Join the Mendip Society for a 5 mile walk on Weds 27th December, led by Cheddar Walking member Gill Davies. Start outside Gardeners Arms PH, Silver Street, Cheddar BS27 3LE (don’t use pub car park). Steep climbs and good views. Tel 01934 742508 for more details.
Mendip Society are organising a walk that takes in much of our no. 2. walking route on Tuesday 27th December 2016. Meet at 10.30am by the Gardeners Arms, Silver Street, Cheddar BS27 3LE. Do not use the pub car park. A 5 mile hilly walk with good views. Contact Gill on 01934 742508 for more details.
We are pleased to have been accredited for the national Walkers are Welcome scheme, and on 4th and 5th September 2015 there was an official launch for Cheddar Walking. Local dignitaries and representatives of tourist associations were present to “cut the ribbon”, and there were guided walks on the Friday and Saturday.
Cheddar Walking has teamed up with Mendip Ramblers to organise a Walking Festival on the weekend of the August Bank Holiday 27/28/29 August 2016. An experienced team of walk organisers have been putting together a selection of walks starting and finishing in Cheddar, and taking in the wide range of footpaths in the Cheddar area, from out on the moors to up on the Mendips. Walk lengths vary and there is a choice of walks every day. For more details see below.
FREE WALKING FESTIVAL
Bank Holiday Weekend
27/28/29 August 2016
Walks start at
THE SCOUT HUT, Cheddar First School, The Hayes, Cheddar.
Grid Reference ST 456534
OS Explorer Map 141
Car parking: at Cheddar First School, Kings of Wessex Academy and signed public car parks.
There will be a choice of 3 walks each day starting at 10.00 am
(short 6-7 miles; medium 8-9 miles; long 10-13 miles)
1 walk starting at 1.30 pm
(3½ – 4½ miles)
- Please allow time for parking, choosing your walk and registering by signing the appropriate sheet.
- Bring food and drink for a short morning stop and a longer lunch stop.
- Wear/bring appropriate clothing, especially footwear, and waterproofs if necessary.
- Well behaved dogs, under close control, are welcome but must be put on a lead when requested by the walk leader or back marker.
- Tea and cake at the end. Please make a small donation!