10.30 1 Boot New Members Walk: River Boyd and Bitton (Brunel Plus Walk)

Event Date: Sun 6 January 2019
Event Time: 10:30

This walk is in the past.

New Members Walk, potential and existing members all welcome, just turn up! We walk alongside the River Boyd through attractive countryside between Wick and Bitton, using field paths and lanes, before climbing to Cullyhall Farm for views across the Boyd valley and over Bristol. We then drop down to the Avon Valley Railway Station to eat our packed lunches and buy coffee at the buffet. The Railway Path takes us to Bitton and its many listed buildings, including C17th The Grange. A climb up Bitton Hill gives further views, before we cross to Redfield Hill and one last climb to return to Wick. Average fitness required. Several horse paddocks, so no dogs.

Bring packed lunch.

Group: Brunel Plus
Walk Leader: Philip T.

Walk Grade: 1 Boot
Walk Length: 8 miles (5-6 hours)

Date: Sun 06 Jan 2019
Meet: 10:30 at Junction of Wick High Street (the A420) and Naishcombe Hill (Suggest park near shops on Milford Avenue off Naishcombe Hill)

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About Brunel Walking Group

Thanks for visiting us! Brunel Walking Group is for young(ish) people in the Bristol and Bath area who love the countryside and like to get outside on a weekend.

What is Brunel Walking Group?

Brunel is a thriving group with over 400 members and is part of The Ramblers charity. All of our walk leaders and committee members are volunteers, dedicated to sharing our fantastic countryside with others.  Read more on our FAQs page

How do I join the walk?

There is no need to sign up to join a walk, just turn up at the meeting point where we will share lifts to the start of the walk.  You’re very welcome to try out 1 or 2 walks before you join, but we do insist that after that you join the Brunel Walking Group.  It’s OK if you don’t drive – we normally have enough drivers who are able to give lifts, but drivers often appreciate it when a voluntary contribution is made by passengers towards their costs.

How do I know what to bring? And am I fit enough?

We provide a full recommended kit list here.  Please do bring water, a rainproof jacket, walking trousers (or similar) and walking shoes/boots – avoid jeans and trainers.

Walks are graded as either 1 boot, 2 boot or 3 boot.  Read more about choosing the right walk for your fitness level here,