first Ross-on-Wye 'Walkers are Welcome' Festival began on
Saturday morning, bringing local walking groups together
to promote Ross as a great place to visit for walking breaks
event was officially launched by Mayor, Councillor John
Edwards, who, following an introduction by committee chairman,
Sam Phillips, cut a ribbon at Ross Market on Saturday morning.
Many walks, varying in distance, some easy and some intended
for more accomplished walkers were enjoyed by many over
is an ideal centre for walking holidays, with many miles
of easily accessible footpaths whether the walker is looking
for an easy stroll along the riverbank or a ten mile hike
with challenging climbs.