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Crickhowell Walking Festival - 7th to 15th March 2020

Crickhowell Walking Festival – 7th to 15th March 2020

March 7, 2020 - March 15, 2020
Contact: Jane Bradbury | Email: jane.crickhowelladventure@gmail.com | Phone: 01873810020 |

Join us for the first Walking Festival of the year. We have 85 guided walks in the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains, of various grades so something suitable for everyone! This year we have the TM5 Challenge, our first challenge event to walk, run, crawl up Table Mountain a maximum 5 times. There are events every evening too, Will Renwick, President of Ramblers Cymru will be speaking about the Cambrian Way.

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Walkers are Welcome  National Litter-pick

Walkers are Welcome National Litter-pick

March 23, 2020 - March 29, 2020
Contact: Baz Fewster | Email: vice-chair@walkersarewelcome.org.uk |

The WaW National Litter-pick will be held during the period 23-29 March 2020. During this period many WaW towns and villages will be litter picking some of their local footpaths. The aim of this event is to raise awareness of what Walkers are Welcome do, both nationally and locally.

South West Coast Path break

South West Coast Path break

April 3, 2020 3:00 PM - April 8, 2020 11:00 AM
Contact: Susan Wilkins | Email: hotel@yarnmarkethotel.co.uk | Phone: 01643821425 |

In recognition of the Walkers are Welcome accreditation of the Exmoor towns of Dunster, Lynton and Lynmouth, the Yarn Market Hotel in the medieval village of Dunster will be running a walking break along 35 miles of the South West Coast Path, from Minehead via Lynton and Lynmouth to Combe Martin. The rate of £550 pp includes 5 nights DBB, 4 days walking, packed lunches, guiding and local transport. Based at one location. Please enquire for details.


Boroughbridge Easter Walking Festival 2020.

Boroughbridge Easter Walking Festival 2020.

April 10, 2020 - April 13, 2020
Contact: Linda Dooks | Email: linda.dooks@btinternet.com |

Boroughbridge Easter Walking festival 10th - 13th April 2020.
Join us in the heart of Yorkshire for a programme of walks to suit everyone.
Try our soundmarks walk around the Roman village of Aldborough. Visit the ancient village of Whixley or follow in the footsteps of Bramwell Bronte. Join our new Striders group as they tackle the sixteen miles 'up river' route. Further details available shortly from boroughbridgewalks.org.uk


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Chepstow Walking Festival 15th - 19th April 2020

Chepstow Walking Festival 15th – 19th April 2020

April 15, 2020 10:00 AM - April 19, 2020
Contact: Helen Kenneally | Email: chepstowwaw@hotmail.co.uk | Phone: 01291641856 |

A fantastic opportunity to discover the heritage and beauty of the Lower Wye Valley and Monmouthshire. 35 walks from easy to challenging led by experienced friendly walk leaders who love to share their passion of where they live or work. Establishments that are visited during some themed walks are rarely if ever open to the public. Full programme online February 2020

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Whitchurch Shropshire Walking Festival

Whitchurch Shropshire Walking Festival

May 8, 2020 8:30 AM - May 10, 2020 6:00 PM
Contact: Neil Moore | Email: anymoore@talktalk.net | Phone: 07769453423 |

Whitchurch's 8th walking weekend this year is from the 8th to 10th of May. We have lovely undulating countryside surrounding our market town and over the weekend we will be offering walks to suit all, from 3 miles to 10 miles plus our 15 mile circular path The Whitchurch Wheel. We have evening events too with a music session, film and Ceilidh; overall a full weekend of enjoyment.

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Bishop's Castle Round & About Walks

Bishop’s Castle Round & About Walks

May 9, 2020 - May 9, 2020
Contact: Jean Shirley | Email: jeanshirley@btinternet.com | Phone: 01588638877 |

Ramble, Scramble or Amble walks Saturday May 9th - 3 walks from 10–23 miles across remote countryside, some of which is not normally open to the public. It is particularly safe; we provide clear signage, written instructions & helpful marshals. Refreshments, lunch, transport & certificate are provided. Entry: £19 online & £20 by post (after April 1). All proceeds to Bloodwise; blood cancer research. See website for full details & start times. Closing date for applications May 4th.
Wotton Walking Festival

Wotton Walking Festival

May 14, 2020 - May 17, 2020
Contact: Christine Sweet | Email: info@trustinyou.org.uk |

4 days of walks, varying in length and terrain, in and around our market town on the edge of the Cotswolds. Something for everyone to enjoy.

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Winchcombe 'Cotswolds' Walking Festival

Winchcombe ‘Cotswolds’ Walking Festival

May 15, 2020 - May 17, 2020
Contact: Sheila Talbot | Email: info@winchcombewelcomeswalkers.com | Phone: 01242602925 |

Three days of varied walks in the glorious north Cotswolds, with something to suit everyone. Our guided walks range from 3 miles to 14 miles and include steam train rides, visits to historic sites and talks by experts. We also offer the 21 mile Winchcombe Way self-guided challenge walk, an evening meal with a quiz and an evening talk. Book early to avoid disappointment.

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Trefriw Walking Festival

Trefriw Walking Festival

May 15, 2020 - May 17, 2020
Contact: Cate Bolsover | Email: cebolsover@gmail.com | Phone: 07800771450 |

This year’s ambitious Trefriw Walking Festival ranges from the Carneddau to the Glyderau. There is something for everyone; tough walks high up in the mountains, forests and lakes, environmental art, mindfulness, history and geology.

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17th Annual Prestatyn & Clwydian Range Walking Festival

17th Annual Prestatyn & Clwydian Range Walking Festival

May 15, 2020 - May 19, 2020
Contact: Malcolm Wilkinson | Email: malcolmray@supanet.com | Phone: 01745857185 |

The general theme this year is “Outdoor Wales” offering a diverse range of 26 free-guided walks for all ages & abilities from a day trek on the Offa’s Dyke Path National Trail to easy strolls. At the northern end of the Clwydian Range & Dee Valley AONB, Prestatyn is ideally located with easy access to many way-marked coastal & hill walks in an area rich in history & biodiversity. The 2020 programme will appear in March.

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SUFFOLK WALKING FESTIVAL 2020

SUFFOLK WALKING FESTIVAL 2020

May 16, 2020 - May 31, 2020
Contact: Anna McGowan | Email: suffolkwalkingfestival@suffolkhighways.org | Phone: 01473260159 |

Visit Suffolk and enjoy one of Britain's biggest and longest-running walking Festivals with over 120 guided walks and fringe events right across the county.

The 2020 Festival runs for three weeks and there is something for everyone. Suffolk’s three Walkers are Welcome towns: Clare, Eye and Shotley, will each be entering their walks; Clare has seven walks entered, including Magna Carta, Nordic, Health, Cavendish, '3 Peaks' and 'Nasty Normans' walks. Visit our website for full details of festival events. 

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