Gillingham, Dorset 

A Walkers are Welcome Town

Walkers are Welcome is a nationwide initiative encouraging towns and villages to be ‘welcoming to walkers’ by offering people and visitors excellent walking opportunities, well maintained footpaths and promotion of health benefits.


Sadly the Buggy Walk on Tuesday 4th has had to be cancelled as the leader is no longer available.

Note message below regarding change to start point of Mere walk on Sunday 2nd


1st - 8th September 2018

Full programme now available to download on Walking Festival page

Amendment to published programme

Walk on Sunday Sept 1st will start outside Mere,  about 1 mile north on the road to Kingston Deverell where track crosses the road.  A shorter walk of 8.5 miles.  other details as in programme.

Free copies available from local libraries, shops, cafes etc



    Sat Sept 1st  2.30pm
Note later start time Depart from Town Meadow for walk to Threshold Centre for cream tea. Booking advised (so there are enough cream teas!) Donations to Threshold Centre.
More info in Walking Festival Programme

This walk is now fully booked