Short walks

Short walks

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

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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

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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
  • 2 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, 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, 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, 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 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
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
MS Walk London is back for another successful year and takes in some of the capital’s finest views and iconic landmarks. Sign up today and walk, roll or stroll to stop MS.
  • Sat 14 Sep
  • FREE-£15
London, UK

MS Walk London | 10K

MS Walk London is back for another successful year and takes in some of the capital’s finest views and iconic landmarks. 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 Scotland's capital this year over an achievable 11 mile route.
  • Sun 15 Sep
  • £20
  • 11 charities
Musselburgh, East Lothian, UK

The Kiltwalk Edinburgh | Big Stroll

Get ready, Kiltwalkers! Experience the banter, fun, bagpipes, support and sheer emotion in Scotland's capital this year over an achievable 11 mile route.

  • 11 miles
Get ready, Kiltwalkers! Experience the banter, fun, bagpipes, support and sheer emotion in Scotland's capital this year over a fun 5 mile route.
  • Sun 15 Sep
  • £6.50-£12.50
  • 2 charities
Edinburgh, UK

The Kiltwalk Edinburgh | Wee Wander

Get ready, Kiltwalkers! Experience the banter, fun, bagpipes, support and sheer emotion in Scotland's capital this year over a fun 5 mile route.

  • 5 miles
A 10K for those who prefer to just walk and enjoy the gourmet food and drink tasters  along the way at a more leisurely pace. Children, dogs on leads and grandparents are very welcome!
  • Sun 15 Sep
  • £15-£35
Malton, North Yorkshire, UK

‘L’escargot’ 10K Walk

A 10K for those who prefer to just walk and enjoy the gourmet food and drink tasters along the way at a more leisurely pace. Children, dogs on leads and grandparents are very welcome!

  • 10 km
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 | 1K

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.

  • 1 km
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 | 5K

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.

  • 5 km
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 | 10K

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.

  • 10 km
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
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
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
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
  • £22-£24
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
Join a 5-mile walk for families, tiny feet or for a short challenge along the Clarendon Way. It's a beautiful countryside walk to support two local hospices for children and young adults.
  • Sun 8 Jun 2025
  • £10-£15
Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK

Clarendon Way Walk | Mini Clarendon

Join a 5-mile walk for families, tiny feet or for a short challenge along the Clarendon Way. It's a beautiful countryside walk to support two local hospices for children and young adults.

  • 5 miles
Join a beautiful 12-mile countryside walk along the Clarendon Way. It's a wonderful day out with spectacular views across open countryside to support two local hospices for children and young adults.
  • Sun 8 Jun 2025
  • £10-£15
Stockbridge, Hampshire, UK

Clarendon Way Walk | Half Way Clarendon

Join a beautiful 12-mile countryside walk along the Clarendon Way. It's a wonderful day out with spectacular views across open countryside to support two local hospices for children and young adults.

  • 12 miles