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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.

Talgarth Walking Festival 2021 - Cancelled

Talgarth Walking Festival 2021 – Cancelled

April 30, 2021 - May 3, 2021
Contact: John Gibson | Email: info@talgarthwalkingfestival.org | Phone: 07943616453 |

We regret that we have decided to cancel the 2021 Walking Festival because of the on-going Covid-19 pandemic, and the uncertainties about restrictions. We have decided to aim to organise the Festival on the first May Bank Holiday 2022, assuming that restrictions will have been lifted.
We are sorry to disappoint you, but hope that we may see you in 2022. In the meantime, stay safe.


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Alton's Walking And Cycling Festival

Alton’s Walking And Cycling Festival

May 1, 2021 9:00 AM - May 31, 2021 6:00 PM
Contact: Natalie Beckell | Email: community@alton.gov.uk | Phone: 0142083986 |

We are delighted that this year’s festival is able to go ahead; we are offering a range of over 50 walks, which vary from 2 – over 26 miles & for the first time we are including 3 days of cycling. We have also organised two walks with neighbouring Walkers are Welcome Towns; Overton & Whitchurch - Alton to Overton (1st May, 20 miles) and Alton to Whitchurch (31st May, 26 miles). 


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Newton Stewart Walking Festival - Cancelled

Newton Stewart Walking Festival – Cancelled

May 7, 2021 - May 13, 2021

We regret to inform you that the 2021 Newton Stewart Walking Festival has been cancelled due to uncertainties around Covid restrictions.  We plan to be back in May 2022.


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Whitchurch Walking Festival 2021 is being planned for Friday 7th - Sunday 9th May

Whitchurch Walking Festival 2021 is being planned for Friday 7th – Sunday 9th May

May 7, 2021 - May 9, 2021
Contact: Malcolm Monie | Email: whitchurchwalkers@gmail.com | Phone: 01948663069 |

Featuring a variety of over 30 small group walks.
It will be a bit different to previous festivals. Unfortunately we will not be able to offer evening social events, but at least outside hospitality should be open by then so an after walk cuppa or pint should be possible.

The programme and bookings should be available from mid April.

Historic Hundleby

Historic Hundleby

May 9, 2021 2:00 PM - May 9, 2021

We are launching our Historic Hundleby leaflet trail on 9th May, 2021. It will be a 1.5-2 mile stroll around the village, meeting at Hundleby Village Green at 2pm. We hope to offer refreshments, but please check our Website and Facebook pages nearer the time for confirmation of walk, etc.


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Wolds Outdoor Festival

Wolds Outdoor Festival

May 15, 2021 10:00 AM - May 15, 2021

We are organising walks in conjunction with the 2021 festival. We will meet on Saturday 15th May at Snipe Dales Country Park for an 8 mile scenic walk in this lovely part of the country. 10am start. Please see our website and Facebook pages for further information. The Lincolnshire Wildlife group will also be hosting events on this day and so it should be a fun family day out even if you don't walk.


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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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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 - 25 & 26 September 2021

The Quantock Hills Walking Festival – 25 & 26 September 2021

September 25, 2021 10:00 AM - September 26, 2021 4:00 PM
Contact: Lynne Abbott | Email: enquiries@stoweywalking.co.uk | Phone: 01278732228 |

This year’s Quantock Hills Walking Festival will be held in September (not June as previously planned).  Our festival this year is supported by the Quantock Landscape Partnership Scheme who have some exciting new walks to contribute along with other local guides. September is a great month for walking in the Quantock Hills and we look forward to welcoming friends both old and new. Please see our website for further information. 

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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 |

Postponed from Spring, the 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 and include a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of both The Wye Valley being designated as an Area of Outstanding Beauty and Offa's Dyke Path.  The programme of walks will suit most abilities from challenging walks to shorter themed walks with possibility of visits to local food producers

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