Ancient Walk to Beat the bounds of Hitchin

A traditional Beating The Bounds event takes place on Sunday. The 12-mile walk around the parish boundary of Hitchin takes place yearly around rogation time – the three days before Ascension Day when boundary markers and fields were traditionally blessed

A traditional Beating The Bounds event takes place on Sunday.

The 12-mile walk around the parish boundary of Hitchin takes place yearly around rogation time - the three days before Ascension Day when boundary markers and fields were traditionally blessed in religious processions.

All are welcome to join the walk which sets off from St Faith's Church at 11.30am.


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