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Cothelstone Walk SWAG is one of over fifty Ramblers groups, mainly aimed at young people with an interest in walking. SWAG was set up in 2002 and now has over 70 members.

SWAG is run by a committee with all our walks and social events being organised by members of the group.

Walks are usually held on Sundays. We try to cater for all levels of ability by providing walks of varying distances across different terrains from gentle lowland walks to tough hill and mountain walks. You can find out more information about length and difficulty on our FAQ page.

Social events include pub nights, meals out, ten-pin bowling and trips to the cinema. We have weekend trips away and these are spent youth hostelling, in B&Bs or camping.

All events are at participant's own riskWhilst every care is taken in planning walks and social events, no responsibility is accepted by the group, its organisers or leaders for any mishap however it is caused. Participation in any event is entirely at an individual's own risk.

Find out more

To find out what it's like to be a member of Somerset Walking & Activity Group watch the video below:


The committee is elected every November at the Annual General Meeting (AGM). The committee members for 2012 to 2013 are:

Lindsey - Chair



Phil - Sec



Emma - Mem Sec


Membership Secretary

Laura - Money



Graham - Newsletter


Newsletter Editor

Ian - Public


Publicity Officer

Neil - Walks


Walks Programme

Tracey - Socials


Socials Programme

Chris - Web



If you would like to contact a member of the committee, please send us an email.