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Walking Festivals in Britain - June to August 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 June and August 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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June

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...
16th May - 6th June  -  NOT YET CONFIRMED FOR 2022


Get outdoors and explore Farnham on foot with the Farnham Walking Festival.  The Festival is organised by Farnham Town Council and a team of walking enthusiasts and features everything from half-mile strolls to 14-mile hikes.  Each walk is led by a volunteer who is an expert in their field.  The walks are free to join but booking is essential.

21st May - 5th June   -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


The Chilterns Autumn Walking Festival will take place in 2022 and promises an exciting programme of hikes, guided tours and special events right across the Chilterns.

21st May - 5th June  -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


GeoFest is two weeks of walks, talks and other events in the Fforest Fawr UNESCO Global Geopark.

21st May - 5th June  -   CONFIRMED FOR 2022


Spring is a perfect time to explore the beautiful blossoming coastlines or amble around Guernsey.  Whether you want to take a short walk, a more serious coastal ramble or discover our beautiful ancient town, the Spring Walking Festival has walks to suit everyone.

Guided walks include coastal, inland and town walks, historical, nature and the arts; all led by the Bailiwick of Guernsey’s gold and silver Accredited Guides.

21st May - 5th June  -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


Discover England's smallest county on foot or on wheels in the 7 day festival.

27th May - 2nd June  -  NOT CONFIRMED FOR 2022


Henley on Thames and surrounding villages are a fantastic venue for a walking festival and is a wonderful base for walking as it offers walks in its beautiful countryside within the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Beauty.  From walks from Henley, Nordic Walking, a family fun walk, a Charles Dickens themed walk, a walk from the historic village of Hambleden, to an introduction to geocaching, the Henley Walking Festival has it all.

28th May - 5th June  -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


9 days of themed and guided walks on and around the Malvern Hills.  Add to that, the fact that the Malvern Hills are in an Area of Outstanding Natural beauty and it’s not surprising the Festival has proved so popular.

4th - 12th June  -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


9 days of FREE walks exploring the history and beauty of North-East Wales.

CANCELLED FOR 2022


As usual there will be a 42k, 20k, 10k and 5k walk on both days.  The 42k registration is from 0730 to 0830, 20k from 0830 to 1000 and the 10k/5k from 1100 to 1400. All walkers have to return by 1800.

8th - 12th June   -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


A weekend of guided walks to suit all abilities in and around the Quantock Hills, the West Somerset coast and an opportunity to walk the new Castles and Coast Trail.  Many of the walks will have a theme, led by local experts.  All walks start and finish in the village of Nether Stowey.

10th - 12th June  - CONFIRMED FOR 2022


For our 8th Walking Festival, we have again numerous walks, and we hope you will find something to enjoy. To cater for a wide range of walking enthusiasts and abilities our walks vary in distance from 1.5 to 16.5 miles that go from Easy through Moderate to Challenging.

10th - 12th June  - CONFIRMED FOR 2022


The fourth Wotton Walking Festival takes place in 2022 around the town and the surrounding countryside with a three day festival.

10th - 12th June  -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


Join the team for our third visit atop the gorge, for a festival filled with outdoor adventure, inspirational speakers and plenty of challenges and activities to take part in.

10th - 18th June  - CONFIRMED FOR 2022


One of the longest-running walking festivals, this is a weeks worth of walking on the South Downs Way National Trail through the National Park.  Do a single section or the complete 100 miles.

11th - 26th June  -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


With 28 walks on offer across the length and breadth of the North Wessex Downs our festival is a celebration of the stunning landscapes, gorgeous scenery and top-class walking country that the AONB has to offer – and its 50th Anniversary as a protected landscape.

15th - 23rd June  -  NOT YET CONFIRMED FOR 2022


Redcar and Cleveland’s Summer Walking Festival is an exciting event that includes walks for everyone from beginners to the more advanced walker. Thanks to working in partnership with even more walking groups to bring many exciting, new and informative walks around the borough of Redcar & Cleveland.

17th - 27th June  - CONFIRMED FOR 2022


Let the Moray Walking and Outdoor Festival take you on an adventure in 2022.  Enjoy long Midsummer days exploring Moray’s world renowned golden coasts, hills and forests full of hidden fauna and flora, whisky coloured rivers and towns with stories to tell and culture to experience.  There’s something for everyone – guided walks, talks and events along side outdoor activities and walking challenges.

CANCELLED FOR 2022


Church Stretton Walking Festival has a range of around 20 walks, and includes walks for all ages and abilities, from fun walks for youngsters to get involved in walking, moderate walks for those keen to explore our wonderful scenery up to demanding walks for the experienced hiker.

19th - 21st June  - NOT YET CONFIRMED FOR 2022


The Muckle Toon Adventure Festival is fast becoming the flagship outdoor adventure event of southern Scotland.  Join the party for amazing outdoor activities, sporting events, unbeatable scenery and hospitality.
18th - 26th June  -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022

Nine-day festival with walking and navigation skills training, a bike ride and a new long distance walking route.

20th - 28th June   -  NOT YET CONFIRMED FOR 2022


A selection of local walks over this 9-day festival.

22nd - 23rd June  - NOT YET CONFIRMED FOR 2022


Fantastic walks in the Rosedale area.

25th June - 3rd July  -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


You will be sure of a warm welcome on the 21st Otley Walking Festival with around 50 great walks in stunning Wharfedale.  With good company and fantastic scenery assured there is a variety of walks – short town-based walks, strenuous moorland hikes and everything in between, plus a full evening events programme.
26th June -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


The Purbeck Plod was introduced in 1965 and ran yearly through to 2002.  The East Dorest Ramblers re-introduced the walk in 2008 adding the options of a 25 mile run and a 16 mile walk and in 2018 a 12 mile route was added for walkers.

29th June - 3rd July  - CONFIRMED FOR 2022


Lace up your boots and head to Worcestershire for the 2022 Evesham Walking Festival.  This five day festival, organised by Evesham Rambling Club, provides a selection of enjoyable themed walks to suit a range of abilities.  There will be plenty to discover along the way with short talks and activities as walkers enjoy the beauty and surroundings of the Vale of Evesham and North Cotswolds.


July

25th June - 3rd July  -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


You will be sure of a warm welcome on the 21st Otley Walking Festival with around 50 great walks in stunning Wharfedale.  With good company and fantastic scenery assured there is a variety of walks – short town-based walks, strenuous moorland hikes and everything in between, plus a full evening events programme.

29th June - 3rd July  - CONFIRMED FOR 2022


Lace up your boots and head to Worcestershire for the 2022 Evesham Walking Festival.  This five day festival, organised by Evesham Rambling Club, provides a selection of enjoyable themed walks to suit a range of abilities.  There will be plenty to discover along the way with short talks and activities as walkers enjoy the beauty and surroundings of the Vale of Evesham and North Cotswolds.


August

10th - 18th August  -  NOT YET CONFIRMED FOR 2022


Join us on one of the country’s largest free walking festivals.  There will be guided walks every day to suit walkers of all abilities, ranging from easy walks of a couple of miles to fantastic challenge walks like The Pendle Way.

24th - 26th August  -  NOT YET CONFIRMED FOR 2022


Three days of walking, with up to four walks per day, guided by the local ramblers. Discover the history and landscape around Shepton Mallet.

27th August - 4th September  -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022


In what promises to be a fantastic showcase of all that Dartmoor National Park has to offer, the Dartmoor Walking Festival will offer a variety of walks, talks and events throughout its 9 day programme.  The Festival is being organised by the Moorland Guides, who will be offering a variety of half and full days walks across the whole of the National Park. In addition to this will be some Dartmoor National Park Authority Ranger-led walks, providing an insight into the work they do.
25th - 30th August  - CONFIRMED FOR 2022


2022 is the eight walking festival, with new walks with a particular emphasis on culture and nature as well as some of great scenic beauty.  There's something for everything with a wide range of walks to suit everyone.  This festival will encourage you to take a break and get to know some of our wonderful local countryside, whether you are an experienced walker or not.

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