Gillingham, Dorset gained accreditation to the national Walkers are Welcome Towns network in 2015.  

 Our steering group comprises representatives from  the Town Council, The Three Rivers Community Partnership, The Ramblers, Gillingham Walkers and individuals with an interest in walking.

We run the annual Gillingham Walking Festival.

Gillingham Walkers lead weekly and monthly walks.

We have a monthly footpath workparty.

We produce guides to local walking routes.

We work  in conjunction with the Countryside Rangers on projects to maintain and improve the rights of way network