Haltwhistle Walking Festival

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The Smith

(Haltwhistle and District)

Charitable Trust


Haltwhistle Walking Festival


SPRING 2017


April 22nd to May 1st 2017



Bookings for the Spring Festival are very good and we have already broken all previous records! If the walk you choose is full, we can put your name on a waiting list. There are still places available across the festival, so do not despair!


Every day there is a longer and a shorter walk. On four days there will also be a Special Interest walk. Walks for Spring 2017 include:


Longer walks:

West Hall Circular - 10.5 miles out in the west


West Allen to South Tyne - a strenuous 12 miles from Whitfield to Haltwhistle


Colleges, Limericks and Swans - 11 mile circular from Edmundbyers


Shorter walks:

Around Broomlee Lough - 7 miles from Housteads


Lake, Linn and Burn - a 7 mile circular from Haltwhistle


Featherstone Circular - an 8 mile walk to round off the festival


Special Interest walks:

Singing Walk in Hexham with songs during the walk and in the Abbey itself led by Kat Davidson, well-known Northumberland folk singer (a few places are left so book soon)


“Can You Believe It?” with Kevin Jones (fully booked)


Ecology Walk around Greenlee Lough with Gill Thompson (fully booked)


Woodland Birds with Nick Leeming (fully booked)


Interested? For full details click here

Remember to make your bookings soon after booking opens

to avoid disappointment.

We look forward to seeing you in April








The first group of Autumn 2016 prepares to set off to walk from Westgate to Blanchland

Walk 1

High Cup Nick


Help us to make this a record breaking festival. We would like to fill every walk!

Important dates for your diaries




Autumn Festival 2017

October 7th - 15th



Spring Festival 2018

April 28th - May 7th



Autumn Festival 2018

Sept 29th - Oct 7th

News Flash

Northumberland Day 28 May

We have two walks on offer

Click for details