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Henley-on-Thames is accredited

Henley-on-Thames is accredited

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Henley-on-Thames has been accredited as a Walkers Are Welcome Town, the second town in Oxfordshire to achieve the status. It … Read More

Listers contribution to Dursley celebrated

Listers contribution to Dursley celebrated

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Dursley Welcomes Walkers members were on hand to assist at the unveiling of the new plaque in Dursley that celebrates … Read More

New Bridge near Sedbergh

New Bridge near Sedbergh

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Fisherman’s Bridge on the upper Lune, was destroyed in December 2015 during Storm Desmond, along with Birks Bridge on the … Read More

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Upcoming Events

6th Whitchurch Shropshire Walking Festival

6th Whitchurch Shropshire Walking Festival

May 11, 2018 9:00 – May 13, 2018 6:30 PM
Contact: Malcolm Monie | Email: whitchurchwalkers@gmail.com | Phone: 01948663609 |

We look forward to welcoming you to our 6th walking festival.

We have a varied programme on offer, with walks varying from 2-3 mile historical walks to the 18 miler Whitchurch Wheel & some using a canal boat . There are evening events too with a film on Friday as well as a live folk music session open to all and a Ceilidh on Saturday night.

See our website and Facebook page for programme. www.facebook.com/groups/whitchurchwalkers

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Newton Stewart Walking Festival

Newton Stewart Walking Festival

May 11, 2018 7:00 AM – May 17, 2018 6:00 PM
Contact: Booking line | Phone: 07421312056 |

Join us for the 16th Newton Stewart Walking Festival, which offers a week long programme of 30 guided walks exploring the wild hills, rugged coastline, rolling countryside and dark skies of Galloway, South West Scotland.

All walks are led by knowledgeable local guides and range from pleasant 5 mile rambles through attractive woodland and along unspoilt coastline to 16 mile mountain adventures exploring the wildest corners of the Galloway Hills.

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Winchcombe Cotswolds Walking Festival

Winchcombe Cotswolds Walking Festival

May 18, 2018 – May 20, 2018
Contact: Winchcombe TIC | Email: info@winchcombewelcomeswalkers.com | Phone: 01242602925

Come and explore the beautiful Cotswolds landscape at our popular three day walking festival centred on a Saxon town. We have 24 walks ranging from 13 miles to 1.5 miles visiting e.g. a castle, old brewery, old trackways, a Roman villa plus the odd tearoom and pub. The walks cater for all abilities and more information can be found on our website

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