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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 July 19th 2021

Following the latest Government guidance our walks are now able to take place without any restrictions. However, should you have any symptoms that could possibly be Covid, or have a positive result from a recent Covid test, then please do not come on a group walk. Our primary concern is for the safety of everyone on the walk, including our leaders.

Our Next Walks...

The letters and numbers in the Start Point description, for example TF672374, give the Ordnance Survey grid reference for the location. You can see the start point on a map by visiting GridReferenceFinder.com and entering the grid reference there.

Wednesday July 28th 2.00pm
A tour of Sandringham Woods and Arboretum. Meet at the Dersingham village sign TF 685297. Leader: Brian Eldridge 01485 540862

Wednesday August 11th 2.00pm
A foray into Roydon Common exploring its wonders and with a chance to greet the ponies. Approximately five miles. Start at the car park TF 681229. Leader Alan Coleby 01485 543481.

Wednesday August 25th 6.30pm
An evening walk around the Snettishem RSPB reserve. The tide should be coming in and the birds will be getting ready for the night so there should be plenty to see. About three and a half miles. Start at the RSPB car park TF 652329. There is a parking ticket machine but I have never found it working. However the charge is £3 for non RSPB members. Leader Tony Bubb 01485 542638.

Wednesday September 8th 2.00pm
A tour of Syderstone and the surrounding countryside. Meet at Syderstone Church. Five miles. Start point TF 832326. Leader Stephen Martyn 01485 541333.

Wednesday September 22nd 2.00pm
A circular walk via Hillington and Congham. Four and a half miles. Meet at the big layby on the A148 opposite the turning to Sandringham. Start point TF 711253. 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