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Want to lead a walk?

If you want to organise a walk in your area, please let me know and I'll put it up on this site. Criteria: 5+ miles, with some woods or open moorland for a good run and ideally finish near a pub or café.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Walk programme

 

Basset Hound Walkers at Savernake

A legal preamble: anyone partaking these walks must look after themselves and their hound(s). Neither I nor the Basset Hound Club (if you're a member) can accept responsibility for any mishap. OK? We're just a group of friends out for a walk who happen to have an addiction.

Ham Hill basset walk

Our first proper walk was in October 2007 from Ham Hill near Yeovil along the ridge to Montacute (see above). Then back for lunch at the Prince of Wales. A modest five miler. We have repeated this walk several times since as it is such a good one.

Big Basset over stile
The walk programme is set out here. All will be around five - six miles to make it worthwhile journeying from a distance. Just bring some lunch and bonios. And rainwear - just in case it repeats our Stourhead walk.

Provisional dates (all walks start 10.30am)

2018 (already?)

February 4th: Burnham beach walk, see here:

March 4th: Thurlbear, nr Taunton

April 8th: Otterton (S Devon)

May 6th: Ashmore, nr Shaftesbury

June 10th: Cadbury Castle, nr Yeovilton

July 1st: Fingle Bridge, Mid Devon

August 5th: ?

September 2nd: ?

October 7th: Ham Hill, nr Stoke sub Hamdon

November 4th:?

December 2nd:?

If you want to go on any of the walks please contact me via the website or at 01823 490782. And of course if anyone wants to organise a walk in their area (five miles or thereabouts) please do so and it will be promoted here.

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