AGM Member walks 2022

Below are the details of the member walks being help on the 11th and 12th June as part of the AGM. You can register for 1 or more event by selecting the 'register' button below each event. We hope to see you there.

 

EXMOOR/SOMERSET 

Saturday 11th June 2022 10.30am to 1pm 

Grading: Moderate

Theme: Minehead the start of the SWCP 

Walk Leaders: Geoff and Chris  - Association Reps

Summary: Join our local guide on a walk of approx. 4 miles to explore the area around Minehead, the start of the SWCP National Trail

The guided walk will start at 10.30 am from Minehead Heritage Steam Railway car park (café will be open from 10am), in the heart of Minehead. We will then walk down to the quay and along to the official start of the SWCP before following the coast path west wards. There is a steep incline up North Hill where there will be plenty of stops to look out to sea and enjoy the view where on a clear day you can see over to South Wales.  

WEST CORNWALL 

Saturday 11th June 2022 10.15am – 2pm 

Grading: Moderate

Theme: Carbis Bay / St Ives circular

Walk leaders: Margaret and Pete - Association Reps

Summary: Join our local guides on a walk of approx. 6 miles to explore the area around St Ives and Carbis Bay

We will be meeting at St Erth train station (Car parking St Erth Park and Ride - £2.90 for day) with refreshment and toilets available at St Erth station. We will take the 10.22 train (£6 return ticket to St Ives) arriving at Carbis Bay at 10.30am. We will then walk along the Coast Path through St Ives and continue west to Hellesveor Cliff returning on an inland route to St Ives. From there you can choose to stay for a while in St Ives and make your own way back to St Erth or we will be returning on the 14.06 train from St Ives station which will arrive St Erth at 14.18 (Please Note that trains go every half hour from St Ives to St Erth station). 

SOUTH DEVON/ SOUTH CORNWALL

Sunday 12th June 2022 10.15am – 2.45pm 

Grading: Moderate 

Theme: Cornwall's Hidden Corner

Walk leaders: John, Linda, Chris - Association Reps and Julian Gray SWCPA director

Summary: Join us on a walk of approximately 5 miles around Mount Edgcumbe and Rame peninsula visiting some of the heritage of the area

Meet at Admirals Hard (Plymouth) to catch the 10.15am Ferry to Cremyll (or meet at 10.30am at Cremyll slip). From there the walk will go through Mount Edgecumbe and around parts of the Rame peninsula. We will stop off and look at one of the historic redoubt forts. Refreshments can be purchased from The Canteen at Maker or bring your own refreshments. We will arrive back to catch the 2.30 Cremyll Ferry.

DORSET/JURASSIC COAST

Sunday 12th June 2022 10am – 1pm 

Grading: Moderate

Theme: Explore the Jurassic Coast

Walk leaders: Lorna Sherriff - SWCPA National Trails Officer

Summary: Join us on a walk of approximately 5 miles around the Southern part of the wild, natural and ruggedly beautiful Isle of Portland

This tied island is the southern-most point on the Jurassic Coast and is joined to the mainland by Chesil Beach. Meet at Portland Bill Car park (£5 for 4 hours). Bring some refreshments for on the walk. Café and toilets available in the car park. 

* The parking prices were correct at the time of publishing this page but please be aware they are subject to change

Everyone attending the walk do so at their own risk. The Association will not be liable for any problems, accident or injury either getting to or from the event or during the event.