Time to get walking

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ARE you bored by the Olympics or have the games inspired you to get active? Whichever, why not come out for a walk with the Fenland Ramblers who have a comprehensive programme of walks throughout the year. The walks are free to start with but if you want to walk on a regular basis then you will need to join the Ramblers’ Association.

Members meet at the Church Terrace Car Park in Wisbech for car sharing etc. Alternatively, you can go straight to the start of each walk. Please check details with the walks leader.

August walks:

August 5 at Burrough Hill Iron Age Fort. Meet at the car park at 9am or Burrough Hill Fort Country Park (pay), map/grid ref: 246/SK765115 at 10.30am. A new walk from the Iron Age Fort with a chance to explore the hills and villages of eastern Leicestershire, 14km (8½ miles). Contact Brian 01354-677537.

August 12 at Gretton. Meet at 9am in the car park or at Village Hall on Kirkby Road, Gretton, map/grid ref: 234/SP901943 at 10.30am. Walk part of the Jurassic Way via Thorpe and Harringworth, 15km (9½ miles). Call Sue E 01945-465413.

August 19 at Mepal/Wardy Hill. Meet 9am at the car park or near Three Pickerels pub at the Old Bridge in Mepal, map/grid ref: 228/TL440812 at 10am to walk on tracks and byways to Wardy Hill and back on bank of New Bedford River.

9km (5½ miles). Call Judy 01945-587443.

August 26 at Hallaton, Stonton Wyville & Welham. Meet at the car park 9am or outside the Bewicke Arms in Hallaton, parking on Eastgate (away from the pub), map/grid ref: 224/SP788965 at 10.30am. A new walk from Hallaton with a chance to explore some of the smaller villages on the western edge of our patch, 6km (10 miles). Brian 01354-677537.

August 30 at Old Hunstanton Park/Ringstead Downs. Meet at 9am at the car park or at Tourist Information Office, The Green, Hunstanton, map/grid ref: 250/TF673409 at 10am. Walk through Old Hunstanton Park and Ringstead Downs.

10km (6½ miles). Hilary 01485-532316.