Programme of Walks

NATIONAL TRUST TORBAY CENTRE WALKING GROUP – WALKS JULY TO DECEMBER 2019

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.

13.NOVEMBER-TEIGNGRACE-Meet Sandygate Inn, Kingsteignton TQ12 3PU (parking/toilets). Circular walk. Lanes, River Walk including woodlands and part of Stover Country Park. Return to pub for lunch. Approx 4.5miles Easy. Leader Irene 01626-365935.

27.NOVEMBER-CHUDLEIGH-Meet Chudleigh car park (paying). Toilets car park or Phoenix Pub. Circular country walk – lanes and woodlands.  Some hills.  Return to Phoenix for lunch. Approx 5miles. Moderate. Leader Marion.  Mob.07950284512.

11.DECEMBER – IPPLEPEN-Meet Wellington Inn, Ipplepen (Parking/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

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NATIONAL TRUST TORBAY CENTRE WALKING GROUP-WALKS  JANUARY TO  JUNE 2020

SUBSCRIPTIONS NOW DUE FOR 2020 – NT MEMBERS £8.00p.a NON-MEMBERS £9.00p.a. PAYABLE TO CHRIS, TREASURER.  PAY-AS-YOU-GO WALKERS PAY 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.

8.JANUARY-EXETER CANAL &  RIVERSIDE-Meet  Tally Ho! Inn –car parking/toilets. Flat walk to Exeter’s historic  quayside (toilets and coffee stop).  Return to Tally Ho! for lunch. Approx 4.5miles-Easy. Leaders  Malcolm and Chris 01803-553903 Mob.07780750064.

 

22.JANUARY-DAYMARK/COLETON FISHACRE COASTAL PATH-Meet Brownstone car park. Walk to “Daymark” and onto coastguard station. Return to car park – drive to Coleton Fishacre for walk around  grounds (weather dependant). Lunch Lupton House/ Approx 4.5miles-moderate (some inclines). Leader Norma 01803-557765 Mob.07780701600

 

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

 

19.FEBRUARY – SHALDON- RINGMORE-Meet outside London Inn by village green (toilets/parking in village).  Circular walk along River Teign,  Ringmore and lanes to Homeyards Botanical Gardens; walk through Ness car park and possible walk through “smugglers tunnel”.  Return following the estuary and through village back to London Inn for lunch.  Moderate – some inclines.  Approx  4.0miles.   Leader Christine 01626-203871.

 

4.MARCH-BOVEY TRACEY/PARKE COUNTRY PARK-Meet Dolphin Inn, Bovey Tracey (parking/toilets).  Circular walk through local park to “Parke” along old railway track and river – returning to pub for lunch. Approx 4.5 miles-Easy. Leader Christine 01626-203871.

 

18.MARCH-CHUDLEIGH-Meet Chudleigh car park (paying). Toilets car park or Phoenix Pub. Circular country walk, lanes and woodlands. Some hills. Return to Phoenix for lunch. Approx 5.0miles-Moderate.  Leader Marion Mob.07950284512.

 

REMINDER – WALKS ARE NOW DUE FOR JULY TO DECEMBER 2020 – EARLY NOTIFICATION VERY MUCH APPRECIATED

 

1.APRIL-DARTINGTON, TOTNES-Meet at Cott Inn, Dartington (parking/toilets). Circular walk – lanes and pathway (can be muddy depending on weather) into Totnes. Returning by riverside walk skirting Dartington back to pub for lunch. Approx 4.0miles-Easy. Leaders Val and Neil  01803-844970 Mob.07837470159.

 

15.APRIL-ROUNDHAM/CLENNON-Meet Paignton Harbour archway (toilets). Circular walk around Roundham Head / Clennon Valley and Goodrington.   Road or coast path.  Return to Inn on the Quay for lunch.  Approx 4.5miles-Easy/Moderate. Leaders Helen and Jo. Tel.Helen 01803-393719 Mob.07977815258.

 

29.APRIL-LUPTON TO BRIXHAM-Meet Lupton House cafe car park. Parking/toilets. Churston/woodland/coastal walk. 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.

 

13.MAY-HALDON FOREST PARK – Meet in Forest car park (toilets).  Parking in road past the entrance. Walk incorporating two trails.  Lunch Ten Tors Inn.  Exeter Road,  Kingsteignton.  TQ12 3NP.  Approx.4.5miles. Easy/Moderate. Leaders Helen and Jo. Tel.Helen 01803-393719 Mob.07977815258.

 

27.MAY-HIGHWEEK, NEWTON ABBOT AND SURROUNDING AREA-Meet Highweek Inn, Highweek Village, Newton Abbot(parking/toilets). Circular walk taking in Bradley Barton, through woods to Chercombe Bridge – on up to Seale Hayne.  Returning to pub for lunch. Approx 4.0miles-Easy (can be muddy depending on weather). Leader Irene Tel.01626-365935.

 

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

 

24.JUNE-NEWTON ABBOT AREA-Meet Wolborough Church, Newton Abbot. (Parking in road). Circular walk along lanes to Decoy Country Park (toilets) then onto Forde Park House.  Follow River Teign to Town Quay-through Bakers Park passing Bradley Manor en-route returning to Wolborough Church. Drive to Court Farm, Abbotskerswell for lunch. Approx 4.0miles-Easy(some inclines). Leader Shirley 01626-367542 Mob.07813598405.