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

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Date Walk Venue

Mon

Feb 13 2017

9.45am

 

Ruins in the Woods

A one hour stroll to look at Langham Engine House, the hub of iron mining in the Chargot Woods area.. Followed by a two hour walk down the steep miner' track looking at features connected with iron mining . We may visit Burrow Farm Engine House or Kennisham Hill.

Chargot Woods Car Park grid ref SS97355

Sat 25 March 2017

9.30am

 

 

Bus Trip.

We travel by minibus as closely as possible to the route of the Mineral LIne and see the     sites along the way.Fare £10. Easy Walking. Return to Minehead approx. 2.30pm. Bring a packed lunch. Please book by 18 March on 01398 323841  

Minehead Railway Station TA24 5BG

Wed, 19 April

2017

9.45am

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 TA23 0LN

Sun, 21 May

2017

9.45am

Ralegh's Cross Long Walk

We go to Beulah Chapel, Brendon Village and the Winding House. Then we go down the Incline to Comberow to 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 Cross Inn TA 23 0LN

 

 

 

 

Fri 23 June

2017

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 TA23 0LN

July 8

2017

10 am

Bus Trip from Watchet Station 

We travel by minibus as close 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 Brendon hills. Easy walking. We return to Watchet approx 2.30 pm. Cost £10 for the bus. Please book by July 1 on 01398 323841.

Watchet Railway Station Bus Stop

TA23 0AU

Sat

July 29

2017

2 pm

 

Family Walk from Ralegh's Cross Inn. A Treasure Hunt.

We visit Beulah Chapel, the Winding House and the old Brendon Hill village. This part is accessible for push chairs. Then we go down part of the Incline: steep spectacular, but optional. There will be plenty of fun for children!

Ralegh's Cross Inn.

TA23 0LN

Tues

Aug 8th

2017

9.45am

Ralegh's Cross Long Walk

We go to Beulah Chapel, Brendon Village and the Winding House. Then we go down the Incline to Comberow,to 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 mines. Steep.

Ralegh's Cross Inn TA 23 0LN

Sat 16 Sept.

2017

9.45am

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

TA23 0LN

Sat Oct 21

2017

9.45am

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 11

2017

9.30 am

A Minibus Trip from Watchet

 We travel as close 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 2pm

Cost £10. Book by Nov 4 on 01398 323841

Watchet Railway Station Bus StopTA23 0AU

 

 

 

Thurs

Dec 7

2017

9.45am

Ruins in Chargot Woods

A short 1 hour stroll to look at Langham Engine House and the history of the Mineral Line . This is an easy path, accessible for push chairs and wheelchairs. Then a 2 hour walk down the steep miners' track looking at the mines adits and the Bearland Chimney We may visit Burrow Farm or Kennisham Hill.

Chargot Woods Car Park

along the B3224

SS975355

   

  • 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 WSMLA Walks Leaflet 2017