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Walking Festivals in Britain - October to December 2022

The Walking Festival programme for 2022 is getting back on track after the relaxing of restrictions from the continuing Coronavirus situation.  After a challenging 2021, more and more festivals are returning this year.  Here's a list of all the walking festivals and related events we know about happening between October and December 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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17th September - 2nd October  -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022

The Guernsey Autumn Walking Festival offers visitors a choice of over 50 morning, afternoon and evening guided walks to explore the islands and learn from local experts about their history and attractions.  Prices start from £7 per person per walk. The walks vary in difficulty and length (ranging from one to six hours) and are suitable for all ages and abilities.
25th September - 1st October  -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022

Embracing all that’s good about the great outdoors, this long established and hugely popular six-day Festival is equally suited to individuals or larger groups.  It’s a fun way to meet new people and take in the full range of the Isle of Man’s spectacular scenery - all at the same time.

Take part in one of five specially selected daily walks over the five days, varying in distance and degree of difficulty to suit all levels.  Each walk is led by an experienced and knowledgeable guide, who’ll point out areas of historic and cultural interest and offer fascinating insights into the Island’s heritage.  Along the way, you’ll get to witness the Isle of Man’s abundant wildlife and marine life first hand – it never disappoints!

30th September - 2nd October  -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022

The Heart of Kent Walking Festival will be taking place in and around Maidstone, featuring walks that incorporate the breath-taking views of the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, seasonal bluebells at Hucking Estate and lovely local villages. No matter what your age or ability, The festival will provide the opportunity to embrace the great outdoors, relax in nature and meet friendly, like-minded people.

5th - 9th October  -  CONFIRMED FOR 2022

Varied programme of 20+ short and longer walks including special interest walks e.g. photography and local history.  Social events where non-walkers are welcome e.g. a quiz, a local historical talk and a tea and cakes afternoon.  Full programme will be available on the website in August
14th - 17th October   - CONFIRMED FOR 2022

Free guided walks, Nordic Walking and Cani-cross, taking in every corner of the county.  Includes varied wildlife and rich cultural routes in the upland areas of the Pentland Hills and Moorfoots, the picturesque Esk Valleys, wooded glens and countryside estates.



End of December 2022 - Start of January 2023

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.

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