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Walkers are Welcome is a U.K. wide, community led network of accredited towns whose purpose is to develop and promote walking in areas with something different to offer.

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Latest Walkers are Welcome News

Telford T50 50 mile trail opened by Kate Ashbrook

Telford T50 50 mile trail opened by Kate Ashbrook

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In mid June Wellington Walkers are Welcome were delighted to host Kate Ashbrook, the patron of Walkers are Welcome, in … Read More

MacGrumpy in Kirkby Stephen

MacGrumpy in Kirkby Stephen

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Kirkby Stephen & District Walkers are Welcome are indebted to local resident, Peter Goddard, aka MacGrumpy, who has been hiding … Read More

Spilsby Town Trail launch

Spilsby Town Trail launch

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Spilsby and Hundleby Walkers are Welcome have recently produced a 1 mile walking trail of Spilsby, the birthplace of Sir … Read More

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Upcoming Events

Otley Walking Festival

Otley Walking Festival

June 23, 2018 – July 1, 2018
Email: otleywalkingfestival@mail.com |

With 49 walks and events, there’s been something for everyone.  Favourites like the Six Dales Trail, Cakes and Ale, Otley in Bloom.  New themed walks – By Water and Steam, Three Churches Walk, The Chevin Revealed, The Road to Marston Moor, Birdsong Walk at Gallows Hill – too many to mention! The Festival Office number is 07564 625129

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Quantock Hills Walking Festival – 30th June & 1st July 2018

Quantock Hills Walking Festival - 30th June & 1st July 2018

June 30, 2018 10:00 AM – July 1, 2018 5:00 PM
Contact: Lynne Abbott or Richard Ince | Email: enquiries@stoweywalking.co.uk |

Stowey Walking, the Walkers are Welcome group for Nether Stowey and Over Stowey in West Somerset, is hosting a weekend of guided walks in and around the Quantocks supported by the Quantock Hills AONB Service.

Three guided walks each day of varying lengths with something to suit everyone from keen hikers and ramblers to families looking for a leisurely stroll.

Booking essential. No charge for booking but voluntary donations on the festival weekend. Visit: www.stoweywalking.co.uk

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The North Pennines Walking Festival including Middleton in Teesdale Walkers are Welcome launch

The North Pennines Walking Festival including Middleton in Teesdale Walkers are Welcome launch

June 30, 2018 – July 14, 2018
Contact: Sarah Elton | Email: northpennineswalkingfestival@gmail.com |

The North Pennines Walking Festival celebrates the North Pennines AONB and UNESCO Global Geopark. There will be walks for a range of abilities and interests including local history, nature and geology with several walks being organised jointly with the AONB Partnership. Events include a guided walk up the normally inaccessible Little Fell, and the Middleton in Teesdale Walkers are Welcome celebration and launch event, a walk up Snaisgill on Saturday 14 July.

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