3rd Dec, 2016

Knowle and Dorridge Lions invite all to join festive walk

Solihull Editorial 5th Dec, 2015 Updated: 21st Oct, 2016

KNOWLE and Dorridge Lions are inviting ‘everyone’ to join them for the 23rd Lions Festive Walk on Monday, December 28.

The annual event will start and finish, as usual, at Baddesley Clinton National Trust property and is billed as the ‘perfect way to walk off a few of the Christmas excesses’.

This year’s walk will be rasing money for the Lily Mae Foundation, Solihull Bereavement Counselling Service, Children’s Liver Disease Foundation as well as a variety of other local causes.

Last year’s festive event saw 1,800 walkers stepping out into the beautiful Warwickshire countryside and raising a record sum of over £10,000 on the day.

There will be a choice of three new sign-posted circular routes – 3, 5 and 9 miles, all passing through wonderful Warwickshire countryside using country lanes, public footpaths and canal towpaths with a pub along the way.

“All ages are welcome especially if you get your efforts sponsored, but if arranging and collecting sponsorship will be a hassle you might prefer to walk and just make a donation,” said Lions organizer Ute Smith.

“As usual there will be no charge to take part, so add it on your festive calendar, tell your friends and relatives and bring a car full.

“There will be free entry to both House and Gardens for everyone when they finish their Festive Walks and walkers are invited to join the Lions for hot mince pies and mulled wine.”

For more details and to download a free registration form, visit

www.knowleanddorridgelions.com/walk or telephone 08458 33 58 94.