Derbyshire Dales Walking Festival NEW


Derbyshire Dales Walking Festival 2023

Included are walks of a variety of distances and geographies around the Derbyshire Dales. There is something for everyone. 25 Sep-1st Oct


We're delighted that the Derbyshire Dales Community Walking Festival is back for a second year this autumn with free led-walks for all.

Seventeen fabulous walks have been mapped out in a festival organised by Derbyshire Dales District Council in partnership with local Ramblers, U3A groups and Derbyshire Wildlife Trust.

A variety of distances and geographies mean there is something for everyone, from fully accessible walks and dementia friendly walks to heritage and wellbeing walks.

The Derbyshire Dales Walking Festival takes place from 25 September to 1 October, and starting points include Wirksworth, Ashbourne, Darley Bridge, Dovedale, Foolow, Hathersage, Cromford, Matlock, Chatsworth and Bakewell, with gentle forays just over the Dales border into Ilam.

See full details of walks and start points at

All walks are free and led by experienced volunteer walk leaders and must be booked

To book your place contact Helen Milton, DDDC Health Walks Coordinator

phone or text 07775 931047 or email:

With thanks to:

Derbyshire Dales District Council (DDDC)

Derbyshire Dales Ramblers Group

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

Ashbourne U3A strolling, walking & hiking group

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