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
Advanced Notice: 25 October, 2017
Thuxton MNR Walk
A triple treat and more ...
Join us for a 7 mile walk (about 3 hours) for three treats.
- First, a ride on the Mid-Norfolk Railway’s heritage diesel railcar to
- Second, a walk through the fields and along tracks, back into
- Third, a drink (tea, coffee or soft drink) and cake at the Station
Refreshment Room on return.
Oh, and fourth, if you want more to eat or drink, 10% off all further catering
purchases made at that time.
We will meet at Dereham Railway station (NR20 1DF) at 10:15, ready to catch the
10:30 train. Free parking is available at the station.
Booking is strongly advised: further details and tickets (£7.50, which includes
travel, the walk, and drink and cake on return) are available from any Dereham
Walkers are Welcome committee member, or contact Ken Hawkins on 07505 426750 or
1 October, 2017
Garden Party Walk
The rain passed in the morning leaving a brighter and dry afternoon just in time
for our "Garden Party" walk.
A group of about 25 set out to explore the public rights of way to the east via
Etling Green and then north to Northall Green, before heading back for tea and
home made cakes ... yum!
See the full report
18 September, 2017
9 September, 2017
Dereham Fringe Festival
The first outing for our new banner - the Fringe Festival organised by
Friends of Dereham Memorial Hall on 9 September. Our stall was visited
by a good number of the many who came to the Memorial Hall that day,
some of whom joined our mailing list and some who took details of our
See the event history
28 August, 2017
Walking on Waters
In this walk we will explored an ancient route to the south-east of Dereham
passing Badley Moor and then on to exquisite countryside at Clint Green,
Yaxham. What could be better for the morning of a summer bank holiday?
See the full report
21 August, 2017
30 July, 2017
Dereham Citizen's Award - Ken Hawkins
Dereham Walkers are Welcome is proud to report the receipt by Ken Hawkins (third
from right) of a Citizen’s Award from Dereham Town Council. The award, made by
the Mayor of Dereham - Hilary Bushell, was given to Ken in recognition of his
work as voluntary Footpath Warden for the Town Council since 2013.
This,along with our new sign also made the news on the national
A press release