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Oaklands Buggy Walk, Yeovil

LOCALITY: Yeovil, Somerset
DISTANCE: 1.5 miles (2.41 km)
FACILITIES: Circular route, Parking, Suitable for wheelchairs

GRADIENT: Mostly flat
TERRAIN: Easy
OS MAP: Yeovil & Sherborne

Walk description:

35-40 minutes route walking at an adults pace/60-75 minutes route walking with toddlers

1. Start at the Oaklands Children’s Centre and walk down to Preston Grove. At Preston Grove cross over the road and turn left to walk along the road. Cross over Dodham Crescent at West Street turn right and walk along the road. As West Street turns to the right a footpath leads off to the left, take the footpath.
2. This footpath follows a stream. Continue along this footpath, past a turning that goes off to the left, continuing ahead and the footpath comes out at the Sports & Social Club car park. Cross over the road from one car park to the other and continue on the footpath straight ahead. Over the wooden bridge and continue until the footpath comes out onto Century Park.
3. Cross over Century Park and turn left continuing on the pavement on the other side of the road. Follow the pavement onto Watercombe Lane and continue up hill. Turn right into Westbourne Grove and follow the pavement all the way along the road, cross the entrance to the Sports & Social Club.
4. At Preston Grove turn right and follow the road back to Oaklands Children’s Centre and cross over Preston Grove carefully.


Additional notes:

The walk is on tarmac footpaths and pavements throughout.


10/11/2011 | Walk posted by Cheryl Lingard

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