Bristol Walk Fest 2016 – put your best foot forward!

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Bristol Walk Fest – the UK’s largest urban celebration of walking – is coming to a local neighbourhoods throughout May.

The festival will be launched on Thursday 28 April with a “Compass Walk” from the suburbs to the city. The South West route will pass through Knowle on its way from Withywood to Bristol city centre.

Project Co-ordinator Stuart Riddle said this year there would “even more  new ways” to discover Bristol on foot.

He explained: “The Walk Fest’s packed programme of walks will offer you a great opportunity to explore Bristol, meet new people, learn something new and enjoy some fresh air and exercise.

“The programme features around 150 walks from 70 organisations, covering nature, history, architecture, wellbeing, families and much more. Walks will take place all across Bristol and on every day of May. All walks have easy-to-follow grading and description, and most are free of charge…”

For more information (programme available from mid- March) visit: or pick up a printed programme from your local library in early April.