Angus automatic train control trials: locomotive

Angus automatic train control trials: locomotive - click the picture to see it full size

The iron ore block making plant at Washford in 1909

The iron ore block making plant at Washford in 1909 - click the picture to see it full size

Timber ore transfer bins close to the west adit of Coltonpits mine

Timber ore transfer bins close to the west adit of Coltonpits mine - click the picture to see it full size

The arrival of the second demonstration run at Comberow, on 4 July 1907

The arrival of the second demonstration run at Comberow, on 4 July 1907 - click the picture to see it full size

Guided Walks of the Mineral Line

Read the latest reports of our Guided Walks on the NEWS page

Date Walk Venue

Sat 20 jan 2018

9.45 am

 

The Brendons in Winter

 

This 3 hour walk visits the Winding House and the iron mines near Beulah Chapel. It includes part of the incline: steep, spectacular but optional. There may be icicles!

Ralegh's Cross Inn TA23 0LN

Wed 21 Feb

2018

9.45 am

Ruins in Chargot Woods

A one hour stroll to look at Langham engine House, then a two hour walk down the steep miners' track to see Bearland Flue and other features connected with iron mining. We may visit Burrow farm Engine House or Kennisham Hill.

Chargot Wood Car Park Grid ref SS 975355

along the B3224

Sat 24 March

2018

10 am

Bus Trip from Watchet.

We travel by minibus as closely as possible to the route of the mineral line and see the sites along the way.This will give you an overview of mining operations in the Brendon Hills.. Bus fare £12 .Easy walking. Return to Watchet about 3 pm. Bring a packed lunch.

Please book by 16 March on 01398 323831(EPNA)

Watchet Railway Station Bus Stop.

TA23 OAU

Wed 18 April

2018

9.45 am

Ralegh's Cross Short Walk.

This four hour walk visits the Winding House and the iron Mines near Beulah Chapel. It includes part of the incline: steep, spectcular but optional.

Raleigh Cross Inn

TA 23 0LN

Sun May 20

2018

9.45 am

 

Ralegh's Cross Long Walk

We visit Beulah Chapel, the old Brendon village and the Winding House. Then we go down the incline to Comberow. We view the revetment, a magnificent piece of Victorian engineering,  We walk on through the woods to Leighland Chapel, and circle back via a picturesque waterfall. Bring a packed lunch. About 7 miles. steep.

Raleigh Cross Inn

TA23 0LN

Fri 22 June

2018

9.45 am

Ruins in Chargot Woods.

A one hour stroll to look at Langham Engine House, then a two hour walk down the steep miners' track to see Berland Flue and other features connected with iron mining.We may visit Burrow Farm Engine House or Kennisham Hill. 

Chargot Woods Car Park Grid ref SS 975355

along the B3224

Sat Aug 4  2018

2 pm

Family Treasure Hunt.

We visit Beulah Chapel, The Winding House and the old Brendon village. This part is push-chair accessible.Then we explore further, going down part of the incline before returning to the chapel. The Treasure Hunt gives plenty of fun for children.

Ralegh's Cross Inn TA23 0LN

Tues

Aug 14 2018

9.30 am

 

 

Bus Trip from Minehead

We travel by minibus as closely as possible to the MIneral Line.and see the sites along the way.This will give you an overview of mining operations in the Brendon Hills. Bus fare 12 pounds. Easy walking. Return to MInehead about 3 pm. Bring a packed lunch.

Please book by Augu7st 7 on 01398 323841(EPNA)

Minehead Railway Station TA24 5BG

Sat 15 Sept

2018

9.45

am

Ralegh's Cross Short Walk

This four hour walk visits the Winding House and the iron mines near Beulah Chapel. It includes part of the Incline: steep.spectacular but optional.

Ralegh's Cross Inn

TA 23 0LN

 

 

 

Sat Oct 20

2018

9.45 am

Ralegh's Cross Long Walk

We go to Beulah Chapel, Brendon Hill village, and the Winding House. Then we go down the Incline to Comberow. We view the revetment, a magnificent piece of Victorian engineering, buried in the woods. We walk to Leighland Chapel, circling back via a picturesque waterfall. Bring a packed lunch. About 7 miles. Steep.

Ralegh's Cross Inn

TA23 0LN

Sat

Nov 10

2018

10 am

A Minibus Trip from Watchet

 We travel as closely as possible to the route of the Mineral Line and see the sites along the way.This will give you an overview of the mining operations in the Brendons. Easy walking. Return to Watchet approx 3pm. Bring a packed lunch.

Fare £12. Book by Nov 2 on 01398 323841

Watchet Railway Station Bus Stop

TA23 0AU

Mon Dec 10

2018

9.45 am

Ruins in Chargot Woods

A one hour stroll to look at Langham Engine House, then a two hour walk down the steep miners' track to see Bearlnd Flue and other features connected with iron mining. We may visit Burrow Farm Engine House or Kennisham Hill.

Chargot Woods Car Park Grid ref SS975355

along the B3224

 

 

 

   

  • Booking required on 01398 323841
  • All walks except bus trips require walking boots. 
  • Dogs on leads by prior arrangement
  • All walks are free except those priced. Donations are welcome. (Suggested donation £3) 

Additional walks or talks can be arranged for special groups. Telephone 01398 323841 or 01984 634177   Download a copy of the