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Posted On: 30-10-2023
Posted In: Community

Mid Devon Walking Festival 2024Get ready to put on your hiking boots and explore our great countryside as Visit Mid Devon proudly announces the launch of our Walking Festival, due to take place across the region from 14 to 29 September 2024.

“The Mid Devon Walking Festival intends to be an unforgettable celebration of nature, heritage, community, and the fun of walking” Cllr Keable, Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Regeneration stated.  “This event is set to captivate adventurers, nature enthusiasts, and families alike, providing an opportunity to uncover the beauty of our slice of Devon here in Mid Devon.”

Highlights of the festival will include:

  1. Scenic Trails: Participants will have the chance to explore a variety of breath-taking trails that showcase the natural beauty and rich cultural heritage of our area. From serene woodland paths to challenging hills, there's something for walkers of all skill levels.
  2. Guided Tours: Expert guides will lead informative and engaging tours, sharing insights into the local flora, fauna, and history, making every step of the journey an educational experience.
  3. Cultural Experiences: Immerse yourself in the local culture with live music events, food festivals, museum visits, and delicious culinary offerings from our area. Explore charming villages and connect with the vibrant communities along the way.
  4. Family-Friendly Activities: The festival is designed to be inclusive for all ages. Families can enjoy child-friendly trails which will create lasting memories.
  5. Escape to Mid Devon: Take a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life and escape to our little piece of Devon, with quality and award-winning places to stay you can relax amidst the natural beauty of our surroundings.

Mid Devon’s Walking Festival is not just an event; it's an opportunity to connect with nature and build lasting memories with friends and family.

Follow Visit Mid Devon for future posts regarding, ticket information and event schedules, which will be announced on our website and social media channels @visitmiddevon. If you want to ensure you have somewhere to stay, now might be a good time to book your accommodation between 14 – 29 September 2024. Check out our award-winning places to stay on our website.

This festival has been funded as part of the Government’s Shared Prosperity Fund.