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Walkers are Welcome is a U.K. wide, community led network of accredited towns whose purpose is to develop and promote walking in areas with something different to offer.

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The Quantock Hills Walking Festival

The Quantock Hills Walking Festival

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On the last weekend in June people gathered on the hills for the Quantock Hills Walking Festival. Over forty people … Read More

Telford T50 50 mile trail opened by Kate Ashbrook

Telford T50 50 mile trail opened by Kate Ashbrook

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In mid June Wellington Walkers are Welcome were delighted to host Kate Ashbrook, the patron of Walkers are Welcome, in … Read More

MacGrumpy in Kirkby Stephen

MacGrumpy in Kirkby Stephen

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Kirkby Stephen & District Walkers are Welcome are indebted to local resident, Peter Goddard, aka MacGrumpy, who has been hiding … Read More

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Upcoming Events

Westmorland Dales Day

Westmorland Dales Day

July 29, 2018 10:00 AM – July 29, 2018 4:00 PM
Contact: Ann Sandell | Email: waw@uppereden.org.uk | Phone: 01768371976 |

Explore the Upper Eden and Westmorland Dales
A day of festivities including a selection of walks to showcase the area sandwiched in spectacular landscape and heritage between the Yorkshire Dales National Park and North Pennines AONB.
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Dereham Town Walk

Dereham Town Walk

July 29, 2018 1:30 PM – July 29, 2018 4:00 PM
Contact: Ken Hawkins | Email: ken-hawkins@tiscali.co.uk | Phone: 07505426750 |

A 2 hour (approximately) walk mainly around the town centre, ending at the Mid-Norfolk Railway Station for tea/coffee and cake (included in the (£5) price). All participants will also receive a booklet giving information about the places visited. Booking is essential as numbers are limited to 20.

Tickets are available from Ken Hawkins at dtc.fpwarden@talktalk.net or on 07505 426750.

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White Cliffs Walking Festival

White Cliffs Walking Festival

August 23, 2018 – August 29, 2018
Contact: Mr Les Preston | Email: les@skynet4595.myzen.co.uk | Phone: 01303840269 |

Centred on the historic towns of Dover, Deal and Sandwich, our week-long festival features over 40 walks from 1 to 50 miles. Whatever your ability or interest, we offer walks in our beautiful coastal landscape and nearby countryside. Bring the children and join our smugglers walk, immerse yourself in fascinating military fortifications or take in the delightful coastal views. Most walks are free. Find us on Twitter/Facebook.

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