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Dersingham Walking Group ...

The Dersingham Walking Group was founded in 2005 to provide people from the village with the opportunity to enjoy guided country walks in the area. There is at least one walk each month, often two, usually on the second Wednesday, with full details given in Village Voice and on this website. Each walk has a leader and is usually between 4 and 5 easy miles taking a couple of hours or so. Why not get some fresh air, exercise and enjoy our wonderful countryside, you'll be in good company!

Our Next Walks...

Our next amble is a Sunday afternoon walk, starting at the Sandringham Visitor Centre. We will explore some of the many woodland paths on the estate before returning to the Visitor Centre where, if you wish, you can finish the afternoon with tea in their cafe! Sunday 28th January, start time 2.00pm. Please note the 2.00pm start time, which is our usual time from late January onwards through the year until, many months from now, the clocks go back in October.

Moving into February, we will be having just the one walk this month, as it's usually when the "Mart Weather" comes in and it can be very cold and damp. Nonetheless, on St Valentine's Day we will be meeting at Dersingham War Memorial, just beside the traffic lights, to start a walk around our own village and neighbouring Ingoldisthorpe. We may well ascend to the heights behind the villages where anyone who says that Norfolk is flat will be thrown into the chalk pit that gives its name to Chalk Pit Road. No, not really, we haven't thrown anyone in yet! 2.00pm on Wednesday 14th February, led by Steve and Lindsey Davis.

Further ahead in the Spring, well March anyway, we have walks on Wednesdays the 14th and 28th March, both at 2.00pm. See the programme for full details, there's a link to it further down this page or it's always in Village Voice magazine.

photo of the group near Appleton walking group on the beach

Country walking is a real joy, and it's good for you ...

There's nothing like a good country walk to both relax and energise you at the same time. It's a real pleasure to just be out in the fresh air, and the health benefits are well known. Fortunately in Dersingham we have nearby access to some of the best country and coast walking in East Anglia, with many excellent routes starting right in the village.

The Dersingham Walking Group has a team of experienced leaders one of whom guides each of our walks. We are always looking to expand the number of leaders, so if you would like to join us please get in touch. Training is provided and we can also suggest suitable walks if necessary.

Speaking of walking routes, Cliff Jordan runs an excellent website called Whiffler's Walks which catalogues a large number of local walks. You can find a link to Cliff's website below and also a link to a printable version of our forthcoming walks programme. Look forward to seeing you with your boots on!

programme of walks for 2018 whiffler's walks website, with many local routes

Currently the Dersingham Walking Group's activities are coordinated by Stephen Martyn, who will be pleased to help with any enquiries. Email stephenmartyn@gmail.com or telephone 01485 541333.