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Derby walking festival

find local walks to get you moving more

Derby’s Walking Festival is back for 2022! With a wide variety of in person, self-guided, virtual and walking sports, there’s something for everyone.

Launching on Sunday 1st May 2022 until Sunday 26th June 2022, this year’s festival will celebrate walking and the many walking routes and opportunities available to you in Derby. Whether you are looking to enjoy some fresh air, meet new people or explore the city, we invite you to move more!

You can download this handy planner to your phone or tablet to see all of the walks on offer.

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Markeaton Junior Parkrun
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Type of walk: In-person
Location: Mackworth
Mickleover Community Walk
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Type of walk: In-person
Location: Mickleover
Walk Well Derby We run short, free to attend walks in Derby that are suitable for people of all ages, (under 18s must be accompanied by an adult). The walks take in local parks, countryside and…
Walking Football
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Type of walk: Walking sports
Location: Alvaston
Walking football is a central part of Derby County Community Trust's offer for over 50s, providing weekly training sessions and competitive fixtures design to upkeep activity levels and ensure that…
Walking Football
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Type of walk: Walking sports
Location: City Centre
Come and enjoy football at a walking pace with Willows Sports Centre.
Chaddesden Park Walk
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Type of walk: In-person
Location: Chaddesden
Walk Well Derby We run short, free to attend walks in Derby that are suitable for people of all ages, (under 18s must be accompanied by an adult). The walks take in local parks, countryside and…
Darley Park Walk
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Type of walk: In-person
Location: Darley Abbey
Walk Well Derby We run short, free to attend walks in Derby that are suitable for people of all ages, (under 18s must be accompanied by an adult). The walks take in local parks, countryside and…
Total Body Walk For Fitness
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Type of walk: Walking sports
Location: Beyond the City
These WALX make every step count! Total Body walking™ is a unique mix of drills and strength exercises. Challenging and exhilarating, motivating you in the evenings. 
Walking Club- Women and girls (12+)
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Type of walk: In-person
Location: Arboretum
A weekly walk for women and girls (12+) taking place in Arboretum Park
Walking Football
Date:
Type of walk: Walking sports
Location: City Centre
Come and enjoy football at a walking pace with Willows Sports Centre.
Markeaton Park Walk
Date:
Type of walk: In-person
Location: Mackworth
Walk Well Derby- We run short, free to attend walks in Derby that are suitable for people of all ages, (under 18s must be accompanied by an adult). The walks take in local parks, countryside and…
Normanton Park Walk
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Type of walk: In-person
Location: Normanton
Walk Well Derby We run short, free to attend walks in Derby that are suitable for people of all ages, (under 18s must be accompanied by an adult). The walks take in local parks, countryside and…
Walking Football
Date:
Type of walk: Walking sports
Location: City Centre
Come and enjoy football at a walking pace with Willows Sports Centre.
Wellness Walk in Kedleston Park
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Type of walk: Walking sports
Location: Beyond the City
Gentle WALX great for those who are getting back into exercise, have a health condition or simply want to move well and be fit for life! The walk is designed to help you get confident moving…
Alvaston Riverside Walk
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Type of walk: In-person
Location: Alvaston
Walk Well Derby We run short, free to attend walks in Derby that are suitable for people of all ages, (under 18s must be accompanied by an adult). The walks take in local parks, countryside and…
Explorer WALX
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Type of walk: Walking sports
Location: Beyond the City
Outdoor TMW Tai Chi Movements for Wellbeing in Millennium Meadow, Duffield. A small, nature reserve combining many Woodland Tree Species with Meadow Habitat and Pond & Wetland with lovely views…
Keep Walking
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Type of walk: In-person
Location: City Centre
Why not try this free indoor walking session held at Artcore in Derby City Centre every Thursday afternoon.
Virtual Coastal Footpath Walk in Cornwall
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Type of walk: Virtual
Location: Online
Derby Adult Learning Services hosts a Virtual Walk along Cornwall's coastal footpaths. This event is FREE but attendees need to register in advance. Thursday 2nd June at 7 pm.
Walking Club- Women and girls (12+)
Date:
Type of walk: In-person
Location: Arboretum
A weekly walk for women and girls (12+) taking place in Arboretum Park
Walking Football
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Type of walk: Walking sports
Location: Mackworth
Walking football has become increasingly popular. It’s exactly what it sounds like – a standard game of football where players walk instead of run.
Old Canal Path Walk
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Type of walk: In-person
Location: Osmaston
Walk Well Derby- We run short, free to attend walks in Derby that are suitable for people of all ages, (under 18s must be accompanied by an adult). The walks take in local parks, countryside and…