Programme of Walks

NATIONAL TRUST TORBAY CENTRE WALKING GROUP – WALKS  JULY TO DECEMBER 2018

All walks commence  10.30am at the latest  (Leader will advise if earlier start) Tel. Leader by 7.00pm at the latest the evening before if you intend to walk. “ Pay as you go walkers” pay on the day to Chris, Treasurer or Walk Leader.

19.SEPTEMBER-OCCOMBE/SCADSON WOODS-Meet Occombe Farm car park off Preston Down Road, Paignton (toilets). Pleasant woodland walk.  Pub ,lunch at Smokey House, Marldon. Approx 4miles – Easy. Leaders Chris and Malcolm 01803-553903 Mob.07780750064.

REMINDER WALKS  NOW DUE FOR JANUARY TO JUNE 2019-EARLY NOTIFICATION APPRECIATED

3.OCTOBER-BUCKFASTLEIGH(SX46662)-Meet Butterfly Centre (free parking/toilets). Walk through village to ruined church – lots of steps – several  rest stops.  Interesting walk.  Lunch Buckfastleigh Station – great interest for railway enthusiasts. Approx 4/5miles Moderate/Hard.  Leader Norma 01803-557765 Mob.07780701600.

17.OCTOBER-GAL MPTON-Meet Manor Inn, Galmpton (parking/toilets). Circular walk through village, Galmpton Creek and fields.  Spectacular views of River Dart. Return to pub for lunch. Approx 4.5miles. Moderate. Leaders Val and Neil 01803-844970. Mob.07837470159.

31.OCTOBER-RIVER DART/WOODLANDS-Meet car park top of road leading down to Noss Marina (at Hillhead take A379 to Higher Ferry).  River/woodland walk to Kingswear.  Some steep slopes – no stiles.  Toilets en route. Approx 4.5miles. Easy/Moderate. Lunch Beefeater, Brixham Road, Paignton. Leader  Norma 01803-557765 Mob.07780701600.

14.NOVEMBER-STAVERTON(SX794641)-Meet at Sea Trout Inn, Staverton (parking/toilets). Gentle circular walk. Return to pub for lunch. Approx 4miles – Easy.  Leaders Tony and Jenni 01803-405105 Mob.07847202093.

28.NOVEMBER-ROUNDHAM/CLENNON-Meet Paignton Harbour archway (toilets). Circular walk around Roundham Head and Clennon Valley lake. Road or coast path (weather dependant) past St.Georges Church, Goodrington to Inn on the Quay, Goodrington, for lunch.  Approx 4.5miles – Easy/Moderate.  Leaders Helen and Jo. Tel Helen 01803-393719 Mob.07977815258.

12.DECEMBER-IPPLEPEN (EARNIE’s CHRISTMAS WALK)-Meet Wellington Inn, Ipplepen (parking and toilets). Leisurely walk towards Orley Common. Returning to Wellington Inn for Christmas lunch. Approx 3.5miles. Easy – Leaders Val and Neil  01803-844970 Mob.07837470159.

ALL GOOD WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE NEW YEAR