This group is for anyone interested in walking in company around the Gillingham, Dorset area.
We welcome everyone who wants to walk, particularly if you have never done much walking or not walked recently. We aim to provide enjoyable walks at a pace comfortable for all. It's a chance to meet new people and improve your health too.
The group currently organises two types of regular walks (see Calendar) :
One hour moderate walks on Mondays, starting in front of the Barn Surgery, Newbury
Two hour across country walks on the first Saturday of each month with varying start points (see below).
Saturday 29th April 2 p.m. Library for car share to Duncliffe
Saturday 6th May 2.p.m. Library for car share to East Knoyle
Saturday 3rd June 2 p.m. Peacemarsh Surgery
Saturday 1st July 2 p.m. Riversmeet for Gill Fest Ramble
Walkers may be interested in "Living Streets - the UK charity for Everyday Walking" https://www.livingstreets.org.uk/
LEUKAEMIA BUSTERS - 2017 PURBECK ODYSSEY - CHOICE OF WALKS ON 17TH JUNE Please see details of these beautiful walks, raising funds for an excellent local charity. http://www.leukaemiabusters.org.uk/support-us/purbeck-odyssey-2017
NEW LEADERS/BACK MARKERS NEEDED If anyone would like to help in the future by leading/back marking an occasional walk, do please contact Sheila or Penny. This doesn't need to be an onerous commitment, for example Monday leaders on average lead one walk a month and Saturday leaders two or three walks a year.
GILLINGHAM IS NOW A "WALKERS ARE WELCOME TOWN" - See WAW page
A NOTE FOR YOUR DIARIES -
2017 GILLINGHAM WALKING FESTIVAL TO BE HELD 2ND - 10TH SEPTEMBER
The walks organised by the Balsam Centre in Wincanton may well appeal to Gillingham walkers. Have a look at their website and programme by following this link.