Wayward Wanderers Walking Group

Spring 2012 Programme

Please advise the leader beforehand of your intention to take part in the walk or event. 




8 January

Meet at 12.30 at The Britannia, Knowle (formerly The Dog and Donkey) for a walk around East Budleigh Common - approx 6 miles.


15 January

New Year Treasure Hunt 2012  Meet at the Pilot Boat Inn, Lyme Regis (at the bottom of the town near the Guildhall. (Car Parks situated beside the pub and opposite).  If ordering lunch/food please arrive early from midday to start the walk promptly at 1pmYou will need:- clipboard with waterproof cover, pencil/pen and torch.

Please advise leader by 12th January of intention to take part


29 January

Meet at 1.30pm in the centre of Old Feniton  OSGR SY107993 for a 5 mile winter walk on lanes and field paths.


5 February

No walk today - unless someone volunteers to lead one.


12 February

Meet at 1pm at the Village Hall Car Park, Upton Pyne, for a varied walk, first  to Brampford Speke then  along the Exe Valley Way to Cowley, skirting Half Moon Village and Langford on the return. Could be muddy after rain. Approx 6.5 miles.


19 February

Meet at Dunsford by the Royal Oak (in the centre). 1.30pm. 6.5 miles walk. Woods, river walk, open county, some lanes, Heltor Rock, a medieval farm house, stepping stones across the river at Dunsford Mill (which can be by-passed!). Refreshments can be had at Dunsford.


26 February

Meet at 1.30pm in the centre of Uplowman by the Redwoods Inn - OSGR ST016150 for a 6 mile walk through unspoiled Mid-Devon farmland on field paths and tracks.  May be muddy or wet in parts.  Park at road edge or in the adjacent village hall car park. 

Car share: Meet at SowtonPark and Ride at 12.45pm for car share.


4 March

Meet at 1.30 p.m. at Littleham Church for a 6 mile walk alongthe old railway line, crossing the golf course to West DownBeacon and then along the coastal path towards Exmouth and return.


11 March

Meet at 1.30pm at OSGR ST186003, just off the A35 on the outskirts of Offwell, parking by the roadside.   Walk will be 7.5 miles long on unfamiliar lanes and paths and through unfamiliar terrain and woodland. 


18 March

Meet at 1.30pm in the village car park.  A 5 mile circular walk from Sidbury to include parts of the East Devon Way to White Cross, Fire Beacon Hill and Core Hill Woods with lots of historical interest on the way! Distant views, also views across to SidburyCastle and Bulverton Hill.  Car parking:  Free parking by village hall in centre of Sidbury.


25 March

Meet at 1.30 at Eggesford for a varied 7 mile walk to Chawleigh, following sections of both the Tarka and the Ridge & Valley trails. May be muddy after rain.

Car Share: Meet at Sowton to drive to Eggesford. Turn left at the railway crossing then take the first turning on the left (signposted Garden centre). Park in the large area outside All Saints Church, just past the Garden Centre)


1 April

Meet at Charmouth beach at 1.30pm. Car-share could be arranged from Sidford at 1.00pm. 7.5 miles (but not very hilly) walk. Walk along the cliff path, St Candida‚Äôs Well, Hardown Hill (good views for little investment) and the River Char.  Refreshments can be had at Charmouth at the beach cafe.


8 April

Easter Sunday


15 April

Hot Cross Bun Walk (never too late for an HCB).  Meet at the London Hotel, Ottery St Mary for a walk in the area.  Come whatever the weather. 

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