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OCTOBER

Sun 8

13:30

Easy
2.6 miles (4.2 km)
2.5 hours
0 places remaining

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Introduction to Geocaching from Breakheart Quarry

OCTOBER

Sun 8

13:30

0 places left
Easy
2.6 miles (4.2 km)
2.5 hours

Sorry - walk fully booked

Walk leader: Graham Ellis
Organisation: Dursley Welcomes Walkers
Starting point: Go through the gate into Breakheart Quarry, Dursley, and head for the car parking area on the left. What3Words: https://w3w.co/extension.gentle.plotter
Post code of start: GL11 6ER

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Details of the walk:

A circular walk through Breakheart Quarry and Hermitage Wood to find several geocaches. This is an ideal introduction to Geocaching for all ages. Experienced geocachers will be very welcome to help out. Walk will be on established paths, but short sections may be slightly muddy. No steep inclines, but there are 4 stiles. We will be searching for geocaches, with a short stop at each one. Some geocaches have swaps inside, so bring some small trinkets along to exchange.

Special areas of interest:
The Dursley Walking Festival always ends with tea and cakes in the Methodist church hall from 3 pm.
Additional items you need to bring on this walk:
Drink. Smartphone with Geocaching app, or GPS (create geocaching.com account before arrival). Pencil.
Please note the following information for this walk:
  • Please bring drinks and refreshments
  • This a family friendly walk. Accompanied children are welcome
BOOKING
There are 0 places remaining on this walk. To join this free walk click below. You will then be able to enter the number of places you would like (up to a max of 6).

Dogs are not permitted on the walk, except for registered assistance dogs.  This is for the comfort and safety of all the walkers in the group.

Please email secretary@dursleywelcomeswalkers.org.uk  if you have any specific needs that will help you enjoy this walk and we will do our best to accommodate them.

Accommodation

If you need somewhere to stay during the festival, contact the Ashen Plains campsite. They have pitches for tents and caravans and also shepherd hut style accommodation. 

You can also find a list of places to stay around Dursley on the Town Council website.

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Our goal is to provide a free walking festival for the local community and visitors to our beautiful countryside. We also work on projects throughout the year to improve access to walking activities.

Only if you are able, please consider making a donation online to allow this to continue in 2024. 

Please note everyone is invited to book, attend and enjoy the festival regardless.

SUGGESTED DONATION:
£5 PER WALKER

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