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walks around malmesbury

Foxley Church on the White Walls Way

Target for White Walls Way launch

We’re setting a provisional launch for the White Walls Way in late spring this year. Work towards delivering this project has been severely delayed by the loss of admin support from MVCAP at a crucial time. While unavoidable, it has meant that we’ve had to put work on hold until volunteers are available to carry…
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White Walls Way trees

Test walking of the White Walls way

We’ve now got some feedback from test walks of the White Walls Way. We need to work on some aspects of the route descriptions and consider how we will be waymarking the route.

White Walls Way

White Walls Way website

The MAP committee would like to thank former MVCAP administrator/web-developer Mark Allen for taking the time to put together a provisional website for the White Walls Way. This is not anywhere near being the finished article but we wanted to make something available for you to use. You can find it at whitewallsway.weebly.com

White Walls Way

Slow progress on the White Walls Way

With the loss of admin support from MVCAP following its loss of funding progress on the White Walls way has been moving very slowly. However, we do hope to have a provisional website available soon.

White Walls Way waymarker

WWW route agreed

After a lot of work and test walking of sections, we’ve finally agreed the route of the White Walls Way. It will be an approximately twenty-mile circular walk in a figure of eight shape from Malmesbury to Sherston and Luckington. We also aim to develop shorter circular walks along the route and possibly links to…
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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 http://www.philosophytown.co.uk/events.html

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