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Birchfield Buggy Walk

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

GRADIENT: A few ups & downs
OS MAP: Yeovil & Sherborne

Walk description:

30-40 minutes route walking at an adults pace/60-75 minutes route walking with toddlers

Play park near the start of the route and a recreation ground part way round as well.

1. Start at Birchfield Children’s Centre, come out of the Children’s Centre and turn right and walk along the road. Take the footpath on the right that walks through the green space towards the play area. Continue along the path, past the play area and the paths joining from the left. The path turns a corner to the right, follow the path round until the path junction with a path continuing ahead and another going off to the left. Take the path continuing ahead which brings you out onto Blenheim Road.
2. Continue straight ahead following Blenheim Road up towards St John’s Road. When you reach St John’s Road, turn left to cross over Blenheim Road and continue ahead down St John’s Road. Continue all the way down St John’s Road until you reach Lyde Road. Turn right and cross St John’s Road and walk along the path beside Lyde Road.
3. Continue on the footpath until you reach Meadow Road. Turn right and walk along Meadow Road, crossing Lowther Road , Montrose Road, Hawthorn Road and Oaklands Road. At the end of Meadow Road you reach Netherton Road, cross over Netherton Road turn left and follow the down to Monmouth Road.
4. At Monmouth Road turn right and head up hill back to St John’s Road with the row of shops in front of you. Turn right here and cross over St John’s Road. After a short distance turn left and walk up Birchfield Road and continue until you are back at the right hand turning for the Children’s Centre.

Additional notes:

13/08/2013 | Walk posted by Cheryl Lingard

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