Walks & Events Programme:

  • Sunday walks are usually about 10 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 2023
3rd Sun Walk:  Abbots Leigh and Pill circular walk Sally C
9th Sat Social: Wander down to the Winter Open Studios event in the village atmosphere of Larkhall, Bath, BA1 6RY. Includes work by one of our own members. 10am till 5pm
10th Sun Walk: the pretty South Bath area, followed by crumpets and cake, making a welcome return after the COVID years Caroline S
17th Sun Walk: Sand Bay, Kewstoke, north of Weston Super Mare, 10 miles. Coastal terrain Jim W
24th Sun Christmas Eve Walk: Bradford on Avon area, pub might be involved, plus tea after Howard G
January 2024
1st Mon – New Year’s Day Walk: Blow the cobwebs away on a walk in the Dursley area, plus cake afterwards! Anne R/Jan W
7th Sun Walk: in Wales, the ever popular Dragon’s Back. Early start to secure parking, fingers crossed for a frosty day. Elaine S
14th Sun Walk:  Venue TBC Sue M
21st Sun Cycle Ride: stand by for 35 – 40 miles, venue TBC Jane H
28th Sun Walk: Venue TBC, form an orderly queue for one of John’s walks. John P
February 2024
4th Sun Walk: Venue TBC Ruth M
9th – 11th Feb 2024 Swanage Annual Dinner weekend. YHA accommodation.  Great walks exploring the Jurassic Coast and the Isle of Purbeck. Jan M
18th Sun Walk: Dolebury Warren area Aileen M
25th Sun Walk: something interesting from Malcolm, 10 – 12 miles venue tbc Malcolm C
Forthcoming 2023
11th -18th May 2024 Scotland Trip: Dornie area – full already! Names to Julia if you are interested but didn’t commit earlier and we can build a reserve list Julia J
9th -16th June 2024 Trip to Picos D’Europa, Spain (waiting list already!) Sue M

The Countryside Code must be followed.

Cancellation:   Very occasionally events can be cancelled due to low numbers, weather or illness. Organiser to confer with Programme Secretary or Chair before emailing the group to cancel.

Transport: Lift sharing encouraged.

ICE contact: Your ‘in case of emergency’ contact. Please keep this up to date in your mobile phone and ideally a second accessible location e.g. car glove box, jacket pocket and so on.

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