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During this time of uncertainty surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Please check with event organisers the current position of planned events.

South West Coast Path guided walking holiday

South West Coast Path guided walking holiday

August 8, 2021 - August 13, 2021
Contact: Antony Brunt | Email: hotel@yarnmarkethotel.co.uk | Phone: 01643821425 |

An accommodation based guided walking holiday to cover the first 35 miles of the South West Coast Path, from Minehead to Combe Martin. The package is for 5 days accommodation with 4 days walking, and includes Dinner Bed and Breakfast, packed lunches, guiding and transport to and from each days walk. Being a one location based holiday there is no need to worry about luggage transfers. £630.00 per person with no single supplements.


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Bingley Walking Festival

Bingley Walking Festival

August 30, 2021 10:00 AM - August 30, 2021 4:00 PM
Contact: Christine McCabe | Email: christine.mccabe@intamail.com | Phone: 01274496675 |

The postponed Bingley Walking Festival will now take place on Bank Holiday Monday August 30th. There will be five walks on offer including a Bingley Photo walk.


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Bradford on Avon's 9th Walking Festival

Bradford on Avon’s 9th Walking Festival

September 3, 2021 9:00 AM - September 5, 2021 4:30 PM
Contact: Richard Craft | Email: walkboa@gmail.com |

Explore this lovely corner of West Wiltshire & Somerset. Our festival theme is "Woodland & Wildlife" & we have 15 walks varying in distance, challenge & interest; bird & bat spotting, wild food foraging, visiting Wiltshire Wildlife & Woodland Trust woods, forest bathing, to tea & cake, Sunday lunch & town centre trails; many walks will be led by experts in their field. 

We hope you will be tempted to join us; you are assured of a warm welcome.

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Sheffield’s Lakeland - The Switzerland of South Yorkshire: More Hall and Broomhead

Sheffield’s Lakeland – The Switzerland of South Yorkshire: More Hall and Broomhead

September 12, 2021 10:00 AM - September 12, 2021 1:30 AM
Contact: Dave Pickersgill | Email: dpickersgill1@googlemail.com |

As part of Sheffield walking Festival, Stocksbridge Walkers are Welcome are leading a walk: a gentle ascent through the Ewden Valley past both More Hall and Broomhead reservoirs, before climbing to Bolsterstone and returning to our start point via the Wantley Dragon.

A mixture of natural and made paths with some stiles. One steep ascent and one steep descent.

The 10th Wellington Walking Festival

The 10th Wellington Walking Festival

September 13, 2021 - September 19, 2021
Contact: Naomi Wrighton | Email: info@wellingtonwalkersarewelcome.org.uk |

The tenth Wellington Walking Festival will, hopefully, return to  the pattern of previous years. There will again be a mixture of themed events and just walks. Some of the walks will be in collaboration with other walking groups and some will follow local long distance routes. We hope to venture further afield as part of the Offa's Dyke  50th Anniversary celebrations . We also hope to have our own celebration of 10 walking  festivals. 
Themed events are likely to include geology (we have

Kington Walking Festival

Kington Walking Festival

September 16, 2021 - September 19, 2021
Contact: Kington Walks | Email: info@kingtonwalks.org | Phone: 07552087786 |

Kington Walks 2021 website is now live and open for bookings for our 10th Festival, running from Thursday 16th September to Sunday 19th September 

We are looking forward to seeing old friends and new at this year's Festival and hope you enjoy it as much as we will. 

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Historical Pub Crawl

Historical Pub Crawl

September 16, 2021 10:30 AM - September 16, 2021 12:00 AM
Contact: Ann Sandell | Email: ann@annsandell.com | Phone: 01768371976 |

To celebrate Heritage Open Days 2021 and their theme of Edible England we are going in search of twenty or so pubs and 3 breweries around Kirkby Stephen. This should take about 1.5 hours and we will find somewhere for our own refreshments after the walk.  Most of this adventure will be wheelchair accessible. Meet Market Square, Kirkby Stephen or The Cloisters if wet.


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Ross-on-Wye Walking Festival: 24th to 26th September 2021

Ross-on-Wye Walking Festival: 24th to 26th September 2021

September 24, 2021 9:00 AM - September 26, 2021 5:00 PM
Contact: Roy Matthews | Email: rosswalkingfestival@outlook.com | Phone: 07488337361 |

Welcome to the 2021 Ross Walking Festival (Covid-safe and hopefully able to run!).  14 varied walks - some involving bird spotting,  a steam train ride, cream tea, or a pub lunch; others just capture the beauty and peace of Herefordshire.

Walks of varying difficulty from 2 to 9 miles - to suit everyone.  Programme available from 1 Aprilwww.walkinginross.co.uk  Hope to see you...


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The Quantock Hills Walking Festival - 25th & 26th September 2021

The Quantock Hills Walking Festival – 25th & 26th September 2021

September 25, 2021 - September 26, 2021
Contact: Lynne Abbott | Email: enquiries@stoweywalking.co.uk | Phone: 01278732228 |

A weekend of walking in the beautiful Quantock Hills and West Somerset Coast, supported by Quantock Landscape Partnership Scheme. The festival has something for everyone including exciting new walks venturing further into the Quantock Hills and surrounding area. We have nature rambles, history walks, high level hikes, dog walks & a family treasure hunt, all followed by delicious tea & cake here in Nether Stowey.  Places are limited so make your booking today!

https://www.stoweywalking.co.uk/walking-festival-tickets


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Dursley Waking Festival

Dursley Waking Festival

October 6, 2021 - October 10, 2021
Contact: Chris Cherry | Email: dursleywaw@gmail.com | Phone: 07743307686 |

Dursley's 10th walking festival will be held from Wednesday 6th October through to Sunday 10th October. For full details of walks and activities at our festival, please see our website nearer the date (as the pandemic may still affect the planning).


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Chepstow Walking Festival

Chepstow Walking Festival

October 23, 2021 - October 26, 2021
Contact: Helen Kenneally | Email: chepstowwaw@hotmail.co.uk | Phone: 07760195320 |

Our rescheduled festival will introduce you to the Lower Wye Valley in all its Autumn glory; voted one of the top ten places in the World for Leaf Peepers & includes a celebration of the Offa Dyke's Path & 50th Anniversary of The Wye Valley being designated an Area of Outstanding Beauty.  Walks will suit most abilities from challenging to shorter themed walks with possibility of visits to local food producers. Full programme available from beginning of September.

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