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Who We Are

The Footpaths Society exists to keep footpaths and rights of way open for everyone to use. It is run by and for members and is led by a Chair and an Executive Committee. All positions are voluntary.

Our Patron is the Mayor of St Albans.


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Other key roles are:

  • Walks Programme Organiser

  • Footpaths Representative Coordinator

  • Planning Officer

  • Membership Secretary

  • Books Distributor

  • Social Secretary

  • Website Manager

Walk leaders make the walking programme possible. They plan the route (allowing for a comfort break, a short drinks break and sometimes liaising with a pub beforehand about lunch at the end of the walk), check the route in advance and lead the walk on the day.

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