2017 Walk listings (Front)

05/04/2021 | Springtime at Challacombe Easy walk

Click here to view activity details Sheep are lambing, birds are nesting, everywhere nature is getting going. We take a walk round Challacombe Farm in the company of the farmer and at a pace that allows us to take it all in. Challacombe is a hill farm that breeds sheep and beef cattle to high welfare standards and encourages biodiversity in its meadows, pasture and ponds. We see evidence of older farming methods in medieval strip . . . lynchets and of livestock rearing stretching back to the Bronze Age. Group size is kept very small to comply with Covid regulations and to tailor the content of the day and the distance walked to the needs of each group. We finish by getting up close and personal with newborn lambs: be sure to bring your camera! You are welcome to stay on after 2.30; the pond is a great place to sit, for example, and there’s lots to explore including the ruins of a medieval village.
Further details available: please phone or email

09/04/2021 | Navigation for Beginners One Day Course Easy walk

Click here to view activity details This course covers the basics of map and compass use, enabling you to begin to navigate safely and plan a route. Complete beginners are welcome, as is anyone with some experience who wishes to consolidate their skills. The walk will be entirely outdoors, covering a route of around 6 miles, learning and practising as we go.
We will be a small group and keep our distance from each other in . . . accordance with government guidelines. If you develop Covid symptoms or need to self-isolate, we will offer you another date or a refund.
For further details contact the trainer, Geri Skeens.