Village Walks Diary

You are welcome to join our free, guided local walks; meet at 10.20am, and join us for refreshments and friendly chat afterwards. No need to book. 

There are two categories of walk:
  • Short strolls. 1 or 2 miles. Ideal for those new to exercise or returning from injury, for those using mobility aids or wheelchairs, for infant and other buggies. 
  • Rural walks. 3 to 4 miles, duration about 1.5 hours, can be muddy and slippery after rain so sturdy footwear advised.


Tues 8th JAN: 10.30am Miners Village Hall, Badminton Rd, Coalpit Heath. 
  • STROLL along lanes with interesting history, for as little or as much as you wish (up to 2 mls)
  • RURAL WALK 3.5 miles: pretty paths, country lane & Dramway.
 
Wed 23rd JAN: 10.30am St Peters Church, Church Rd, Frampton Cotterell
  • Short STROLL with historical interest, for as little or as much as you wish (up to 1.5 mls)
  • RURAL WALK 3 miles: river scenery, woods & fields.
 
Tues 12th FEB 10.30am Miners Village Hall, Badminton Rd, Coalpit Heath. 
  • Gentle footpath STROLL with crocus patch at village edge; for as little or as much as you wish (up to 2 mls)
  • RURAL WALK 3.1 miles: crocuses, pretty ponds, fields, country lanes
 
Tues 26th FEB 10.30am opposite GingerBread Cafe, Church Rd, Frampton Cotterell. 
  • Fascinating Meander for as little or as much as you wish (up to 3 mls) with the chance to find beautifully decorated windows in historical Frampton. NB. This walk may take longer to gaze & photograph.
 
Wed 13th MARCH 10.30am opposite GingerBread Cafe, Church Rd, Frampton Cotterell
  • Easy STROLL along country lane with lovely views; go for as little or as much as you wish (up to 2mls)
  • RURAL WALK 4 miles: delights of R.Frome beside Chill Wood.
 
Tues 26th MARCH 10.30am St Peter's Church, Church Rd, Frampton Cotterell. 
  • Gentle riverside STROLL and Daffodils in the Park; stroll for as little or as far as you wish (up to 2mls)
  • RURAL WALK 3.5 miles: enjoy the Frome Valley Walkway. 
 
Wed 10th APRIL 10.30am Live & Let Live, Park Lane, Frampton Cotterell. 
  • STROLL along track and across grass to historic bridge; go for as little or as far as you wish (up to 2mls)
  • RURAL WALK 3.5 miles:
 
Tues 23rd APRIL 10.30am Badminton Arms, Badminton Rd, Coalpit Heath. 
  • Bluebell STROLL with pleasant country views & fields; stroll as little or as far as you wish (up to 2 mls)
  • RURAL WALK 4 miles: Popular section of Frome Valley Walkway between Nightingale & Huckford. Includes steep steps.
 
Wed 8th MAY 10.30am opposite GingerBread Cafe, Church Rd, Frampton Cotterell
  • STROLL along lovely country lanes with farmland views; go for as little or as much as you wish (up to 2mls)
  • RURAL WALK 3 miles: Great walk via Mayshill hamlet.
 
Tues 21st MAY 10.30am The Swan, Winterbourne
  • Delightful country STROLL on easy paths; go for as little or as much as you wish (up to 2mls)
  • RURAL WALK 3.5 miles: delightful riverside Nature Reserve, woods, fields & paths. 
 
Tues 4th JUNE 10.30am New Inn, Badminton Rd, near Coalpit Heath. 
  • STROLL in the delights of Wild Flower Meadow & farmland; go as little or as far as you wish (up to 2 mls)
  • RURAL WALK 3.7 miles: Wild Flower Meadow, woods & farmland.
 
Wed 19th JUNE 10.30am opposite GingerBread Cafe, Church Rd, Frampton Cotterell. 
  • STROLL country track to pretty Hover’s Ford & Frome Valley views; go for as little or as much as you wish (up to 2mls) 
  • RURAL WALK 3.5 miles: Attractive fields, woods, country lanes.