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Beating the Bounds
May 20, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm| Free
Beating the Bounds is an ancient custom where members of the community walk around the outskirts of town, usually led by the Mayor and Town Councillors, to familiarise themselves with the town boundaries.
Starting from the B&M car park at 10.30am the walk is approximately 11 miles and is well supported by the Town Council with a traditional bumping of the Mayor on the milestone. Limited parking is available (it would be really helpful if people could car share from Westbourne car park where it is free to park on Sundays) – please park in the bays furthest away from the store.
Everyone is welcome to join in and participants do not have to complete the whole walk. Dogs on leads are welcome at the responsibility of the owner, don’t forget sun cream, suitable clothing and stout footwear as some of the paths can be muddy.