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
February 2019
3 Sun Walk – Bradford on Avon, 10 miles Howard G
10 Sun Walk – Bristol area, 9-10 miles Sue M
17 Sun Walk – Lansdown valleys, Bath, 10 miles Malcolm C
22 – 24 Fri – Sun Annual Dinner weekend:  YHA  Ironbridge,  Coalbrookdale,  Shropshire Kate P
March 2019
3 Sun Walk – Axbridge and Crook Peak, 9 miles Nigel V
6 Wed Brecon to Lynton long distance walk, Day 1: South of Brecon to Talybont Reservoir,  23km John P
10 Sun Walk – Lacock, 9 miles Elaine S
16 Sat Walk – Edington Yvonne G
17 Sun Bike ride – Wootton under Edge to River Severn / Slimbridge loop, 30 miles Julia J
21 Thurs Brecon to Lynton long distance walk, Day 2: Talybont reservoir to Crickhowell, 18km John P
24 Sun Bike ride – Bath loop, via Bradford on Avon and Lacock, 40 miles Julia J
31 Sun Hill walk, Wales – details tba Kay & Aileen
April 2019
7 Sun Walk – Bradford on Avon Howard
10 Wed Brecon to Lynton long distance walk, Day 3: Crickhowell to Llanfoist, 22km John P
14 Sun Hill walk – Black Mountains, Hay buss & Lord Hereford’s Knob,17km & 800m ascent, 9 miles John P
22 Mon Easter Monday walk Sue M
28 Sun Walk – St Briavels and Wye Valley, 10-11 miles Caroline S
30 Tues Brecon to Lynton long distance walk, Day 4: Llanfoist to Usk, 25km John P
May 2019
5 Sun Walk – Dartmoor Maria
7 Tues Brecon to Lynton long distance walk, Day 5: Usk to Chepstow, 23km John P
9 Thurs Evening walk – Old Crown, Kelston Caroline S
11 Sat Bike ride – 40 miles, details tba Julia J
12 Sun Walk – Trellech, Monmouthshire, 10 miles Malcolm C
18-25 Sat-Sat Ireland, Mourne Mountains area Ginny B
26 Sun Walk – east of Wells Nigel V
30 Thurs Brecon to Lynton long distance walk, Day 6: Chepstow to Shirehampton, 23km John P
Forthcoming 2019
4, 18 June & 2 July Tues Gustav Holst long distance walk, Cotswolds – Cranham to Wyck Rissington Nigel V
 11 June, 17 & 30 July, 21 & 28 August, 17 & 18 September  Mid week Long distance walk from Lynton, Devon to Brecon continues, approx 23km per day, overnight stay on Exmoor for last 2 days John P
14-16 June Fri – Sun Camping weekend, Bee Sands, Devon Kay & Aileen
9-14 August Fri – Wed Nidderdale Way, based at Pateley Bridge, camping or B&B Caroline S
11-13 October Fri – Sun YHA weekend, All Stretton, Shropshire Jacky T

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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