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Crickhowell Walking Festival - 7th to 15th March 2020

Crickhowell Walking Festival – 7th to 15th March 2020

March 7, 2020 - March 15, 2020
Contact: Jane Bradbury | Email: jane.crickhowelladventure@gmail.com | Phone: 01873810020 |

Join us for the first Walking Festival of the year. We have 85 guided walks in the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains, of various grades so something suitable for everyone! This year we have the TM5 Challenge, our first challenge event to walk, run, crawl up Table Mountain a maximum 5 times. There are events every evening too, Will Renwick, President of Ramblers Cymru will be speaking about the Cambrian Way.

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Walkers are Welcome  National Litter-pick

Walkers are Welcome National Litter-pick

March 23, 2020 - March 29, 2020
Contact: Baz Fewster | Email: vice-chair@walkersarewelcome.org.uk |

The WaW National Litter-pick will be held during the period 23-29 March 2020. During this period many WaW towns and villages will be litter picking some of their local footpaths. The aim of this event is to raise awareness of what Walkers are Welcome do, both nationally and locally.

South West Coast Path break

South West Coast Path break

April 3, 2020 3:00 PM - April 8, 2020 11:00 AM
Contact: Susan Wilkins | Email: hotel@yarnmarkethotel.co.uk | Phone: 01643821425 |

In recognition of the Walkers are Welcome accreditation of the Exmoor towns of Dunster, Lynton and Lynmouth, the Yarn Market Hotel in the medieval village of Dunster will be running a walking break along 35 miles of the South West Coast Path, from Minehead via Lynton and Lynmouth to Combe Martin. The rate of £550 pp includes 5 nights DBB, 4 days walking, packed lunches, guiding and local transport. Based at one location. Please enquire for details.


Chepstow Walking Festival 15th - 19th April 2020

Chepstow Walking Festival 15th – 19th April 2020

April 15, 2020 10:00 AM - April 19, 2020
Contact: Helen Kenneally | Email: chepstowwaw@hotmail.co.uk | Phone: 01291641856 |

A fantastic opportunity to discover the heritage and beauty of the Lower Wye Valley and Monmouthshire. 35 walks from easy to challenging led by experienced friendly walk leaders who love to share their passion of where they live or work. Establishments that are visited during some themed walks are rarely if ever open to the public. Full programme online February 2020

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Whitchurch Shropshire Walking Festival

Whitchurch Shropshire Walking Festival

May 8, 2020 8:30 AM - May 10, 2020 6:00 PM
Contact: Neil Moore | Email: anymoore@talktalk.net | Phone: 07769453423 |

Whitchurch's 8th walking weekend this year is from the 8th to 10th of May. We have lovely undulating countryside surrounding our market town and over the weekend we will be offering walks to suit all, from 3 miles to 10 miles plus our 15 mile circular path The Whitchurch Wheel. We have evening events too with a music session, film and Ceilidh; overall a full weekend of enjoyment.

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Wotton Walking Festival

Wotton Walking Festival

May 14, 2020 - May 17, 2020
Contact: Christine Sweet | Email: info@trustinyou.org.uk |

4 days of walks, varying in length and terrain, in and around our market town on the edge of the Cotswolds. Something for everyone to enjoy.

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17th Annual Prestatyn & Clwydian Range Walking Festival

17th Annual Prestatyn & Clwydian Range Walking Festival

May 15, 2020 - May 19, 2020
Contact: Malcolm Wilkinson | Email: malcolmray@supanet.com | Phone: 01745857185 |

The general theme this year is “Outdoor Wales” offering a diverse range of 26 free-guided walks for all ages & abilities from a day trek on the Offa’s Dyke Path National Trail to easy strolls. At the northern end of the Clwydian Range & Dee Valley AONB, Prestatyn is ideally located with easy access to many way-marked coastal & hill walks in an area rich in history & biodiversity. The 2020 programme will appear in March.

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Winchcombe 'Cotswolds' Walking Festival

Winchcombe ‘Cotswolds’ Walking Festival

May 15, 2020 - May 17, 2020
Contact: Sheila Talbot | Email: info@winchcombewelcomeswalkers.com | Phone: 01242602925 |

Three days of varied walks in the glorious north Cotswolds, with something to suit everyone. Our guided walks range from 3 miles to 14 miles and include steam train rides, visits to historic sites and talks by experts. We also offer the 21 mile Winchcombe Way self-guided challenge walk, an evening meal with a quiz and an evening talk. Book early to avoid disappointment.

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SUFFOLK WALKING FESTIVAL 2020

SUFFOLK WALKING FESTIVAL 2020

May 16, 2020 - May 31, 2020
Contact: Anna McGowan | Email: suffolkwalkingfestival@suffolkhighways.org | Phone: 01473260159 |

Visit Suffolk and enjoy one of Britain's biggest and longest-running walking Festivals with over 120 guided walks and fringe events right across the county.

The 2020 Festival runs for three weeks and there is something for everyone. Suffolk’s three Walkers are Welcome towns: Clare, Eye and Shotley, will each be entering their walks; Clare has seven walks entered, including Magna Carta, Nordic, Health, Cavendish, '3 Peaks' and 'Nasty Normans' walks. Visit our website for full details of festival events. 

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Henley Walking Festival

Henley Walking Festival

May 23, 2020 - May 27, 2020
Contact: Alie Hagedoorn | Email: alie.hagedoorn@gmail.com | Phone: 07894580413 |

Henley-on-Thames is organising it’s 2nd Walking Festival, from 23 to 27 May 2020. We have one of the most beautiful areas in the country, nestled in the Chiltern Hills on one side and the beautiful Thames on the other. We will have short and long walks on offer. Henley is a bustling town with many places to eat & drink, many shops of which 2 are outdoor shops, and a choice of places to stay.

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Elham Valley Walking Festival

Elham Valley Walking Festival

May 30, 2020 - May 31, 2020
Contact: Peter Corkill | Email: petercorkill@gmail.com | Phone: 01303840269 |

Don't miss this wonderful weekend walking experience. Set here in the beautiful Kent Downs our walks range from one to twenty-three miles and include vineyards, charming villages, ancient woodlands, a fun walk for children, bats in a belfry, 1st WW trenches and the new Royal Saxon Way.

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Bradford on Avon 2020 Walking Festival

Bradford on Avon 2020 Walking Festival

September 4, 2020 9:00 AM - September 6, 2020 5:00 PM
Contact: Richard Craft | Email: walkboa@gmail.com | Phone: 01225866601 |

Bradford on Avon Walkers are Welcome invites you to explore this delightful corner of West Wiltshire, on the edge of the Cotswolds AONB, for our 9th Walking Festival. Our 2020 theme will be "Woodlands & Wildlife" with around 15 walks from 1.5 to 15 miles. Details will be on our website early June & bookings open beginning of July. We hope you will be able to join us, you will be made very welcome.

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