Monmouth Walkers are Welcome

Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.

Thomas Jefferson


Updated 19 February 2017

Details of meeting points/times/distances/route are all sent out to our email distribution list approximately 2 weeks prior to each walk. The same information will also appear on our facebook page and twitter feed. 

2017 Programme

Sunday 1 January 2017          

New Year's Day Kymin Walk - a chance to blow away the cobwebs with a quick trip up and down the Kymin, with mulled wine and mince pies at the top. 

Saturday 14 January 2017      

The Jingle Street walk planned for today was replaced at the last minute with a walk from Monmouth to Redbrook, lunch at the Boat Inn, then up to Penallt and back to Monmouth via Mitchel Troy. 

Saturday 11 February 2017

Monnow River walk. A circular walk, 6.5 miles long, starting and finishing at the Bell Inn, Skenfrith. Meet in Monmouth for car share or meet at the Bell. 

Saturday 11 March 2017

Sugarloaf. A circular walk, distance and route to be confirmed. Meet in Monmouth for car share or meet at the start point.

Monday 17 April 2017

Buckholt Wood walk on Easter Monday. Start and finish at Shire Hall, Monmouth.

Monday 1 May 2017

Three Bridges Walk. A circular walk on May Day, starting and finishing at Shire Hall, Monmouth. Just over 8 miles, flat walk along the River Wye to Biblins Bridge and return.

Saturday 10 June 2017

The Doward. Circular walk, start/finish point, distance and route to be confirmed.

Saturday 8 July 2017

Jingle Street Walk. Circular walk, 8 miles long, starts and finishes at Shire Hall in Monmouth and follows a circular route through Wonastow and King’s Wood. One section of the walk is an old carting track and carthorses wore bells on their bridles, which used to jingle, hence Jingle Street.

Monday 28 August 2017

Historic Pubs walk on the Summer Bank Holiday Monday, starting and finishing in Monmouth. This short walk will be followed by our annual Barbecue and  Croquet tournament at the Nelson Garden in Monmouth town centre.