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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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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…
Walking Football
Date:
Type of walk: Walking sports
Location: City Centre
Come and enjoy football at a walking pace with Willows Sports Centre.
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 Netball
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Type of walk: Walking sports
Location: City Centre
Come and enjoy netball at a walking pace with Willows Sports Centre
Alvaston Parkrun
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Type of walk: In-person
Location: Alvaston
Markeaton Parkrun
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Type of walk: In-person
Location: Mackworth
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
Date:
Type of walk: Walking sports
Location: City Centre
Come and enjoy football at a walking pace with Willows Sports Centre.
Walking Football
Date:
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…
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…
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.
Ecclesbourne Valley Circular Walk
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Type of walk: Walking sports
Location: Beyond the City
A 90-minute moderately paced WALX around Ecclesbourne Valley in our series of weekly walks.
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…
Take Your Guitar for a Virtual Walk with the Guitar Greats
Date:
Type of walk: Virtual
Location: Online
Take your guitar for a walk with the greats. This is a virtual walk with a difference, where all abilities can attend to learn some new skills and have fun.
Walking Football
Date:
Type of walk: Walking sports
Location: City Centre
Come and enjoy football at a walking pace with Willows Sports Centre.