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Chard Buggy Walk

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

GRADIENT: A few ups & downs
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 right and walk along Millfield. Take the first turning on your right into Bubwith Road and follow along until the road turns into Dominy Close, at this point you will cross Dominy Close and then continue along the road.
2. At the end of Dominy Close turn right onto Cook Avenue and follow along the pavement, crossing Farrow Close and Spicer Way. At the end of Cook Avenue turn right onto Henderson Drive and follow all the way to Forton Road.
3. At Forton road turn right, after a short distance cross the road taking care as it can be a busy road. Continue along Forton Road until you reach Ashcroft, turn left up here passing the play area on the left. Cross Ashcroft road and turn right to walk along Kind Athelstan Drive.
4. Walking along King Athelstan Drive, cross King Ceol Close and when you reach King Alfred Drive turn right and follow down the road back to Forton Road. At Forton Road cross the road, taking care as it can be busy. Turn left and walk along the road until you reach Montague Way.
5. Turn right down Montague Way and continue until the cross road, turn left onto Bradfield Way. Cross over Bradfield Way and walk along until the lane on the right, take the lane and follow round to the left. Take the footpath through the play area and follow to the back of Clare House.

Additional notes:

If you don't want to go back through the play area you can cross over Auckland Way and continue on Hervey Road, back to Bubwith Road and back to the start.

27/08/2013 | Walk posted by Cheryl Lingard

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