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.

 

Walking Festival 2017

2nd to 10th September

Showcasing Gillingham's Royal Forest


Full programme coming soon

 Download draft programme now

GILLINGHAM WALKING FESTIVAL 2017DRAFT walks.docx






    NEXT SATURDAY WALK              July 1st

    GILL FEST RAMBLE

  • Depart from Riversmeet at 2pm
  • Exploring  part of Gillingham's medieval Royal Forest with John Porter, expert on the Royal Forest
  • Walking distance about 4 miles
  • Mostly fields and lanes.
  • Mostly  flat, one uphill section
  • Mostly gates rather than stiles
  • Short stop half way so bring coffee and a snack if you wish.
  • Everyone welcome, including families but no dogs please.
  • Back by about 4pm
  • Refreshments available at Riversmeet Cafe afterwards