Walking Events

Walking Events 2017

With over 220 walks throughout the UK, (and we're still adding), there's something for everyone here. From a one mile stroll to a 100k trek, and all points in-between.

These are all organised group events, and most are for the purpose of raising money for various charities. WLR's Walk the Weight Off Challenge will help you train for the longer distance walks.

Have a browse through or use the links below to go straight to a month to find the walks happening then.

June • July • August • September • October

May 2017

~ 27 May 2017 ~

London 2 Brighton Challenge

Join 3,000 other challengers who will walk, jog, or run 100k from capital to coast. Grab your boots or trainers and support the tireless work CLIC Sargent does to limit the damage cancer causes to young lives.

  • Where: Richmond, London
  • County: London
  • Distance: 100k, 53k, 25k
  • Fee: £56, £40, £32 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: CLIC Sargeant

More Info: http://www.clicsargent.org.uk/event/london-2-brighton-challenge-2017

~ 27 May 2017 ~

London2Brighton Challenge

This challenge will take you on a journey from the city to coast, across varied terrains, through the day and night totaling 100km in distance! It is a test of stamina, fitness, endurance and will require great determination to get you all the way through to the finish line in Brighton.

  • Where: Old Deer Park, Richmond
  • County: London
  • Distance: 100k, 56k, 44k
  • Fee: £50, £70 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: walkthewalk

More Info: https://walkthewalk.org/challenges/london-2-brighton-challenge-2017/

~ 27 May 2017 ~

North York Moors 100

Starting at Malton School in Malton and working it's way through the North Yorkshire Moors, this is a 100 mile route to be completed in 48 hours. Definitely one for the seasoned walker or very brave soul.

  • Where: Malton School, Malton
  • County: North Yorkshire
  • Distance: 100 miles
  • Fee: £69

More Info: https://www.ldwa.org.uk/2017hundred

~ 28 May 2017 ~

35th Todmorden Boundary Walk & 10th Todmorden Pike Hike

The Todmorden Bounday Walk follows the Todmorden Boundary, passing over moorland, farmland & country roads with three significant climbs. The Todmorden Pike Hike follows the canal towpath and moorland, passing Studley Pike Monument. Both routes will be waymarked.

  • Where: Bellholme Sports Park, Todmorden
  • County: West Yorkshire
  • Distance: 12 or 22 miles
  • Fee: £10 for 22 miles (£12 OTD), £8 for 12 miles (£10 OTD). Under 16s £6 

More Info: http://www.todrotary.org/Boundary_Walk/boundary_walk.html

~ 28 May 2017 ~

Littleborough Lions Circular

This route will take you from Littleborough along the Rakewood Circuit on footpaths and bridleways via parts of the Pennine Way and surrounding hills.

  • Where: Littleborough Rugby Club, Littleborough
  • County: Lancashire
  • Distance: 20 miles
  • Fee: £8, £10 OTD. Under 18s £4 or £5 OTD

More Info: https://www.ldwa.org.uk/challenge_events/show_event.php?event_id=18279

~ 28 May 2017 ~

The Cheviot 2017

This is a fantastic walk for the experienced walker and well worth the effort. Good footwear, waterproofs (even in summer!), and emergency rations are essential. Also as you will be crossing the burn in several places, walking poles may be useful.

  • Where: Harthorpe Valley
  • County: Northumberland
  • Distance: 13 miles
  • Fee: £14

More Info: http://shepherdswalks.co.uk/courses/guided_walks/day_walks_-_northumberland/the_cheviot_2017

~ 28 May 2017 ~

Isle of Man Walking Festival 2017

The popular Isle of Man Walking Festival takes place over the May Day Bank Holiday weekend. All levels of walkers will find something to enjoy, with a variety of guided walks around the stunning scenery of the Isle of Man.  In the evenings there are a number of social events for you to get to know your fellow walkers and enjoy the local food and drink!

  • Where: Isle of Man
  • Distance: Various
  • Fee: From £117 inc Ferry and Accommodation

More Info: https://www.visitiom.co.uk/holiday/isle-of-man-walking-festival-2017-c28969daabd1773b7523d24325c03000/overview

June 2017

~ 03 June 2017 ~

TrekFest - The Beacons 2017

TrekFest ‘The Beacons’ will test you to your limits – it’s a life changing experience that will uncover strengths that you never knew you had.

  • Where: The Brecon Beacons
  • County: Wales
  • Distance: 25k or 50k
  • Fee: £45 or £60 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: Various

More Info: http://www.trekfest.org.uk/the-beacons/

~ 03 June 2017 ~

Loch Lomond Mighty Hike

Starting in Stronachlachar on Loch Katrine, hike along the beautiful banks of Loch Arklet to join the West Highland Way along the eastern shore of stunning Loch Lomond to the welcome finish in Drymen.

  • Where: Stronachlachar
  • County: Stirling
  • Distance: 26 miles
  • Fee: £25 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity:Macmillan Cancer Support

More Info: http://www.macmillan.org.uk/get-involved/fundraising-events/event-detail/1307/lochlomondmightyhike

~ 03 June 2017 ~

Pink Ribbon Walk - Bakewell

Join Breast Cancer Care for a 5, 10 or 20 mile walk starting at picturesque Bakewell, the only market town in the beautiful Peak District National Park and home of the famous Bakewell pudding! Enjoy winding riverside trails and stunning views of the Derbyshire Dales and historic Chatsworth estate.

  • Where: Bakewell Showground
  • County: Derbyshire
  • Distance: 5, 10 and 20 miles
  • Fee: £32.50 for adults & £15 for children plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: Breast Cancer Care

More Info: https://www.breastcancercare.org.uk/pink-ribbonwalks/choose-event/bakewell

~ 04 June 2017 ~

Aberdeen Kiltwalk

Kiltwalks are a series of walking events around Scotland which act as a fantastic platform to rasie funds for CLIC Sargeant.

  • Where: Aberdeen
  • County: Aberdeenshire
  • Distance: 6, 13 or 26 miles
  • Fee: Various
  • Charity: CLIC Sargeant

More Info: http://www.clicsargent.org.uk/event/kiltwalk-2017

~ 04 June 2017 ~

Hebden Bridge Boundary Walk

Stage One - Mytholmroyd to Cockhill Moor via Luddenden Dene and Midgley Moor. Stage Two - Cockhill Moor to Widdop via Warley Moor and Walshaw. Stage Three - Widdop back to Mytholmroyd via Hardcastle Craggs.

  • Where: Mytholmroyd Community Centre, Hebden Bridge
  • County: West Yorkshire
  • Distance: 21 miles
  • Fee: £8. £10 OTD.

More Info: http://www.hebdenbridgerotary.org.uk/walk.html

~ 04 June 2017 ~

Clarendon Way Walk

This popular event, now in it's 11th year, raises vital funds to help Naomi House care and support children and young people living with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions from across the south.

  • Where: Salisbury Cathedral
  • County: Wiltshire
  • Distance: 14 or 26 miles
  • Fee: £20 per adult or £15 per child (under 16) plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: Naomi House

More Info: https://www.naomihouse.org.uk/events/517-clarendon-way-walk-2017

~ 10 June 2017 ~

The MoonWalk - Scotland

Get ready to release your inner Jane, Tarzan or Indiana at the MoonWalk Jungle Safari, Scotland!

  • Where: Holyrood Park, Edinburgh
  • County: Midlothian
  • Distance: 52.4miles, 26.2 miles, 13.1 miles, 6.55 miles
  • Fee: £32.50-£75 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: walkthewalk

More Info: https://walkthewalk.org/challenges/the-moonwalk-scotland-2017/

~ 10 June 2017 ~

48th Six Shropshire Summits Challenge Walk

This route will take you from the stile at the base of Corndon Hill and finishing at the Old Quarry Car Park in Titterstone Clee Via the Stiperstones, Pole Bank (Long Mynd), Church Stretton, Caer Caradoc, Roman Bank, Brown Clee and the summit of Titterstone Clee. This is a strenuous walk with outstanding scenery.

  • Where: Corndon Hill
  • County: Shropshire
  • Distance: 36 miles
  • Fee: £9 or £11 with coach travel. Book in advance.

More Info: https://www.ldwa.org.uk/challenge_events/show_event.php?event_id=17509

~ 10 June 2017 ~

Farthingstone Foot Fest

Starting and finishing at Farthingstone Village Hall The walks consists of two loops forming a figure-of-eight which are almost entirely on footpaths and trails with minimal road usage. The routes cover stretches of the Macmillan Way, Knightley Way and Nene Way with connecting footpaths through the wonderful rolling countryside of Northamptonshire. And there is a free pint (or soft drink) on offer to all finishers!

  • Where: Farthingstone Village Hall
  • County: Northamptonshire
  • Distance: 13 or 26 miles
  • Fee: £15 for 26 miles. £11.50 for 13 miles. (+£1.50 OTD)

More Info: http://www.farthingstone.org.uk/

~ 10 June 2017 ~

South Coast Mighty Hike

Hike from Brighton to Eastbourne along the stunning South Downs Way and take in the far-reaching views of Britain’s finest unspoilt coastline from the chalk cliffs of Seven Sisters Country Park.

  • Where: Brighton
  • County: East Sussex
  • Distance: 26 miles
  • Fee: £25 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: Macmillan Cancer Support

More Info: http://www.macmillan.org.uk/get-involved/fundraising-events/event-detail/1301/southcoastmightyhike

~ 10 June 2017 ~

Trek The Night Endurance Hikes

It’s midnight. Most people are asleep. But not you. You’ve got a map, a torch, some hiking shoes and you’re ready to do battle. Ready to face the ultimate team challenge. The challenge that will try to break you. You’ll need stamina and determination to get you through but once you’ve hit the finish line the sense of accomplishment is unbeatable.

  • Where: Cotswold Way
  • County:  
  • Distance: 40 miles
  • Fee: £38 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: Action Medical Research for Children

More Info: https://www.action.org.uk/trek-night-cotswold-way

~ 10 June 2017 ~

Over The Moon Ultra

Double the distance and go over the moon! Take on not just one marathon at The MoonWalk Scotland, but two marathons and all within 14 hours... see the beautiful city of Edinburgh not once, but twice... once by night, and once by day, a very different experience indeed! The Over The Moon Challenge is a unique ultra-marathon and the longest MoonWalk distance... and within a tough target time, this is the ultimate MoonWalk endurance challenge!

  • Where: Holyrood Park, Edinburgh
  • County: Lothian
  • Distance: 52.4 miles
  • Fee: £75 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: walkthewalk

More Info: https://walkthewalk.org/challenges/over-the-moon-ultra-2017/

~ 10 June 2017 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Cardiff Bay

Soak up Cardiff’s rich heritage as you walk past historic landmarks and tourist attractions while enjoying spectacular views across Cardiff Bay and the Bristol Channel.

  • Where: The Norwegian Church, Cardiff Bay
  • County: South Glamorgan
  • Distance: 2.5 or 6.2 miles
  • Fee: £10 for adults. Under 16s £5. Minimum sponsorship requested.
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/walk-parkinsons-cardiff-bay

~ 11 June 2017 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Lagan Tow Path

The Lagan Towpath takes the walker along the river and canal system through a variety of wetland riverside meadows and mixed woodland with a variety of wildlife. There are two routes available; a more relaxing 2.5 miles or if you want more of a challenge we have a 8 mile walk as well.

  • Where: Belfast
  • County: Co Antrim
  • Distance: 2.5 or 8 miles
  • Fee: £10 for adults. Under 16s £5. Minimum sponsorship requested.
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/walk-parkinsons-lagan-towpath-belfast

~ 11 June 2017 ~

Settle Saunter

Starting from Settle, visiting the lovely Yorkshire Dales calling at Feizor, Austwick, Clapham, Oxenber Woods and Stainforth Force this 23 mile route returns via Victoria Cave, Attermire Scar and Cleatop Nature reserve. The 6.5mk (10K) route visits Giggleswick village before ascending Giggleswick Scar and returning via Langcliffe village.

  • Where: Victoria Hall, Settle
  • County: North Yorkshire
  • Distance: 6.5, 13 or 23 miles
  • Fee: £12. £7 for under 18s and over 65s. +£3 OTD

More Info: http://www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs/homepage.php?ClubID=241

~ 11 June 2017 ~

Hartside to High Cantle

This is a beautiful walk set in the higher reaches of the Breamish Valley and provides stunning views of the Southern Cheviots, Hedgehope and the Breamish Valley. 

  • Where: Hartside
  • County: Northumberland
  • Distance: 9 miles
  • Fee: £14

More Info: http://shepherdswalks.co.uk/courses/guided_walks/day_walks_-_northumberland/hartside_to_high_cantle

~ 11 June 2017 ~

Bothal & Morpeth Nordic Walk

This is a lovely peaceful walk along the wooded Wansbeck Valley before we cross the river near Bothal and come back along field edges.

  • Where: Morpeth
  • County: Northumberland
  • Distance: 7 miles
  • Fee: £10

More Info: http://shepherdswalks.co.uk/courses/
guided_walks/nordic_walks/bothal_and_morpeth_nordic_walk_

~ 11 June 2017 ~

The Itchen Walk

The full walk for 2017 is about ten miles long starting at Kings Worthy and following a route, largely along the River Itchen and the Itchen Navigation, to finish at Fryern Field in Chandlers Ford.

  • Where: Fryvern Pavillion, Eastleigh
  • County: Hampshire
  • Distance: 7 or 14 miles
  • Fee: £10 plus fundraising
  • Charity: Naomi House

More Info: https://www.naomihouse.org.uk/events/553-the-itchen-walk

~ 11 June 2017 ~

Newcastle Bridges Walk

Join Kidney research UK at their first Newcastle Bridges Walk which will take you around some of the most iconic landmarks in Newcastle.

  • Where: Newcastle
  • County: Tyne & Wear
  • Distance: 7 miles
  • Fee: £10 plus sponsorship
  • Charity: Kidney Research UK

More Info: http://www.kidneyresearchuk.org/get-involved/events/newcastle-bridges-walk

~ 11 June 2017 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Hylands Park

There's a choice of walking and running routes to suit everyone, so take your family and friends along for a fun-filled day in some of the country's most beautiful landscaped parkland.

  • Where: Hylands Park
  • County: Essex
  • Distance: 2 or 5 miles
  • Fee: £10 for adults. Under 16s £5. Minimum sponsorship requested.
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/walkrun-parkinsons-hylands-park-essex

~ 11 June 2017 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Port Eliot House

Walk in the beautiful grounds of the Grade 1 listed house, park and garden. The event is designed for all ages and abilities and walkers can choose between a 2 or a 5 mile route.

  • Where: Port Eliot House
  • County: Cornwall
  • Distance: 2 or 5 miles
  • Fee: £10 for adults. Under 16s £5. Minimum sponsorship requested.
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/walk-parkinsons-port-eliot-house-and-gardens-cornwall

~ 16 June 2017 ~

Hadrian's Wall Trek 2017

Get ready to trek 25 miles along the most remarkable Roman monument in the country.

  • Where: Lanercost Priory, Hadrian's Wall
  • County: Cumbria
  • Distance: 25 miles
  • Fee: £75 registration fee plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: CLIC Sargeant

More Info: http://www.clicsargent.org.uk/event/hadrians-wall-trek-2017

~ 17 June 2017 ~

Baslow Boot Bash

From Baslow village hall In the Derbyshire Dales, the route passes through Chatsworth, Over Haddon, Sheldon, Deep Dale, Monsal Dale, Cressbrook Dale, Eyam, Calver and Bank Wood.

  • Where: Baslow Village Hall, Baslow
  • County: Derbyshire
  • Distance: 14 or 26 miles
  • Fee: £15 or £20 OTD.

More Info: http://www.baslowchoir.co.uk/bootbash.htm

~ 17 June 2017 ~

Langport 2 Day Walking Festival

Different routes each day across the Somerset Levels, Bowden and Ham Hills around Langport and its parishes.

  • Where: The Angel, Langport
  • County: Somerset
  • Distance: 3.1, 6.3, 12.5, or 26.3 miles
  • Fee: £9

More Info: http://www.slamstrollers.co.uk/2daywalks.html

~ 17 June 2017 ~

Malvern Midsummer Marathon

This walk has 4,800ft of ascent, on tracks and paths including the full length of the Malvern Hills, Cradley, Oyster Hill, Ledbury, Bromsberrow, and the Malvern Hills.

  • Where: Wyche Primary School, Malvern
  • County: Worcestershire
  • Distance: 14 or 26 miles
  • Fee: £7 for LDWA members. £11 non-members.

More Info: https://www.ldwa.org.uk/heartofengland

~ 17 June 2017 ~

Purbeck Odyssey 2017

There are 5 routes to choose from depending on the distance you want to walk. Shorter walks include a trip on the Swanage Steam Railway. This event is to raise funds for Leukaemia Busters and sponsorship would be preferred.

  • Where: Harmans Cross Village Hall, Swanage
  • County: Dorset
  • Distance: 4, 7, 12, 19 or 26 miles
  • Fee: £15
  • Charity: Leukaemia Busters

More Info: http://www.leukaemiabusters.org.uk/support-us/purbeck-odyssey-2017

~ 17 June 2017 ~

The 33rd Poppyline Marathon

Lovely route with sea views, undulating countryside and the fine old parkland landscapes of North Norfolk.

  • Where: Sheringham County Primary School, Sheringham
  • County: Norfolk
  • Distance: 18 or 26 miles
  • Fee: £9 for LDWA members. £13 non-members.

More Info: https://www.ldwa.org.uk/NorfolkAndSuffolk/E/18456/the-33rd-poppyline-marathon.html

~ 17 June 2017 ~

Howick & Craster Nordic Walk

This lovely circular walk will take in both the coast and some lovely picturesque farmland inland.

  • Where: Sea Houses, Howick
  • County: Northumberland
  • Distance: 6 miles
  • Fee: £8.50

More Info: http://shepherdswalks.co.uk/courses/ guided_walks/nordic_walks/howick_and_craster_nordic_walk_

~ 17 June 2017 ~

St Basils Walk 2017: The Cotswolds

Starting and finishing in Cirencester, this years Walk challenge will encompass circular routes in and around the many charming villages and countryside of the South Cotswolds. Children are welcome for the shorter walks. See website for full details..

  • Where: Cirencester College, Cirencester
  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Distance: 7, 14 or 25 miles
  • Fee: £7-£20 plus sponsorship
  • Charity: St Basils

More Info: http://www.stbasils.org.uk/help-us/walk/

~ 17 June 2017 ~

Pink Ribbon Walk - Glasgow at Night

See Glasgow in a new light and join Breast Cancer Care for a 5, 10 or 20 mile night time walk through the streets of this magnificent city. Enjoy the buzzing atmosphere and stunning views of the best sights that Glasgow has to offer, from the beautiful Kelvingrove Art Gallery to the iconic Squinty Bridge.

  • Where: Glasgow
  • County: Strathclyde
  • Distance: 5, 10 and 20 miles
  • Fee: £32.50 for adults & £15 for children plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: Breast Cancer Care

More Info: https://www.breastcancercare.org.uk/pink-ribbonwalks/choose-event/glasgow-night

~ 18 June 2017 ~

Wirral Coastal Walk

The Wirral Coastal Walk has been running since 1986 and attracts over 3,000 walkers on the day.

  • Where: Wirral Country Park Visitor Centre, Thurstaston
  • County: Merseyside
  • Distance: 4, 10 and 15 miles
  • Fee: £5 plus sponsorship
  • Charity: Your choice

More Info: http://www.wirralcoastalwalk.org/#/event-info/4545890489

~ 18 June 2017 ~

Cheltenham Challenge

This is a multi-terrain event offering 5k, 10k and Half Marathon distances. There is something for everyone, including experienced runners, novices, juniors, families, children and walkers.

  • Where: Chetlenham Racecourse
  • County: Gloucestershire
  • Distance: 5, 10 and 21.1k
  • Fee: £6-£29 plus sponsorship
  • Charity: CCP or your choice

More Info: http://www.cheltenhamchallenge.org.uk/

~ 19 June 2017 ~

Moray Way 5 Day Challenge 2017

From the coastal town of Burghead The Moray Way, the circular route is made up of the Dava Way and parts of the Speyside Way and Coastal Trail, walking counter clockwise for 5 days. Do the whole 95 miles or as many sections as you want by either 'Park & Ride', or Back Packing options.

  • Where: Moray
  • County: Aberdeenshire
  • Distance: 17, 18, 20.5, 18.5, 21 or 95 miles
  • Fee: £54 for 5 day park and ride option for LDWA members. £60 for non-members.

More Info: https://www.ldwa.org.uk/NorthWestGrampian/E/17502/moray-way-5-day-challenge-2017.html

~ 19 June 2017 ~

The Big Toddle

The Barnardo’s Big Toddle is the UK’s biggest, brightest event for under 5s! Many thousands of toddlers take part in sponsored walks every year and have tons of fun while helping transform the lives of vulnerable children. Organising a Big Toddle is so easy that anyone can do it – nurseries, playgroups, childminders or parents – and we have everything you need to make your little sponsored walk a big success. Register now to organise a Big Toddle and you’ll get a free fundraising kit.

  • Where: Across the UK
  • County: Anywhere!
  • Distance: You choose
  • Fee: Free plus sponsorship
  • Charity: Barnardo's

More Info: http://www.barnardos.org.uk/bigtoddle/about-big-toddle.htm

~ 24 June 2017 ~

Ben Nevis Trek 2017

Conquering the highest mountain in the British Isles, standing at 1,343m, is no easy task. With each step towards the summit of Ben Nevis you’ll enjoy stunning views of the highlands landscape as a backdrop.

  • Where: Ben Nevis, Grampian
  • County: Grampian
  • Distance:  
  • Fee: £75 registration fee plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: CLIC Sargeant

More Info: http://www.clicsargent.org.uk/event/ben-nevis-trek-2017

~ 24 June 2017 ~

Durham Dales Challenge

Starting off from the Masonic Hall in Wolsingham, this route takes in Hamsterely Forest, Hudeshope Beck and Pikestone Fell. You can choose between 17 or 32 miles.

  • Where: Masonic Hall, Wolsingham
  • County: County Durham
  • Distance: 17 or 32 miles
  • Fee: Depends on distance - Book in advance.

More Info: https://www.ldwa.org.uk/Northumbria/E/17796/durham-dales-challenge.html

~ 24 June 2017 ~

Rotary Across Wales Walk

This is an ideal opportunity to enjoy the magnificent scenery of mid-Wales, to get fit or raise money for your favourite charities.

  • Where: Machynlleth
  • County: Powys
  • Distance: 16, 26 or 42 miles
  • Fee: £40

More Info: http://newtown-rotary.org.uk/site/node/165

~ 24 June 2017 ~

White Bear Way

White Bear Way is a circular route over the farmland and valleys of South Lancashire through woodland and over Rivington and Anglezarke Moors. The routes goes through the valleys and woodlands of Lower Adlington, Blackrod and Rivington, then on up to the Moors of Rivington and Anglezarke. Dogs on leads welcome.

  • Where: Adlington Scout HQ, Chorley
  • County: Lancashire
  • Distance: 10 or 21 miles
  • Fee: £12 for 21 miles, £6 for 110 miles. £14 or £8 OTD

More Info: http://www.adlingtonscoutgroup.org.uk/white-bear-way/

~ 24 June 2017 ~

London to Brighton Trek

The British Heart Foundation's most famous trek – going from the nation’s capital, heart trekkers will take in some beautiful scenery before arriving at Brighton Racecourse

  • Where: Kempton Park Racecourse, Sunbury on Thames
  • County: Middlesex
  • Distance: 46, 57 or 103k
  • Fee: £60 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: British Heart Foundation

More Info: https://www.bhf.org.uk/get-involved/events/walks-and-treks/london-to-brighton-trek

~ 24 June 2017 ~

Coquet Valley Challenge Walk 2017

A superb 13.5 mile challenge walk takes in some of the best landscape Northumberland has to offer.

  • Where: Rothbury
  • County: Northumberland
  • Distance: 13.5 miles
  • Fee: £25

More Info: http://shepherdswalks.co.uk/courses/
guided_walks/event_walks/coquet_valley_challenge_walk_2017_-_self_guided

~ 25 June 2017 ~

Herts Hobble

This circular route takes competitors through the undulating countryside of Hertfordshire for either 16.7 or 26.5 miles.

  • Where: Bramfield Village Hall, Bramfield
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Distance: 16.7 or 26.5 miles
  • Fee: £8 for LDWA members. £11 non-members. Under 14s £2.

More Info: https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?event_id=3171

~ 25 June 2017 ~

Purbeck Plod

Re-introduced in 2008, the challenge for this walk isn't just the distance but the climbs too. Starting from the pier at Swanage and following the South West Coast path then heading inland via Ridgeway Hill.

  • Where: Swanage Seafront
  • County: Dorset
  • Distance: 16 or 25 miles
  • Fee: £5 in advance. £7 OTD.

More Info: http://www.eastdorsetramblers.org.uk/purbeckplod.html

~ 25 June 2017 ~

Orwell Walk & Cycle Ride

Ipswich East Rotary Club has announced the date of the next Orwell Walk, Run and Cycle Ride, which is scheduled for Sunday 25 June 2017.

  • Where: Gainsborough Sports Centre, Ipswich
  • County: Suffolk
  • Distance: 12, 19 or 25 miles
  • Fee: £15 plus sponsorship for adults. Under 12s is £10 plus sponsorship.
  • Charity: St Elizabeth Hospice

More Info: https://www.stelizabethhospice.org.uk/events/events-and-challenges/2854/orwell-walk-and-cycle-ride/

~ 25 June 2017 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Seven Sisters Country Park

This challenging 8 mile walk takes you through Friston Forest, the village of East Dean and along the dramatic Seven Sisters cliffs in East Sussex. There’s also the option to do a 4 mile family trail, starting at the country park and ending at East Dean. The end of the walk involves a scenic bus ride back to the start point.

  • Where: Seven Sisters Country Park
  • County: East Sussex
  • Distance: 4 or 8 miles
  • Fee: £10 for adults. Under 16s £5. Minimum sponsorship requested.
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/walk-parkinsons-seven-sisters-country-park-east-sussex

July 2017

~ 01 July 2017 ~

Cotswold Way Challenge

Take on the magical Cotswold Way with 2,000 other challengers and walk, jog or run through areas of outstanding natural beauty and picturesque villages.

  • Where: Bath
  • County: Somerset
  • Distance: 25, 53 or 100k
  • Fee: £56, £40, £32 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: CLIC Sargeant

More Info: http://www.clicsargent.org.uk/event/cotswold-way-challenge-2017

~ 01 July 2017 ~

Pink Ribbon Walk - London at Night

Explore London while the city sleeps and join us for a 5, 10 or 20 mile night time walk through the streets of the capital. Take in the glittering skyline and stunning views of the best sights that London has to offer, from historic St Pauls Cathedral to iconic Big Ben.

  • Where: London
  • Distance: 5, 10 and 20 miles
  • Fee: £32.50 for adults & £15 for children plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: Breast Cancer Care

More Info: https://www.breastcancercare.org.uk/pink-ribbonwalks/choose-event/london-night

~ 02 July 2017 ~

London Bridges Walk

Turn London purple! Join kidney patients, their loved ones and other kidney supporters as they wear their Kidney Research UK t-shirts with pride on this amazing walk. Starting and finishing in Potters Fields Park, the walk covers approximately seven miles and takes you over some of London’s most famous bridges.

  • Where: London
  • County:  
  • Distance: 7 miles
  • Fee: £10 plus sponsorship
  • Charity: Kidney Research UK

More Info: https://www.kidneyresearchuk.org/get-involved/events/london-bridges-walk-2017

~ 02 July 2017 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Ripley Castle

Walk in the stunning surroundings of the 700 year old Ripley Castle just 3 miles north of Harrogate, North Yorkshire on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. This is a fascinating historic attraction set in a beautiful location and has been the home of the Ingilby family for 26 generations. After the walk enjoy exploring the quaint village of Ripley which is steeped in history with its famous ice cream shop, café, gift shop, delicatessen, children's farmyard and art gallery.

  • Where: Ripley Castle
  • County: North Yorkshire
  • Distance: 1.5, 3 or 11 miles
  • Fee: £10 for adults. Under 16s £5. Minimum sponsorship requested.
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/walk-parkinsons-ripley-castle-north-yorkshire

~ 08 July 2017 ~

Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Take on the famous Yorkshire 3 Peaks, covering 24 miles of hiking with over 5,000 feet of climbing. Taking on this challenge, you will tackle rocky terrain and steep climbs, whilst enjoying the sights of the Yorkshire dales.

  • Where: Pavilion Playing Fields, Horton-in-Ribblesdale
  • County: North Yorkshire
  • Distance: 24 miles
  • Fee: £35 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: British Heart Foundation

More Info: https://www.bhf.org.uk/get-involved/events/walks-and-treks/yorkshire-three-peaks-challenge

~ 08 July 2017 ~

Jurassic Coast Mighty Hike

This challenging trek journeys along the tough yet magnificent Jurassic Coast; England's first natural World Heritage Site. It's a demanding hike with lots of climbs, testing your legs and stamina!

  • Where: Weymouth
  • County: Dorset
  • Distance: 22 miles
  • Fee: £25 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: Macmillan Cancer Support

More Info: http://www.macmillan.org.uk/get-involved/fundraising-events/event-detail/1303/jurassiccoastmightyhike

~ 09 July 2017 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Lake Vyrnwy

An area of outstanding beauty, Lake Vyrnwy national nature reserve is, according to the RSPB, one of the best places for wildlife in the UK. Joining our walk is the perfect opportunity to explore its hidden inlets, historic landmarks and enjoy its rich wildlife and magical views.

  • Where: Lake Vyrnwy Hotel & Spa
  • County: Powys
  • Distance: 2 or 12 miles
  • Fee: £10 for adults. Under 16s £5. Minimum sponsorship requested.
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/walk-parkinsons-lake-vyrnwy

~ 09 July 2017 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Glemham Hall

Join Parkinson's UK for a brand new walk around the beautiful grounds of Glemham Hall . Choose from the 1.5 mile route which stays within the grounds or the 3.5 and 5.5 mile routes which leaves the hall behind to explore the surrounding countryside. These routes consist of walking on some country roads, footpaths and fields.

  • Where: Glemham Hall, Woodbridge
  • County: Suffolk
  • Distance: 1.5, 3.5 or 5.5 miles
  • Fee: £10 for adults. Under 16s £5. Minimum sponsorship requested.
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/walk-parkinsons-glemham-hall

~ 09 July 2017 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Cowdray

Join Parkinson's UK for this brand new 4.5 mile circular walk around Cowdray. The walk across the Estate passes through woodland and fields with spectacular views as well as through the scenic Cowdray Golf course, magnificent Cowdray Heritage and the Cowdray Park Polo Club grounds.

  • Where: The Deer Park, Benbow Pond
  • County: West Sussex
  • Distance: 4.5 miles
  • Fee: £10 for adults. Under 16s £5. Minimum sponsorship requested.
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/walk-parkinsons-cowdray

~ 15 July 2017 ~

Seaton Sluice (Blyth Beach) Nordic Walk

The beach is a great surface to Nordic walk and you can really hone your technique. This 4 mile walk takes you from Seaton Sluice along Blyth beach and back.

  • Where: Seaton Sluice
  • County: Northumberland
  • Distance: 4 miles
  • Fee: £8.50

More Info: http://shepherdswalks.co.uk/courses/
guided_walks/nordic_walks/seaton_sluice_blyth_beach_nordic_walk_

~ 15 July 2017 ~

Trek The Night Endurance Hikes

It’s midnight. Most people are asleep. But not you. You’ve got a map, a torch, some hiking shoes and you’re ready to do battle. Ready to face the ultimate team challenge. The challenge that will try to break you.

  • Where: South Downs Way
  • County:  
  • Distance: 40 miles
  • Fee: £38 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: Action Medical Research for Children

More Info: https://www.action.org.uk/trek-night-south-downs-way

~ 16 July 2017 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Greenwich Park

Go along to Parkinson's UK walk in historic Greenwich Park, 1 of the 8 Royal Parks and home to the world famous Meridian Line and Royal Observatory. Choose from 3 different routes: 1, 3 or 5 miles.

  • Where: Greenwich Park, London
  • Distance: 1, 3 or 5 miles
  • Fee: £10 for adults. Under 16s £5. Minimum sponsorship requested.
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/walk-parkinsons-greenwich-park-london

~ 16 July 2017 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Wilton House

Join Parkinson's UK to walk in the grounds of a stunning stately home in Wiltshire - and help find a cure for Parkinson's. Choose from 3 routes around the beautiful Wilton House. 6 miles - a challenging route with steep climbs, rough terrain and long grass. 3 miles - a challenging route, following the 6 mile walk but does not take in the woodland area. 2 miles - a gentler route that includes long grass and gravel path.

  • Where: Wilton House, Salisbury
  • County: Wiltshire
  • Distance: 2, 3 or 6 miles
  • Fee: £10 for adults. Under 16s £5. Minimum sponsorship requested.
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/walk-parkinsons-wilton-house-wiltshire

~ 22 July 2017 ~

Glasgow to Edinburgh Trek

Are you tough enough to take on one of Scotland’s hardest walks and help fight against heart disease? You will walk between Scotland’s 2 largest cities – Glasgow to Edinburgh, 96km, 30 hours overnight…are you up to the test!

  • Where: Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow
  • County: Strathclyde
  • Distance: 96k
  • Fee: £60 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: British Heart Foundation

More Info: https://www.bhf.org.uk/get-involved/events/walks-and-treks/glasgow-to-edinburgh-trek

~ 22 July 2017 ~

Cotswold Way Mighty Hike

This beautiful hiking marathon treks along the stunning Cotswold Way, past picturesque villages, stately homes and the rolling hills of one of England's Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

  • Where: Bath
  • County: Somerset
  • Distance: 26 miles
  • Fee: £25 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: Macmillan Cancer Support

More Info: http://www.macmillan.org.uk/get-involved/fundraising-events/event-detail/1304/cotswoldwaymightyhike

~ 23 July 2017 ~

Pilgrims Causeway to Holy Island

Walking barefoot across the Pilgrims Causeway from Holy Island back to Northumberland is one of the best walking experiences you will have in Northumberland.  

  • Where: Beal
  • County: Northumberland
  • Distance: 6 miles
  • Fee: £12.50

More Info: http://shepherdswalks.co.uk/courses/guided_walks/day_walks_-_northumberland/pilgrims_causeway_to_holy_island__july_2017

~ 29 July 2017 ~

Thames Path Mighty Hike

Hike the beautiful Thames Path from Windsor to Henley along the banks of the greatest river in England.

  • Where: Windsor
  • County: Berkshire
  • Distance: 26 miles
  • Fee: £25 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: Macmillan Cancer Support

More Info: http://www.macmillan.org.uk/get-involved/fundraising-events/event-detail/1308/thamespathmightyhike

August 2017

~ 05 August 2017 ~

Snowdon Moonlight Hike

Challenge yourself and climb Mount Snowdon lit only by the moon and your trusty head-torch. This epic moonlight hike will see you experience a Snowdon few others have seen. You'll set off at midnight and arrive at the summit in the twilight hours. As you descend you'll witness the spectacular scenery of Snowdonia at dawn.

  • Where: Snowdonia
  • County: Gwynedd
  • Distance:  
  • Fee: £25 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: Macmillan Cancer Support

More Info: http://www.macmillan.org.uk/get-involved/fundraising-events/event-detail/1306/snowdonmoonlighthike

~ 12 August 2017 ~

St Cuthberts Way Challenge Walk 2017

This 19.5 mile cross border challenge takes in the best section of St Cuthbert’s Way as you start walking in Scotland and finish in England.

  • Where: Wooler
  • County: Northumberland
  • Distance: 19.5 miles
  • Fee: £32.50

More Info: http://shepherdswalks.co.uk/courses/
guided_walks/event_walks/st_cuthberts_way_challenge_walk_2017_-_self_guided

~ 19 August 2017 ~

A Cheviots' Classic

This walk offers stunning views into Scotland as well as across the Cheviots.

  • Where: Barrowburn
  • County: Northumberland
  • Distance: 9.5 miles
  • Fee: £14

More Info: http://shepherdswalks.co.uk/courses/guided_walks/day_walks_-_northumberland/a_cheviots_classic

~ 19 August 2017 ~

DarkMoor UK Trek 2017

On the evening of Saturday 19 August, Marie Curie Nurses across the UK will arrive at the homes of people living with terminal illness to provide hands-on care and emotional support throughout the night. At that same moment in Devon, amazing people like you will be grabbing their torches and setting out on a moonlit trek across the moors to help our nurses be there when families need them most. Our guides will lead you on an adventure through moorland and woodland – lit only by the moon, the stars and your torches flickering across the tors. As you walk through the darkness, sharing stories with friends or making new ones, you can be proud that every step you take and penny you raise will help Marie Curie Nurses bring light in the darkest hours. Minimum age is 14 and under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Where: Princetown Community Centre, Yelverton
  • County: Devon
  • Distance: 10 miles
  • Fee: £30 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: Marie Curie

More Info: https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/get-involved/charity-events/hiking/dartmoor-night

~ 20 August 2017 ~

Dundee Kiltwalk

Kiltwalks are a series of walking events around Scotland which act as a fantastic platform to rasie funds for CLIC Sargeant.

  • Where: Dundee
  • County:  
  • Distance: 6, 13 or 26 miles
  • Fee: Various
  • Charity: CLIC Sargeant

More Info: http://www.clicsargent.org.uk/event/kiltwalk-2017

~ 20 August 2017 ~

Harthope Valley Circular

This walk takes in Cold Law – a much underated hill which affords wonderful views of the Cheviots – before dropping down to Langleeford at the foot of Cheviot and Hedgehope (the highest hills in the Cheviots). The route crosses the stream and climbs to the impressive Langlee Crags. The return to Carey Bridge  walking on the other side of the valley provides more wonderful views and gives a different perspective to the valley.

  • Where: Carey Bridge
  • County: Northumberland
  • Distance: 9 miles
  • Fee: £14

More Info: http://shepherdswalks.co.uk/courses/guided_walks/day_walks_-_northumberland/harthope_valley_circular

~ 26 August 2017 ~

South Coast Challenge

Join over 2,000 challengers during the August bank holiday weekend for a great and fulfilling walk, jog or run on the beautiful south coast which incorporates some of England's finest scenery.

  • Where: Beachy Head, East Sussex
  • County: East Sussex
  • Distance: 100k, 53k, 25k
  • Fee: £56, £40, £32 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: CLIC Sargeant

More Info: http://www.clicsargent.org.uk/event/south-coast-challenge-2017

~ 27 August 2017 ~

Walk for Parksinson's - Loch Leven

Choose from a gentle 2 mile walk down to Loch Leven to experience this area of exceptional wildlife or a 6 mile walk where views open up towards the West Lomond and Bishop Hill.

  • Where: Loch Leven
  • County: Perth
  • Distance: 2 or 6 miles
  • Fee: £10 for adults. Under 16s £5. Minimum sponsorship requested.
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/walk-parkinsons-loch-leven

September 2017

~ 02 September 2017 ~

8 Peaks Challenge

Set against the dramatic backdrop of the Lake District National Park you'll put yourself through the ultimate test, as you tackle some of the most demanding and rugged mountains in England.

  • Where: Great Langdale
  • County: Cumbria
  • Distance: 3, 5 or 8 Peaks
  • Fee: £50 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: British Heart Foundation

More Info: https://www.bhf.org.uk/get-involved/events/walks-and-treks/8-peaks-challenge-lake-district

~ 02 September 2017 ~

Trekfest - The Peaks

The Peak District is home to stunning scenery and more than lives up to its reputation as one of Britain’s most inspiring National Parks. Both routes start in the beautiful Hope Valley – the heart of the Peak District home to picturesque and ancient landscapes. The 25km route encompasses part of the enchanting Ladybower reservoir and the 50km route summits Kinder Scout –  a moorland plateau that at 636m (2,087ft) is the highest point in the Peak District, Derbyshire and the East Midlands!

  • Where: Hope Valley
  • County: Derbyshire
  • Distance: 25 or 50k
  • Fee: £45 or £60 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: Various

More Info: http://www.trekfest.org.uk/the-peaks/

~ 02 September 2017 ~

Peak District Mighty Hike

Hike through the beautiful Peak District from Ashbourne to Buxton along the River Dove and the Tissington Trail.

  • Where: Ashbourne
  • County: Derbyshire
  • Distance: 26 miles
  • Fee: £25 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: Macmillan Cancer Support

More Info: http://www.macmillan.org.uk/get-involved/fundraising-events/event-detail/1313/peakdistrictmightyhike

~ 03 September 2017 ~

The Breast Walk Ever

The Breast Walk Ever combines three beautiful routes along the banks of the river Thames finishing at Beale Park near Reading. Participants can choose between the 10k, half or full marathon courses. Each route will be fully signposted and marshaled with support stations at regular intervals. Transportation will be provided taking participants to starting points in Abingdon-on-Thames, Wallingford or Goring-on-Thames.

  • Where: Beale Park, Reading
  • County: Berkshire
  • Distance: 10, 21 or 42k
  • Fee: Adults - £10k, £15. 21 and 42k, £22.50. OAP's & Students £15. Under 10s £10. All plus minimum sponsorship.
  • Charity: Against Breast Cancer

More Info: https://www.againstbreastcancer.org.uk/events/breast-walk-ever/

~ 03 September 2017 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Ashton Court

There are 2 beautiful routes to choose from. Walk 1.2 miles around the estate and across Smyth Field with a great view of the mansion. You can also explore the beautiful rose garden. Challenge yourself by walking 4 miles through the deer park, passing the miniature railway and through meadows that reveal stunning views across Bristol. Some parts of this walk can be muddy.

  • Where: Ashton Court, Bristol
  • County: Somerset
  • Distance: 1.2 or 4 miles
  • Fee: £10 for adults. Under 16s £5. Minimum sponsorship requested.
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/walk-parkinsons-ashton-court-bristol

~ 09 September 2017 ~

Thames Path Challenge

Join more than 3,000 challengers take on the main Thames Path Challenge following England's greatest river.

  • Where: Putney Bridge, London
  • County: London
  • Distance: 100k, 53k, 25k
  • Fee: £56, £40, £32 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: CLIC Sargeant

More Info: http://www.clicsargent.org.uk/event/thames-path-challenge-2017

~ 09 September 2017 ~

Thames Bridges Trek 2017

The Thames Bridges Trek is unique. Following a route steeped in history, trek past some of London’s most iconic spots, taking in 16 bridges. Setting out from Putney Bridge, you will head east towards the city, zigzagging over an array of historic bridges - each with its own fascinating story to tell. Riverside, and 20k later, it's a finish line celebration next to the majestic Tower Bridge.

  • Where: London
  • County: London
  • Distance: 20k
  • Fee: £24 registration plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: CLIC Sargeant

More Info: http://www.clicsargent.org.uk/event/thames-bridges-trek-2017

~ 09 September 2017 ~

The Schil 2017

A stunning long walk in Northumberland. The highlight of the walk is the ascent of The Schil, from where you are treated to some of the most spectacular views in Northumberland. From there you drop down to the head of the College Valley, which must be one of the best known in Northumberland. After a quick visit to the Mountain Rescue Hut you drop down steeply to the valley floor.

  • Where: College Valley
  • County: Northumberland
  • Distance: 15 miles
  • Fee: £14

More Info: http://shepherdswalks.co.uk/courses/guided_walks/day_walks_-_northumberland/the_schil_-_2017

~ 09 September 2017 ~

Gower Macmarathon 14 Mile Challenge

This scenic walking marathon sees us journey 14 miles along the beautiful coastal paths and stunning beaches of the Gower Coastline.

  • Where: Gower
  • County: West Glamorgan
  • Distance: 14 or 22 miles
  • Fee: £20 plus sponsorship target
  • Charity: Macmillan Cancer Support

More Info: http://www.macmillan.org.uk/get-involved/fundraising-events/event-detail/1367/gowermacmarathon14miles

~ 10 September 2017 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Brodie Castle

Nestled within 178 acres of peaceful parkland, the tower house of Brodie Castle dates back to the 16th century and is renowned for its history, treasures and beautiful gardens.

  • Where: Brodie Castle, Forres
  • County: Moray
  • Distance: 1 or 5 miles
  • Fee: £10 for adults. Under 16s £5. Minimum sponsorship requested.
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/walk-parkinsons-brodie-castle-forres

~ 10 September 2017 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Packwood House

Returning for 2017, this stunning 6 mile walk will take you around the beautiful grounds of Packwood House, its impressive Yew Garden and the historic moated manor house of Baddesley Clinton. The walk takes you along the picturesque Stratford upon Avon canal and along the Heart of England way. This will be a great walking event for all the family and will suit most levels of fitness, age and ability.

  • Where: Packwood House
  • County: Warwickshire
  • Distance: 6 miles
  • Fee: £10 for adults. Under 16s £5. Minimum sponsorship requested.
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/walk-parkinsons-packwood-house-warwickshire

~ 10 September 2017 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Oxford

Join Parkinson's UK for our seventh sponsored walk around this beautiful, historic city to help fund their work. Choose from a gentle 1.3-mile stroll, or a more challenging 4 or 8-mile route and take in many of Oxford’s famous sights.

  • Where: Cherwell School, Oxford
  • County: Oxfordshire
  • Distance: 1.5, 4.5 or 8 miles
  • Fee: £10 for adults. Under 16s £5. Minimum sponsorship requested.
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/walk-parkinsons-oxford

~ 15 September 2017 ~

Three Peaks Challenge 2017

You'll start your epic challenge in Ben Nevis, Scotland on Saturday morning, then head south to climb Scafell Pike in the Lake District on Saturday night and finish with an early morning ascent of Snowdon in Wales on Sunday. Your aim is to complete all three peaks in just 24 hours.

  • Where: Ben Nevis, Grampian
  • County: Grampian
  • Fee: £99 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: CLIC Sargeant

More Info: http://www.clicsargent.org.uk/event/three-peaks-challenge-2017

~ 15 September 2017 ~

Purbeck Nordic Walking Festival

This festival will combine workshops, social events, guided Nordic walks and the UK’s first Nordic walking Marathon (in fact its almost 27 miles due to the rugged terrain!) there will also be a 16 mile stunning challenge route and a host of walks at all levels. Entries are Now Open and all finishers will get a unique medal.

  • Where: Purbeck
  • County: Dorset
  • Distance: Various
  • Fee: £60

More Info: https://www.nordicwalking.events/purbeck-festival-2017/

~ 17 September 2017 ~

Edinburgh Kiltwalk

Kiltwalks are a series of walking events around Scotland which act as a fantastic platform to rasie funds for CLIC Sargeant.

  • Where: Edinburgh
  • County:  
  • Distance: 6, 13 or 26 miles
  • Fee: Various
  • Charity: CLIC Sargeant

More Info: http://www.clicsargent.org.uk/event/kiltwalk-2017

~ 17 September 2017 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Leeds-Liverpool Canal

The walk follows the Leeds and Liverpool Canal towpath and crosses from Yorkshire to Lancashire and back again. It starts at the Gargrave Village Hall near Skipton and finishes at the Foulridge Canal Wharf. You can choose between 3, 8 mile or 11 mile routes. This will be a great walking event for all the family and suits most levels of fitness and ability.Take part in a Walk for Parkinson’s in 2017 and help raise vital funds for people affected by Parkinson’s. Every step will take us closer to a cure.

  • Where: Gargrave Village Hall, Skipton
  • County: North Yorkshire
  • Distance: 3, 8 or 11 miles
  • Fee: £10 for adults. Under 16s £5. Minimum sponsorship requested.
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/walk-parkinsons-leeds-liverpool-canal

~ 17 September 2017 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Leeds Castle

Join Parkinson's UK for a fantastic walk within and around the grounds of Leeds Castle. With 500 acres of beautiful parkland and formal gardens, Leeds Castle rises majestically from the moat as it has done for over 900 years. The walk takes in many of the stunning aspects of the grounds.

More Info: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/walk-parkinsons-leeds-castle

~ 23 September 2017 ~

Snowdon Trek 2017

Join the CLIC Sargeant team as they trek to the top of Wales to conquer Mount Snowdon at an elevation of 3,560ft and be privy to amazing views down to Glaslyn far below.

More Info: http://www.clicsargent.org.uk/event/snowdon-trek-2017

~ 23 September 2017 ~

London Marathon Walk

Pull on your daisy roots, and join in for this our cockney-themed London Marathon ball of chalk!

  • Where: London
  • County: London
  • Distance: 26.2 miles
  • Fee: £25 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: Choose your own charity

More Info: https://www.discoveradventure.com/challenges/london-marathon-walk

~ 23 September 2017 ~

Shine Night Walk - London

Shine is Cancer Research UK’s marathon night walk, bringing people from across the UK together to light up London and fund life-saving research.

  • Where: London
  • Distance: 13.1 or 26.2 miles
  • Fee: £39.99 plus sponsorship
  • Charity: Cancer Research UK

More Info: http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/support-us/find-an-event/charity-walks/shine-night-walk

~ 24 September 2017 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Antrim Castle

Join Parkinson's UK for a 1.3 mile or 3 mile walk around the historical gem that is Antrim Castle. Walk into the past and stroll around this magnificent setting and when you have finished your walk why not pop into the lovely Garden Coffee Shop or visit the exhibition at the Oriel Gallery.

  • Where: Antrim Castle
  • County: Co Antrim
  • Distance: 1.3 or 3 miles
  • Fee: £10 for adults. Under 16s £5. Minimum sponsorship requested.
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/walk-parkinsons-antrim-castle

October 2017

~ 01 October 2017 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Burghley House

With 1, 3 and 10 mile routes to choose from, our Burghley House walk offers something for everyone. Come walk within the grounds of this stunning Elizabethan property and the surrounding picturesque area of Stamford, Lincolnshire.

More Info: https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/content/walk-parkinsons-burghley-house-lincolnshire

~ 06 October 2017 ~

Through the Blackpool Lights

Your dog has the power to give someone a new life. Now in it's sixth year, the hugely popular Blackpool Lights sponsored dog walk is back this October and is not to be missed! 

More Info: http://www.guidedogs.org.uk/dogs-unite/find-events/through-the-blackpool-lights

~ 08 October 2017 ~

Glasgow Bridges Walk

This event is suitable for all members of the family (including canine companions!) whether young or old. The route is accessible for prams and wheelchairs too.

  • Where: Glasgow
  • County: Strathclyde
  • Distance: 7 miles
  • Fee: £10 plus sponsorship
  • Charity: Kidney Research UK

More Info: https://www.kidneyresearchuk.org/get-involved/events/glasgow-bridges-walk-2017

~ 08 October 2017 ~

Wild Moors and Tors UK Trek 2017

Your walk will start your 15 mile trek with a steep 1746ft ascent to Hamel Down ridge, with views overlooking the Dartmoor National Park. Fom here, you’ll begin your 12 tors challenge as you trek over a land steeped in myth and legend, exploring one of the last true wildernesses in England. After completing the challenge, you'll pick up your medal, have the chance to refuel with a cream tea, and start celebrating your success with the Marie Curie team. A team of experienced mountain guides will be there to show you the way, however a good level of fitness with prior training is recommended for those wishing to take part in this challenge, as well as a familiarity with basic map reading. Minimum age is 14 and under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Where: Sexton's Cottage, Widecombe in the Moor
  • County: Devon
  • Distance: 15 miles
  • Fee: £30 plus minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: Marie Curie

More Info: https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/get-involved/charity-events/hiking/tors-challenge2017

~ 14 October 2017 ~

Learn to Nordic Walk

What is Nordic Walking? It is a gentle type of exercise, walking with poles and is suitable for all levels of fitness, espcially  those who are looking to get into gentle exercise for the first time. Training takes place by the flat, Rothbury riverside, no hills to climb. It has been specifically designed to provide you with an introduction to Nordic Walking and the many health benefits associated with it.

  • Where: Rothbury
  • County: Northumberland
  • Distance: 2 miles
  • Fee: £10

More Info: http://shepherdswalks.co.uk/courses/
training_courses/nordic_walking_training/learn_to_nordic_walk_-_october_2017

~ 21 October 2017 ~

Autumn Family Walk

Walk with your family or friends this autumn season around spectacular surroundings in the Peak District. The 10 mile (approx.) route you will mean you get to experience the beautiful views of fall around this stunning area of outstanding beauty. Get back to nature, experience the outdoors whilst fundraising for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

  • Where: Peak District
  • County: Derbyshire
  • Distance: 10 miles
  • Fee: £25 plus sponsorship
  • Charity: Cystic Fibrosis Trust

More Info: https://www.cysticfibrosis.org.uk/get-involved/fundraising/events/autumn-family-walk

~ 22 October 2017 ~

Kidlandlee, Clennell Street

After meeting at Alwinton you will be guided to Clennell Street to Kidlandlee. Then continuing to head North you will be guided across Peat Law to Flesh Shank before starting your return journey back down ‘The Street’.

  • Where: Alwinton
  • County: Northumberland
  • Distance: 8.5 miles
  • Fee: £12.50

More Info: http://shepherdswalks.co.uk/courses/guided_walks/day_walks_-_northumberland/kidlandlee,_clennell_street

We've tried to make our list of organised walks as comprehensive as possible. Please let us know if you have information about a walk that'snot included. Email Helpteam@weightlossresources.co.uk

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Useful Links for Walkers:

Check out these links for regular walks and more information:

Central London Outdoor Group

Saturday Walkers Club (London and Southeast)

Walkwise

British Walking Festivals

Long Distance Walkers Association

The Ramblers

Ramble On

Shepherds Walks

National Parks - Family Walks

National Trust - Top 10 Family Walks

Tinies - Family Friendly Walks

The New Forest - Family Walks

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