Wiltshire

Click HERE for a collated A-Z List of current Records for the County in 'Open Paths and Trails'

Many of the FEATURED Recorders of Paths and Trails have additional extensive coverage of Walks and Walking in the County

 

Overview

'Walking Routes ... Rights of Way ... Walking Groups'

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Member of the Wellbeing Walks - Wiltshire Grouping

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'We organise walks throughout Wiltshire and regularly venture into Gloucestershire and Somerset. We are particularly pleased to see new members, making every effort to make them feel at home, and hopefully take an active part in the group ... Throughout the year we generally walk on the first Sunday of the month, starting at 9am prompt, and generally cover around 18 to 20 miles ... Our midweek walks take place on the third Thursday of every month and are between 12 and 16 miles. These walks start at 9.30am ...'

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Comprises some 1,300 members within 5 groups.

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'With around 8,200 paths and almost half the county designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, walking in Wiltshire has never been better. Whether you choose a gentle stroll or want a more challenging route, there is a network of footpaths for everyone. Walking in Wiltshire's peaceful, glorious countryside will show you rural England at its very best.'

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‘Friendly welcoming walking group that covers Wiltshire and the immediate surrounding counties. We are not a dating group or a singles group, but we have many single people and couples walking with us. We used to be a group tailored for 20s-40s and was affiliated to the Ramblers, but this ceased in December 2016 and now take anyone.’

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'From the rolling Cotswolds with their quaint, mellow, honey-stone villages and grazing sheep, to the fern-draped combes of the Mendips and the mysterious broad open chalk downlands of Wiltshire, intersected by winding rivers including the mighty Severn, the upper Thames and the Bristol Avon flowing through lush pastures in their valleys, along with the heritage-rich Forest of Dean and a short but extremely varied coastline ... '

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'Restoring the historic path for the community and nature. Creating a long distance path from Bath to Oxford ... The Trust has produced a number of walks leaflets which you can download ...'

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Wilts & Berks Canal Trust

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A Collection of Walk Routes in Wiltshire and Swindon 'Many of these walks are links to www.walk4life.info which allows you to search for walks by area and type. Walk4life is maintained by the Department for Health and contains walks all over England. Also you can add your own walks to the collection there if you wish.' Includes: 'Over 300 Walks in Wiltshire: Shown on map | Shown as a list' Unfortunately the Website originally cited here was unavailable at the time of Review so I have substituted another relevant one from Connecting Wiltshire.

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Wiltshire & Swindon Countryside Access Forum

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'The Wiltshire Geology Group aims to raise public awareness of Earth Sciences and draw people's attention to the way the landscape and the towns and villages within it are influenced by the underlying geology - Wiltshire's landscape is inextricably bound up with the rocks beneath the surface.'

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Wiltshire Geology Group

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'Rights of way are defined routes which you can legally use to cross private land at any time. The four types of routes [Footpaths | Bridleways | Restricted byways | Byways] shown on the map ... are types of rights of way. You can search by entering the following in the location box: Street | Town | Village name | Postcode.'

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Wiltshire Council

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