summer guided walks around Burnham-On-Sea are launched
series of free guided walks around Burnham-On-Sea have been launched
Town Team has been awarded a grant of £560 from Sedgemoor
District Council's Community Health Fund to launch the unique
five guided walks, which are being led by the Town Crier, are
being offered free of charge over the summer," said the Town
Team's Sarah Milner Simonds.
walks all have different themes, ranging from maritime and war
to railways and Victorian, and each will provide gentle exercise
over 2-3 hours covering easy terrain."
well as encouraging healthy exercise, the walks will also help
people learn a little more about the fascinating history of the
illustrated leaflet with details about each route and the landmarks
that will be visited will be available from Burnham's tourist
first walk, with a maritime theme, takes place on Wednesday at
2.30pm and starts from the tourist information centre on Burnham
seafront. Further weeekly walks will take place every Wednesday
at the same time until August 20th. All are welcome to join them.
walks are one of several initiatives being planned by Burnham
Town Team, which is run by volunteers, for the benefit of the
Burnham's Mayor Cllr Martin Cox, Sedgemoor's health promotion
officer Lianne Clarke, with Town Team members and supporters at
the launch on Monday evening with the walking guide leaflets