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Derby Walking Festival

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Sat 9 May - Sun 17 May 2020

About the event

The Derby Walking Festival is back, a celebration of walking and walks throughout the city.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: In line with Government guidance we can confirm that this event has been cancelled. 

Derby’s Walking Festival is back for its second year! With a wide variety of themed walks from star gazing to poetry, walking sports to rambles, there’s something for everyone. 

From 9th May -17th May, whether you are looking to keep fit, stay connected with others or simply enjoy some fresh air, Derby will be on the move and we invite you to move more with us!

Join the Move More Derby Facebook page today to keep posted of all the festival updates and news!

To find out more about specific walks visit our additional information page.

               Location Time  

Sat 9 May

 Parkrun Alvaston Park

8:50am

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 Parkrun Markeaton Park

8:50am

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 Walk Well Derby  Littleover Parks 2pm Find out more
 2020 Walking Festival Launch Event  Allestree Park 2pm Find out more

Sun 10 May

 Total body WALX with WALX Derwent and Dales Allestree Park

10am

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 Ordnance Survey Map learning walk   Markeaton Park 10:15am Find out more
 Mental Health Mates walk Markeaton Park 11:30am Find out more
 Walk in French Outside QUAD and around Darley Park
1:45pm Find out more
 Planet walk  Alvaston Park

2pm

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Mon 11 May   
 Poetry Walk

Elvaston Castle and Country Park

9:50am

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 Walk Well Derby

Mickleover Walk

10am

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 Parkland view walk

Darley Park

2pm

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 Move More Monday Walk

Sinfin Moor Park

2pm

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 BuggyBabes

Darley Park

2pm Find out more
Tue 12 May     

 Walk Well Derby 

Arboretumn Park

9:10am

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 Walk Well Derby 

Oakwood area

9:30am

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 Going with the flow – Staffordshire Wildlife Trust

Swarkestone

10:15am

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 Walking Cricket

Derbyshire County Cricket Club

10am

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 Walk Well Derby  Chaddesden Park

11am

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 Walk Well Derby  Darley Park

1:15pm 

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 Do Good and Get Fitwith GoodGym 

Darley Park

6:15pm

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Wed 13 May    
 Walk Well Derby  Normanton Park

10am

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 Walk Well Derby  Markeaton Park

10am

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 Walk Well Derby  Alvaston Park

6:30pm

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 Mickleover Meadows & Mackworth Park Nature Ramble Mickleover

6.30pm

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Thu 14 May

 Walking Cricket  Derbyshire County Cricket Club

10am

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 Be My Guide and Walk With Me with Guide Dogs at Sinfin Park

10.30am

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 BuggyBabes Darley Park

10:30am

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 Derwent Valley Walk with Walk Well Derby Derwent Valley Medical Practice

11am

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 Alvaston Park Walk with Walk Well Derby  Alvaston Park

12noon

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 Ein Spaziergang auf Deutsch – A walk in German City Centre QUAD and round Darley Park  6:15pm Find out more
 Mickleover Perimeter Walk with Walk Well Derby  Mickleover

6:30pm

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 Twilight Stargazing Walk Alvaston Park

9:45pm

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Fri 15 May     
 Walk Well Derby  Old Canal Path

10am

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 BBC Radio Derby Walk with Andy Twigge City Walk

11am

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 The Keldholme Stroll! 

Keldholme Community Centre

12noon

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 Walking Netball Willows Sports Centre

11am

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 Walking Netball Springwood Leisure Centre

1pm

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Sat 16 May

 Park Run  Alvaston Park 8:50am Find out more

 Park Run 

Markeaton Park 8:50am Find out more

 Derwent Valley Orienteers 

Darley Park (2 sessions) 12.30pm & 1.30pm  Find out more

Sun 17 May

 Wacky Wig Walk with Women’s Work (Derbyshire) Ltd  Markeaton Park

10.30am

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 Stories in Stone - a stroll with Local Geologist West door of Derby Cathedral

2pm

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Love Exploring Walks and App https://www.inderby.org.uk/parks/news/reveal-the-secrets-of-derbys-great-outdoors-with-the-love-exploring-app

Made in Derby Walk and App https://www.visitderby.co.uk/whats-on/made-in-derby

Self Guided Walks around Oakwood https://focwood.wixsite.com/focwood/projects

Circular Walks https://www.derby.gov.uk/transport-and-streets/walking/derby-walks/

2019 Walking Festival Reviews 

“So impressed with the knowledgeable people who give their time and energy to encourage local wildlife”

“Walking round made it more personal, bringing historical residents to life”

“Nothing better for improving our emotional health than chatting with friends whilst walking around the local countryside on a warm evening” 

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Prices & Offers

Most events are free