Programme of Walks

NATIONAL TRUST TORBAY CENTRE WALKING GROUP-WALKS JANUARY TO JUNE 2019

SUBSCRIPTIONS NOW DUE FOR 2019 – NT MEMBERS £8.00p.a. NON-MEMBERS £9.00p.a. PAYABLE TO CHRIS, TREASURER.  PAY-AS-YOU-GO WALKERS PAY £1 ON DAY TO CHRIS, TREASURER OR WALK LEADER (£1.00 PER WALK)  All walks commence at 10.30a.m. at the latest (Leaders will advise if earlier start) Tel.Leader by 7.00p.m. at the latest the evening before if you intend to walk.

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23.JANUARY-RIVER DART CIRCULAR – Meet Car park above Noss Marina(off hr. Ferry road). 2 flights of steps; 1 steep slope (pole useful)-otherwise mostly flat. Toilets Kingswear. Lunch Beefeater, Whiterock, Paignton. Approx 4.5 miles. Easy. Leader Norma 01803-557765 Mob.07780701600.

 

6.FEBRUARY-CHUDLEIGH-Meet Highwayman’s Haunt Pub-toilets/parking.  Circular walk-lanes and countryside-nice views along the way. Return to pub for lunch. Approx 4.5miles. Easy. Leaders Marion, Irene and Ursula. Mob.07950284512(Marion) 01626-365935(Irene).

 

20.FEBRUARY-DAWLISH WARREN-Meet Henty Avenue, Dawlish (SX783965) opp.Rockstone Flats on A379 Dawlish/Exminster Road for roadside parking. Walk along seawall, beach and Exe Estuary. Return via Nature Reserve. Lunch Mt.Pleasant Inn, Dawlish Warren. Return via Ladies Mile path back to Henty Avenue. Approx 4.5miles.Easy. Leader Christine 01626-203871.

 

6.MARCH-COLETON FISHACRE(TQ6 0EQ)-Meet lower car park for parking/toilets.  Circular of grounds and surrounding area taking in the “Daymark”.  Return to Coleton Fishacre for lunch. Approx 4.5miles.Moderate.Leader Norma 01803-557765 Mob.07780701600.

 

20.MARCH-GALLANTS BOWER – Meet 10.15a.m. Kingswear Station-toilets. Parking Lr.Contour Road(if lucky)/car park Kingswear. Foot passenger across the Dart. Walk to Castle. Steady climb to amazing 360 degree view(walking pole useful). Lunch Beefeater, Whiterock, Paignton.  Approx 5.5miles. Moderate. Leader Norma 01803-557765 Mob.07780701600.

 

REMINDER – WALKS ARE NOW DUE FOR JULY TO DECEMBER 2019-EARLY NOTIFICATION VERY MUCH APPRECIATED

 

3.APRIL-LUPTON TO BRIXHAM(SX90215503)-Meet and Lupton House cafe car park. Parking/toilets. Churston/Woodland/Coastal. One stile;  one steep path upwards. Bring bus pass for return journey to Lupton House for lunch. Approx 4.5miles. Moderate. Leader Norma 01803-557765 Mob.07780701600.

 

17.APRIL –HALDON FOREST PARK-Meet in Forest car park (Parking Charge £4.00). Toilets. Walk incorporating two trails. Lunch Sandygate Inn, Kingsteignton TQ12 3PU. Approx 4.5miles. Moderate/Easy. Leaders Helen and Jo  01803-393719 Mob.07977815258 (Helen).

 

1.MAY-TEIGNMOUTH-Meet Castle Inn, Holcombe-parking/toilets. Walk Smugglers Lane along seawall, Teignmouth Promenade to “back beach”. Return via Eastcliff Park to Castle Inn for lunch. Approx 5miles. Easy/Moderate. Leaders Anne and Shirley 01626-211290 (Anne).

 

15.MAY-TARKA TRAIL-Train trip to Barnstaple (train details to follow).  Walk Tarka Trail to Fremington Quay (lunch stop). Return via Fremington Pill/Creek to main road (Bus Passes – bus back to Barnstaple). Approx 6miles. Easy. Leader Norma 01803-557765 Mob.07780701600.

 

29.MAY-STOVER COUNTRY PARK(SX832749)-Meet at car park (fee paying) for toilets. Flat circular walk around lake, along riverside and surrounding countryside. Approx 4.5miles Easy. Lunch at Welcome Stranger. Leader Christine 01626-203871.

 

12.JUNE-DARTINGTON/TOTNES-Meet at Cott Inn, Dartington for parking and toilets.  Gentle Circular stroll into Totnes returning by riverside walk for lunch at Cott Inn.  Approx 4miles. Easy. Leaders Tony and Jenni  01803-405105. Mob.07847202093.

 

26.JUNE-EXMINSTER MARSHES-Meet Swans Nest, Exminster for parking/toilets. Walk across fields to towpath opp. Topsham. Canal walk to Turf Lock following Exe Estaury to Powderham Church, Return same route to Turf Lock picking up field path through conservation area back to pub for lunch. Approx 5miles. Easy. Leaders Val and Neil 01803-844970 Mob.07837470159.