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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, 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!

Coronavirus Update March 2021

Unfortunately our walks programme has to take yet another break, until such time as Government regulations permit us to restart. The latest roadmap information suggests that this may be when we enter Stage 3, which could be on the 17th May. Please continue to check this page for the latest information, but in the meantime you can still go for a walk, but only with people that you live with. Stay local, there have been fines issued to people even travelling just a few miles to go for a walk.

Our Next Walks...

These are the next walks that we have planned. They will take place in the order shown here as soon as we are able to recommence organised group walks.

1. Date to be confirmed
Woods, Warren, Fen and Common. A circuit around the varied terrain of Dersingham and Sandringham. Start at the old Dersingham railway station at the bottom of Station Rd. TF680308 Leader Stephen Martyn 01485 541333.

2. Date to be confirmed
Wolferton and the Bog. A village and country walk to finish off the month. Start at Wolferton Station TF650285 Leader Tony Bubb 01485 542638

3. Date to be confirmed
A circular walk around the Houghton area of about 4.5 miles with woods, fields, the Peddars Way and if we are really lucky some pigs. Start at the Peddars Way TF757285 Leader Stephen Martyn 01485 541333.

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. Look forward to seeing you with your boots on!

whiffler's walks website, with many local routes