requiring greater stamina; possibly more, steeper gradients.

Terms and conditions

  • Walk duration times are a guide and walks may be shorter or longer than advertised.
  • Walk leaders are in charge at all times. Their decision on participation is final and they may need to change a route due to local conditions or to adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Except for walk FR2, the “Dog Friendly Walk”, only assistance dogs are allowed.
  • Vulnerable people and U16s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
  • Every effort has been made to ensure that the information about each walk is correct and we reserve the right to make changes to or cancel walks should unforeseen circumstances arise.
  • Booking fees are non-refundable.

Helping you to get the most from your walks

  • Please bear in mind that you are responsible for your own personal safety. Our leaders will have risk assessed every walk and will make you aware of any potential hazards at the start of the walk.
  • Please make sure you have the ability and stamina to complete a walk based on the information we have provided.

You may find this chart helpful in planning which walks to book:

 Friday 4th Sept.  Saturday 5th Sept.  Sunday 6th Sept.
Easy  Discovering Bats – evening  SOLD OUT!  Nordic Walking tasters – 2  sessions    a.m./p.m.  Discovering Wild Herbs a.m./p.m.
 Ghost Walk evening
 Moderate  Dog Friendly Ramble a.m.
CANCELLED
 Bird Spotting a.m.  SOLD OUT!  Exploring BoA’s Community Woods  a.m.
 Quirky Corners a.m.  Wild Food Foraging a.m./p.m. Lunch + Westwood Manor visit p.m. SOLD OUT!
 Macmillan Cake Walk p.m.  Macmillan Cake Walk p.m.  Macmillan Cake Walk p.m.
 Frome & Avon Valleys p.m. SOLD OUT!  Highlights of BoA Town Walk p.m.
Challenging  Bath’s 2 Tunnels – all day
 SOLD OUT!
 Macmillan Way 1 – all day
 SOLD OUT!
 Macmillan Way 2 – all day 
SOLD OUT!


Booking

All bookings should be made through “Holidays and Cruises For You”, 10 Silver Street, Bradford on Avon  BA15 1JY (opposite “The Bear” pub) either in person or   by phoning 01225 865725.   There is a small admin. charge for all card payments. Booking fees are non-refundable.

Download the 2015 Walking Festival Leaflet

Walk costs:  £adult / £child
If no child cost is shown then the walk is not suitable for children.

 

All walks start from the War Memorial, in Westbury Gardens by the Town Bridge BA15 1DE.
Map below shows location – red dot in the centre.

War Memorial map

2015 WALKING FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

NUMBER OF PLACES REMAINING ON EACH WALK – as at 27 August

FRIDAY 4th SEPTEMBER
FR1  To Bath Through The 2 Tunnels: SOLD OUT!
FR2  Dog Friendly Ramble: CANCELLED
FR3  Quirky Corners of BoA: 2  
FR4  Frome & Avon Valleys: SOLD OUT!
FR5  Macmillan Cake Walk: 13  
FR6  Discovering Bats: SOLD OUT! 

SATURDAY 5th SEPTEMBER
SA1  Bird Spotting: SOLD OUT!
SA2  Macmillan Way, Buckland Dinham to BoA: SOLD OUT! 
SA3  Wild Food Foraging: 11
SA4/SA5  Nordic Walking: 8/6  (SA6 cancelled)
SA7  Highlights of BoA: 6
SA8  Macmillan Cake Walk: 10
SA9  Evening Ghost Walk: 28

SUNDAY 6th SEPTEMBER
SU1  BoA’s Community Woods: 5
SU2  Macmillan Way, Ford to BoA: 1
SU3  Discovering Wild Herbs: 10
SU4  Sunday Lunch & Westwood Manor:  SOLD OUT! 
SU5  Macmillan Cake Walk: 5


Walk costs:  £adult / £child.     If no child cost is shown then the walk is not suitable for children.