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A number of Armistice Permanent Trails have been set up to enable walkers to complete the BWF 2018 Armistice Centenary Challenge.


The Trails commemorate the Centenary of the Great War Armistice by taking a route past specific First World War sites and memorials.  


The Challenge starts at beginning of January and must be completed during the year.


Dorchester Armistice & Historical Trail.  11kms.   [BWF PT No 300]

Historic Dorchester includes Roman antiquities, Judge Jefferies Assizes, a Thomas Hardy Trail, a Town and Country Trail through the County town and the fort of Maiden Castle.


Keswick Armistice Walk.  11kms.  [BWF PT No 281]

A mainly low level walk around the town of Keswick and surrounding countryside.  The route visits a number of WW1 sites as well as the shores of Derwent Water, with great views of surrounding fells throughout.  Plenty of toilet and refreshment options on route.


Amesbury Armistice Trail.  11km.  [BWF PT No 303]

A mainly level walk taking in views of World Heritage sites, leading up to training troops and pilots from Britain and the Empire to be sent to WW1.  It was never thought troops trained for trench welfare, but the area has been discovered at Larkhill.


Great Yarmouth Armistice Trail. 10km. [BWF PT No 284]

This trail takes you through the seaside town of Great Yarmouth, an historical market town and one of the most important historic ports on the East coast of England.  The town has a rich maritime, trade, industrial and tourism industry and development from a C10 fishing hamlet into a modern seaside town.


City of Norwich Armistice Trail. 10km.  [BWF PT No 306]

This Armistice Trail explores the vibrant city of Norwich on a walk around and through the city visiting many of its historical alleys, back streets, churches, the Cathedral and the grounds of the castle.  You will also walk by the river Wensum.


Shawford Armistice Trail. 11km.  [BWF PT No 311]


ARMISTICE PERMANENT TRAILS