Countryside Walks

Countryside Walks LeadersCome and join us for a short local countryside walk that is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. 

For contact details and more information please download the flyer below.


Every month, Whitefriars Church, Rushden, organises short local countryside walks (of about four miles) that are open to people of all ages and fitness levels, whether alone, or as part of a couple or a family. Here are details of our next events


HOLLINGTON HOP - Sunday 13th October – a 3 to 4 mile walk in the countryside in and near Hollington Wood, south of Olney. Meet at Whitefriars Primary School, Boughton Drive, Rushden, NN10 9HX from 9.30 for a 9.45am departure, or in Prospect Place, a loop road off the A509, just to the south of Emberton, MK46 5JQ, for a 10.30 start.


SPANOAK SHUFFLE - Sunday 10th November a 4.5 mile walk from in the woods and countryside between Upper Dean and Tilbrook, including Spanoak Wood and a two minutes’ silence. Meet at Whitefriars at 9.30 for a 9.45am departure, or in High Street, Upper Dean, near All Hallows’Church (PE28 0LL) time to leave at 10.30.


BOLNHURST BOP- Sunday 8th December – a walk of 3 to 4 miles in the north Bedfordshire countryside near Bolnhurst. Meet at Whitefriars Primary School, from 9.30am to leave by 9.45am, or in the car park at the Stables Christian Centre at Bolnhurst Old Rectory, on the B660 in Bolnhurst MK44 2ES, in time to start at 10.30.


Our home group/discussion group continues to meet fortnightly (usually) from 8pm on Thursday evenings at 3 Duchy Close, Chelveston, NN9 6AW. All are welcome - please contact us, or Ken or Sara Owst (01933 460097), if interested.