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Market Weighton Walkers are Welcome

WEIGHTON WALKERS ARE WELCOME



NEWS ITEMS (also check our Facebook Page)

  • Extension to the ER Walking Festival covering three long distance walks . The Wolds Way, Chalkland Way and the Wold Ranger Way more details: HERE
  • July 17th was Giant Bradley Day, an annual festival held in the town where one of the tallest men that ever lived was born and lived.
    The event attracted a large crowd who enjoyed the various entertainment on offer on a very hot day! We supported the event with a stall that attracted a lot of interest from potential new walkers and we offered freebies such as rucksacks; water bottles; baseball caps for example. Pictures HERE
  • May 25th we enjoyed our annual coach trip to Sewerby. Please check our Facebook group page about the walk including some wonderful photos
  • 2022 monthly Walk programme
  • **CLICK HERE to open/download**
  • **As of March 1st We returned back to normal with our weekly Wednesday walks** Monthly walks started on March 18th with a 8 mile walk from Huggate
  • Please just turn up and join either a short(2mls) or long(4.5mls) followed by Tea&Toast in the Chapel Annex behind St John's. MEET UP St John's Car Park for 10am start
  • June Ist we commemorated the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with a walk followed by a free buffet in the Wesley Centre
  • 10th October : Children in Need and Dementia Research combined Charity Walk was well supported. This is an annual event run by Barry one of our walk leaders. Well done Barry!
  • Poster is on our Facebook page. Thankyou Barry and to those who supported and donated.
  • Market Weighton Town Council received a National Lottery Heritage Fund Grant of £44,500 towards the Market Weighton Canal Trail Project aimed at creating and enhancing the public right of way from Market Weighton Town centre to Weighton Lock on the Humber estuary. More information LINK HERE
  • We hosted one of the walks from the East Yorkshire Walking Festival held in September 2021. Distance 9.2 miles. The plan is to publish the route along with other popular walks in the near future
  • GOODMANHAM RAIL PATH: This a new walk that was open in 2021 that branches off the Hudson rail path onto the old Driffield disused rail path into Goodmanham. This was the outcome of a succesful public enquiry that can be downloaded HERE
  • USEFUL LINKS

  • - interactive map of East Riding Public Rights of Way LINK HERE
  • Are you new to walking or exploring the countryside?
    Download this guideline from walkers are welcome to find out more pdf file uploaded 23/05/21
  • Interested in wildlife photography check this LINK
  • Market Weighton participates in ERYCC Walking for Health Scheme: LINK1 LINK2
  • This LINK added 2/4/21 accesses historic OS maps (different dates/scales/locations) and can be overlayed with current maps.
  • We are members of the Nationwide Walkers are Welcome Group LINK
  • Our walk leaders have undergone training provided by ERYCC Walking for Health scheme LINK
  • Where we meet google map
  • We work with these Local Rambler Associations LINK-
  • Join us on Facebook: LINK
  • HTML LINK History of past events (under development)

  • WALK PROGRAMME (WEEKLY walks have restarted but be aware of COVID restrictions (if any). MONTHLY walks see above PUB walks - awaiting news)

    • WEEKLY
    • We offer TWO walks every Wednesday: A short walk or a long walk
    • SHORT walk (around 2 miles) at a slow pace ideal for getting into walking
    • LONGER walk (around 4.5 miles) ideal for regular walkers

      START 10am every WEDNESDAY throughout the year

      MEET HERE and sign in at St John's Methodist Church from 9:45am. then subject to Covid, Tea/Toast after walk at around 11:30am

    • MONTHLY
    • Longer distance to Weekly Walk between 7-12 miles
    • 3rd Friday in the month usually at 10am throughout the year
    • MW walkers meet at St Johns for car share to start
    • Bring Packed lunch
    • Full programme ie When and where suspended but check latest news above.
    • Next Walk (see above)
    • ANNUAL
    • We supportChildren in NEED through sponsorship and donations check out our facebook page for news
    • Dementia support charity walk traditionally walk over Humber Bridge
    • School Walk with children from local primary
    • Annual Coach trip for linear walks (short/long)

    PHOTO GALLERY

    WALKING STATS

    This is being developed to show weekly and annual stats of number of walkers over different periods. The stats gather numbers not names or any personal informatio to comply with GDPR legislation

    Weekly Walks overall 23/2/20

    35

    Weekly Short Walks 23/2/20

    15

    MonthlyWalk 16/2/20

    20

    GET IN TOUCH

    davidlbattams@gmail.com or pcm@weightonwalkers.org

    07758253783

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