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Sport Field Chard Buggy Walk

LOCALITY: Chard, Somerset
DISTANCE: 1.5 miles (2.41 km)
FACILITIES: Circular route

GRADIENT: A few ups & downs
TERRAIN: Medium
OS MAP: Lyme Regis & Bridport

Walk description:

30 minutes route walking at an adults pace/60 minutes route walking with toddlers

Play Park part way round and at the end just before you get back to Clare House

1. Starting at the Children’s Centre, Clare House, turn left and walk along Millfield. At the painted roundabout turn left and follow the pavement until the pedestrian crossing and take the crossing to cross the road safely. Continue up Millfield and then turn right down Silver Street and follow to Fore Street.
2. At Fore Street turn left and head up hill. Cross over the road at the staggered crossing point outside the Working Men’s Club. Continue walking up Fore Street taking care to crossing Essex Close and Park Lane. Turn right taking the alley way past the supermarket through to the car park behind Fore Street.
3. Carefully cross the car park and take the footpath on the left at the back of the car park that goes beside the Youth Centre and between the sports fields.
4. Follow the footpath till you reach Zembard Lane. Cross over Zembard Land and turn left and walk up Zembard Lane on the pavement. Carefully continue to walk up the short section of the road where there isn’t a pavement until the pavement restarts on the right hand side on the road after the turning on the right for Cresta Sports Centre.
5. Continue on the pavement until you get to the top of Zembard Lane. Turn left and cross over the road and walk along Combe Street. Take care crossing Cambridge Street. Continue along Combe Street until you reach the High Street. Turn left and walk down the road to the pedestrian crossing and cross over the walk. Turn right and head back up the road and then turn left to take Holyrood Street. Walk all the way along Holyrood Street until you reach Duck Lane taking care when crossing Mill Lane.
6. At Duck Lane cross over Duck Lane and continue ahead till you reach Old Town. Turn left and walk down Old Town. Cross over Old Town at the pedestrian crossing and then walk along Bradfield way. Take the first turning on you left down the lane and follow it round to the left to the play area. Take the footpath through the play area and follow to the car park at the side of Clare House, Chard Children’s Centre.


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27/08/2013 | Walk posted by Cheryl Lingard

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