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Taunton Stop Line Guided Walk

March 2 @ 10:30 - 12:30

********** Sorry – this event is now FULLY BOOKED **************

Saturday 2 March, morning.: Come and join us for a guided tour of some of the remaining World War II defences along the Taunton Stop Line. Find out about the anti-invasion strategy and emergency preparations that took place in Somerset in 1940.

BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL

Please ring the SANHS office: 01823 272429 08:0 – 16:30 Tues, Weds or Thurs, or email [email protected] to find out more details or book your place.

NOTE: The Historical Association in Taunton is also giving a lecture on the Stop Line on 7th  February – see details here

Details

Date:
March 2
Time:
10:30 - 12:30

Venue

Donyatt, South Somerset
United Kingdom

Organiser

SANHS

GRADING OF WALKS

Events are graded from 1-4 in difficulty. The grading is found in the event description in the calendar on this page. Keep in mind that a change in weather conditions can make a walk more difficult than anticipated. All walks and activities demand a basic level of fitness, suitable footwear and waterproof clothing.

1 Easy – generally even ground with a few gentle slopes; no special fitness needed.  Comfortable footwear required.

2 Moderate – for reasonably fit people, may include unsurfaced rural paths and tracks, moderate slopes, uneven surfaces, steps and stiles. Walking shoes/boots required.

3 Strenuous – for fit, experienced walkers, will include hills, uneven surfaces, tracks and may include muddy terrain. Walking boots and waterproof clothing are essential.

4 Confined spaces – including caves and attics. Locations may be dusty, slippery and dark.

Activity leaders carry out a risk assessment beforehand. Participants are required to provide emergency contact details before taking part in an activity – this information is destroyed by the group leader after the activity has taken place.

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