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Walking Festival 2018

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We are back with the fourth Walking Festival this May and our partner groups and organisations have really outdone themselves with over 350 walks submitted!

These routes are dotted around all ten districts of Greater Manchester, are completely free to join and will be guided by experienced walk leaders.

All ages and abilities are catered for and with the ability to filter our online calendar by level of difficulty and district, you’re sure to find a walk to suit you.

So go on, pick a walk and save the date!


Chris Boardman

2018 Walking festival launch

Chris Boardman launches the 2018 Greater Manchester Walking Festival.


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Be prepared

Tips and hints to help you get the most out of the Walking Festival.


Ditch the Car

Ditch the car for short journeys

Chris and his wife didn’t want their children growing up making short journeys in the car and by walking to nursery, they’ve found other benefits too.


Go places

Go to places you never thought possible

For those who are less mobile or living with a disability, getting around under your own steam can be a challenge.


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Change the habits of a lifetime on your lunchbreak

Many of us here in Greater Manchester work at a desk and too often dip into the team cookie jar. Read on to find out how Liz made small changes to start living a healthier lifestyle.


Go Places

Meet Bury’s own walking winners

Eileen, Ann and Brian can often be seen leading walks around the Bury area and their outstanding efforts have recently been rewarded.