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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...

An evening walk is the next item in our programme of walks. We shall meet at 6.30pm on Wednesday 23rd May, at the car park opposite West Lodge, Houghton. The walk will be led by myself and will start with an amble through the fields and woodland of the estate, before we join the Peddars Way National Trail, heading south. After about a mile on the Trail, more field edge walking and a section on quiet country lanes will bring us back to the car park. The walk should take under two hours.

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.