A beautiful circular walk taking in some heritage aspects of Combe Down from growth as a small village with quarrying Bath Stone for Ralph Allen’s picturesque buildings in 18th Century Bath.

Following footpaths east from the start point to Combe Down, where we will see buildings with connections to its past.

Then taking paths south towards Tucking Mill and through woodland in Horsecombe Vale. There is a climb up from the Vale to the Midford Road but pace will be adjusted for walkers to take time on the ascent.

Following paths and minor roads we will then visit the interesting old village of South Stoke and westwards back to P&R.

The walk includes some steep sections, gates, steps and potentially muddy sections. The walk is 7 miles and will take 5 hours.

Fully booked
Start Date Sunday 19th September 2021
Start Time 10:00
Duration 5 hours
Distance 7 miles
Places Available 12
Meeting Point Odd Down Park & Ride, BA2 8PD

Details

Start / Finish

Odd Down Park & Ride - meet near the bus stops/toilet building.
This is a circular walk.

Terrain

There are some steeper sections, steps and kissing gates. The route uses country footpaths and some roads.

Facilities

Toilets are available in the Park & Ride at the start and end of the walk. You can access the start/finish by car or by the Park & Ride bus from the city centre.

Leader(s)

Brian Wilson, Bath Ramblers

Meeting Point

Odd Down Park & Ride, BA2 8PD