Past Meetup

Sunset Skyline Walk 5 (with exploration of autumn) from Bath

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If you are having a long Sunday lie in and a leisurely breakfast you may feel like a stroll to see the autumnal colours in Primrose Hill Wood and elsewhere on this fabulous journey?

We will split at the lower entrance of Primrose Hill Wood, meeting again at the top to exit and continue.

The route takes in Primrose Hill Community Wood, Beckford's Tower, Bath Racecourse, Prospect Style, Kelston Round Hill using the Cotswold Way and public footpaths / rights of way.
The c.20 mile panoramic views west, south and east take in the Severn bridges, the Mendips, Westbury White Horse and many parts of Bath.

Distance:
6 to 6.5 miles depending on how much meandering through Primrose Woods you do?

Start:
The Old Crown, Crown Hill, Weston Village, Bath

Route:
Up Church Road following the Cotswold Way into field.
Follow footpath through Primrose Hill Community Woods up to Lansdown slopes.
Across Lansdown slopes under Beckford’s Tower onto Lansdown football fields south.
Across Lansdown Lane into field before Bath Racecourse.
Footpath to the south of racecourse to Prospect Stile.
Continue on footpath to Kelston Round Hill.
Continue on Cotswold Way to High Street, Weston Village.

Finish:
The Old Crown, Crown Hill, Weston Village, Bath for the "debrief" (drink and socialise, so MORE fun, dogs allowed).
http://www.theoldcrownbath.co.uk

Please wear walking boots / shoes as the ground is uneven and could be muddy in places.

Dogs are more than welcome and can be free to play for much of the walk BUT need to be under control in certain places.

If the weather forecast is rain the walk will be cancelled around 11am.

Guests: Members should not bring guests / plus ones on walk events.
The reason for this is that the meetup.com disclaimer (agreed by everyone who joins meetup), and possibly our BBE event disclaimer, may not be applicable to guests; simply invite your guest to join BBE and rsvp as a member, it's FREE.

Photographs: Everyone is invited to take pictures and post them to the event page. If anyone is concerned about inadvertantly being included in a photo then this is not the event for you.

Disclaimer: This event is run by a volunteer, amateur, unqualified event organiser. We consider BBE to be a group of supportive friends. It is run on a best-effort, not for profit basis. Please assist the organiser by keeping together and not leaving the group without telling anyone. Please take care crossing roads, look out for cars on narrow roads etc. You join this event on the basis that you are responsible for your own health and safety.