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2012: A Woodlanders Walk (Autumn)

August 23, 2012

Category: Events (Pre - Aug 2013) |

22nd September 2012:
A Woodlanders Walk 2012

Enjoy the autumnal glory of the Wessex Woodlands in a 7-mile walk through the territory of Hardy’s finest novel with plentiful pauses for readings from The Woodlanders and Hardy’s poetry.

Meet at 10.30am at The Common, Evershot (the Green at the bottom of East Hill) (NGR ST 574046).

Visiting Rubdon Hill (Bubb Down),
Little Hintock (Melbury Bubb & Stockwood),
Great Hintock (Melbury Osmond)
Hintock House & Park (Melbury Sampford)
& the churches of Stockwood and the three Melburies.

Lunch stop at The Rest and Welcome Inn (Hardy’s ‘Sheaf of Arrows’)

Led by Tony Fincham

The walk is free and open to everyone but prior booking with the Hardy Society office is recommended: 01305 251501.

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