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York Walking Festival

York Walking Festival

Walking festival


The 2022 York Walking Festival took place from Saturday 17 September to Sunday 25 September.

Group walks

Why not go on an organised group walk during the week and explore York?

There are lots of walks available through the week, with different durations and locations, covering a range of interests, with a friendly walk leader showing the way.

BetterPoints York

Earn triple points for walking and wheeling, plus bonuses for visiting five of York's most popular parks during the festival. Walking and wheeling can also earn you an entry into the national draw for a European city break. Download the free app and join in today.

Mythical Creature Quest and prize draw

Enter a prize draw for a £50 York Gift Card. Solve the special York Walking Festival edition of the York Mumblers Mythical Creature Quest in your own time during the week and email with the answer.

You can also get a paper copy of the quest from the Visitor Information Centre. Instead of emailing your entry, you can hand it in at the Visitor Information Centre, or post your entry to: FREEPOST RTEG-TYYU-KLTZ iTravel, CYC West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA.

Enter the prize draw by 3 October 2022, and the winner will be announced by 24 October. 1 entry per person. See the prize draw privacy notice for how we’ll use your information.

York Walking Quiz

See the Friends of York Hospitals fundraising page for a fun quiz about points of interest around inner York (1.5 miles round trip). Donations are welcomed.

York Quest

Download the York Quest app for the Travel Through Time trail.

Walking resources

See details of resources which you can download or view online, with plenty of ideas for going out on your own walk during the week and beyond.

You'll be able to get paper copies of the downloadable resources at the Visitor Information Centre during the festival, including braille copies of the Club Wilber treasure hunt.


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York Mumbler’s Mythical Creature Quest Video and download

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