Walking Festivals

Walking Festival & Events 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Festivals and Events

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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New Routes Walk

New Routes Walk

August 27, 2018 10:00 AM - August 27, 2018 1:00 PM
Contact: Ken Hawkins | Email: dtc.fpwarden@talktalk.net | Phone: 07505426750 |

A 6½ mile walk, taking about 2¾ hours, visiting the ‘new routes’ being established in the town. The walk will explore all of the routes which have been claimed by Dereham Town Council as public rights of way (Restricted Byways). The walk ends with tea or coffee plus cake or savoury at the Windmill Coffee Shop.


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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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The South Pennines Walk and Ride Festival 2018

The South Pennines Walk and Ride Festival 2018

September 8th - 23rd 2018
Contact: Adele Adams | Email: adele.adams@pennineprospects.co.uk | Phone: 1422264684 |

Enjoy the unspoilt beauty of the South Pennines and its rich history and culture with over 100 events.
Gentle pop-out walks to strenuous hikes exploring everything from the West Pennine Way to forest bathing, open studio trails, photo treasure hunts and midnight walks. Learn about the Romans at Castleshaw and Sir Jonas Moore-the founder of Greenwhich Meantime.

For up-to-date information please visit the website at www.walkandridefestival.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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Marsden Walking Weekend 2018

Marsden Walking Weekend 2018

September 15, 2018 - September 16, 2018
Contact: Mark Kelly | Email: MarsdenWAW@gmail.com |

A weekend of walks, talks, film and food.
Organised by Marsden Walkers are Welcome and with a great choice of guided walks: from woodland to moorland, from shorter walks to more challenging hikes.

* Family-friendly walks included *
* Stalls from a host of community and ‘outdoorsy’ vendors *
* Evening food, music and film in The Marsden Mechanics *
* A mix of ticketed (paid) and free activities*


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Bollington Walking Festival

Bollington Walking Festival

September 22, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Contact: Christine Brear | Email: cbrear@btinternet.com | Phone: 01625576075 |

Welcome to Bollington’s 9th Walking Festival! This year we have planned around 40 walks to cover all abilities and age ranges.

For 2018 we are pleased to announce that we have extended the variety of walks available, maintain our partnerships with local walking groups and increased the number of local businesses involved. Walkers Are Welcome continues to extend a hand of friendship to all who visit Bollington.


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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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