BNT Opens Registration For Palm Sunday Walk

March 1, 2024 | 0 Comments

Registration is open for the 49th Palm Sunday Walk, which will be held by the Bermuda National Trust starting in Warwick Parish on March 24th.

A spokesperson said, “Registration is now open for the Bermuda National Trust’s popular Palm Sunday Walk, now in its 49th year!

“This year the walk will be held in Warwick Parish. As always, it is expected to draw thousands of residents and visitors to walk a route that will take in Bermuda National Trust nature reserves, and National Parks as well as a few locations not usually open to the public.

Palm Sunday Walk Bermuda March 10 2022 TWFB

“The walk will start from Lindo’s in Warwick at 1:00pm [latest start 2:00 pm], with parking in the store carpark and across the road at Warwick Academy School. The route is about 4.2 miles [6.7 km] and should take around two hours to complete.

“A map will highlight points of natural and cultural heritage interest along the way, with some fascinating information about each spot. The walk will take in BNT’s Sherwin Nature Reserve at Warwick Pond, Southlands National Park, Astwood Cove, the Windreach property, the Rubber Tree site by Warwick Post Office, various Tribe Roads and parts of the Railway Trail.”

The route was planned by Myles Darrell, the Trust’s Head of Natural Heritage. “The Palm Sunday Walk is always a wonderful event that attracts an enthusiastic crowd from all parts of our community. We encourage everyone to come on out, rain or shine, to get some fresh air, and exercise while seeing and learning a bit about parts of our island that you might never have visited before,” he said.

The spokesperson said, “Walkers are asked to register and donate at to help the Trust cover the cost of organising the event and to support BNT’s year-round work protecting Bermuda’s natural and cultural heritage. The registration fee is $20 for BNT members, $25 for non-members, $10 for children ages 6 to 12. Registered participants can pick up their bibs at Waterville, 2 Pomander Road during business hours on Friday 22 March, or on Saturday 23 March from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. All registered participants will be eligible to win an iPad with the draw taking place at Waterville at 10:00 am on Monday, 25 March 2024.

“Participants are advised to wear sensible shoes and bring their own water bottles. Water will generously be donated by John Barritt & Son Ltd to refill the bottles, but no single-use plastic water bottles or cups will be available. Hot cross buns and orange quarters will be available for a donation along the route. The route is not suitable for strollers and dogs are not permitted.”

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