Short walks

Short walks

Sociable walking events up to half marathon distance (13.1 miles).

73 Short walks in the UK

Walking is a great way to explore new locations and enjoy sociable time outdoors with friends and family. Select your location for walking events in your area or scroll down to see events coming up.

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Walks in 2024

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

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!
  • Sat 24 Feb - Thu 28 Mar
  • 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
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.
  • Fri 1 - Sun 31 Mar
  • FREE
  • Entries close soon
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.

  • Entries close soon
  • 31 days
On 30th March, as the sun sets, walk together and shine a light on blood cancer. Sign up today to walk 2.5km with your family and friends in Cannon Hill Park.
  • Sat 30 Mar
  • £5
Birmingham, West Midlands, UK

Walk of Light Birmingham | 2.5km

On 30th March, as the sun sets, walk together and shine a light on blood cancer. Sign up today to walk 2.5km with your family and friends in Cannon Hill Park.

  • 2.5 km
On 30th March, as the sun sets, walk together and shine a light on blood cancer. Sign up today to walk 5km with your family and friends in Cannon Hill Park.
  • Sat 30 Mar
  • £5
Birmingham, West Midlands, UK

Walk of Light Birmingham | 5km

On 30th March, as the sun sets, walk together and shine a light on blood cancer. Sign up today to walk 5km with your family and friends in Cannon Hill Park.

  • 5 km
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!
  • Mon 1 - Tue 30 Apr
  • £5
Anywhere

ActiveApril | Bowel Cancer UK

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
The Big Walk is back again for another successful year! Dust off your walking boots and complete a 12-mile route along The Ridgeway National Trail to help raise money for children's charity, Pace.
  • Sun 21 Apr
  • £15
Chinnor, Oxfordshire, UK

The Big Walk | 12 Miles

The Big Walk is back again for another successful year! Dust off your walking boots and complete a 12-mile route along The Ridgeway National Trail to help raise money for children's charity, Pace.

  • 12 miles
The Big Walk is back again for another successful year! Dust off your walking boots and complete a 6-mile route along The Ridgeway National Trail to help raise money for children's charity, Pace.
  • Sun 21 Apr
  • £15
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, UK

The Big Walk | 6 Miles

The Big Walk is back again for another successful year! Dust off your walking boots and complete a 6-mile route along The Ridgeway National Trail to help raise money for children's charity, Pace.

  • 6 miles
A family-friendly event as part of Pace's The Big Walk where small steps can make a BIG difference to children with a neurodisability. Dress as your favourite superhero and join the day of fun!
  • Sun 21 Apr
  • £5
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, UK

Superhero Mile

A family-friendly event as part of Pace's The Big Walk where small steps can make a BIG difference to children with a neurodisability. Dress as your favourite superhero and join the day of fun!

  • 1 mile
Join Macmillan Cancer Support for a 2.5km walk to support people living with cancer. A fundraising event where you set the pace, and everyone's invited.
  • Sat 27 Apr
  • FREE-£10
  • Postponed
Birmingham, West Midlands, UK

Birmingham Walk to Support | 2.5K

Join Macmillan Cancer Support for a 2.5km walk to support people living with cancer. A fundraising event where you set the pace, and everyone's invited.

  • 2.5 km
Join Macmillan Cancer Support for a 10km walk to support people living with cancer. A fundraising event where you set the pace, and everyone's invited.
  • Sat 27 Apr
  • FREE-£10
  • Postponed
Birmingham, West Midlands, UK

Birmingham Walk to Support | 10K

Join Macmillan Cancer Support for a 10km walk to support people living with cancer. A fundraising event where you set the pace, and everyone's invited.

  • 10 km
Get ready, Kiltwalkers! Experience the banter, fun, pipes, blethering, support and sheer emotion in Scotland's second city this year on an achievable 14 mile route.
  • Sun 28 Apr
  • £20
  • 2 charities
Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, UK

The Kiltwalk Glasgow | Big Stroll

Get ready, Kiltwalkers! Experience the banter, fun, pipes, blethering, support and sheer emotion in Scotland's second city this year on an achievable 14 mile route.

  • 14.2 miles
Get ready, Kiltwalkers! Experience the banter, fun, pipes, blethering, support and sheer emotion in Scotland's second city this year on a fun 3 mile route.
  • Sun 28 Apr
  • £6.50-£12.50
  • 2 charities
Balloch, West Dunbartonshire, UK

The Kiltwalk Glasgow | Wee Wander

Get ready, Kiltwalkers! Experience the banter, fun, pipes, blethering, support and sheer emotion in Scotland's second city this year on a fun 3 mile route.

  • 3.1 miles
MS Walk Manchester is back again and will start and finish in the beating heart of Manchester city centre. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.
  • Sat 11 May
  • FREE-£15
Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK

MS Walk Manchester | 1K

MS Walk Manchester is back again and will start and finish in the beating heart of Manchester city centre. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.

  • 1 km
MS Walk Manchester is back again and will start and finish in the beating heart of Manchester city centre. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.
  • Sat 11 May
  • FREE-£15
Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK

MS Walk Manchester | 5K

MS Walk Manchester is back again and will start and finish in the beating heart of Manchester city centre. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.

  • 5 km
MS Walk Manchester is back again and will start and finish in the beating heart of Manchester city centre. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.
  • Sat 11 May
  • FREE-£15
Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK

MS Walk Manchester | 10K

MS Walk Manchester is back again and will start and finish in the beating heart of Manchester city centre. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.

  • 10 km
MS Walk is coming to Birmingham! Take in some of the city's finest views and iconic landmarks along the way. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.
  • Sat 1 Jun
  • FREE-£15
Birmingham, West Midlands, UK

MS Walk Birmingham | 1K

MS Walk is coming to Birmingham! Take in some of the city's finest views and iconic landmarks along the way. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.

  • 1 km
MS Walk is coming to Birmingham! Take in some of the city's finest views and iconic landmarks along the way. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.
  • Sat 1 Jun
  • FREE-£15
Birmingham, West Midlands, UK

MS Walk Birmingham | 5K

MS Walk is coming to Birmingham! Take in some of the city's finest views and iconic landmarks along the way. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.

  • 5 km
MS Walk is coming to Birmingham! Take in some of the city's finest views and iconic landmarks along the way. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.
  • Sat 1 Jun
  • FREE-£15
Birmingham, West Midlands, UK

MS Walk Birmingham | 10K

MS Walk is coming to Birmingham! Take in some of the city's finest views and iconic landmarks along the way. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.

  • 10 km
Get ready, Kiltwalkers! Experience the banter, fun, bagpipes, support and sheer emotion in Aberdeen this year over a fun 4 mile route.
  • Sun 2 Jun
  • £6.50-£12.50
  • 1 charity
Banchory, Aberdeenshire, UK

The Kiltwalk Aberdeen | Wee Wander

Get ready, Kiltwalkers! Experience the banter, fun, bagpipes, support and sheer emotion in Aberdeen this year over a fun 4 mile route.

  • 3.9 miles
A new, family-friendly, accessible 5K walk for everyone impacted by dementia. Join hundreds of others and be part of the movement walking to find a cure and sharing a day out with the community.
  • Sat 8 Jun
  • FREE
  • Cancelled
London, UK

Walk For A Cure | London

A new, family-friendly, accessible 5K walk for everyone impacted by dementia. Join hundreds of others and be part of the movement walking to find a cure and sharing a day out with the community.

  • 5 km
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 9 Jun
  • £21
St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK

ATW St Albans Walking Half Marathon

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.

  • 13.1 miles
A new, family-friendly, accessible 5K walk for everyone impacted by dementia. Join hundreds of others and be part of the movement walking to find a cure and sharing a day out with the community.
  • Sun 23 Jun
  • FREE
Edinburgh, Midlothian, UK

Walk For A Cure | Edinburgh

A new, family-friendly, accessible 5K walk for everyone impacted by dementia. Join hundreds of others and be part of the movement walking to find a cure and sharing a day out with the community.

  • 5 km
Team up with your pup and walk a marathon in a month in August. Join hundreds of others also taking on this paw-some challenge and raising money to end homelessness.
  • Thu 1 - Sat 31 Aug
  • FREE
Anywhere

Take the Lead | St Mungos

Team up with your pup and walk a marathon in a month in August. Join hundreds of others also taking on this paw-some challenge and raising money to end homelessness.

  • 26.2 miles
Get ready, Kiltwalkers! Experience the banter, fun, bagpipes, support and sheer emotion in the City of Discovery over a fun 5 mile route.
  • Sun 11 Aug
  • £6.50-£12.50
  • 3 charities
Dundee, Dundee City, UK

The Kiltwalk Dundee | Wee Wander

Get ready, Kiltwalkers! Experience the banter, fun, bagpipes, support and sheer emotion in the City of Discovery over a fun 5 mile route.

  • 5.5 miles
MS Walk Cardiff is back for another successful year and will start and finish in the fantastic Bute Park. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.
  • Sat 7 Sep
  • FREE-£15
Cardiff, Cardiff, UK

MS Walk Cardiff | 1K

MS Walk Cardiff is back for another successful year and will start and finish in the fantastic Bute Park. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.

  • 1 km
MS Walk Cardiff is back for another successful year and will start and finish in the fantastic Bute Park. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.
  • Sat 7 Sep
  • FREE-£15
Cardiff, Cardiff, UK

MS Walk Cardiff | 5K

MS Walk Cardiff is back for another successful year and will start and finish in the fantastic Bute Park. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.

  • 5 km
MS Walk Cardiff is back for another successful year and will start and finish in the fantastic Bute Park. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.
  • Sat 7 Sep
  • FREE-£15
Cardiff, Cardiff, UK

MS Walk Cardiff | 10K

MS Walk Cardiff is back for another successful year and will start and finish in the fantastic Bute Park. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.

  • 10 km
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, with 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, with charity #TeamPassage.

  • 1 day hiking
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 | 1K

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.

  • 1 km
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 | 5K

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.

  • 5 km