Walks & Events Programme

  • Sunday walks are usually about 10-12 miles, unless stated otherwise
  • Hill walks involve 500m – 1,000m of ascent, may include rough ground and require appropriate clothing
  • Evening walks are usually followed by pub, including meal option. Summer: 2 hour walk; winter: 90 minute walk – bring torch!
  • Mid-week walks are organised on an ad hoc basis and notified to members by email.

Safety: An EGONS event is like a group of friends going out together. The organiser will co-ordinate the event and roughly plan the route. Each person is responsible for his or her own safety at all times. See  our Health and Safety guidelines.

Sometimes there may be a risk of serious injury. If you join in you take the risk upon yourself, so you should assess whether the activity is suitable for you, wear appropriate clothing, and preferably carry a map & compass.   Organisers: consider whether you need EGONS equipment. Cyclists are responsible for safe and legal riding and in choosing whether to wear a helmet and hi-viz clothing.

Date Day Activity Organiser
December 2019
1st Sun Walk: Ups and downs in Bybrook Valley, Box, 8 miles Elaine S
8th Sun Bike Ride: 33 miles Severn Vale Area Thornbury/Berkeley Jane
15th Sun Walk: South Bath followed by tea and crumpets Caroline
22nd Sun Walk: Shortest day of the year walk, Bristol Area Julia J
29th Sun Bike Ride: Approx 35 miles, distance weather dependent, Location tbc Jim and Jan
January 2020
End Dec Mid Jan Trekking in Ethiopia – exploring this unique country on 4 different treks Sylvia
4th SATURDAY Walk: Dursley area Anne
12th Sun Walk: Mountains of South Wales John P
19th Sun Walk: Chepstow 8 mile linear walk with Wye Valley views, bus back Ginny
26th Sun Walk: Mendips area CANCELLED –  poor weather and ground conditions Kate
February 2020
2nd Sun Walk: Bristol area Ruth/Elaine S
9th Sun Walk: Wye Valley POSTPONED – STORM CIARA Malcolm
16th Sun Walk: Brown’s Folly loop, Bathford area POSTPONED – STORM DENNIS Neil
19th Wed REARRANGED  from 16th. Walk: Brown’s Folly loop, Bathford. Neil
23rd Sun Walk: Quantocks area (Nether Stowey) Kay
28th Feb to 1st Mar Fri to Sun EGONS Annual Dinner, Stackpole, Pembrokeshire
– lovely National Trust accommodation, great beaches and lots of coastal walks
Julia J
March 2020
1st Sun EGONS Annual Dinner, Stackpole, Pembrokeshire Julia J
8th Sun Walk: Forest of Dean, 8 miles Tricia and Roy
14th Sat Walk: Dursley area Anne R
15th Sun Walk: TBC Stephen S
19th Thurs Social Event: Ustinov Theatre, Bath. “Crimes, Camera, Action Caroline
22nd Sun Walk, TBC Howard
29th Sun Walk: Castle Combe, 9-10 miles Elaine S
31st Tues Multi stage walk: Great Stones Way                                                 Stage 1 Coate Water to Avebury, approx 21 km Ruth
April 2020
2nd Thurs Walk: Holst Way.                                                                               Cheltenham to Belas Knapp.  7 miles + Holst Museum Caroline S
5th Sun Walk: South Wales 10+ miles John P
9th – 13th  – EASTER Thurs – Mon

Easter Walking weekend North Cornwall

Join us for coastal walking with some dramatic scenery

Ginny B and Karin H
18th Sat Bike Ride: 40 miles Jane H
19th Sun Birthday Walk. Hinton 10+ miles.  Tea and Birthday cake at Karin’s afterwards Karin H
21st Tues Multi stage walk: Great Stones Way                                                 Stage 2 Coate Water to Avebury, approx 21 k Ruth
26th Sun Walk: Volunteer awaited this could be YOU!!
May 2020
3rd Sun Walk: Timsbury 10-12 miles Yvonne G
10th Sun Walk: Wye Valley (rearranged from 9th Feb Storm Ciara event) Malcolm
May 17th -24th 2020 Sun to Sun Scotland: Loch Tay Area, staying in Morenish near Killin.   Cottages or camping.     www.cruachanfarm.co.uk Plenty of Munros to bag, and cycling, and canoeing Caroline
31st Sun Bike Ride: 40 miles Sue M
Forthcoming 2020
June 10th Weds Great Stones Way Stage 3 Marden to Stonehenge. Approx 25 k Ruth
July 1st Weds Great Stones Way Stage 4  Woodhenge to Old Sarum Approx 19K Ruth
2 -16th August 2020 Sun to Sun fortnight Trekking trip to Malawi John P

Cancellation: Though you may just turn up, please tell the leader you are coming in good time – very occasionally events can be cancelled due to low numbers, weather or illness. Leader to confer with Programme Secretary or Chair before emailing the group to cancel.

Transport: It is usually possible to lift share.

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