Sat 11 - Sun 19 May 2024 Dorchester, Dorset, UK

Dorchester Walking Festival

The Dorchester Walking Festival is an annual event happening in May during National Walking Month.

  • Sat 11 - Sun 19 May 2024
Dorchester, Dorchester

Dorchester Walking Festival



All ages

  • 9 days


Lace up your boots and get ready to explore the stunning landscapes and rich history of Dorchester and the Jurassic Coast.

Over 50 free guided and self-guided walks to choose from:

  • The Trail of Thomas Hardy
  • Iron Age Forts
  • Walking in the Footsteps of the Romans 
  • Family Scavenger Hunts
  • Explore dramatic coastal paths
  • Experience the beauty of some of the country’s finest chalk uplands


You'll get help finding the perfect holiday accommodation; a base to explore this magnificent area before the holiday season begins.   

Event details

  • All fitness levels
  • Dogs allowed
  • Families
  • Free venue entry
  • Newcomers
  • Wheelchair users


  • Accommodation
  • Cafe
  • Camping
  • Coast
  • Park
  • Restaurant
  • Rural
  • Toilets
  • Urban


  • Sustainability policy


  • All ages
  • Entries open
  • Enter on day
  • Enter online