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ST. CATHERINES to CHARMY DOWN
The path down to waypoint1 passes through a private garden. This may seem odd but it is the correct path and it's well used, don't worry.
The old airfield was a bomber aerodrome in the war. It's all a bit tatty now, just an old control tower and a few crumbling huts but I met a couple who were stationed there during the war and got married, he taught her to drive on the runways, for them it was a special place. As I left them to their memories, did I hear the drone of aircraft, I think I did. (GPS length 5.85 miles).
How to get there: Park where the Rd widens in front of St Catherines Court. From Bath take the A4 towards Box for 2.5 miles, passing the A46 on your left to meet a narrow road on your left signposted St Catherines. It's a very narrow road, only one car wide in places. Pass through the village of Northend and a road on the right at ST 7785 6841. Continue straight on for 0.6 miles to fork L at ST 7814 6936. St. Catherines Court is one mile furthur on on your left.
From the north, at the junction of A46 and A420, drive down the A46 towards Bath for 1.1 miles and take the 3rd road left at ST 7452 7120. After 1.9 miles fork right at ST 7718 7087 to meet St. Catherines Court 0.3 miles on.