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"Beating The Bounds" - Feast Week Parish Boundary Walk - A New Event for 2019


A new event is planned for Feast Week this year. Based on the ancient custom of Beating the Bounds we plan to walk the Dry Drayton Parish Boundaries. In England the tradition is centuries old, dating from at least Anglo-Saxon times and would have been held in Dry Drayton on Rogation Sunday. We plan to revive the tradition as a Feast Week event and the intention is to do this on Saturday June 29th (which happens to be our actual parish Feast Day of Saint Peter & Saint Paul), with an option to continue on Sunday 30th June.

▶️ A 10 mile walk on Saturday 29th June or 2 five mile walks on Saturday 29th June & Sunday 30th June

▶️ Travel along paths and through woods you may never have visited before

▶️ Visit and maybe take a photo at all 4 corners of the parish 

▶️ Enjoy rest, comfort and picnic stops.

More than half of the Parish Boundary falls on private land and we now have permission from the relevant land owners that will allow us to follow the boundary as closely as possible.


To register your interest email boundarywalk@gmail.com or phone 07709 584207 as soon as possible but no later than Thursday 27th June.