Walking Events 2019

Walking Events 2019

With over 230 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 | November | December

June

~ Saturday, June 22, 2019 ~

10in10 or 5in5 Challenge

Climb ten, or five, of the most challenging peaks that the Lake District has to offer. An amazing challenge set in a stunning location. Since 2011, MS Society supporters Yvonne and Duncan Booth have organised this fantastic ten peaks in ten hours (10in10) event situated in the lovely Newlands Valley, outside Keswick. For those who prefer a lighter challenge, there is the optional five peaks in five hours route (5in5).

  • Where: Newlands, Cumbria
  • Distance: 10 or 5 peaks in the lake district
  • Fee: £38 plus £200 minimum sponsorship
  • Charity: MS Society

More Info: 10in10 or 5in5 Challenge

~ Saturday, June 22, 2019 ~

Coquet Valley Challenge Walk

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

  • Where: Rothbury
  • Distance: 13.5 miles
  • Fee: £26.00, snacks & drinks available en route
  • Charity: None

More Info: Coquet Valley Challenge Walk

~ Saturday, June 22, 2019 ~

Midnight Walk Aylesbury College

Join us for a circular walk.

  • Where: Aylesbury College
  • Distance: 5 or 10 miles
  • Fee: £20 plus sponsorship. Group fees available
  • Charity: Florence Nightingale Hospice

More Info: Midnight Walk Aylesbury College

~ Saturday, June 22, 2019 ~

RidgeWalk

Walk a historical national trail through Wiltshire & Oxfordshire, through beathtaking scenery

  • Where: Wiltshire & Oxfordshire
  • Distance: 52 miles
  • Fee: £49 + sponsorship
  • Charity: Sense

More Info: RidgeWalk

~ Saturday, June 22, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Ludlow

‘Probably the loveliest town in England….’ John Betjeman 1943. Three routes, with breath-taking scenery and the backdrop of the fantastic medieval Ludlow Castle alongside the River Teme.

  • Where: Ludlow, Shropshire
  • Distance: 1, 3 or 4.5 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Ludlow

~ Sunday, June 23, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Seven Sisters

Choose from the challenging 8 mile circular walk that takes you through Friston Forest, the village of East Dean and along the dramatic Seven Sisters cliffs in East Sussex. Or our NEW ‘14 Sisters Challenge’ which is the 7 mile route that starts at Exeat towards Birling Gap and then back again! There’s also the option to do a 3 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, East Sussex
  • Distance: 3, 7 or 8 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Seven Sisters

~ Sunday, June 23, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - South West Coastal Path

Get the best of both worlds with the wonderful walk in East Devon. Three routes designed to suit everyone, with breath-taking scenery and seaside surroundings.

  • Where: Lime Kiln Car Park, Salterton
  • Distance: 1.2, 4 or 6.75 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - South West Coastal Path

~ Sunday, June 23, 2019 ~

Walk It Edinburgh

Take in the sights of beautiful Edinburgh finishing at the foot of the castle

  • Where: Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh
  • Distance: 5k 0r 10k
  • Fee: Registration £7-child £14-adult includes free T-shirt
  • Charity: Crohn's & Colitis

More Info: Walk It Edinburgh

~ Saturday, June 29, 2019 ~

CLOGS - Dodo Walk (Part 6)

Details to be confirmed - Staplehurst to Paddock Wood

  • Where: TBC
  • Distance: 10 miles
  • Fee: Membership to CLOGS required but you can join 3 walks for free.
  • Charity: None

More Info: CLOGS - Dodo Walk (Part 6)

~ Saturday, June 29, 2019 ~

Cotswold Way Challenge

The Cotswold Way provides a stunning setting for this testing challenge - with some fantastic views en route and tough hills in between! It's a Saturday morning start from historic Bath's Royal Crescent, and 2000 adventurers will set out on 100km of footpaths and trails - most walking but many jogging and running. Whether you're a keen walker and new to endurance events, or a seasoned hiker up for a new adventure - with half and quarter distance options also - there's a Challenge here for everyone. You'll get full support & hospitality all the way to your finish line - where an amazing sense of achievement & celebration awaits.

  • Where: Bath, Somerset
  • Distance: 25, 50 or 100k
  • Fee: Various
  • Charity: Your choice

More Info: Cotswold Way Challenge

~ Saturday, June 29, 2019 ~

Great Strides™ Brecon Beacons 

Ascend Pen-y-Fan, walk through forest and canal path

  • Where: Theatr Brycheiniog
  • Distance: 40 or 65km
  • Fee: £75 team  (4 to 6 persons) + sponsorship £1,000 team
  • Charity: Cystic Fibrosis

More Info: Great Strides™ Brecon Beacons 

~ Saturday, June 29, 2019 ~

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: Cardiff Bay, Wales
  • Distance: 2.5 or 6.2 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Cardiff Bay

~ Saturday, June 29, 2019 ~

Walk It Newcastle

Join in as we explore the dynamic city of Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Where: Leazes Park, Newcastle NE2 4BJ
  • Distance: 5k or 10k
  • Fee: Registration £7-child £14-adult includes free T-shirt
  • CharityCrohn's & Colitis

More Info: Walk It Newcastle

~ Sunday, June 30, 2019 ~

London Bridges Walk

Last year 2,000 people came together to walk towards a cure for kidney disease by raising over £100,000 for lifesaving research. Join in for 2019 to get them closer to a cure. Seven miles might not seem like much of a challenge but put yourself in the shoes of a kidney patient; a person on dialysis aged 25 years has the same cardiac prognosis as the average 75 year old. And that’s they we need you.

  • Where: Victoria Embankment Gardens, London
  • Distance: 7 miles
  • Fee: £15 for adults, £5 for children with £100 sponsorship target
  • Charity: Kidney Research UK

More Info: London Bridges Walk

~ Sunday, June 30, 2019 ~

Take Steps in Dorking

Join us at Denbies Wine Estate to enjoy some stunning views

  • Where: Denbies Wine Estate
  • Distance: 10km
  • Fee: £10 adults, children free
  • Charity: British Lung Foundation

More Info: Take Steps in Dorking

July

~ Saturday, July 6, 2019 ~

Great Strides™ Yorkshire Dales

Walk 7km along the Pennine Way heading east thro Thwaite, Muker & Reeth & impressive grounds of Castle Bolton

  • Where: Hawes
  • Distance: 65km
  • Fee: £75 team  (4 to 6 persons) + sponsorship £1,000 team
  • CharityCystic Fibrosis

More Info: Great Strides™ Yorkshire Dales

~ Saturday, July 6, 2019 ~

Northumberland Coast Mighty Hike

Men & Women Alike -Hike along the breathtaking Northumberland Coast from Alnwick Castle to Bamburgh Castle.

  • Where: Northumberland
  • Distance: 26 miles
  • Fee: £25 + £250 sponsorship
  • Charity: Macmillan Cancer Support

More Info: Northumberland Coast Mighty Hike

~ Saturday, July 6, 2019 ~

Trekfest - The Beacons

The Brecon Beacons National Park is full of stunning scenery, rolling countryside and impressive mountains. This incredible mountain range runs through the centre of South Wales and is a training ground of the SAS – it will test you to your limits with challenging climbs and steep descents. Both the 25km and 50km routes venture to the summit of Pen Y Fan – the highest peak in southern Britain. From here you’ll witness just how beautiful and diverse this National Park really is!

  • Where: Brecon Beacons
  • Distance: 25 or 50k
  • Fee: £55-£330
  • Charity: Your choice from a list of partners

More Info: Trekfest - The Beacons

~ Saturday, July 6, 2019 ~

Walk It Birmingham

Walk around some of Birmingham's well-known landmarks, as well as some hidden gems

  • Where: City Centre Gardens, Birmingham
  • Distance: 5k or 10k
  • Fee: Registration £7-child £14-adult includes free T-shirt
  • CharityCrohn's & Colitis

More Info: Walk It Birmingham

~ Sunday, July 7, 2019 ~

Stars Appeal Walk for Wards

Join us to walk the beautiful grounds of Wilton House

  • Where: Wilton House
  • Distance: 3k or 10k
  • Fee: Free lunch and entry with sponsorship
  • Charity: Salisbury District Hospital

More Info: Stars Appeal Walk for Wards

~ Sunday, July 7, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Dunham Massey Village

Join in for either 2.5 miles or 8 mile walks along the Trans Pennine Trail and the Bridgewater Canal. Enjoy views across to Dunham Massey Hall and the surrounding deer park, before rejoining the Trans Pennine Trail to finish the walk back at the Rope & Anchor pub.

  • Where: Dunham Massey, Greater Manchester
  • Distance: 2.5 or 8 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Dunham Massey Village

~ Sunday, July 7, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Hyde Hall

Explore the estate at RHS Garden Hyde Hall. Choose from a 2 mile or 5 mile walk, both consisting of mainly grass paths. Following your walk, experience the horticultural gem that is RHS Garden Hyde Hall, with fantastic panoramic views and beautiful gardens free of charge.

  • Where: RHS Garden, Hyde Hall
  • Distance: 2 or 5 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Hyde Hall

~ Friday, July 12, 2019 ~

Yorkshire 3 Peaks Weekend with Discover Adventure

Scale three awe-inspiring peaks in two days among the stunning scenery of the Yorkshire Dales. Shaped by glaciers thousands of years ago, the area is dotted with various geological landmarks, from striking clusters of limestone to unusual rock formations.

  • Where: Settle, North Yorkshire
  • Distance: 24 miles
  • Fee: £75 plus £500 sponsorship
  • Charity: Your choice

More Info: Yorkshire 3 Peaks Weekend with Discover Adventure

~ Saturday, July 13, 2019 ~

Dambusters Walk

A guided walk around area and Nany y Gro Dam

  • Where: Elan Visitor Centre
  • Distance: 4 miles
  • Fee: Call for details
  • Charity: None

More Info: Dambusters Walk

~ Saturday, July 13, 2019 ~

Peak District Challenge

This new event is set to welcome up to 3,000 adventurers into the fabulous Peak District National Park. There will be a major 'Base Camp' hub set-up in idyllic Bakewell, which will include a full range of camping options, car parking, and extensive hospitality & welfare services across the weekend - and a full 100km Challenge which takes a tough & varied figure of 8 route through Derbyshire's finest scenery and Peaks - with full support all the way.

  • Where: Bakewell, Derbyshire
  • Distance: 25, 50 or 100k
  • Fee: Various
  • Charity: Your choice

More Info: Peak District Challenge

~ Saturday, July 13, 2019 ~

Walk It Plymouth

Enjoy breathtaking sea views and your favourite spots in the beautiful city

  • Where: The Hoe, Plymouth
  • Distance: 5k or 10k
  • Fee: Registration £7-child £14-adult includes free T-shirt
  • CharityCrohn's & Colitis

More Info: Walk It Plymouth

~ Sunday, July 14, 2019 ~

Newcastle Bridges Walk

Last year 2,000 people came together to walk towards a cure for kidney disease by raising over £100,000 for lifesaving research. Join in for 2019 to get them closer to a cure. Seven miles might not seem like much of a challenge but put yourself in the shoes of a kidney patient; a person on dialysis aged 25 years has the same cardiac prognosis as the average 75 year old. And that’s they we need you.

  • Where: Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • Distance: 7 miles
  • Fee: £15 for adults, £5 for children with £100 sponsorship target
  • Charity: Kidney Research UK

More Info: Newcastle Bridges Walk

~ Sunday, July 14, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Cowdray 2019

The walk across the Estate passes through woodland and fields with spectacular views. You'll also travel through the scenic Cowdray Golf course, magnificent Cowdray Heritage and the Cowdray Park Polo Club grounds.

  • Where: Midhurst, West Sussex
  • Distance: 4.5 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Cowdray 2019

~ Sunday, July 14, 2019 ~

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 this walk is the perfect opportunity to explore its hidden inlets, historic landmarks and enjoy its rich wildlife and magical views.

  • Where: Lake Vyrnwy, Powys
  • Distance: 2 or 12 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Lake Vyrnwy

~ Sunday, July 14, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Ripley

Walk in the stunning surroundings of Ripley Village of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. After the walk, explore 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, North Yorkshire
  • Distance: 1.5, 3 or 10 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Ripley

~ Sunday, July 14, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Surrey Hills

Surrey Hills is a 422 km² Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Surrey, England. The AONB was designated in 1958 and covers one quarter of the county of Surrey. Surrey Hills AONB adjoins the Kent Downs AONB to the east and the South Downs National Park in the south west.

  • Where: Denbies Vineyard, Dorking
  • Distance: 3 or 6 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Surrey Hills

~ Sunday, July 14, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Wilton House 2019

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, Wiltshire
  • Distance: 2, 3 or 6 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Wilton House 2019

~ Friday, July 19, 2019 ~

Weekends Away 2019, 19 to 21 July

Heart of England

  • Where: Heart of England
  • Distance: Various
  • Fee: None
  • Charity: None

More Info: Weekends Away 2019, 19 to 21 July

~ Saturday, July 20, 2019 ~

Glasgow to Edinburgh Trek

Sign up and take on the ultimate endurance event, trekking 100km continuously through the day and night, equating to 145,000 steps in the fight against heart disease, from Glasgow to Edinburgh. You'll pass numerous landmarks and sites along the route, including Kelvingrove Museum and Park, locks on the Forth and Clyde canal, the Falkirk Wheel, Linlithgow Palace before arriving in Scotland's capital.

  • Where: Glasgow
  • Distance: 100k
  • Fee: £55
  • Charity: British Heart Foundation

More Info: Glasgow to Edinburgh Trek

~ Saturday, July 20, 2019 ~

Glasgow to Falkirk Wheel Trek

Pass through Kelvingrove Park, locks on the Forth & Clyde and finish at the Falkirk Wheel

  • Where: Glasgow Science Centre
  • Distance: 42km
  • Fee: £35 + sponsoraship £250
  • Charity: British Heart Foundation

More Info: Glasgow to Falkirk Wheel Trek

~ Saturday, July 20, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Greenwich Park

Take a walk in historic Greenwich Park, one of the eight Royal Parks and home to the world famous Meridian Line and Royal Observatory. Choose from 2 different routes: 1 or 5 miles.

  • Where: Greenwich Park, London
  • Distance: 1 or 5 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Greenwich Park

~ Saturday, July 20, 2019 ~

Weldmar's Midnight Walk

Dorset's biggest ladies night

  • Where: Weymouth College
  • Distance: 5, 6.5 or 10 miles
  • Fee: Sponsorship
  • Charity: Weldmar Hospicecare

More Info: Weldmar's Midnight Walk

~ Saturday, July 20, 2019 ~

Wheatfields Yorkshire One Peak Challenge 2019

Conquer Pen-Y-Ghent in the Yorkshire One Peak Challenge and support Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice's palliative, neurological and bereavement support.

  • Where: Settle, North Yorkshire
  • Distance: 6 miles
  • Fee: £20 plus £100 sponsorship
  • Charity: Sue Ryder, Wheatfields Hospice

More Info: Wheatfields Yorkshire One Peak Challenge 2019

~ Saturday, July 20, 2019 ~

Wheatfields Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge 2019

The peaks of Pen-Y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough await you on this incredible challenge as you trek through some stunning countryside.

  • Where: Settle, North Yorkshire
  • Distance: 25 miles
  • Fee: £35 plus £150 sponsorship
  • Charity: Sue Ryder, Wheatfields Hospice

More Info: Wheatfields Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge 2019

~ Saturday, July 27, 2019 ~

Awareness Days Walk the Night 2019

 Walk, jog, or run along three of the South's most iconic trails the Ridgeway, Icknield Way and Chiltern Way

  • Where: Henley-on-Thames
  • Distance: 25, 50 or 100km
  • Fee: Various
  • Charity: Cancer Research UK

More Info: Awareness Days Walk the Night 2019

~ Saturday, July 27, 2019 ~

Chiltern Challenge

This fantastic 100km circular route will showcase the best of the Chilterns and surrounding countryside. You can walk, jog, or run along 3 iconic trails - the Ridgeway, Icknield Way and Chiltern Way - starting and finishing at Base Camp in Henley-on-Thames. Passing through nature reserves & forests, along ancient footpaths, and of course up some of the Chiltern's famed hills - it's a route with variety which will surprise & amaze you. With 50km & 25km distance options also alongside the full 100km - there's a real challenge here for everyone!

  • Where: Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
  • Distance: 25, 50 or 100k
  • Fee: Various
  • Charity: Your choice

More Info: Chiltern Challenge

~ Saturday, July 27, 2019 ~

CLOGS - Dodo Walk (Part 7)

Details to be confirmed - Paddock Wood to Leigh

  • Where: TBC
  • Distance: 10 miles
  • Fee: Membership to CLOGS required but you can join 3 walks for free.
  • Charity: None

More Info: CLOGS - Dodo Walk (Part 7)

~ Saturday, July 27, 2019 ~

Great Strides™ Scafell Pike Challenge Weekend

Walk a marathon or half-marathon to see some of London's famous landmarks

  • Where: TBA
  • Distance: 13.1 or 26 miles
  • Fee: TBA
  • Charity: Various

More Info: Great Strides™ Scafell Pike Challenge Weekend

~ Saturday, July 27, 2019 ~

The Chiltern Challenge

This fantastic 100km circular route will showcase the best of the Chilterns and surrounding countryside. You can walk, jog, or run along 3 iconic trails - the Ridgeway, Icknield Way and Chiltern Way - starting and finishing at our Base Camp in Henley-on-Thames. Passing through nature reserves & forests, along ancient footpaths, and of course up some of the Chiltern's famed hills - it's a route with variety which will surprise & amaze you. With 50km & 25km distance options also alongside the full 100km - there's a real challenge here for everyone!

  • Where: Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
  • Distance: 25, 50 & 100k
  • Fee: Various
  • Charity: Your choice

More Info: The Chiltern Challenge

August

~ Friday, August 2, 2019 ~

Dovedale Dipper

Have a great view from the top of the highest point in England-978m

  • Where: Lake District
  • Distance: Not given
  • Fee: £65 plue sponsorship £475
  • Charity: Cystic Fibrosis

More Info: Dovedale Dipper

~ Sunday, August 4, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Loch Leven

Varied walks from Hartington

  • Where: Buxton
  • Distance: 15, 26 miles
  • Fee: £18.00
  • Charity: Rotary Club of Matlock

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Loch Leven

~ Saturday, August 10, 2019 ~

The Claerwen Horseshoe

An energetic gyuided walk from Claerwen Dam to the ruins of Lluest Cadair, Cae Blaenmethan & Blaencoel

  • Where: Top of Claerwen Dam
  • Distance: 8 miles
  • Fee: Call for details
  • Charity: none

More Info: The Claerwen Horseshoe

~ Thursday, August 15, 2019 ~

Dam Open Day

At Pen y Garreg Dam, visit The Central Tower and walk through woodland

  • Where: Pen y Garreg Dam
  • Distance: Various
  • Fee: Call for details
  • Charity: None

More Info: Dam Open Day

~ Sunday, August 18, 2019 ~

Kiltwalk - Dundee

Nearly 3,000 Kiltwalk Heroes joined in across Dundee, St Andrews, Tayport and Monfieth for an incredible day out in 2018 – This year will be even better! 

  • Where: Dundee
  • Distance: 6, 13 or 26 miles
  • Fee: £31.96 plus sponsorship
  • Charity: Your choice

More Info: Kiltwalk - Dundee

~ Saturday, August 24, 2019 ~

Ben Nevis Night Hike

Taking part in the Ben Nevis Night Hike as an MS Superstar means you'll be helping to stop MS. Challenge yourself to reach new heights. We'll be waiting for you when you’re done. This event is well within the capabilities of a person with average fitness. The pace will be very relaxed and there will be a ratio of no less than one mountain leader to six walkers, depending on weather conditions.

  • Where: Glen Nevis Visitor Centre, Fort William
  • Distance: 8.5 miles
  • Fee: £30 plus £300 sponsorship
  • Charity: MS Society

More Info: Ben Nevis Night Hike

~ Saturday, August 24, 2019 ~

CLOGS - Dodo Walk (Part 8)

Details to be confirmed - Leigh to Edenbridge

  • Where: TBC
  • Distance: 10 miles
  • Fee: Membership to CLOGS required but you can join 3 walks for free.
  • Charity: None

More Info: CLOGS - Dodo Walk (Part 8)

~ Sunday, August 25, 2019 ~

Kielder Challenge Walk

Join us for a walk at beautiful Loch Leven

  • Where: Loch Leven's Larder, Kinross
  • Distance: 2 or 6miles
  • Fee: £12 adults, £5 under 16s
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Kielder Challenge Walk

~ Saturday, August 31, 2019 ~

South Coast Challenge

Take on some of England's finest scenery as a Walk, Jog, or a Run! An Eastbourne start, up Beachy Head, over the magnificent Seven Sisters, and along the famous South Downs Way National Trail with stunning views over the sea to a Brighton mid-point. Devil's Dyke, welcome rest stops, a few ups & downs all lie ahead before historic Arundel comes into view after an 100km amazing journey. You will get full support and hospitality all the way from the team - and with half and quarter distance options also - there's a challenge here for everyone!

  • Where: Eastbourne, East Sussex
  • Distance: 25, 50 or 100k
  • Fee: Various
  • Charity: Your choice

More Info: South Coast Challenge

~ Saturday, August 31, 2019 ~

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! Join us and discover the rugged beauty of the Peaks for yourself!

  • Where: Hope Valley, Peak District
  • Distance: 25 or 50k
  • Fee: £55-£330
  • Charity: Your choice from a list of partners

More Info: Trekfest - The Peaks

September

~ Sunday, September 1, 2019 ~

Dam Open Day

At Pen y Garreg Dam, visit The Central Tower and walk through woodland

  • Where: Pen y Garreg Dam
  • Distance: Various
  • Fee: Call for details
  • Charity: None

More Info: Dam Open Day

~ Sunday, September 1, 2019 ~

Glasgow Bridges Walk

Last year 2,000 people came together to walk towards a cure for kidney disease by raising over £100,000 for lifesaving research. Join in for 2019 to get them closer to a cure. Seven miles might not seem like much of a challenge but put yourself in the shoes of a kidney patient; a person on dialysis aged 25 years has the same cardiac prognosis as the average 75 year old. And that’s they we need you.

  • Where: Saltmarket, Glasgow
  • Distance: 7 miles
  • Fee: £15 for adults, £5 for children with £100 sponsorship target
  • Charity: Kidney Research UK

More Info: Glasgow Bridges Walk

~ Sunday, September 1, 2019 ~

Wye Valley Mighty Hike

A walk over the Bridges in Glasgow

  • Where: Glasgow Green
  • Distance: 7 miles
  • Fee: £15 adults, £5 children + sponsorpship £100+
  • Charity: Kidney Research UK

More Info: Wye Valley Mighty Hike

~ Saturday, September 7, 2019 ~

Thames Bridges Trek

Join 2000 trekkers as you venture across the Capital taking in unrivalled views of the skyline from its best vantage points. Setting out from Putney Bridge - you'll head East towards the City, zig-zagging over the array of historic bridges - each with its own fascinating story - and a mid point stop at the Kennington Oval for some snacks & drinks. 25km later, it's a finish line celebration in Southwark past the majestic Tower Bridge.

  • Where: Putney Bridge, London
  • Distance: 25k
  • Fee: Various
  • Charity: Your choice

More Info: Thames Bridges Trek

~ Saturday, September 7, 2019 ~

Thames Path Challenge

Take on the Thames Path Challenge following England's greatest river - most will be walking, many will jog, some will be running, and all will have a special reason to push themselves. The full 100km route heads upstream from Putney Bridge past Hampton Court to Runnymede of Magna Carta fame at 50km, then on past wonderful scenery all the way to Henley.

  • Where: Putney Bridge, London
  • Distance: 25, 50 or 100k
  • Fee: Various
  • Charity: Your choice

More Info: Thames Path Challenge

~ Sunday, September 8, 2019 ~

Kilimanjaro Trek

Take in many of the stunning aspects of Leeds Castle

  • Where: Leeds Castle
  • Distance: 3 or 8 miles
  • Fee: £15 adults, £7.50 under 16s + sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Kilimanjaro Trek

~ Sunday, September 8, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Brodie Castle

Outside, there are beautifully landscaped gardens with a large pond, a woodland walk, and a nature trail with hides for watching wildlife, including red squirrels and woodpeckers.

  • Where: Brodie Castle, Moray
  • Distance: 1 or 6 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Brodie Castle

~ Sunday, September 8, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Gribbin Head 2019

Gribbin Head is a promontory on the south coast of Cornwall, England, UK, owned and managed by the National Trust. It separates St Austell Bay from the estuary of the River Fowey and is marked by a large tower used to aid navigation of ships approaching the local harbours.

  • Where: Gribben Head, Cornwall
  • Distance: 2 or 5.9 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Gribbin Head 2019

~ Sunday, September 8, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - 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.

  • Where: Leeds Castle, Kent
  • Distance: 3 or 8 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Leeds Castle

~ Sunday, September 8, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Packwood

Returning for 2019, 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, Warwickshire
  • Distance: 6 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Packwood

~ Friday, September 13, 2019 ~

Weekends Away 2019, 13 to 9 September

Brecon Beacons

  • Where: Brecon Beacons
  • Distance: Various
  • Fee: None
  • Charity: None

More Info: Weekends Away 2019, 13 to 9 September

~ Sunday, September 15, 2019 ~

Kiltwalk - Edinburgh

Kiltwalk Edinburgh 2018 was the first time a brand new route was featured  – It was also the biggest EVER Kiltwalk in the Capital!

  • Where: Edinburgh
  • Distance: 6, 13 or 26 miles
  • Fee: £31.96 plus sponsorship
  • Charity: Your choice

More Info: Kiltwalk - Edinburgh

~ Sunday, September 15, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Conwy to West Shore

Enjoy breathtaking and far-reaching views over to Conwy Castle, Conwy Marina and the Great Orme. Walk at your own pace alone, with friends or make it a perfect family day out with the option to walk 2, 7 or 9 miles.

  • Where: Conwy, Wales
  • Distance: 2, 7 or 9 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Conwy to West Shore

~ Wednesday, September 18, 2019 ~

Trailwalker

An experience of a lifetime. Expe rience the stunning scenery of Africa from the world’s best vantage point

  • Where: Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
  • Distance: Ascent 5,895 metres
  • Fee: £625. + various sponsorship fees
  • Charity: Cancer Research UK

More Info: Trailwalker

~ Friday, September 20, 2019 ~

Coast to Coast Walk

Trek as part of a team across the glorious South Downs

  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Country Park
  • Distance: 100km
  • Fee: £60 perperson + sponsorship £1,400, food provided
  • Charity: Oxfam

More Info: Coast to Coast Walk

~ Saturday, September 21, 2019 ~

CLOGS - Dodo Walk (Part 9)

Details to be confirmed - Edenbridge to South Godstone

  • Where: TBC
  • Distance: 10 miles
  • Fee: Membership to CLOGS required but you can join 3 walks for free.
  • Charity: None

More Info: CLOGS - Dodo Walk (Part 9)

~ Saturday, September 21, 2019 ~

Shine - London

Join together at a Shine Night Walk as you light up the streets of your chosen city. Take on the challenge and walk in the fight to beat cancer at a distance that’s right for you. Select the cancer type you want to support. Then raise as much as you can to beat cancer sooner.

  • Where: Southwark Park, London
  • Distance: Half or full marathon
  • Fee: £39.99 plus sponsorship
  • Charity: Cancer Research UK

More Info: Shine - London

~ Saturday, September 21, 2019 ~

Woof Walkies Highgate 2019

Trek from Pen y Pass 3,560 feet for some amazing views down to Glaslyn

  • Where: Snowdonia National Park
  • Distance: Not given
  • Fee: Various + sponsorship
  • Charity: Epilepsy Organisatio0n

More Info: Woof Walkies Highgate 2019

~ Sunday, September 22, 2019 ~

MS Walk

Join in for the MS Walk and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.

  • Where: Battersea Park, London
  • Distance: Various, depending on ability
  • Fee: TBA
  • Charity: MS Society

More Info: MS Walk

~ Sunday, September 22, 2019 ~

The Cotswolds Challenge

Join us for a walk from Eccleston, a charming Easton Estate Village into the centre of Chester

  • Where: Eccleston CE Aided Primary School
  • Distance: £12 adults, £5 under 16s
  • Fee: min £50.00
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: The Cotswolds Challenge

~ Sunday, September 22, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - New Forest

In the heart of the New Forest, Wilverley Inclosure and Plain capture the natural beauty and the wonderful peace and quiet of the New Forest. Stroll through the stunning woodland in Wilverley Inclosure and then enjoy some of the New Forests diverse wildlife which inhabit Wilverley Plain.

  • Where: New Forest, Hampshire
  • Distance: 3 or 5 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - New Forest

~ Sunday, September 22, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Oxford 2019

Experience the Radcliffe Camera in its full glory, marvel in the wonderful architecture of the Bodleian Library and the Sheldonian Theatre, spot hidden Colleges, walk under the famous Bridge of Sighs and stroll across the peaceful Oxford University Parks.

  • Where: Cherwell School, Oxford
  • Distance: 1.5, 4.5 or 8 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Oxford 2019

~ Friday, September 27, 2019 ~

The Stairway to Heaven Challenge Walk

Explore vast scenery in the beautiful Cotswold with views from the top of limestone ridges

  • Where: The Cotswolds
  • Distance: Day 1- 12 miles. Day 2- 11 miles
  • Fee: £50 + £250 sponsorship
  • Charity: Breast Cancer Now

More Info: The Stairway to Heaven Challenge Walk

~ Saturday, September 28, 2019 ~

Family 5in5 Challenge

The Family 5in5 starts and finishes at the Swinside Inn, near Keswick. The route is approx. eight miles long and takes in five peaks – Causey Pike (637m), Scar Crags (672m), Outerside (568m), Stile End (447m) and Barrow (455m).

  • Where: Keswick, Lake District
  • Distance: 5 peaks in the lake district
  • Fee: £10 plus £150 minimum sponsorship per family
  • Charity: MS Society

More Info: Family 5in5 Challenge

~ Saturday, September 28, 2019 ~

Midnight Walk

A challenging hilly course towards Ramsden Reservoir

  • Where: Holmbridge Church Hall
  • Distance: 8.5 miles
  • Fee: £14.00
  • Charity: None

More Info: Midnight Walk

~ Saturday, September 28, 2019 ~

North Downs 50 Challenge

Take on 50km from Farnham to Reigate in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and wonderful Surrey countryside, including the climb up the impressive Box Hill with fantastic views to the south. Walk, Jog, or Run it - with 1,500 others - then soak up the finish line festival style celebrations & evening hospitality with a bar and entertainment  - with a camping option if you're up for it!

  • Where: Farnham, Surey
  • Distance: 25, 50 or 100k
  • Fee: Various
  • Charity: Your choice

More Info: North Downs 50 Challenge

~ Saturday, September 28, 2019 ~

Trek the Canyons

Walk from Farnham to Reigate in this outstanding area of natural beauty

  • Where: Farnham
  • Distance: Not given
  • Fee: Sponsorship
  • Charity: Cancer Research UK

More Info: Trek the Canyons

~ Saturday, September 28, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Wandlebury Country Park

On top of the Magog Hills, just south of Cambridge, Wandlebury is the city’s original country park. With views as far as Ely, this tranquil countryside estate offers more than eight miles of wonderful walks through mature woodland and wildflower meadows grazed by Highland Cattle.

  • Where: Wandlebury Country Park, Cambridge
  • Distance: 1.5 or 4.5 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Wandlebury Country Park

~ Sunday, September 29, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Antrim Castle 2019

Choose 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. When you've finished your walk, why not pop into the lovely Garden Coffee Shop or visit the exhibition at the Oriel Gallery?

  • Where: Antrim Castle, Northern Ireland
  • Distance: 1.3 or 3 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Antrim Castle 2019

~ Sunday, September 29, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Ashton Court

There's a choice of walking routes to suit everyone, so bring your family and friends along for a fun-filled day in one of the country's most beautiful estates.

  • Where: Ashton Court, Bristol
  • Distance: 1.2 or 4 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Ashton Court

~ Sunday, September 29, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Burghley House

With 1, 3 and 10 mile routes to choose from, this 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.

  • Where: Burghley House, Lincolnshire
  • Distance: 1, 3 or 10 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Burghley House

~ Sunday, September 29, 2019 ~

Walk for Parkinson's - Pennington Flash

Pennington Flash Country Park is a 200-hectare country park located between Lowton and Leigh in Greater Manchester, England.

  • Where: Pennington Flash, Lancashire
  • Distance: 1, 3.5 or 7.5 miles
  • Fee: £12 plus £50 suggested sponsorship
  • Charity: Parkinson's UK

More Info: Walk for Parkinson's - Pennington Flash

October

~ Friday, October 4, 2019 ~

Atlantic Coast Challenge

Now in its 15th year the more windswept and, some might say, interesting younger sibling of the Jurassic Coast Challenge. The route starts near Padstow and finishes at Lands End. Complete up to 78.6 miles (3 marathons) over 3 days by walking, running or crawling, putting your mental and physical prowess against some of the wildest coastlines in Britain. Dare to complete 1, 2 or 3 days. Every Atlantic Coast Challenge starter receives an event T-shirt and every finisher receives a classic challenge medal and Cornish Pasty. Monday morning proof to your work colleagues or family that you completed the toughest 3-day Votwo challenge!

  • Where: Padstow, Cornwall
  • Distance: 26, 52 or 78 miles
  • Fee: £60-£390
  • Charity: None

More Info: Atlantic Coast Challenge

~ Friday, October 4, 2019 ~

Great Wall of China Trek 2019

Join Team Incredible and trek the Great Wall of China.

  • Where: Beijing, China
  • Distance:
  • Fee: £299 plus £3,200 sponsorship
  • Charity: Sue Ryder

More Info: Great Wall of China Trek 2019

~ Saturday, October 5, 2019 ~

Marie Curie 13 Tors Challenge

Trek (8 days) in the American South-west, national parks, desert & deep canyons

  • Where: Fly from London
  • Distance: London to Phoenix, rtunr Las Vegas
  • Fee: £499 plus £4,350 fundraising
  • Charity: Various

More Info: Marie Curie 13 Tors Challenge

~ Sunday, October 6, 2019 ~

Nepal Langtang Trek

Navigate Dartmoor's rugged tors

  • Where: Dartmoor National Park
  • Distance: 15 miles, hill walking
  • Fee: £30 + £200 sponsorship
  • Charity: Marie Curie

More Info: Nepal Langtang Trek

~ Saturday, October 12, 2019 ~

Coastal Freedom Trail Trek

Gower Coastal Races are three long distance events following the Wales Coastal Path

  • Where: Various
  • Distance: Various
  • Fee: Various. Facilities provided  
  • Charity: None

More Info: Coastal Freedom Trail Trek

~ Saturday, October 12, 2019 ~

Fungi Fascinastion

A short walk to look at the fascinating fungi

  • Where: Elan Visitor Centre
  • Distance: Various
  • Fee: Call for details
  • Charity:

More Info: Fungi Fascinastion

~ Saturday, October 12, 2019 ~

Manorlands Settle Loop Challenge 2019

A trail event for walkers, runners or mountain bikers, this beautiful 10-mile circular loop goes from the market town of Settle along bridleways and over towards Malham Tarn. All proceeds go to Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice.

  • Where: Settle, North Yorkshire
  • Distance: 10 miles
  • Fee: £12.50 plus sponsorship
  • Charity: Sue Ryder, Manorlands Hospice

More Info: Manorlands Settle Loop Challenge 2019

~ Saturday, October 12, 2019 ~

Run, Walk, Crawl

Trek (9 days) Knuckles Mountain Range in Central Sri Lanka a trekkers paradise.

  • Where: Fly from London
  • Distance: London to Colombo, return from Colombo
  • Fee: Reg £299 plus fundraising £3,750
  • Charity: Various

More Info: Run, Walk, Crawl

~ Saturday, October 12, 2019 ~

Safety On The Hills

Day 1, practical plans, navigation. /Day 2 , walk, practise, strategies. Leading to Bronze Navigation Award.

  • Where: Brecon Beacons
  • Distance:
  • Fee: £115.00
  • Charity: None

More Info: Safety On The Hills

~ Saturday, October 12, 2019 ~

Trek Sri Lanka

Trek (12 days) in the wooded gorges, pastures & rocky ridges of the Lantang Valley

  • Where: Fly from London
  • Distance: London to Kathmandu
  • Fee: Reg.£299. plus fundraising £3,600, also alternative
  • Charity: Various

More Info: Trek Sri Lanka

~ Sunday, October 13, 2019 ~

Trek Vietnam

Trek (6 days) along the Vermillion Coast of the Costa Brava, a WW2 escape route

  • Where: Fly from London
  • Distance: Perpignan to Barcelona
  • Fee: Reg. £249 plus £2500 fundraising, also alternative
  • Charity: Various

More Info: Trek Vietnam

~ Saturday, October 19, 2019 ~

Berber Trails

Trek (12 days) Northeast Vietnam spectacular scenery, lakes, valleys & waterfalls.

  • Where: Fly from London
  • Distance: London to Hanoi, return from Hanoi
  • Fee: Reg £299 plus fundraising £3,600
  • Charity: Various

More Info: Berber Trails

~ Saturday, October 19, 2019 ~

CLOGS - Dodo Walk (Part 10)

Details to be confirmed - South Godstone to Earlswood

  • Where: TBC
  • Distance: 10 miles
  • Fee: Membership to CLOGS required but you can join 3 walks for free.
  • Charity: None

More Info: CLOGS - Dodo Walk (Part 10)

~ Friday, October 25, 2019 ~

Trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 2019

Join Team Incredible and trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

  • Where: Cuzco, Peru
  • Distance:
  • Fee: £449 plus £3,900 sponsorship
  • Charity: Sue Ryder

More Info: Trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 2019

~ Saturday, October 26, 2019 ~

Trek to the Lost City (Columbia)

Trek (5 days) through green pastures and rocky foothills of the Atlas Mountians

  • Where: Fly from London
  • Distance: London to Marrakech, return from Marrakech
  • Fee: Reg. £99 plus fundraising £1,700. also alternative
  • Charity: Various

More Info: Trek to the Lost City (Columbia)

~ Tuesday, October 29, 2019 ~

Dam Open Day

At Pen y Garreg Dam, visit The Central Tower and walk through woodland

  • Where: Pen y Garreg Dam
  • Distance: Various
  • Fee: Call for details
  • Charity: None

More Info: Dam Open Day

~ Thursday, October 31, 2019 ~

Saharan Mini Adventure 2019

Join Team Incredible and trek the Sahara!

  • Where: Sahara
  • Distance:
  • Fee: £99 plus £1,750 sponsorship
  • Charity: Sue Ryder

More Info: Saharan Mini Adventure 2019

November

~ Friday, November 8, 2019 ~

Trek Cuba

Trek (10 days) through Columbia to lost city of Tayuna and end close to the Caribbean

  • Where: Fly from London
  • Distance: London to Bogota, return from Cartagena
  • Fee: Reg £449, plus fundraising £4,200, also alternative
  • Charity: Various

More Info: Trek Cuba

~ Friday, November 15, 2019 ~

Patagonia Adventure

Trek (10 days), through plantations & Escambray Mountians to the coasst of Trinidad 

  • Where: Fly from london
  • Distance: London to Havana
  • Fee: Reg.£399 plus fundraising £4.300, also alternative
  • Charity: Various

More Info: Patagonia Adventure

~ Saturday, November 16, 2019 ~

CLOGS - Dodo Walk (Part 11)

Details to be confirmed - Earlswood to Betchworth

  • Where: TBC
  • Distance: 10 miles
  • Fee: Membership to CLOGS required but you can join 3 walks for free.
  • Charity: None

More Info: CLOGS - Dodo Walk (Part 11)

~ Sunday, November 17, 2019 ~

Annual Winter Walk

Trek (10 days), through ice fields, snow-capped peaks & glacial lakes

  • Where: Fly from London
  • Distance: London to Santiago, return from Santiago
  • Fee: Reg £499 plus £4,900 fundraising, also alternative`
  • Charity: Various

More Info: Annual Winter Walk

~ Saturday, November 30, 2019 ~

CLOGS - Dodo Walk (Part 12)

Details to be confirmed - Betchworth to Dorking

  • Where: TBC
  • Distance: 10 miles
  • Fee: Membership to CLOGS required but you can join 3 walks for free.
  • Charity: None

More Info: CLOGS - Dodo Walk (Part 12)

December

~ Friday, December 27, 2019 ~

Dambusters Walk

A guided walk around area and Nany y Gro Dam

  • Where: Elan Visitor Centre
  • Distance: 4 miles
  • Fee: Call for details
  • Charity: None

More Info: Dambusters Walk

~ Friday, December 27, 2019 ~

Rob Roy Ramble

Walk between Houghton-on-the-Hill and Thurnby Village on public footpaths

  • Where: Houghton Village Hall or Thurnby Village Hall
  • Distance: 5 miles
  • Fee: Sponsorship
  • Charity: Various

More Info: Rob Roy Ramble

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Useful Links for Walkers:

Check out these links for regular walks and more information:

Walks in the Peak District

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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