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Winchcombe WaW is all heart!

Winchcombe WaW is all heart!

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Sheila Talbot, Chair of the Winchcombe Walkers are Welcome presented a defibrillator to the North District Cotswold Voluntary Wardens at … Read More

Wellington help a visitor from Canada follow his grandfather’s footsteps

Wellington help a visitor from Canada follow  his grandfather’s footsteps

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Wellington Walkers are Welcome were contacted via their website by Terry from Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Malcolm, one of their committee … Read More

Shotley Open Spacers on Eggheads

Shotley Open Spacers on Eggheads

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Shotley Open Spacers are competing on Eggheads on Tuesday 19th March 1800hrs. Walkers are Welcome gets a mention. See how … Read More

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Upcoming Events

Two Windmills* walk

Two Windmills* walk

April 22, 2019 10:00 AM – April 22, 2019 1:30 PM
Contact: Ken Hawkins | Email: dtc.fpwarden@talktalk.net | Phone: 07505426750 |

*We are taking a bit of a liberty with the title: this 7¼ miles walk, taking about 3 hours, goes close to Yaxham Windmill, and there are places on the walk where you can see Dereham Windmill – in the far distance.

Tickets cost £6.50 (incl. tea/coffee and cake, or part payment of lunch); booking is advisable: further details available from Dereham Walkers are Welcome committee, or Ken Hawkins at dtc.fpwarden@talktalk.net or 07505 426750.

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Chepstow Walking Festival 24th – 28th April 2019

Chepstow Walking Festival 24th - 28th April 2019

April 24, 2019 9:30 AM – April 28, 2019
Contact: Helen Kenneally | Email: chepstowwaw@hotmail.co.uk | Phone: 07760195320 |

A programme of 35 guided walks and several fringe events stretching across the border of Wales and England exploring the rich heritage and beautiful landscape of the Lower Wye Valley and beyond.
For full programme and details on how to book visit www.walksinchepstow.co.uk

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Alton Walking Festival

Alton Walking Festival

May 1, 2019 – May 31, 2019
Contact: Natalie Beckell | Email: community@alton.gov.uk | Phone: 0142083986 |

Building upon the success of last year’s month long Walking Festival, Alton is once again staging its 2019 event throughout the entire month of May. The free programme of walks led by volunteer guides and supported by Alton Town Council will entice even more people to get out there and take in some of the best views available in Hampshire.

Please visit our website for full descriptions of each walk.

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