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Bristol Walk Fest

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Bristol Walk Fest


Celebrate Bristol Walk Fest this May, with over 150 amazing walks and events for all ages and all abilities.

The month-long festival is the UK’s largest urban celebration of walking and offers everyone the chance to join a local walk and discover more of Bristol.

Bristol Walk Fest is now in its sixth successful year. And this year, the city’s month-long celebration offers a full programme of walks and events from Bristol’s iconic urban landscapes to the city’s best-loved parks and open spaces of natural beauty.

The 2018 walks and events are themed around: Art and Creativity; Education and Learning; Health and Wellbeing; History and Architecture; Nature and Wildlife and Walking Sport, including cricket, football, netball, rugby and tennis.

Most of the walks are free and some require advanced booking.

For full details, pick up a programme from your local library or from the Bristol Tourist Information Centre or visit:

Highlights include:

- Exploring Bristol Street Art (Wed 2nd May, 10:30-14:20)

- Ups and Downs in the Avon Gorge (Sun 6th May, 9:45-12:45)

- Brandon Hill Tree Trail (Wed 9th May, 10:00-12:00)

- Bristol's Magnificent Medieval Churches (Tue 15th May, 10:00-12:30)

- Nature on the Bristol and Bath Railway Path (Wed 16th May, 10:00-13:00)

- Walk With Giants on Dundry Hill (Sat 19th, 10:30-16:30)

- Bristol Through Maps (Thu 24th & Sat 26th, 10:30-12:30)

- Six Bridges (Fri 25th, 18:00-19:00)

- Arnos Vale Wildlife and Plants Walk (Sat 26th, 11:00-12:30)

- Exploring the Life and Times of John Cabot (Mon 28th, 10:30-13:00)

Bristol Walk Fest have partnered with Clifton Hotels to provide the best accommodation in Bristol. They have a range of accommodation to suit any style and budget, from their luxury 5* Berkeley Suites, to their homely guesthouse.

To enjoy 10% off best available rates at any of the four hotels, quote ‘WALKFEST18‘ when booking online:

Berkeley Suites
Berkeley Square Hotel
Clifton Hotel
Rodney Hotel
Washington Guesthouse

Map & Directions

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Public Transport Directions

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Various locations

Tel: +44 (0) 117 353 3042

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