Winter is a superb time to enjoy Britain on foot and, even though our summer is still lurking about, there are great opportunities to embrace the winter, wrapped up warm and in good company. One way is to join one of hundreds of walks with the Ramblers this holiday season as part of the ever popular Festival of Winter Walks. This year there will be more choice than ever as the festival expands to include over three weeks of events, with walks starting in the build up to Christmas and marching right into the New Year.
Ramblers’ volunteers put on these walks to make the most of the wonderful winter scenery on offer in Britain and there is an open invite for anyone to join in, share their love for walking and discover the benefits of being outdoors as you walk with them into the New Year. From short festive walks to sup on mulled wine in cosy pubs, festive wintry jaunts and more challenging hikes to explore crisp frosted landscapes, there’ll be plenty on offer for you, your family and friends to enjoy.
The festival programme typically includes:
• Walks across England, Scotland and Wales
• Hundreds of walks under five miles
• Festive-themed walks
• Walks for people in their 20s and 30s
Use the Group Walks Finder to search for walks in your area.
The Ramblers is Britain’s walking charity. It works to make it easy for everyone to walk, whether in countryside, cities, hills, coasts and on or off the beaten track. It has a grass roots network of over 17,000 volunteers who work tirelessly for a walking Britain. For over 75 years it has helped build and protect Britain’s 130,000 mile long footpath network, it runs over 38,000 walks a year, and campaigns for better walking routes and more walking opportunities.
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