These are some of the most anticipated walking festivals that are happening towards the end of 2021 and can provide good fun for the family or any individuals that love hiking and walking trails and routes.
As walking festivals are a great way to get into physical activity which can be healthy towards your life, you can attend as a newbie or by teaming up with friends, and maybe even make new friends at these walking festivals.
Here is our list of some of the most anticipated walking festivals towards the end of the year.
Ironbridge Gorge Walking Festival
This will be the 15th year that the Iron Bridge Gorge Walking Festival will be running in the UK. The festival provides 6 free walks every day. This festival is probably one of the best and biggest in the West Midlands. The theme of the festival will be similar to previous years with walks ranging from 2 to 21 miles over the beautiful landscapes of the Iron Bridge Gorge world heritage site and the wildlife that exist in the woodlands.
Bingley Walking Festival
This will be the fourth consecutive year for the Bingley Walking Festival in the UK. This is a one-day walking festival and is held on the May bank Holiday. In previous years, there were 5 walks on offer starting from Market Square and running towards Bradford in Yorkshire. The themes included are History walks, Family walks, Saltire walks, long walks, and mystery history talks.
Bingley is a market town located in Yorkshire in the beautiful Airdale Valley surrounded by villages.
Coleford Area Walking Festival
The Coleford Area Walking Festival returns this year and will be offering walks around Coleford in Dean Forest. The Coleford area has natural beauty and intriguing history with a playground for outdoor fun.
The walks available will suit families, heritage lovers, serious and beginner walkers. 24 walks can be taken part in over the nine days of the festival.
Winchcombe Cotswold Walking Festival
This is an annual walking festival that takes 3 days to take part in. You will be able to partake in up to 5 walks every day which are at different lengths and different levels of difficulty. The walks are led by experienced leaders with knowledge of the local area and all the walking routes.
Winchcombe is set in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds and has a timeless quality to the heart of the town.
Prestatyn and Clwydian Range Festival
This festival will be running for the 15th year in a row in the UK and will be offering 3 days of walking and activities that will provide you with the opportunity to explore and learn more about the beautiful surroundings.
The walks are planned into four groups in different difficulty levels. Over 20 walks will be available over the 3 days of the festival with walks over the area’s coast and sections of the Wales Coast Path.a