Miles without stiles – a stile free parish

Until recently the footpaths in Great Bedwyn parish had a selection of squeeze stiles, wooden stiles and many awkward to use and in disrepair stiles. These have been replaced in ...
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North Wessex Downs Walking Festival

Book now for the North Wessex Downs Walking Festival 11 -26 June – celebrating the 50th Anniversary as a protected landscape! All spaces already taken on The Bedwyn Footpaths walk ...
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Walkers are Welcome

My last blog entry started with the words ‘2020 didn’t quite go to plan’ and much the same could be said for 2021 as the pandemic continued to impose many ...
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Catching up

2020 didn’t quite go to plan, but despite the restrictions the group managed some surprising successes so here’s a quick summary of what we got up to last year: Lockdown ...
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Litter picking equipment

This spring, over the course of 4 weeks, our group members collected over 50 bags of rubbish from about 5 miles of roadside verge on the approach roads to our ...
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North Wessex Downs Walking Festival

8th - 23rd June ' Top class walking country - big skies, wooded valleys, stunning landscape – we have it all here in the North Wessex Downs!' Head over to ...
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Ridgeway National Trail repairs

Planning a walk along the Ridgeway National Trail? You might be interested to know about the repair project starting soon in Wiltshire. See Wiltshire Council's website for details Note that ...
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In case of emergency

After a recent incident on one of our walks, members have kindly sent in a few suggestions of services that might help in an emergency and I’d like to share ...
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Bedwyn Health Walks

Bedwyn Health Walks launched this week when residents met the team on Sunday at the village hall and tried out Nordic walking poles. Health walks offer short weekday local walks ...
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A blog about a blog

Have got the New Year resolutions off to a good start by doing something on my to-do list since last February! Thank you Glyn for your patience in waiting for ...
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Bedwyn’s New Year walk

Lots of visiting walkers in the village since a Bedwyn walk was featured at No. 1 in The Saturday Times Weekend New Year walks on 29th Dec and our own ...
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Bedwyn’s new information kiosk!

Our new walk leaflets are back from the printers and will be available in the new information kiosk (aka the old telephone box!) from next week! If you can't wait ...
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Don’t lose your way

Check this out from the Rambler’s website – Can you help to save our paths? The clock is ticking – we only have until January 2026 Well over 140,000 miles ...
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Wilton Water walk

Good to see that the path by the Alpacas in Wilton is still clear after Ramblers volunteers cleared shoulder-high undergrowth blocking it last year. A lovely relaxing Sunday afternoon walk ...
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Welcome to Bedwyn Footpaths Group Blog!

Hello! This is exciting - my first blog post of our new website! On our site you’ll find details of our next walk event, self-guided walk leaflets to download, the ...
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