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.

10.JULY – ROUNDHAM/CLENNON-Meet Paignton Harbour archway (toilets).  Circular walk around Roundham Head and Clennon Valley Lake. Road or coast path (weather dependant) passing St.George’s Church, Goodrington to Inn on theQuay for lunch. Approx 4.5miles-Easy/moderate. Leaders Helen and Jo. Tel Helen 01803-393719 Mob.07977815258.

24.JULY-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 4.5miles-Easy. Leader Christine -01626-203871.

7.AUGUST-IVYBRIDGE-Meet 10.00am Sportsmans Inn, Exeter Road, Ivybridge PL21 8BQ (parking/toilets). Woodland walk along River Erme. Slight inclines at start. Wellingtons/Walking Boots adviseable and sticks. Depending on weather can be muddy. Return to Inn for lunch. Approx 4.25miles-Moderate. Leader Ursula – 01626-207061.

21.AUGUST-STOKE-IN-TEIGNHEAD-Meet Church House Inn (parking/toilets). Circular walk taking in country lanes around village. Some up hill walking. Return to pub for lunch. Approx 3.5miles Moderate. Leader Shirley 01626-367542 Mob.07813598405.

4.SEPTEMBER  -HALDON FOREST PARK – Meet in Forest  car park (toilets).  Parking on Road past the entrance.  Walk incorporating two trails. Lunch Sandygate Inn,  Kingsteignton TQ12 3PU.  Approx 4.5miles. Easy/Moderate. Leaders Helen and Jo. Tel Helen 01803-393719 Mob.07977815258.

18.SEPTEMBER-RIVERDART/WOODLANDS-Meet Noss Marina (toilets/parking).  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.

REMINDER WALKS NOW DUE FOR JANUARY TO JUNE 2020 – EARLY  NOTIFICATION APPRECIATED

2.OCTOBER-KENTS CAVERN – Parking/toilets. Woodland walk to Meadfoot taking in Bishops Walk (part of coast path).  Return to Kents Cavern for lunch. Approx 5miles. Moderate. Leader Norma 01803-557765 Mob.07780701600.

16.OCTOBER-OCCOMBE/SCADSON WOODS-Meet Occombe Farm car park. Off Preston Down Road, Paignton (Toilets). Pleasant woodland walk.  Pub lunch Smokey House, Marldon. Approx 5miles. Easy. Leaders Chris and Malcolm 01803-553903 Mob.07780750064.

30.OCTOBER-DAWLISH/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.

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