Walks And Walking – Autumn Winter Walking Festivals 2013
September is the last big month in the walking festival calendar so here is a list of ones you can still attend this weekend as well as the others that are happening this autumn and winter. I found this list on the ViewRanger website and it also shows all of the walking festivals for 2013 so while you’ve missed most of them you can check all the links here to start planning for next year. You don’t need a walking festival to get outdoors and walk your favourite routes, like I have done with my Epping Forest walks, but if you like the company then why not try out some of these ones. You can view all of my ViewRanger walks here.
21st – 29th September 2013 Ullswater Outdoor Festival. A 9 day programme of outdoor activites in and around England’s most beautiful lake.
26th – 29th September Pateley Bridge Walking Festival. The 4th annual Pately Bridge Walking Festival.
27th – 29th September 2013 Ross on Wye Walking Festival. There’s something to suit everyone in the 3 days of the festival.
4th – 13th October 2013 Cowalfest Walking and Arts Festival
12th – 19th October 2013 Drover’s Tryst Walking Festival continues to build on its previous success and popularity by offering a fresh and interesting range of activities for adults and children – providing the perfect autumn break.
5th – 13th October 2013 Haltwhistle Walking Festival. The autumn Festival offers 19 walks to choose from over 9 days.
10th – 14th October 2013 Hay Walking Festival. The 3rd annual walking festival in the Hay area has a programme of over 50 guided walks is planned, for all ages and abilities, from full days to a few hours, together with some walks of special interest such as foraging and geocaching.
21st December – 5th January 2014 Ramblers Festival of Winter Walks. Hundreds of walks take place around the country during the festival. All are free, fun and open to anyone and everyone from toddlers to grandparents. Chosen and led by Ramblers volunteers, the walks will showcase Britain at its wintry best. Many of the walks are short and family-friendly, although there are always plenty of yomps for the seasoned hiker too.