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Providers from all walks of life encouraged to submit their events for Bristol Walk Fest 2024
The countdown has begun for Bristol Walk Fest 2024, and we are inviting individuals and local groups to help make this year’s festival bigger…
Bristol Walk Fest 2023 – Evaluation
Every year, following Bristol Walk Fest, an evaluation is completed. This allows us to look back at the event, take in all feedback and…
Bristol Walk Fest 2023 – A huge success!
Thank you to everyone who took part in this year’s festival! After more than 600 walks and events took place across May, Bristol Walk…
Story: Karen Lloyd – Age UK Bristol
Tell us a bit about yourself… I’m Karen Lloyd and I’m the Active Ageing Programme Manager at Age UK Bristol. I’ve been promoting community…
Story: Sharon Stiles
Tell us a bit about yourself… I’m a hypnotist and video editor. In 2020 I started my lockdown love affair with Bristol. I have…
Free Self-Guided Walking Routes on Go Jauntly 
Go Jauntly, your walking app for everyday outdoor adventures, is thrilled to be part of Bristol Walk Fest again. To help you get inspired…
Story: Allex – Wandering Mama Streets
I’m Allex, Bristol blogger and Mum to two wild boys, Alfie (5) and Wilf (3). We love spending time in the great outdoors come…
Story: Jen – Changes Bristol
Tell us a bit about yourself… I'm Jen, the Walk Leader for Changes Bristol weekly Walk & Talk service.  I've worked for Changes Bristol,…
Story: Hannah and Naomi – Big Tidy
Tell us a bit about yourself… Launched in October 2019 by Mayor Marvin Rees, the Big Tidy project is bringing the sparkle back to…
Story: Robin Tetlow – Beyond Bristol
Tell us a bit about yourself… I have had a lifelong love of walking and have explored widely across the UK and beyond. I…
Story: Ros Ingleby – Bristol & Bath Nordic Walking
Tell us a bit about yourself… Hi, I’m Ros from Bristol & Bath Nordic Walking. My story is I had a mid-life crisis and…
Story: Janine Alexander – Visit West
Tell us a bit about yourself… I’m Janine, Marketing & Content Executive at Visit West. I primarily work on the Visit Bristol channels. I’m…
Story: Clair Salmons – Plogging
Tell us a bit about yourself… My name is Clair and have lived in Bristol for nearly 16 years. I’m one of the many…
Story: Andy Council – Illustrator and Street Artist
Tell us a bit about yourself… My name is Andy Council and I’m a Bristol based illustrator and Street Artist, known for creating beasts…
Story: Katie Atkins – Nordic4
Tell us a bit about yourself… Hello, I’m Katie Atkins, the founder of Nordic4 in Bristol. An Instructor for INWA Nordic Walking, with 26…
Story: Judy Gowenlock – Your Park Bristol and Bath
Tell us a bit about yourself… My name is Judy Gowenlock and I have lived in Bristol for over 30 years, despite initially thinking…
Accessible Walks in Lockleaze
This week's guest writer, Anne-Louise Perez, tells us about one of her favourite places to walk in Bristol. Located in Lockleaze, Stoke Park Grade…
Bristol Walk Fest 2023 is a walk in progress! 
Organisers of Bristol’s popular annual walking festival are working on plans for the 2023 launch.  Bristol Walk Fest began over a decade ago and…
No Limits Event Launches Bristol Walk Fest 2022
To launch this year’s Bristol Walk Fest, Active Ageing Bristol’s NO LIMITS#2 outdoor photographic exhibition will be taking place on College Green from 28…
Bristol Walk Fest 2022 Podcast
We have a podcast! The wonderful Pommy Harmar, Bristol's very own walking podcaster will be meeting people across the city who have devised numerous…
The Ultimate Walking Kit List
Getting out for a walk may be one of the simplest forms of exercise – but that doesn’t mean you don’t need the right…