Walking Festivals

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The Category Walking Festivals is a subset of Visitor Organizations in the UK. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all of the Walking Festivals Entities which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.

http://rambleon.org.uk/events

Overview

'These are the Walking Events and Festivals that we know of for England and Wales, we believe this is the most comprehensive and up to date list available on the web ...  Over 120 events are currently listed – and the list is regularly reviewed and updated.'

Description from

rambleon.org.uk

http://www.alton.gov.uk/

Starting fromAlton
Overview

Held Early May.

Description from

Alton Town Council

Area

https://ancestorstrail.org.uk/

Overview

'An annual biological pilgrimage that celebrates "our place" within the biodiversity machine we call evolution. Although the inspiration for this walk is to provide a shared experience for non-religious people, our common origins belong to us all and so we warmly extend an invitation to anyone.' Usually held early Summer.

http://www.autumnfootprints.co.uk/

Starting fromShipley Country Park Visitor Centre, Slack Lane, Heanor
Overview

Held Mid September.

Nearby

https://www.walkballater.com/

Starting fromBallater
Overview

'Caters for a wide range of walking abilities and features 18 walks throughout the Cairngorms in addition to social events.' Held Late May.

http://www.barmouthwalkingfestival.co.uk/

Starting fromBarmouth
Overview

Held Mid September.

Nearby
Area

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Combe

Starting fromMillom
Overview

'In Millom, Haverigg, Duddon Valley and Eskdale.' Has been held Mid August.

Nearby

https://knockatallonramblers.wordpress.com

Starting fromFivemiletown
Overview

'The Knockatallon and Cooneen Rambling clubs organise this cross-border, two-day festival in the Sliabh Beagh Hills of North Monaghan & East Fermanagh.' Held Late April.

http://www.boroughbridgewalks.org.uk/

Navigate the Website>>> Festival
Starting fromBoroughbridge
Overview

Held Easter.

Nearby

https://www.bristolwalkfest.com/

Overview

'Bristol Walk Fest (Bristol Walking Festival) features the best walks that Bristol and its surrounding area can offer. The Festival aims to attract a wide audience from those that are very new to walking to the more experienced rambler.' Usually held During May.

Nearby
Area

https://castlerockwalkfest.wordpress.com

Starting fromCastlerock
Overview

'Another opportunity to join with other like-minded folk and experience the walk of your choice in the spectacular Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that is Binevenagh.' Held Early September.

https://www.walksinchepstow.co.uk/

Starting fromChepstow
Overview

The Festival 'has become firmly established on the walker's calender. A border town of Wales and England at the Gateway of the Wye Valley it has a rich past and stunning landscape, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'. Festival usually Mid April.

https://www.wealden.gov.uk/leisure/walking-in-wealden/wealden-walks/

Overview

ALERT Festival been heldLate September but it seems no longer.

Description from

Wealden District Council

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Area

http://colefordareawalkingfestival.co.uk.gridhosted.co.uk

Starting fromColeford
Overview

'The Coleford area abounds in natural beauty, intriguing history and is a playground for outdoor pursuits. It has been crying out for its own walking festival. Coleford Area Walking Festival has been a collaborative project led by Coleford Area Partnership and Coleford Town Council. We are very grateful for the support of so many local organisations and individuals. Without your support and that of so many volunteers the festival could simply not happen.' First Festival 2017. Held Mid May.

https://www.corby.gov.uk/latest-news

Overview

Usually held late May/early June. ALERT Formerly entitled Corby Walking Festival.

Nearby

https://www.facebook.com/corwenwalks/

Starting fromCorwen
Overview

Usually held Early September.

Nearby

http://www.cowalfest.org/

Starting fromDunoon
Overview

'All ages and abilities are catered for and the walks cover interest areas of wildlife, bird watching, drama, photography, art, history, heritage, folklore, tai chi, great gardens, great houses and some great hill walks including the opportunity to complete over 6 days the long distance trail "The Cowal Way".' Usually held Mid October.

Nearby

https://www.crickhowellfestival.com/

Starting fromCrickhowell
Overview

'Takes place around the beginning of March each year and lasts nine days. It consists of a number of guided walks of various grades, all led by local experienced guides.' Usually held Late February - Early March.

Area

https://www.droverstryst.com/

Starting fromCrieff
Overview

Usually held Mid October.

Nearby

http://www.epip.org.uk/

Navigate the Website>>> East Peak Outdoors
Starting fromDenby Dale
Overview

Held Mid June.

Nearby

https://www.falmouth.co.uk/events-in-falmouth/

Starting fromFalmouth
Overview

'A variety of professional guided walks on a variety of themes' Held Late March - Early April.

Description from

Falmouth BID

Area

https://www.ramblers.org.uk/go-walking.aspx

Overview

'Whatever your age or ability there’s a walk for you. We’ve got fun festive-themed walks that the little ones will love; leisurely strolls under 5 miles for people new to walking; and longer walks for those that want more of a challenge over the Christmas break. For those of you who may be short on time or want a gentler stroll, why not join a health walk?  Walking for Health is also part of the Festival of Winter Walks.' Held Mid December - Early January.

https://mountainfestival.co.uk/

Starting fromFort William
Overview

Usually held Mid February.

http://gillwalkersarewelcome.btck.co.uk

Starting fromGillingham
Overview

Has been held Early September.

Nearby
Area

https://gowerwalkingfestival.uk/

Starting fromThe Gower
Overview

'The Gower Walking Festival began in 2005 and was run by the Mumbles Tourist Association to raise money for the independent volunteer-managed Mumbles and Gower Tourist Information Office. It started with 35 walks over eight days and grew to 71 walks over 16 days, with over 1500 participants. In 2015, due to unforeseen circumstances, the festival had to be cancelled. After a break of four years, a new small enthusiastic group formed to restart the much-loved walking festival ...' Held Late May.

Nearby
Area

https://gmwalking.co.uk/festival/

Overview

‘Celebrating the joy of walking, the Festival will bring together neighbours, friends and communities to have fun and re-discover, or perhaps discover for the first time, the joy of the journey!’ Held During May.

https://www.guildfordwalkfest.co.uk

Overview

'This popular public event offers people of all ages and abilities the opportunity to join guided walks in and around the beautiful town and stunning countryside surrounding the ancient Borough of Guildford. This year's festival runs for the whole of September ... although walks will appear throughout the year ...'

Nearby
Area

https://haltwhistlewalkingfestival.org/

Starting fromHaltwhistle
Overview

Usually held Late April and Early October.

Nearby

https://www.facebook.com/HayWalkingFestival/

Starting fromHay-on-Wye
Overview

'Our walks programme, spread over four days, is broad ranging in terms of geography and interest.  There is something for all abilities and interests – all day in the hills, town walks, historical walks, a chance to learn from experts and exclusive access to paths and sites not normally open to the public. Walks are graded according to difficulty and are led by experienced walk leaders, all of whom know and love the area covered and have themselves been traversing the area for many years. Perched on the Wales-England border on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park, Hay on Wye is blessed with a wonderful mosaic of landscapes which is not only scenically stunning but also steeped in the stories of those who have lived, fought, worked or travelled through the area over the millennia.' Held Mid October.

Area

http://www.ironbridgewalking.co.uk

Starting fromThe Gorge
Overview

Held Early May.

Description from

Ironbridge Walking Group

http://www.arranmountainfestival.co.uk/

Starting fromIsle of Arran
Overview

Usually held mid May.

Nearby
Area

https://www.north-harris.org/

Starting fromIsle of Harris
Overview

'Harris (also Scottish Gaelic: Na Hearadh, pronounced [nə ˈhɛɾəɣ]) is the southern and more mountainous part of Lewis and Harris, the largest island in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Although not an island itself, Harris is often referred to as the Isle of Harris ...' Held Early September.

Area

https://walkpurbeck.com/

Overview

'The beautiful Isle of Purbeck is a walker's paradise. From coast to country, the variety is unsurpassed ... Purbeck offers something for everyone and our walks have been designed to show as much of the area as possible. Some include a pub lunch in a typical Dorset village and others a ride home on the steam train  ...' Held Mid September.

Nearby
Area

https://kingtonwalks.org/

Navigate the Website>>> Walks >>> Brochure [PDF]
Starting fromKington
Overview

Held Mid September.

http://www.woldswalkingfestival.co.uk/

Overview

'Walks over 16 days around the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (and a little bit beyond).' Usually held Late May - Early June.

http://www.llanelliramblers.org.uk/festival/

Starting fromLlanelli
Overview

Usually held Late Spring Bank Holiday Weekend.

https://www.llangollenwalkingfestival.co.uk/

Starting fromLlangollen
Overview

Usually held Early Spring Bank Holiday Weekend.

Nearby

https://www.moraywalkoutdoorfest.co.uk/

Starting fromAround and About
Overview

Usually held Mid June.

Nearby

https://www.muckletoonadventurefestival.co.uk/

Navigate the Website>>> Walking
Starting fromLangholm
Overview

Throughout the course of the weekend the Muckle Toon Adventure Festival offers a series of walks in and around the town of Langholm accompanied by our charismatic and informative local guides. Surrounded by beautiful open moorland, babbling burns and romantic woodlands, the walking series will most definitely have something for all recreational hikers ...' Held Mid June.

http://friendsofthenorthpennines.org.uk/north-pennines-walking-festiva...

Overview

Has been held Late September: 'This year 2017 there will not be a Friends of the North Pennines Walking Festival and instead the Trustees will take some time to consider how to raise funding and plan an approach to running an event in 2018'.

https://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/visiting/enjoy-outdoors/walking/walk...

Overview

'Join us over the spring bank holiday weekend for our exciting new walking festival!'

http://www.visitpendle.com/whats-on/festivals/pendle-walking-festival

Overview

'Pendle's award-winning event, now regarded as the biggest free Walking Festival in the country ...' Held Mid August.

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Nearby

https://www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk/countryside/countryside-services/P...

Overview

Held Late January/Early February  'We are hoping for some mild winter weather, but British weather can be temperamental, so expect some snow, rain and strong winds! Please be prepared and dress appropriately ...'

Description from

This is Redcar & Cleveland

Area

https://www.booksandboots.org/

Starting fromRichmond
Overview

'Our festival provides the opportunity for a fantastic break; combining day time walks led by knowledgeable guides, with evening talks from popular and emerging authors. You create your own programme; do as little or as much of either or both.' Held Late September.

https://selseywalkingfestival.wordpress.com/

Starting fromSelsey
Overview

'Situated close to the historic city of Chichester, Selsey offers close access to some of the top wildlife destinations on the South Coast. It lies at the heart of the RSPB nature reserves at Pagham Harbour and Medmerry and via a series of linked paths is only a stones-throw from the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at Chichester Harbour.' Held Late May.

Nearby
Area

http://www.snowdoniawalkingfestival.co.uk/

Starting fromBetws-y-coed
Overview

Held Early November.

Area

https://www.visitcornwall.com/whats-on/south-coast/looe

Starting fromLooe
Overview

'Putting the "East" back into the walking festival ... This year's festival will see the emphasis on walks in the eastern part of South East Cornwall. It also goes to show that there are walks going on around the area all year round organized by volunteers groups such as the Ramblers.' Held Mid September.

Area

https://southlincswalking.com/

Overview

'There's no better way to discover the hidden treasures of south Lincolnshire than walking through the landscape that witnessed bronze-age burials; iron-age mints; roman forts; the Knights Templar; deserted medieval villages; castles, cathedrals and monasteries and Elizabethan architecture at its finest ...' Held Late September - Late October.

http://www.suffolkwalkingfestival.co.uk

Overview

Usually held late May/early June.

Area

https://www.trefriwwalkingfestival.co.uk/

Starting fromTrefriw
Overview

'Trefriw nestles into the heavily wooded eastern edge of Snowdonia. Once a thriving port and resort, the world passed it by as the river Conwy silted up. It is now the ideal place to stay, for visitors to Snowdonia, who wish to avoid the crowds and commercialism of the better known resorts and enjoy the simple pleasures of the glorious countryside around us while still having an excellent base for exploring this fascinating corner of Britain.' Held Mid May.

Nearby

https://www.facebook.com/tweedvalleywalking/

Starting fromInnerleithen, Walkerburn, Clovenfords
Overview

Usually held Mid June.

Nearby

https://www.ullswater.com/

Starting fromUllswater
Overview

Has been held Late September.

Description from

Lake District National Park

Nearby

http://www.islayjura.com/

Navigate the Website>>> Walk Islay ...
Starting fromIsle of Islay
Overview

Usually held Mid April.

Description from

Visit Islay Jura

Nearby
Area

https://www.visitislesofscilly.com/walkscilly

Overview

'The seven day festival offers a series of themed walks across the islands’ 60 miles of pathways. Expert guides, with an intimate knowledge of the islands and the British countryside, will lead the walks. You’ll also be able to hop between the islands, without the worry of having to plan your boat trips and walking routes. Now, that’s a holiday!' Held Early April (and there can be a 'Walk Weekend' in October).

Description from

Simply Scilly

Area

http://www.weebinnians.com/

Navigate the Website>>> Walking Festival
Starting fromNewry
Overview

Held Mid September: ''With a reputation firmly established for great sociability, combined with an ability to put together a challenging walking programme, the Festival offers guided mountain and lowland walks in the Mournes, Slieve Gullion and Cooley Mountainswith grades catering for all hill walkers ... The Wee Binnian Walkers was founded in 1987 and is based in the North Eastern border area of Newry Co Down and Dundalk Co Louth'.

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