Walking Festivals

Walking Festival & Events 2018

Send us the name of your town, dates, brief information and a website link if you have one.

 

If you are holding a WaW walking festival or launching your newly accredited WaW town or village why not invite visitors to the launch event.  Send us the name of your town or village, dates, brief information and a website link if you have one.

Upcoming Festivals and Events

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.

Visit our website for more information and to book.

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Dereham Town Walk

Dereham Town Walk

July 29, 2018 1:30 PM - July 29, 2018 4:00 PM
Contact: Ken Hawkins | Email: ken-hawkins@tiscali.co.uk | Phone: 07505426750 |

A 2 hour (approximately) walk mainly around the town centre, ending at the Mid-Norfolk Railway Station for tea/coffee and cake (included in the (£5) price). All participants will also receive a booklet giving information about the places visited. Booking is essential as numbers are limited to 20.

Tickets are available from Ken Hawkins at dtc.fpwarden@talktalk.net or on 07505 426750.


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Westmorland Dales Day

Westmorland Dales Day

July 29, 2018 10:00 AM - July 29, 2018 4:00 PM
Contact: Ann Sandell | Email: waw@uppereden.org.uk | Phone: 01768371976 |

Explore the Upper Eden and Westmorland Dales
A day of festivities including a selection of walks to showcase the area sandwiched in spectacular landscape and heritage between the Yorkshire Dales National Park and North Pennines AONB.
Full details to follow see website


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White Cliffs Walking Festival

White Cliffs Walking Festival

August 23, 2018 - August 29, 2018
Contact: Mr Les Preston | Email: les@skynet4595.myzen.co.uk | Phone: 01303840269 |

Centred on the historic towns of Dover, Deal and Sandwich, our week-long festival features over 40 walks from 1 to 50 miles. Whatever your ability or interest, we offer walks in our beautiful coastal landscape and nearby countryside. Bring the children and join our smugglers walk, immerse yourself in fascinating military fortifications or take in the delightful coastal views. Most walks are free. Find us on Twitter/Facebook.


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Bradford on Avon Walking Festival

Bradford on Avon Walking Festival

August 31, 2018 - September 2, 2018
Contact: Richard Craft | Email: walkboa@gmail.com |

We invite you to join us for Bradford on Avon's 7th three day Walking Festival on 31st August and 1st & 2nd September.

There will be 14 walks to choose from, several on a geological theme and ranging from 1.5 up to 15 miles. You'll be able to find out more on our website at the end of May.


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Gillingham Walking Festival 2018

Gillingham Walking Festival 2018

September 1, 2018 - September 9, 2018
Contact: Sheila Messer | Email: gillwalkfest@gmail.com | Phone: 01747821269 |

Walks everyday. Long ones, short ones, in-between ones. Led by local organisations- history, wildlife, nordic walking, walking in faith, Ramblers, Gillingham Walkers.
Come by train. Gillingham, Dorset is on the mainline from Waterloo to Exeter.
Circular walks mostly from Gillingham or take train or minibus to start


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Corwen Walking Festival

Corwen Walking Festival

September 1, 2018 8:30 AM - September 2, 2018 6:00 PM
Contact: Steve Layt | Email: kandslayt@virginmedia.com | Phone: 07816658087 |

Walking festival in Corwen featuring 28 guided walks, a 5km run, skills lectures and a pop up outdoor shop


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Food and Ale Trail 2018

Food and Ale Trail 2018

September 1, 2018 - September 1, 2018
Contact: Graham Simpson | Email: gsimp001@gmail.com | Phone: 01299270655 |

Cleobury Mortimer WAW announce the Food and Ale trail on September 1st.

A "festival" with just one walk, but what a walk! We expect 150-200 people to walk a scenic undulating route in Shropshire with stops to enjoy delicious local food and Cleobury's own Hobson's beer, who have sponsored the event since it's inception.

Ticket price (£15 adults, £10 children) includes food and drink and music by the Ranters. Details on www.cmfa.co.uk

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Wellington Walking Festival

Wellington Walking Festival

September 10, 2018 - September 16, 2018
Contact: Naomi Wrighton | Email: info@wellingtonwalkersarewelcome.org.uk |

A week of varied events in and around Wellington, Shropshire. The final programme will be available in Spring 2018 but will include a mixture of shorter themed walks and longer day or half day walks. The flavour of the event will follow that of the previous six festivals but we have some new events planned.


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Ross-on-Wye

Ross-on-Wye

September 28, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Contact: Sam Phillips | Email: sam@rosswalkinggroup.co.uk |

Come and join our 10th Anniversary Ross-on-Wye Walking Festival... We offer a range of really interesting walks around the town with its meandering river, high vantage point and historic alleyways; and the surrounding countryside where you can explore ancient mountains, caves and forests, steam trains or river boats, picnics, pub lunches or cream tea - all with experienced and interesting guides.
A range of terrains and distances from fully accessible to more challenging hill walks to suit all abilities.


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Dursley Walking Festival

Dursley Walking Festival

October 4, 2018 - October 7, 2018
Contact: Chris Cherry | Email: dursleywaw@gmail.com | Phone: 07743307686 |

The 7th Dursley Walking Festival offers a range of more than 25 free walks of varying lengths to suit a range of interests and abilities in this beautiful part of Gloucestershire.
Walk details will be published late July on our website and facebook page.


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