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Walking Festivals in Britain - January to April 2022

The Walking Festival programme for 2022 is getting back on track after the relaxing of restrictions from the continuing Coronavirus situation.  After an easier 2021, more and more festivals are returning for 2022.  Here's a list of all the walking festivals and related events we know about happening between January and April 2022.  


If you know of a festival or event taking place we haven't got listed, please get in touch with us here.


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January / February 2022

31st January - 3rd February  -  DETAILS FOR 2022 WILL BE POSTED LATER IN THE YEAR


The Redcar & Cleveland Winter Walking Festival is from 31 January – 3 February, to see the programme of walks and to book your place visit the website.

March 2022

5th - 13th March  - CONFIRMED FOR 2022


A walking festival with a difference... There are more than 70 guided walks catering for all ages, abilities and interests - the only common element is that they all take place within the stunning landscape of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

27th March - 1st April  -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


A range of walks and activities with local guides in the beautiful coastal village of Boscastle and the surrounding area.  In the twelth year of the festival, there will be an extended range of walks and activities to pick and mix from - suitable for all ages and abilities.  You could join one of our experienced and informed local guides on a ramble to waterfalls or steep climbs to Cornwall’s highest coastal cliff top, or meander along the country lanes and pathways that would have been familiar to the writer Thomas Hardy, whose life-changing visit to Boscastle produced poetry regarded by many as amongst the finest in the English language.


April 2022

27th March - 1st April  -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


A range of walks and activities with local guides in the beautiful coastal village of Boscastle and the surrounding area.  In the twelth year of the festival, there will be an extended range of walks and activities to pick and mix from - suitable for all ages and abilities.  You could join one of our experienced and informed local guides on a ramble to waterfalls or steep climbs to Cornwall’s highest coastal cliff top, or meander along the country lanes and pathways that would have been familiar to the writer Thomas Hardy, whose life-changing visit to Boscastle produced poetry regarded by many as amongst the finest in the English language.

12th - 18th April    -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


Come and enjoy a week of themed, guided walks across all the islands.  Enjoy a week of fantastic full day and half day walks across all the inhabited islands and some of the uninhabited ones too.  A fantastic season opener for everyone looking to enjoy some Scilly spring sunshine and guided walks across all five inhabited islands, and many of the uninhabited ones.  Get set for some island "top to toes", through the eyes of an islander walks, farm tours and talks, wildlife safaris, historical walks, sunset strolls and more.

15th - 18th April   -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


Join Boroughbridge Walkers are Welcome in the heart of Yorkshire for walks through time and entertainment, whether its a Roman Ramble, a visit to Rabbit Hill, a guided tour of The Inns of Boroughbridge, or a Treasure Hunt; there's something for all the family.

20th - 24th April  -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


Join us for 5 days of walking fun in the beautiful Lower Wye Valley and its border with England.  30 plus guided walks by experienced friendly walk leaders. It's a special year as Chepstow is celebrating its 10th anniversary as an accredited 'Walkers are Welcome' Town.
and the festival has joined forces with South Wales Long Distance Walking Association who are holding their event, Offa’s Twisted Wye Kanter at Chepstow on Sunday 24th April 2022.

20th - 27th April  -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


A ten day Walks Festival with the aim to encourage anyone to experience the Surrey countryside, exercise for healthy living and walk with a friendly group. There’s something for everyone, short walks, long walks, leisurely to challenging, with pubs, picnics, and even an evening/night walks, plus the challenge to walk 100 miles.

22nd - 24th April  -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


Kington is a picturesque walking hub on trails including Offa’s Dyke and the Mortimer Trail and criss-crossed by ancient drovers’ routes.  Following the success of their first Spring Weekend in 2018, keen walkers can enjoy another weekend of spectacular walking with sublime views, welcoming pubs, good food, and the great company of fellow walkers.
20th April - 2nd May  -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


Celebrate Spring's arrival at Talgarth's eighth Walking Festival. We have castles and mountains, red kites and otters, an ancient hill fort, burial mounds, waterfalls, and a restored watermill.

23rd April - 2nd May   -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


After two fallow years, the Haltwhistle Walking Festival Committee is - with fingers crossed - planning for the 2022 Festival.  2022 is a special year for Hadrian's Wall, as it will mark the 1900th Anniversary of its completion.  A number of wall-related events will be taking place during the year, and some of our walks will reflect this.

23rd April - 2nd May  -   CONFIRMED FOR 2022


Set on the fringe of the beautiful Lake District the annual Ulverston walking festival celebrates the town and surrounding area’s rich history.  The festival programme will offer walks for all ages and abilities including the Sir John Barrow Amble, a walk in the footsteps of the Quakers, "Walks for Wheels", nature walks and map reading activities.

29th April - 8th May   -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


Frodsham Festival of Walks is a series of guided walks around the Frodsham area, organised by Frodsham Town Council each year.

30th April - 1st May -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


A range of walks around Galashiels and the surrounding area, this event is very much a local festival and is run for the good and benefit of the community.

30th April - 8th May  - CONFIRMED FOR 2022

Nine days of walks for everyone to explore Garstang and its beautiful countryside surroundings in the 16th year of the festival.

30th April - 8th May  - CONFIRMED FOR 2022


This year's festival is offering 60 walks over 9 days in and around the Ironbridge Gorge.  There is something for all abilities from short 3 or 4 mile afternoon or evening walks to all day treks with a different walk of approximately 20 miles on 7 of the 9 days and everything in between.
If you have not been before you have nothing to lose (well perhaps a couple of pounds!) and the opportunity to make some new friends.  To those who have joined us before, we look forward to welcoming you back, as friends.

30th April - 5th June -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


This exciting new Festival aims to provide a huge variety of outdoor activities to enjoy whilst showcasing all that this amazing part of the country has to offer in terms of sports, recreation, exploration, discovery and fun...
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