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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...

Heavy rain put a damper on our end of March walk and the weather was only a little better on the 11th April. Misty, chilly, but at least it was dry if rather muddy underfoot. Nonetheless Tony led eleven of us round Ken Hill woods and it made a nice amble even if the planned extension down towards the coast had to be partially abandoned due to flooded fields. Ah well, surely Spring must blossom soon!

On Wednesday April 25th we will be walking a circuit from Snettisham to Sedgeford and back via Inmere, led by Pat Reed. This is one of my favourite circular walks with lots of good views. Meet at 2.00pm at St Mary's church Snettisham. Then, in early May, I will be leading a walk round the many permissive paths of Courtyard Farm, near Ringstead. Hopefully by then there will be some cowslips and other wild flowers in bloom. Meet at 2.00pm on Wednesday 9th May in the car park which is on your left on the Ringstead to Choseley road, about a mile from Ringstead. Please note that the date was wrongly give as the 2nd May in a few printed programmes given out last year, so apologies for that. The date appears correctly here and 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.