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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.

Henley Walking Festival

Henley Walking Festival

May 26, 2021 - June 2, 2021
Contact: Alie Hagedoorn | Email: alie.hagedoorn@gmail.com | Phone: 07894580413 |

Henley on Thames and surrounding villages are a fantastic venue for a walking festival and a wonderful base for exploring the beautiful Chilterns Area of Outstanding Beauty.  Organised in collaboration with the Chiltern Walking Festival, the Henley Walking Festival offers the following walks; Nordic Walking, family fun walk, a Charles Dickens themed walk, a walk from the historic village of Hambleden and introducing geocaching. Visit our website for further information and places to stay.


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Corsham Walking Festival  11-13 June 2021

Corsham Walking Festival 11-13 June 2021

June 11, 2021 - June 13, 2021 12:00 PM
Contact: JANE DEZONIE | Email: jdezonie@gmail.com | Phone: 07775758408 |

Walk the rolling hills of north Wiltshire, on paths dating back to Roman Times. Corsham is a delightful medieval market town on the southern fringe of the Cotswolds National Landscape.  Themes include: Manor Houses, Quarrying,  Railways and Wildflowers and are led by experienced local guides. A free programme for all abilities includes Nordic Taster sessions, a Children's Treasure Hunt,  dog walking and a quiz to locate a 'Superhero'.  

Tickets on sale April 1st 2021. 

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Otley Walking Festival 2021

Otley Walking Festival 2021

June 26, 2021 - July 4, 2021
Contact: Mr Stuart Fildes | Email: stuartfildes256@gmail.com | Phone: 07967636281 |

You will be sure of a warm welcome on the 20th 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. This year many of the walks and events require booking; booking opens 17 May 2021. See our website for more details. 


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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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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

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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