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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.

2nd North Wessex Downs Walking Festival - Cancelled

2nd North Wessex Downs Walking Festival – Cancelled

June 13, 2020 9:00 AM - June 28, 2020
Contact: Jackie Browne | Email: walkersarewelcome@whitchurchassociation.org.uk | Phone: 01256895263 |

We regret to announce that the North Wessex Downs Walking Festival has been cancelled. 

SAVE the DATE for the 2nd North Wessex Downs Walking Festival rescheduled for the 5th - 20th June 2021

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Bradford on Avon 2020 Walking Festival

Bradford on Avon 2020 Walking Festival

September 4, 2020 9:00 AM - September 6, 2020 5:00 PM
Contact: Richard Craft | Email: walkboa@gmail.com | Phone: 01225866601 |

Bradford on Avon Walkers are Welcome invites you to explore this delightful corner of West Wiltshire, on the edge of the Cotswolds AONB, for our 9th Walking Festival. Our 2020 theme will be "Woodlands & Wildlife" with around 15 walks from 1.5 to 15 miles. Details will be on our website early June & bookings open beginning of July. We hope you will be able to join us, you will be made very welcome.

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Much Wenlock Walking Festival

Much Wenlock Walking Festival

September 4, 2020 - September 7, 2020
Contact: Carol Bickerstaffe | Email: no6callaughton@hotmail.com | Phone: 01952727542 |

The Much Wenlock Walking Festival offers a long weekend of various guided walks ranging from 2 – 15 miles. It includes, a stroll round town, to view some of the historic buildings/sites, a World War 1 walk looking at the impact of the war on the town and a range of walks through the local Shropshire countryside & Wenlock Edge with its fine views.
For more information visit our website: www.muchwenlockwalkers.org.uk or visit us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/Wenlock.walks

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Sheffield Walking Festival 2020

Sheffield Walking Festival 2020

September 11, 2020 - September 20, 2020
Contact: Chris Prescott | Email: chrisprescott1949@yahoo.co.uk | Phone: 07748187027 |

Sheffield Walking Festival  features up to 40 walks over ten days, ranging from short urban history and heritage strolls, through intermediate walks within the rural suburbs, to longer and more challenging routes. Both Bradfield and Stocksbridge WaW groups are actively involved. All walks are FREE to attend. The full itinerary of walks will be published and available for booking from the beginning of July.

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Wellington Walking Festival

Wellington Walking Festival

September 14, 2020 - September 20, 2020
Contact: Naomi Wrighton | Email: info@wellingtonwalkersarewelcome.org.uk |

The ninth Wellington Walking Festival will follow the pattern of previous years. There will 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.
Themed events are likely to include geology (we have the famous Ercall unconformity locally), natural history, industrial archaeology and visits to gardens, a vineyard and historic sites.

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Ross-on-Wye Walking Festival: 2-4th October 2020

Ross-on-Wye Walking Festival: 2-4th October 2020

October 2, 2020 9:00 AM - October 4, 2020 4:00 PM
Contact: Sam Phillips | Email: Samph13@gmail.com |

Our 2020 festival celebrates the 250th Anniversary of the birth of tourism. Follow in the footsteps of JM Turner, Wordsworth and more, to explore some of the most "picturesque" and dramatic scenery in Britain. Learn how the landscape changed from prehistoric river routes to industrial heritage and even a WW2 secret!
Walks for all abilities with a range of terrains and distances - and even a fully accessible Arboretum Walk.

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Dursley Walking Festival 2020

Dursley Walking Festival 2020

October 7, 2020 - October 11, 2020
Contact: Chris Cherry | Email: dursleywaw@gmail.com | Phone: 07743307686 |

Dursley Welcomes Walkers invite you to explore this beautiful area of Gloucestershire, on the edge of the Cotswolds AONB, for our 9th Walking Festival. Due to Covid 19 virus details will be available on our website late summer. We hope you will be able to join us, you will be made very welcome.


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The Quantock Hills Walking Festival 2020 is Postponed

The Quantock Hills Walking Festival 2020 is Postponed

June 12, 2021 10:00 AM - June 13, 2021 4:00 PM
Contact: Lynne Abbott | Email: enquiries@stoweywalking.co.uk | Phone: 01278732228 |

This year’s walking festival has been postponed until 2021 due to the Corona Virus pandemic.  Please put the date in your diary now for next year's event on the 12th & 13th June 2021. We hope you will be able to join us then for what we hope will be an even bigger & better event.

We look forward to seeing you next year. Meanwhile stay safe & keep active.

Stowey Walking


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