Walking provides health and economic
benefits and there are many
places to walk in Dereham, some are public streets, some are parks and
open spaces. Dereham has 35 public rights of way - paths and tracks
which everyone can use by right. We have published six
which cover most of the countryside
15 and 17 April, 2017
Easter Events UPDATED
Details of two Easter events are taking shape in the
On Easter Saturday, 15 April, at 9:30am we will start a walk from
Dereham Windmill, the planned route takes us across open land east of Dereham
returning via Etling Green and Neatherd, a total of 6½ miles taking
We will finish with coffee and
(alternatives available) at Dereham Windmill coffee shop.
This event will be limited in numbers and tickets cost £6, which includes
the special Easter refreshments. Tickets are now available, contact Ken 07505
or any member of the committee
On Easter Monday, 17 April 'A Walk in Wonderland'
, a Treasure Hunt for
all the family, with an Easter Egg for all the children that find their way
Join us at the car park near the pond on Neatherd Moor any time between 2:00pm
and 3:00pm for a Treasure Hunt. Please bring a pencil to jot down what you find
and £1 per child. The ‘Treasure’ will be around a designated walk on the
moor so sturdy footwear is recommended as parts may be muddy. Please allow just
over an hour to complete the walk at the end of which there will be an Easter
egg for every child who finds their way through ‘Wonderland’.
Parking may be limited by the playground and there are no toilets on site. Also,
we ask that the adults keep an eye on the children at all times.
6 March, 2017
15 February, 2017
Walk 7 'Recce'
Work is under-way on a new bus-walk. On 15 February some members of the
committee will take the bus to North Elmham and walk back to Dereham. We
will be testing route options and identifying markers for the guide.
You are welcome to join us, catching the bus from Dereham Market Place
at 10:30am, please contact the Secretary
3 January, 2017
2016 Annual Report
A Summary Report
for Dereham Walkers are Welcome's first year. This is submitted to the
National orgainisation as a formal record of our activity.
1 January, 2017
New Year's day: Bolo Rei Walk
A 4½ mile walk (about 2 hours) to greet the New Year,
ending with tea or coffee and a piece of
(King Cake) at New Flavours cafe.
For pictures and more see the Event