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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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Wales & Borders Regional Get-Together

Wales & Borders Regional Get-Together

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Last year we held a very successful Get-Together, in Knighton, for the WaW towns in Wales. As a result of … Read More

Under brilliant blue skies

Under brilliant blue skies

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Over three hundred walkers took part in the Boroughbridge Walkers are Welcome Easter Walking Festival. Under brilliant blue skies and … Read More

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

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Upcoming Events

Meadow in May walk

Meadow in May walk

May 27, 2019 9:30 AM – May 27, 2019 12:30 PM
Contact: Ken Hawkins | Email: dtc.fpwarden@talktalk.net | Phone: 07505426750 |

A walk following paths, tracks and quiet roads to the north of Dereham, crossing Rushmeadow – our Meadow in May. The walk is 6¾ miles, taking 2¾ hours, including a short break.

We will start at 09:45 from The George Hotel, Swaffham Road, Dereham NR19 2AZ. Tickets cost £7, which includes tea/coffee and cake at The George. Booking is essential.

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Elham Valley Walking Festival

Elham Valley Walking Festival

June 1, 2019 – June 2, 2019
Contact: Peter Corkill | Email: petercorkill@gmail.com | Phone: 01303840269 |

Walk in the footsteps of Audrey Hepburn and Queen Ethelburga. Set here in the beautiful Kent Downs our walks include visits to working vineyards, exquisite gardens, charming villages, orchid meadows, a WW2 Aerodrome, Anglo-Saxon Archeological sites, a fun walk for children and the challenging 23 mile Elham Valley Way. All walks are free!

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1st North Wessex Downs Walking Festival

1st North Wessex Downs Walking Festival

June 8, 2019 – June 23, 2019
Contact: Ann Shepley | Email: AnnShepley@northwessexdowns.org.uk |

The North Wessex Downs is one of the largest tracts of chalk downland in southern England. This is top class walking country with big skies and wooded valleys, a stunning landscape where the downs are dotted with barrows and other prehistoric features.

Our very first walking festival is in celebration of it all…do come and join us we have walks to suit all abilities/mobility.

Alternative contact details: walkersarewelcome@whitchurchassociation.org.uk

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