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Malmesbury - Philosophy Town

Walking & philosophy – Philosophy Town Festival

Lots of talks related to walking at this year’s Philosophytown Festival – 9th to 12th October. Some excellent speakers – subjects include Wainright, natural navigation, the pedestrian in the urban environment, and the philosophy of walking

Bridges Walk display board

Bridges Board in place

We now have a new display board in place by the long stay carpark in Malmesbury. It shows the route of the Bridges walk plus some additional information including an introduction to the White Walls Way. Thanks go to Malmesbury Town Council for providing us with the display space.

Bridges Walk

Social media time

Up to this point we’ve been keeping a fairly low profile while we’ve been putting together the Bridges Walk. However, now that the website is in a reasonable shape and we will soon be having a display board for the Bridges walk at the Station Yard carpark it seems like a good time to start…
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Weir bridge near Malmesbury

Bridges Walk Signage & White Walls Way

We are working on the design for two information boards about the Bridges Walk. Malmesbury Town Council have kindly given us a spot for one of them where their signs live at Station Yard Long Stay Car Park. The work on the White Walls Way continues. We are getting together descriptions of the various stages…
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Official launch of Malmesbury Bridges Walk

Bridges Walk launch “a huge success”

Absolutely fantastic turnout this morning at the launch – no doubt the weather helped ! Well over a 100 people set off on the walk.Great effort by Steve Cox , Jacqui Pycroft and many others in organising the event.Special thanks to PD Fitness for the use of their premises. The booklet itself is excellent –…
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Malmesbury Bridges Walk guidebook

Exciting times – new Bridges Walk guidebook to be launched this month

We’re working very hard at the moment bringing together the final bits of the Bridges Walk guide and having copies printed. Don’t miss our launch even on the 22nd September 2012 – starting at 11:00am outside the PD Fitness gym on Gloucester Road, Malmesbury

St John's Bridge, Malmesbury

Malmesbury Bridges Walk

We’re making good progress on our Bridges Walk. The plan is to have a route that takes in every bridge across the Avon in and around Malmesbury. It might prove impossible to get every last one, but we’ll certainly get the vast majority. Special thanks go to Phylip Harries for his work on the graphic design…
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Get Wiltshire Walking

Get Wiltshire Walking

Wiltshire Council is running a programme to get more people walking. With such great options across the county, it seems a shame not to let everybody know. Please pass on the details in the attached guide. 2012 Wiltshire Walk Leaflet

Rattlebone Inn - Sherston

Archaeology report for the White Walls Way

We’re really grateful to Kate Cullen for putting together a report about the archaeology and historic buildings along the proposed route of the White Walls Way. We hope to include some of this information in the final guide – whether printed or online.

White Walls Way

White Walls Way

MAP have agreed the name for the proposed route between Malmesbury, Sherston, and Luckington. This will be known as the “White Walls Way” – taking it’s name form White Walls, the remains of a small Roman town about halfway along the proposed route.