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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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Access for All

Access for All

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Chesham Walkers are Welcome successfully applied for a grant from Chiltern District Council to install a couple of RADAR gates … Read More

Holmfirth Business Links

Holmfirth Business Links

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New kids on the block Holmfirth Walkers are Welcome have been forging links with local business. Our bookshop ‘ Read’ … Read More

Loftus show walkers improved views on the Cleveland Way

Loftus show walkers improved views on the Cleveland  Way

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Walkers are Welcome Loftus, supporting the local authority, led a number of walks during the June 2019 summer walking festival … Read More

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Upcoming Events

Westmorland Dales Day

Westmorland Dales Day

July 28, 2019 10:00 AM – July 28, 2019 4:00 PM
Contact: Ann Sandell | Email: waw@uppereden.org.uk | Phone: 01768371976 |

Celebrating our rich landscape & the people who live here – You are once again invited to discover the Westmorland Dales, part of the extended Yorkshire Dales National Park. The gateway is the charming market town of Kirkby Stephen.
Our packed events programme includes a selection of walks by local organisations; guided walking, cycling & running. We also have an arts & crafts fair, food market, local steam railway, children’s activities & lots more.

https://www.westmorlanddalesday.org/what-we-ve-got-on

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Town walk

Town walk

July 28, 2019 1:30 PM
Contact: Ken Hawkins | Email: dtc.fpwarden@talktalk.net | Phone: 07505426750 |

A walk around the town, visiting locations of historical interest and significance, ending with a visit to Bishop Bonner’s Cottage Museum, where refreshments will be available. Participants will receive a booklet giving information about all the locations visited, which will be expanded on by our guide for the afternoon. The cost is £5, including the refreshments. Booking is essential – the walk is limited to 15 people.

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Bishop’s Castle Challenge Walk

Bishop's Castle Challenge Walk

August 3, 2019 7:30 AM – August 3, 2019 7:00 PM
Contact: Jane Carroll | Email: jane.carrol@gmail.com | Phone: 01588638467 |

Bishop’s Castle Challenge Walk is a 24 mile hike with a 4000ft ascent over the stunningly beautiful uplands of the Shropshire Hills. It starts and finishes at Bishop’s Castle Town Hall, a Grade 11* listed 18th century building at the heart of this friendly, unspoilt, small border market town. Shorter walks of 11 and 13 miles are offered with bus transport in between. Lunches and refreshments are provided.

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