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Walks in the UK

From the islands of Scotland to the rolling South Downs, there are some incredible places in the UK to explore on foot. So whether you’re a sponsored walker, rambler, hill walker or festival goer you'll find your next event here. Select your location for walks in your area, choose your terrain below or scroll down for the UK's biggest events.

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Up to half marathon distance (13.1 miles).

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Challenge walks

Longer than half marathon distance (13.1 miles).

Challenge walks
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Charity walks

Join a charity team raising money for a great cause.

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Hikes

Hikes

Head into the hills on an organised event.

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Walking festivals

With a selection of walks, other activities and great company!

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National 3 Peaks

National 3 Peaks

The classic challenge of hiking the highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales.

3 Peaks Challenge
Yorkshire 3 Peaks

Yorkshire 3 Peaks

A 24.5-mile circular walk up Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough.

Yorkshire 3 Peaks
Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis

The highest mountain in the UK set in the heart of Scotland's Western Highlands.

The Ben
Yr Wyddfa

Yr Wyddfa

Conquering Snowdon is a classic Welsh challenge.

Snowdon
Trekking holidays

Trekking holidays

Journey into some of the most spectacular locations on the planet.

Trek

Walking events in 2024

Featured events are listed below - select your region to see all events.

Mighty Hikes 2024
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Mighty Hikes 2024

Choose from 15 breathtaking landscapes with half and full marathon distances.

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Join Team Cats for an epic adventure across the South Coast and help make a better life for cats. Get a discounted entry today!
  • Sat 7 - Sun 8 Sep
  • £22.50 + £360 fundraising
Eastbourne, East Sussex, UK

South Coast Ultra Challenge

Cats Protection

Join Team Cats for an epic adventure across the South Coast and help make a better life for cats. Get a discounted entry today!

  • Ultra run
Take on a challenge and join Macmillan at the Peak District Mighty Hike - where you'll trek through the UK's oldest National Park to support people living with cancer.
  • Sat 20 Jul
  • £20-£25
Bakewell, Derbyshire, UK

Mighty Hikes | Peak District

Take on a challenge and join Macmillan at the Peak District Mighty Hike - where you'll trek through the UK's oldest National Park to support people living with cancer.

  • Hike 2
Embark on a daring trek to reach Wales' highest mountain at sundown and contribute to funding emergency supplies for those affected by disaster. Are you ready to become a champion for humanity?
  • Sat 10 Aug
  • £20
Llanberis, Gwynedd, UK

Trek Snowdon at Sunset

Embark on a daring trek to reach Wales' highest mountain at sundown and contribute to funding emergency supplies for those affected by disaster. Are you ready to become a champion for humanity?

  • 1 day hiking
Get ready, Kiltwalkers! Experience the banter, fun, bagpipes, support and sheer emotion in the City of Discovery with various routes for all abilities.
  • Sun 11 Aug
  • £6.50-£20
St Andrews, Fife, UK

The Kiltwalk Dundee

Get ready, Kiltwalkers! Experience the banter, fun, bagpipes, support and sheer emotion in the City of Discovery with various routes for all abilities.

  • Challenge walk
  • Short walk
Visiting the heartland of the Scottish Borders, runners and walkers will take to the Borders Abbey Way to complete the waymarked route as individuals, teams or a relay of four.
  • Sat 24 - Sun 25 Aug
  • £42-£400
Melrose, Scottish Borders, UK

Run the Borders

Visiting the heartland of the Scottish Borders, runners and walkers will take to the Borders Abbey Way to complete the waymarked route as individuals, teams or a relay of four.

  • 50K ultra run
  • Ultra run
  • Challenge walk
Take on a challenge and join Macmillan at the Rob Roy Mighty Hike, where you'll explore the Rob Roy Way through the wild and beautiful Trossachs National Park to support people living with cancer.
  • Sat 31 Aug
  • £20-£25
Callander, Stirling, UK

Mighty Hikes | Rob Roy

Take on a challenge and join Macmillan at the Rob Roy Mighty Hike, where you'll explore the Rob Roy Way through the wild and beautiful Trossachs National Park to support people living with cancer.

  • Hike 2
Take on a challenge and join Macmillan at the Cornwall Mighty Hike - where you'll trek Southwest England's stunning coastline and rolling countryside to support people living with cancer.
  • Sat 31 Aug
  • £20-£25
Padstow, Cornwall, UK

Mighty Hike | Cornwall

Take on a challenge and join Macmillan at the Cornwall Mighty Hike - where you'll trek Southwest England's stunning coastline and rolling countryside to support people living with cancer.

  • Hike 2
Walk, roll or stroll for life-changing MS research. Based at Bute Park, the routes pass some of Cardiff’s iconic landmarks such as Cardiff Castle, the Principality Stadium and Cardiff Bay.
  • Sat 7 Sep
  • FREE-£15
Cardiff, UK

MS Walk Cardiff

Walk, roll or stroll for life-changing MS research. Based at Bute Park, the routes pass some of Cardiff’s iconic landmarks such as Cardiff Castle, the Principality Stadium and Cardiff Bay.

  • Charity walk 3
Take on a challenge and join Macmillan at the Wye Valley Mighty Hike - where you'll take in famous sights such as the historic Chepstow Castle and Tintern Abbey at the borders of England and Wales.
  • Sat 7 Sep
  • £20-£25
Monmouth, Gwent, UK

Mighty Hikes | Wye Valley

Take on a challenge and join Macmillan at the Wye Valley Mighty Hike - where you'll take in famous sights such as the historic Chepstow Castle and Tintern Abbey at the borders of England and Wales.

  • Hike 2
Take on a challenge and join Macmillan at the Jurassic Coast Mighty Hike - where you'll see famous sights of Dorset including Corfe Castle and Old Harry Rocks to support people living with cancer.
  • Sat 7 - Sun 8 Sep
  • £20-£25
Wareham, Dorset, UK

Mighty Hikes | Jurassic Coast

Take on a challenge and join Macmillan at the Jurassic Coast Mighty Hike - where you'll see famous sights of Dorset including Corfe Castle and Old Harry Rocks to support people living with cancer.

  • Hike 2
The South Downs National Park is a superb backdrop for a real charity challenge featuring Beachy Head, the Seven Sisters and the South Downs Way with a choice of distances from 25km right up to 100km!
  • Sat 7 - Sun 8 Sep
  • £10-£40
  • 16 charities
Eastbourne, East Sussex, UK

South Coast Ultra Challenge

The South Downs National Park is a superb backdrop for a real charity challenge featuring Beachy Head, the Seven Sisters and the South Downs Way with a choice of distances from 25km right up to 100km!

  • 1 day trail running
Hike 10 miles through the rugged Peak District and finish by climbing Mam Tor to help raise funds for sick children.
  • Sat 7 Sep
  • £11.55
Hope Valley, Derbyshire, UK

Peak District Walk

Hike 10 miles through the rugged Peak District and finish by climbing Mam Tor to help raise funds for sick children.

  • 10 miles hiking
England’s greatest river provides a fantastic backdrop for an unforgettable 'festival' charity challenge weekend, with distances from 10km right up to 100km there’s a Thames Challenge for everyone!
  • Fri 13 - Sun 15 Sep
  • £10-£40
  • 17 charities
London, UK

Thames Path Ultra Challenge

England’s greatest river provides a fantastic backdrop for an unforgettable 'festival' charity challenge weekend, with distances from 10km right up to 100km there’s a Thames Challenge for everyone!

  • 1 day trail running
MS Walk London is back for another successful year and takes in some of the capital’s finest views and iconic landmarks along the River Thames. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.
  • Sat 14 Sep
  • FREE-£15
London, UK

MS Walk London

MS Walk London is back for another successful year and takes in some of the capital’s finest views and iconic landmarks along the River Thames. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.

  • Charity walk 4
Take on a challenge and join Macmillan at the Northumberland Coast Mighty Hike - where you'll take in famous sights such as Alnwick Castle and Bamburgh Castle to support people living with cancer.
  • Sat 14 - Sun 15 Sep
  • £20-£25
Alnwick, Northumberland, UK

Mighty Hikes | Northumberland Coast

Take on a challenge and join Macmillan at the Northumberland Coast Mighty Hike - where you'll take in famous sights such as Alnwick Castle and Bamburgh Castle to support people living with cancer.

  • Hike 2
Explore one of the UK’s most beautiful National Parks with its pretty riverside paths, rolling hills, white coastal cliffs and the famous South Downs Way and support charity #TeamPassage.
  • Sat 14 Sep
  • £25
Lewes, East Sussex, UK

South Downs Trekathon | The Passage

Explore one of the UK’s most beautiful National Parks with its pretty riverside paths, rolling hills, white coastal cliffs and the famous South Downs Way and support charity #TeamPassage.

  • 1 day hiking
Get ready, Kiltwalkers! Experience the banter, fun, bagpipes, support and sheer emotion in Scotland's capital this year with various routes for all abilities.
  • Sun 15 Sep
  • £6.50-£20
Edinburgh, UK

The Kiltwalk Edinburgh

Get ready, Kiltwalkers! Experience the banter, fun, bagpipes, support and sheer emotion in Scotland's capital this year with various routes for all abilities.

  • Charity walk 3
“Britain’s Tastiest 10K” Inspired by the Marathon Du Medoc in France's wine region, the event is a ‘Gourmet Wineathlon’ through an area of Yorkshire famous for its local produce and beautiful scenery.
  • Sun 15 Sep
  • £15-£35
Malton, North Yorkshire, UK

The Malton 10K

“Britain’s Tastiest 10K” Inspired by the Marathon Du Medoc in France's wine region, the event is a ‘Gourmet Wineathlon’ through an area of Yorkshire famous for its local produce and beautiful scenery.

  • 10K run
  • Fun run
  • Short walk
MS Walk Glasgow is back for another successful year and takes in some of the city’s iconic landmarks and culture. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.
  • Sat 28 Sep
  • FREE-£15
Glasgow, Glasgow City, UK

MS Walk Glasgow

MS Walk Glasgow is back for another successful year and takes in some of the city’s iconic landmarks and culture. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.

  • Charity walk 4
An end-of-season looped charity challenge in some of the Chilterns' finest countryside, with historic trails, rolling hills, nature reserves and fantastic views with routes from 10km up to 50km.
  • Sat 28 Sep
  • £10-£30
  • 9 charities
Henley-on-Thames, Buckinghamshire, UK

Chiltern 50 Ultra Challenge

An end-of-season looped charity challenge in some of the Chilterns' finest countryside, with historic trails, rolling hills, nature reserves and fantastic views with routes from 10km up to 50km.

  • 1 day trail running
GLOW up and join a 20km night walk through Birmingham with lights and glowsticks to mark World Mental Health Day, taking in the bright lights and iconic buildings for Mental Health UK.
  • Sat 28 Sep
  • £10
Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK

GLOW Night Walk | Birmingham

GLOW up and join a 20km night walk through Birmingham with lights and glowsticks to mark World Mental Health Day, taking in the bright lights and iconic buildings for Mental Health UK.

  • 20 km
Escape the city. Explore the trails. Run or walk a stunning trail route that starts from Bristol and finishes in the centre of Bath alongside the marathon at the Bandstand in Royal Victoria Park.
  • Sat 5 Oct
  • £45
Bristol, Gloucestershire, UK

Trail Escape | Bristol-to-Bath | 25km

Escape the city. Explore the trails. Run or walk a stunning trail route that starts from Bristol and finishes in the centre of Bath alongside the marathon at the Bandstand in Royal Victoria Park.

  • 25 km trail running
GLOW up and join a 20km night walk through Edinburgh with lights and glowsticks to mark World Mental Health Day, taking in the bright lights and iconic buildings for Mental Health UK.
  • Sat 5 Oct
  • £10
Edinburgh, UK

GLOW Night walk | Edinburgh

GLOW up and join a 20km night walk through Edinburgh with lights and glowsticks to mark World Mental Health Day, taking in the bright lights and iconic buildings for Mental Health UK.

  • 20 km
An end-of-season charity challenge in the Garden of England with a looped route around the Kent Downs starting on the North Downs Way with picturesque scenery and full support all the way.
  • Sat 12 Oct
  • £10-£30
  • 5 charities
Maidstone, Kent, UK

Kent Downs 50 Ultra Challenge

An end-of-season charity challenge in the Garden of England with a looped route around the Kent Downs starting on the North Downs Way with picturesque scenery and full support all the way.

  • 1 day trail running
GLOW up and join a 20km night walk through Edinburgh with lights and glowsticks to mark World Mental Health Day, taking in the bright lights and iconic buildings for Mental Health UK.
  • Sat 19 Oct
  • £10
London, UK

GLOW Night Walk | London

GLOW up and join a 20km night walk through Edinburgh with lights and glowsticks to mark World Mental Health Day, taking in the bright lights and iconic buildings for Mental Health UK.

  • 20 km
Be a part of a truly meaningful experience this Poppy Appeal. Walk through Crystal Palace Park to honour our heroes by participating in a 3km journey, creating a touching poppy tribute.
  • Sat 2 Nov
  • FREE-£10
London, UK

Poppy Walk | London

Be a part of a truly meaningful experience this Poppy Appeal. Walk through Crystal Palace Park to honour our heroes by participating in a 3km journey, creating a touching poppy tribute.

  • 3 km
Be a part of a truly meaningful experience this Poppy Appeal. Walk through Southampton Common to honour our heroes by participating in a 3km journey, creating a touching poppy tribute.
  • Sun 3 Nov
  • FREE-£10
Southampton, Hampshire, UK

Poppy Walk | Southampton

Be a part of a truly meaningful experience this Poppy Appeal. Walk through Southampton Common to honour our heroes by participating in a 3km journey, creating a touching poppy tribute.

  • 3 km
Be a part of a truly meaningful experience this Poppy Appeal. Walk through Plymouth to honour our heroes by participating in a 3km journey, creating a touching poppy tribute.
  • Sat 9 Nov
  • FREE-£10
Plymouth, Devon, UK

Poppy Walk | Plymouth

Be a part of a truly meaningful experience this Poppy Appeal. Walk through Plymouth to honour our heroes by participating in a 3km journey, creating a touching poppy tribute.

  • 3 km
Walk 5K on the magical winter solstice, the longest night of the year, to help keep children safe this Christmas. Take part with friends and family or on your own and walk wherever you like!
  • Sun 1 - Tue 31 Dec
  • £5
Anywhere

Walk for Children

Walk 5K on the magical winter solstice, the longest night of the year, to help keep children safe this Christmas. Take part with friends and family or on your own and walk wherever you like!

  • 5 km
Show solidarity with women and girls who walk daily for water. Walk 155km over the month of march or 5km every day and raise funds to make sure no woman or girl is held back by a lack of clean water.
  • Sat 1 - Mon 31 Mar 2025
  • FREE
Anywhere

Walk for Water | WaterAid UK

Show solidarity with women and girls who walk daily for water. Walk 155km over the month of march or 5km every day and raise funds to make sure no woman or girl is held back by a lack of clean water.

  • 31 days
Challenge yourself to walk (or run) 200km in 40 days to help fight global poverty. Walk when and where you choose, alone or with friends, and receive goodies!
  • Wed 5 Mar - Thu 17 Apr 2025
  • FREE
Anywhere

The Big Lent Walk

Challenge yourself to walk (or run) 200km in 40 days to help fight global poverty. Walk when and where you choose, alone or with friends, and receive goodies!

  • 40 days
The spring challenge is on! Get active every day throughout April and raise money to support Bowel Cancer UK's vital work. Walk, cycle, run - it's up to you!
  • Tue 1 - Wed 30 Apr 2025
  • £5
Anywhere

ActiveApril

The spring challenge is on! Get active every day throughout April and raise money to support Bowel Cancer UK's vital work. Walk, cycle, run - it's up to you!

  • 30 days
Walk, jog or run the stunning coastal paths of the Isle of Wight for a great charity cause, from the base camp at Chale, visiting historic Cowes and the iconic Needles en route.
  • Sat 3 - Sun 4 May 2025
  • £10-£40
  • 5 charities
Ventnor, Isle of Wight, UK

Isle of Wight Ultra Challenge

Walk, jog or run the stunning coastal paths of the Isle of Wight for a great charity cause, from the base camp at Chale, visiting historic Cowes and the iconic Needles en route.

  • 1 day trail running
The UK's Number 1 Mountain Festival! Sport, Speakers, Live Music, Activities, Good Times. A full multi-sport and entertainment festival with exciting new changes!
  • Fri 16 - Sun 18 May 2025
  • £30
Keswick, Cumbria, UK

Keswick Mountain Festival

The UK's Number 1 Mountain Festival! Sport, Speakers, Live Music, Activities, Good Times. A full multi-sport and entertainment festival with exciting new changes!

  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • 50K ultra run
  • Fell run
  • + 12 more races
Walk, jog or run along the fabulous UNESCO World Heritage coastline for charity, starting at the picturesque Corfe Castle, with a range of distances to suit all abilities and full support too.
  • Sat 17 - Sun 18 May 2025
  • £10-£40
  • 8 charities
Wareham, Dorset, UK

Jurassic Coast Ultra Challenge

Walk, jog or run along the fabulous UNESCO World Heritage coastline for charity, starting at the picturesque Corfe Castle, with a range of distances to suit all abilities and full support too.

  • 1 day trail running
Walk, jog or run along the capital to coast route for charity, with a range of distance options available and superb support all the way, for all abilities and experience levels.
  • Sat 24 - Sun 25 May 2025
  • £10-£40
  • 8 charities
Brighton, East Sussex, UK

London 2 Brighton Ultra Challenge

Walk, jog or run along the capital to coast route for charity, with a range of distance options available and superb support all the way, for all abilities and experience levels.

  • 1 day trail running
Take on England’s finest countryside for charity, at your own pace, with stunning views en-route. With distances from 10km right up to 100km there’s a Lake District Challenge for everyone!
  • Sat 7 - Sun 8 Jun 2025
  • £10-£50
Kendal, Cumbria, UK

Lake District Ultra Challenge

Take on England’s finest countryside for charity, at your own pace, with stunning views en-route. With distances from 10km right up to 100km there’s a Lake District Challenge for everyone!

  • 1 day trail running
A community-focused event, ATW St Albans Half Marathon aims to raise money for local charities and organisations as well as put on a great day out for all the family, delivered by runners for runners.
  • Sun 8 Jun 2025
  • £10-£38
St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK

ATW St Albans Half Marathon, 5K & Fun Run

A community-focused event, ATW St Albans Half Marathon aims to raise money for local charities and organisations as well as put on a great day out for all the family, delivered by runners for runners.

  • Fun run
  • 5K run
  • Half marathon
  • Short walk
Join the Clarendon Way Walk, a beautiful countryside walk between Winchester and Salisbury. Sign up today and support two local hospices for children and young adults.
  • Sun 8 Jun 2025
  • £10-£15
Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK

Clarendon Way Walk

Join the Clarendon Way Walk, a beautiful countryside walk between Winchester and Salisbury. Sign up today and support two local hospices for children and young adults.

  • Charity walk 3
Run or hike the UK's most iconic ultramarathon and conquer 70 miles in 26 hours over a fully waymarked journey through Hadrian's Wall country. Ideal first ultra.
  • Sat 14 Jun 2025
  • £200-£220
Carlisle, Cumbria, UK

Rat Race | The Wall

Run or hike the UK's most iconic ultramarathon and conquer 70 miles in 26 hours over a fully waymarked journey through Hadrian's Wall country. Ideal first ultra.

  • 70 miles trail running + 3460 ft ascent
Test yourself for charity in the rolling hills of the Cotswolds featuring the Cotswold Way, trails and fabulous views, with routes from 10km right up to 100km there’s something for everyone!
  • Sat 21 - Sun 22 Jun 2025
  • £10-£50
Cirencester, Gloucestershire, UK

Cotswold Way Ultra Challenge

Test yourself for charity in the rolling hills of the Cotswolds featuring the Cotswold Way, trails and fabulous views, with routes from 10km right up to 100km there’s something for everyone!

  • 1 day trail running
From the idyllic basecamp hub in Bakewell, charity challengers will head into the fabulous Peak District National Park on a route from 10 miles right up to the full 100km with full support!
  • Sat 28 - Sun 29 Jun 2025
  • £10-£50
Bakewell, Derbyshire, UK

Peak District Ultra Challenge

From the idyllic basecamp hub in Bakewell, charity challengers will head into the fabulous Peak District National Park on a route from 10 miles right up to the full 100km with full support!

  • 1 day trail running