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|North Cadbury and Woolston|
|Author: LuJones, Published: 04 May 2013||Walk rating : Rating:|
|A 3 mile walk around the lanes and fields of North Cadbury, a lovely little village in South Somerset. Ideal for dog walking, although you may come across farm animals in some of the fields. The walk is relatively flat, there are several gates and stiles and the route can be very muddy after wet weather.|
North Cadbury is just off the A303 between the Wincanton and Yeovil turn offs.
|Start to Footbridge|
Start point: 51.0485 lat, -2.5216 long
Start walking down farm drive, then bear left onto footpath which takes you between two fences. Walk along right edge of field to gate and on to reach a footbridge over a stream.
|Footbridge to Corkscrew Lane|
Start point: 51.0495 lat, -2.5234 long
Go right after crossing footbridge over stream. After following footpath along river, climb over stile and through field to another stile in far right corner. Turn right onto road and then left through gate into next field.
|Corkscrew Lane to Tree Belt|
Start point: 51.0552 lat, -2.5163 long
After a little way on this road you will come to a stile on the right. Cross the stile into the field and go diagonally left to reach the left hand boundary. Cross over another stile and veer right through this field. Follow the left hand boundary to the next stile that will take you into some trees.
|Tree Belt to Woolstone Road|
Start point: 51.0511 lat, -2.5106 long
Follow the path through the trees and then as you emerge follow the footpath along the right hand edge of field. Turn right into next field, then keep on the left following the edge of fields until you reach Woolston Road.
|Woolstone Road to Concrete Road|
Start point: 51.0479 lat, -2.5055 long
Turn right onto road, and then at the fork bear left. Follow straight along this road. As the road bends hard left, turn off road into field. Go straight with hedge on your left, then turn right onto a path which goes between two fields with no boundary. Keep following this track which becomes a concrete road.
|Concrete Road to End|
Start point: 51.0437 lat, -2.5139 long
Follow the concrete road and you will come to Woolston Road again ahead. Cross over Woolston Road and go over a stile into next field directly opposite. Keep ahead and at the end of this field turn right and follow the concrete road. After walking a field length on the concrete road, turn left into field.
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The written directions were difficult to follow. We found that following the GPS tracker dot was the easiest method. Also it would be good to have a grid reference or better instructions on the starting point and where we could park.
|By sasmain on 2013-12-26 18:03:33|
The information in this guide has been provided in good faith and is intended only as a guide, not a statement of fact. You are advised to check the accuracy of the information provided and should not use this guide for navigational directions nor should you rely on the accuracy of the weather forecast. You are advised to take appropriate clothing, footwear, equipment and navigational materials with you according to the current and possible weather and nature of the terrain. Always follow the country code and follow any additional warnings or instructions that may be available. Some walks may be very strenuous and you are advised to seek medical advice if you have any doubts as to your capability to complete the walk.
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