Bristol Walk Fest is a walking festival that runs from 1st – 31st May to coincide with Living Streets’ National Walking Month. It began over a decade ago to inspire and encourage people of all ages to explore Bristol by foot. The festival includes walks across Bristol that you can enjoy either individually or with others, with inclusive walks and events for people of all ages, interests and abilities. The walks are either free or low-cost, providing everyone with an opportunity to get involved.
This year’s festival is set to be the biggest one yet with over 80 walk providers involved in running 150 events and activities during May. The festival is run by Age UK Bristol as a part of their Active Ageing programme but is open to all ages.
Karen Lloyd our Festival Director said, “It’s fantastic to be celebrating the launch of Bristol’s annual walking festival, every year a huge amount of work goes into planning the festival and I’d like to say a big thank you to all of our wonderful walk providers who have helped create such a varied programme. I look forward to welcoming thousands of walkers from across the city!”
There are walks taking place in North Bristol! These include: Walking Football on Tuesday 2nd May; A Dawn Walk from Clifton Down on Saturday 6th May; Wildflowers, Pollinators and Folklore on Tuesday 16th May; Historical and Medical Curiosities of Clifton on Thursday 18th May, and many more.
Click HERE for full details and events or pick up a printed programme from your local library, leisure centre or community centre.