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York Walking Festival

York Walking Festival

York Walking Festival 2023


This year’s walking festival took place from Saturday 16 to Sunday 24 September 2023.

Group walks

During the event you could use find a walk to find an event to take part in.

There were lots of interesting group walks, with walk leaders, on themes like history and nature:

  • Bat Walk
  • Foraging Walk
  • York Markets Walking Feast
  • Photography Walk


During the walking festival, you could download the BetterPoints app to be rewarded with triple points for walking. Lots of people have earned York Gift Cards and other vouchers. Walks over a mile counted towards entry into a TravelWise Week Prize Draw for a European city break.

York Walking Quiz

Friends of York Hospitals developed this great walking route and quiz for you to take part in during the festival.

Walking resources

There are lots of great resources available for you in York:

Other festivities

See details of other festivals taking place in September:

Friends of York hospitals logo with the slogan together we make a difference

York Walking Quiz (Friends of York Hospitals)

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