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Walking Event, Fri 6 - Sun 8 Oct 2017, free entry

Montgomery Walking Festival

Montgomery Walking Festival


The Historic Landscapes Walking Festival is Montgomery's first ever and features 7 walks of varying lengths and levels of difficulty. The walks are set in a designated Outstanding Registered Historic Landscape and include hillforts, moated farms, castles, ancient earthworks and much more.

The most difficult of the walks is the 22-mile Challenge walk, a newly devised trail which takes in parts of Offa's Dyke, Glyndwr's Way, the Severn Way and the Kerry Ridgeway. There’s a 6-mile canal-side Wildlife walk, a 13-mile walk taking in the Offa’s Dyke and Kerry Hills, a 4-mile walk to include Montgomery Castle, a 5-mile hike taking in the elevated Montgomeryshire War Memorial, an 8.5-mile walk centred on the Offa’s Dyke and a 1-mile walk with a Treasure Hunt for families.
A brand new series of Walking Trails will also be launched at the Festival with trails varying in length from 2 ½ miles to 13 miles.

Evening entertainment will feature the town's first Oktober Fest with local ciders, beer, sauerkraut and bratwurst and the launch of a brand new Festival Beer "Best Offa" brewed by the town's Monty's Brewery.
There will also be a locally sourced Supper with a concert by the Guilsfield Singers in the Town Hall.

Cash PointCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 6 - Sun 8 Oct 2017
Friday 6th - Sunday 8th October 2017


Free entry

The Walks are free. There is a charge for the evening entertainment.


Jill Kibble

01686 669730


SY15 6PA



Plan route to Montgomery using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SO 222966  Lat: 52.56225 Long: -3.14807

From the southern end of the Welshpool by-pass, take the A490 and right onto the B4388.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 9 miles from Welshpool station


  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality