Information

All of your walk information in one place.

Walk Grades

Read carefully the walk details for any walk you want to book. You may want to try a shorter or easier route if you haven’t done much walking recently. If you are unsure, or have any questions, please contact us.

Easy

Usually 5 miles or less, a few stiles and gentle inclines.

Moderate

Usually more than 5 miles, some stiles, some steeper inclines and possibly muddy or slippery sections.

Strenuous

Usually more than 10 miles with several inclines and possibly muddy or slippery sections.

Clothing and Footwear

Please arrive prepared for the forecasted weather conditions. We are as likely to have rain as sun in the middle of summer, so please carry a waterproof. Strong shoes or boots with good treads are best for all walks and essential for those graded Moderate and Strenuous. The walk leaders reserve the right to refuse to allow anybody who is not properly equipped to join the walk.

Refreshments

Please bring any refreshments that you may require, keeping in mind the weather and the length of the walk. Most important for all walks will be having plenty of water with you. 

Meeting Place and Time

All the walk details have the exact location and time for meeting. The postcode gives only a general indication of the meeting place. The OS map grid reference and what3words are more accurate. The interactive map shows the exact place. Please arrive in good time, at least 20 minutes before the given start time.

Transport and Parking

You will need to arrange your own transport to and from the start of the walk. Please follow the car parking advice given in the walk details. Please park with care, respecting the interests of local residents. Cars are parked at their owners’ risk.

Some walks are accessible by public transport. You can find more information at www.traveline.info.

Accommodation

For information about accommodation go to visitevesham.co.uk and click on Places To Stay.

Your Health and Safety

You are responsible for judging whether you are physically fit enough to take part in a walk of the length and grade advertised. The duration of the walk is an estimate and cannot be guaranteed. At the start of the walk, the leader will give simple instructions on safety and emergency procedures.

Whilst we endeavour to make all our routes as safe as possible, any walk attended is done at your own risk. We can accept no liability for loss, accident or injury.

Exceptional Circumstances

The walk leader will decide at the meeting point whether to make any changes to the route, if exceptional weather or circumstances make it advisable for the safety of everybody on the walk.

If we have to cancel a walk you will be notified at the earliest opportunity.

Children

Some walks specify ‘Child friendly’. Children must remain at all times under the care and control of a parent or guardian aged 18 or over.

Dogs

We regret that we cannot allow dogs to accompany any of our walks unless the details specifically say so, when they will need to be kept on a short lead at all times.

You can contact the Festival at any time through the Contact Form. 

When you book a walk(s) you will receive a confirmation email which is your receipt and proof of purchase. You will be given a Mobile Number, which is for use on the day of your walk to contact the Festival Team in an emergency, e.g. you’re running late or need to cancel.

Please note this emergency number will only become active on walk days.

Booking and cancellation terms, and data protection and privacy policies.

Booking Walks

To book your walk(s) could not be simpler. Just select ‘All Walks‘ on the top menu tab, or from any of the links on the website where you can view the walks. Click on your chosen walk and follow the onscreen instructions.

Please note:

  • We recommend early booking as all walks have a limited number of places.
  • You must be 18 or older to make a booking. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied on the walk by an adult.
  • Transport is not provided unless specified.

Bookings:

  • You can book as an individual or for a group. The person booking will be referred to as the ‘Booking Lead’.
  • If we need to contact your group, we will contact the ‘Booking Lead’.
  • Walks must be booked and paid for in advance and we ask for the name, email and contact number of all persons on the booking.
  • Our payment system is through PayPal. You do not need to have a PayPal account; you may use your normal debit/credit card during the payment process.
  • You will receive a confirmation email from the Festival website when your payment has been made.  Print off the email and bring the ticket with you as your proof of purchase. Note: Please check your Spam/Junk folder, as sometimes emails may be placed there, depending on your email security settings.
  • On the day of the walk, we can only take people who have booked in advance.
  • If you wish to change your booking(s), please use the website Contact Form with the booking reference and details of the changes you wish to make.

Cancellation Policy

  • We will refund walks cancelled up to 5pm on the 10th June 2024, less an administration fee of 50% of the amount paid per person, per walk. After that we are unable to make refunds.
  • We cannot refund payments to individuals who cancel walks during the Festival because of bad weather.

Refunds

  • may take up to 5 working days to clear.

If we cancel any of the walks

  • a full refund will be given.

Contacting us

  • You can contact the Festival at any time via our Contact Form.
  • When you book a walk(s) you will receive an email confirmation. This is your receipt and proof of purchase. You will see a Mobile Number, which can be used on the day of your walk to contact the Festival Team in an emergency, e.g. you’re running late or need to cancel.
  • Please note this number will only become active on walk days.

We comply with the current General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).  Please take time to familiarise yourself with our  ‘Privacy Policy’.