Walk Sunday 21st July 10.20 meet 10.30 start.
The walk starts at Oakland’s Car Park adjacent to Touches lane. The car park is accessed via the A30 nr Chard signposted Chard Reservoir Nature Reserve from A30. The walk covers just over 5 miles.
Proceeds down Touches Lane, takes the footpath to Paintmoor lane, following the track to Avishayes House, through the grounds of the house, clock tower, taking the footpath to Lydmarsh and passing through Lydmarsh Farm, crossing over two fields of Maize, through the Youngs Copse woodland to enter the Chard Golf Club course. Taking Knapps Lane down to Chaffcombe, view waterwheel renovated, walk through village to the entrance of the Chard Reservoir walk to the Bird Hide and return to car park at Touches Lane.
Nine stiles, 2 gentle hills, no dogs.
Grid Ref ST337093