DURSLEY WALKING FESTIVAL 2018

Our 2018 festival will take place from Thursday 4th October through to Sunday 7th October. Some of the walks we are planning are mentioned below. Full details of the walks will be posted nearer the time of the festival.

Wednesday 3rd October - a pre festival taster

A 1.5 hour Health Walk (Building Distance) from Cam.

Thursday 4th October

A bird watching walk of 9.5 miles.

A 4.5 mile walk with U3A.

Health Walk from Dursley Town Centre.

Cam and the Winterbothams heritage walk.

Animals at dusk in the Crawley Valley.

Friday 5th October

Nordic Walking taster session.

A 5 mile Woods and fields walk to Uley and back.

Bagpath, Ozleworth, Lasborough and Boxwell walk.

Walk to Woodchester Mansion (to link with bus)

Cam's Historic Graveyards.

Photography at Sunset.

Walkies with Dursley Lions.

Evening Quiz Event ad Dursley Community Centre.

Saturday 6th October 

The Lantern Way Challenge.

Geology walk.

Walk from Cam and Dursley railway station to WWT Slimbridge and return. This walk is also part of the Wessex Railway Walk programme and we are pleased that they have included this in their programme as well as in the festival programme of walks. Admission charge to WWT Slimbridge will apply.

Dursley Heritage Walk.

Walk from Cam and Dursley railway station to Dursley and return.This walk is also part of the Wessex Railway Walk programme and we are pleased that they have included this in their programme as well as in the festival programme of walks.

"The Cursed Thief" - Games and Clues for children.

Nordic walk taster session.

All day walk with South Cotswold Ramblers.

Half day walk with South Cotswold Ramblers.

Bus walk, catch bus to Berkeley and return to Dursley by footpaths and tracks.

Afternoon walk with Cotswold wardens.

Library walk and book talk.

Sunset Photography.

In the evening their will a talk in Dursley Town Hall on local heritage or walking topic. Details to be confirmed.

Sunday 7th October

Figure of 8 walk - a choice of a 16 mile walk or either of the two 8 mile loops. 

A morning walk from Dursley.

An afternoon walk with Dursley Rambling Club.

Dursley Heritage walk.

The Greenway walk.

Ozleworth walk.

The closing event to The Dursley 2018 festival will again be our tea and cakes in the Dursley Methodist Church Hall. Come and join us to share memories of the festival.

Throughout the weekend we are planning a Treasure Hunt as a family event.

Please note all of these events are still being arranged. As more details are known, including additions or deletions to the programme the details on this page will be updated. Full details of the walks will be included in our 2018 Dursley Walking Festival Programme which it is hoped will be printed towards the end of August.