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Elham Valley Walking Festival 2022

Elham Valley Walking Festival 2022

May 28, 2022 - May 29, 2022
Contact: Peter Corkill | Email: petercorkill@gmail.com | Phone: 01303840269 |

Join us for some excellent walking in this special corner of the Kent Downs AONB.  With lots of variety to show off our wonderful scenery, fascinating history and beautiful gardens, with a vineyard thrown in for good measure. Children can enjoy some forest fun adventures. Are you up for the challenge of the 23 mile Elham Valley Way or a history stroll through Lyminge, 'capital' of King Ethelbert's realm?


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The Quantock Hills Walking Festival – 8th to 12th June 2022

The Quantock Hills Walking Festival – 8th to 12th June 2022

June 8, 2022 9:00 AM - June 12, 2022 4:00 PM
Contact: Lynne Abbott | Email: enquiries@stoweywalking.co.uk | Phone: +441278732228 |

This year’s festival extends over five days with a challenge walk around the Quantocks & surrounding villages covering fifty miles over four days. For those who prefer something a little less physically demanding we have a fossil walk along the coast, a history hike along the Castles & Coast Way and a fully accessible Tramper ramble in the Quantocks organised by the Disabled Ramblers, to name just a few of the events planned.

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CORSHAM WALKING FESTIVAL 2022 10th – 12th JUNE

CORSHAM WALKING FESTIVAL 2022 10th – 12th JUNE

June 10, 2022 - June 12, 2022

The 8th Festival offers walks between 1.5 to 16.5 miles for all abilities and are graded Easy, Moderate or Challenging.

Routes encompass ancient parishes, manor houses, industrial and rural heritage, wildflowers and far-reaching views across the beautiful countryside of north Wiltshire.

A Free Programme for families and groups includes a Treasure Hunt and a Mystery Walk.

Bookings go ‘live’ on the 4th April and the most popular walks book up fast. For more information please visit: www.corshamwalkingfestival.org.uk


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North Wessex Downs AONB Walking Festival

North Wessex Downs AONB Walking Festival

June 11, 2022 - June 25, 2022
Contact: Jackie Browne | Email: WaW@whitchurchassociation.org.uk | Phone: 01256895263 |

A 50th Anniversary celebration of the stunning landscapes & top-class walking country that the North Wessex Downs AONB has to offer. We have 28 walks across the length & breadth of the 4 counties; opportunities for you to seek out wildlife, history & culture, visit a farm, improve your navigation skills or simply to follow a trail to soak up the views from the top of the downs. Many of the walks are free.

Discover somewhere new in 2022!

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Bingley Walkers are Welcome Jubilee Walk

Bingley Walkers are Welcome Jubilee Walk

June 12, 2022 10:00 AM - June 12, 2022 12:00 PM
Contact: Christine McCabe | Email: christine.mccabe@intamail.com | Phone: +441274496675 |

Why not join us for our Jubilee Walk to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. 

Meet us in Bingley's very own Jubilee Gardens by Bingley Arts Centre and you are encouraged to wear red, white and blue and maybe carry a flag!


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Otley Walking Festival 2022

Otley Walking Festival 2022

June 25, 2022 - July 3, 2022
Contact: stuart Fildes | Email: stuartfildes256@gmail.com | Phone: +447967636281 |

You will be sure of a warm welcome on the 21st Otley Walking Festival with around 50 great walks in stunning Wharfedale.  With good company and fantastic scenery assured there is a variety of walks – short town-based walks, strenuous moorland hikes and everything in between, plus full evening events programme. The festival will comply with any Covid 19 restrictions that may be place at that time.

Too many highlights to pick just one out.


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White Cliffs Walking Festival 2022

White Cliffs Walking Festival 2022

August 25, 2022 - August 30, 2022
Contact: Kim Pye | Email: kimmpye8@gmail.com |

Our Festival will showcase the scenic delights, history and natural history of our area through a variety of walks suitable for all ages and abilities. Walks will vary in length, ranging from easy short walks to more demanding longer walks, with a number of guided visits to places of interest. Most walks will be free of charge: we welcome donations.


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Bradford on Avon's 10th Walking Festival

Bradford on Avon’s 10th Walking Festival

September 2, 2022 8:30 AM - September 4, 2022 5:00 PM
Contact: Richard Craft | Email: richardcraft@talktalk.net | Phone: 01225866601 |

Our 10th Walking Festival has 17 great walks to tempt you to explore this lovely corner of West Wiltshire and into Somerset. A number of walks will be on an ''architectural" theme, celebrating our rich, historical heritage.

There'll be a wide variety of walks to suit all abilities ranging from 1.5 miles to 14 miles, all day hikes, half day walks and short guided tours.


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Bollington Walking Festival 2022

Bollington Walking Festival 2022

September 10, 2022 - September 18, 2022
Contact: Rebecca Lea | Email: info@bridgendcentre.org.uk | Phone: 01625576311 |

Join us in the beautiful town of Bollington on the edge of the Peak District for nine days of walks and related events, all of which celebrate getting outdoors in this lovely area. We have over 30 walks of varying difficulty, length and terrain on offer during the event covering moorland, mountains, fields and dales.


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Wellington Walking Festival

Wellington Walking Festival

September 12, 2022 - September 18, 2022
Contact: Naomi J Wrighton | Email: info@wellingtonwalkersarewelcome.org.uk | Phone: 07758725354 |

Full details to follow later, but these are the dates. See the Festival Page on our website in due course. We are planning our usual mix of leisurely special interest events, serious walks and old and new events. We know we will be doing the whole of the Telford  T50 50 mile trail in 4 walks and many favourites will be back.


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Ross-on-Wye Walking Festival: 23rd to 25th September 2022

Ross-on-Wye Walking Festival: 23rd to 25th September 2022

September 23, 2022 9:00 AM - September 25, 2022 5:00 PM
Contact: Harry | Email: rosswalkingfestival@outlook.com |

Last weekend in September, we’d love to see you for the Ross annual Walking Festival.  A mix of special interest walks, off the beaten track, varied habitats and panoramic views.  All based around our quirky little market town perched high above the great horseshoe bends of the River Wye.  A great base for exploring more widely.  The programme will be published on our website from 1 April 2022

Holmfirth Walking Festival

Holmfirth Walking Festival

September 30, 2022 - October 2, 2022
Contact: John Ingham | Email: holmfirthhikes@gmail.com |

A weekend of walks and events for all ages in the beautiful Holme Valley.

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