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Walking Festival & Events 2019

Upcoming Festivals and Events

Two Windmills* walk

Two Windmills* walk

April 22, 2019 10:00 AM - April 22, 2019 1:30 PM
Contact: Ken Hawkins | Email: dtc.fpwarden@talktalk.net | Phone: 07505426750 |

*We are taking a bit of a liberty with the title: this 7¼ miles walk, taking about 3 hours, goes close to Yaxham Windmill, and there are places on the walk where you can see Dereham Windmill - in the far distance.

Tickets cost £6.50 (incl. tea/coffee and cake, or part payment of lunch); booking is advisable: further details available from Dereham Walkers are Welcome committee, or Ken Hawkins at dtc.fpwarden@talktalk.net or 07505 426750.


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Chepstow Walking Festival 24th - 28th April 2019

Chepstow Walking Festival 24th – 28th April 2019

April 24, 2019 9:30 AM - April 28, 2019
Contact: Helen Kenneally | Email: chepstowwaw@hotmail.co.uk | Phone: 07760195320 |

A programme of 35 guided walks and several fringe events stretching across the border of Wales and England exploring the rich heritage and beautiful landscape of the Lower Wye Valley and beyond.
For full programme and details on how to book visit www.walksinchepstow.co.uk


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Alton Walking Festival

Alton Walking Festival

May 1, 2019 - May 31, 2019
Contact: Natalie Beckell | Email: community@alton.gov.uk | Phone: 0142083986 |

Building upon the success of last year’s month long Walking Festival, Alton is once again staging its 2019 event throughout the entire month of May. The free programme of walks led by volunteer guides and supported by Alton Town Council will entice even more people to get out there and take in some of the best views available in Hampshire.

Please visit our website for full descriptions of each walk.

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Talgarth Walking Festival 2019

Talgarth Walking Festival 2019

May 3, 2019 - May 6, 2019
Contact: John Gibson | Email: info@talgarthwalkingfestival.org | Phone: 07943616453 |

Talgarth's new walking festival brochure should be out soon, so just to whet your appetite here are a few of the things to look out for. A visit to the Gwryne Fawr Reservoir, some ancient Yew trees, a story telling walk, a high level hike from Crickhowell, a gentle saunter to a weaver’s workshop, a barefoot experience, the reminiscences of a local MP and a fun film. We look forward to welcoming you to the Brecon Beacons.
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Find the Deer in Dereham

Find the Deer in Dereham

May 6, 2019 2:00 PM - May 6, 2019 4:00 PM
Contact: Ken Hawkins | Email: dtc.fpwarden@talktalk.net | Phone: 07505426750 |

A walk for young children and their families, hunting around Neatherd Moor for information about deer. Sturdy footwear is recommended and bring a pencil to jot down what you find. Please supervise children at all times and note that there are no toilets and parking is limited. 
£2 per child (includes a small gift for every child completing the walk). Booking is essential: TEXT Ken Hawkins with your name and no. of children 07505 426750 


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Bingley Walking Festival

Bingley Walking Festival

May 6, 2019 - May 6, 2019
Email: info@bingleywalkersarewelcome.org.uk |

Bingley Walkers are Welcome are very pleased to announce their third one day Walking Festival. After the success of our previous editions, we hope to make this one even better. There will be five walks on offer starting at different times: Long Walk – Start 10:00am; Family Walk – Start 10:30am; Bingley Walk – Start 11:00am; Eldwick Walk – Start 13:00pm; Bingley St Ives Walk – Start 14:00pm. More info including start location of walks on the website. We hope you can join us!


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Newton Stewart Walking Festival

Newton Stewart Walking Festival

May 10, 2019 - May 16, 2019
Contact: Booking line | Email: info@walkfestnewtonstewart.com | Phone: 07421312056 |

Join us for the 17th annual festival which provides a week of over 30 guided walks and evening events exploring the wild hills, rugged coastline and rolling countryside of Galloway in south west Scotland.


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7th Whitchurch Shropshire Walking Festival

7th Whitchurch Shropshire Walking Festival

May 10, 2019 9:00 AM - May 12, 2019 6:00 PM
Contact: Neil Moore | Email: anymoore@talktalk.net | Phone: 07769453423 |

Our annual walking festival over 3 days walking in the lovely undulating countryside around our market town . We have a varied programme of walks to suit all tastes and interests from short walks to our 16 mile Whitchurch Wheel. Nights are not forgotten with a film on Friday and a Ceilidh on Saturday with popular local band Jigsmith, food is available and real ale bar too.


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BISHOP’S CASTLE ROUND & ABOUT WALKS

BISHOP’S CASTLE ROUND & ABOUT WALKS

May 11, 2019 7:30 AM - May 11, 2019 7:00 PM
Contact: Jean Shirley | Email: jeanshirley@btinternet.com | Phone: 01588638877 |

ONLINE ENTRY HAS OPENED for these beautiful rambles, 23, 13 or 10 miles long, over rolling Shropshire Hills. The countryside is remote, but safe since we provide clear signage, written instructions and helpful marshals. Entry fee online is £18, £19 by post, £20 after April 1, including instructions, refreshments, lunch, transport and a certificate. All proceeds go to blood cancer research. Over £19,000 was raised last year.


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Bingley Northern Region Get-Together

Bingley Northern Region Get-Together

May 11, 2019 10:00 AM - May 11, 2019
Contact: Christine McCabe | Email: northern.get-together@bingleywalkersarewelcome.org.uk |

Bingley Walkers are Welcome invite you to attend this year's 'Northern Get Together' at Bingley Arts Centre, Main Street, Bingley, W.Yorkshire BD16 2LZ.
PN. Car parking is limited, however the Arts Centre is centrally located and very close to the train station and bus routes. Travel links to Bingley at: https://www.bingleywalkersarewelcome.org.uk/transport

Please confirm the names of delegates attending, by email by 31st March 2019. The cost including a buffet lunch and refreshments, will be £10.00 pp.


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Bishop's Castle Walking Festival

Bishop’s Castle Walking Festival

May 15, 2019 - May 19, 2019
Contact: Jane Allard | Email: bcwalkingfest@gmail.com |

The 21st Walking Festival will be held in May, when the countryside is at its best. Our guided walks are led by experienced local volunteers and offer a great choice of walk length and terrain. A walker’s paradise, footpaths lead over hilltops, through winding valleys, tiny hamlets, lanes and remains of ancient hill forts with pretty impressive views! Walks are informal and friendly, often ending in a café or pub.


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Trefriw Walking Festival

Trefriw Walking Festival

May 17, 2019 - May 19, 2019
Contact: Gill Scheltinga | Email: contact.trefriwwalkingfestival@gmail.com |

A choice of 22 walks for all ages and abilities, exploring a total of over 160 miles in the gorgeous landscape of Snowdonia. There's something for everyone: mountains, valleys, natural history, social history, navigating, backpacking & paddling, family walks - and views everywhere. Visit the website to view all the walks on offer, and see why this is Snowdonia's most popular walking festival. Booking opens on 15 March.


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