SU1: HOPE AND ANCHOR AT MIDFORD

This walk is part of the 2019 Bradford on Avon Walking Festival

Distance: 13 miles
Start Time: 09.30
Duration: 7 hours
Difficulty: Demanding
Date: Sunday 8th September
Start Point: War Memorial, Westbury House Gardens BA15 1DE
Walk Cost: £5 (not incl. lunch)
Max. Number: 20

 

 

Leader: Chris Turner

carrotThis circular walk sets out southwest from the town, passing the Tithe Barn, before heading up Jones Hill out of the Avon Valley and across the fields towards Farleigh Hungerford. Turning northwest we’ll pass Farleigh Castle (English Heritage) and follow the meandering River Frome. We continue west, passing Pipehouse, as we head to Midford for lunch at the Hope and Anchor Inn (pay for your own food & drink).

After lunch we make our way back to Bradford on Avon via Monkton Combe, Dundas aqueduct, the village of Conkwell and the fields to the north and west of town.

There are stiles and a couple of steep climbs so walking poles would be advisable.

How to Book

Advance booking is essential for all walks from Monday 1st July.
Bookings are being taken through 'Holidays and Cruises For You', 32 Silver Street, Bradford on Avon BA15 1JX, either in person or by phoning 01225 865725