Festival Terms and Conditions

Before you Walk

  • All walks are free of charge, led by local volunteers.


  • Please read the distance and the description of each walk and think carefully about whether you are fit enough to complete that distances, climb the stiles, deal with any muddy sections etc,.


  • Be aware that neither the festival organisers or the volunteer walk leaders will assess whether you are able to complete a walk, are properly dressed and equipped or carry adequate food and water.  These are things for you to make your own judgement about.


  • Neither the festival organisers nor the volunteer walk leaders accept any liability arising from your participation in these free walks.  Please take the same precautions as if you were walking independently. Consider taking out your own insurance against accident or personal injury.


Booking Walks

  • Booking can be done by visiting the ‘Book’ page on the website and following the instructions. The name of all walkers is required at the time of booking.

Participating in Walks

  • Please ensure that you are appropriately dressed and equipped.  All routes include some countryside footpaths/bridleways and can be muddy.  Ensure that you have adequate footwear and waterproof clothing and carry sunscreen if appropriate.


  • Please ensure that you have enough water and food for the length of the walk.  Unless stated in the walk description there will be no stops at shops, pubs, cafes and so no opportunity to purchase provisions during the walk.


  • Please be aware that generally there will not be access to toilets during the walks.  You should be prepared for wild peeing behind bushes and hedgerows!


  • The start time given for each walk is when the walk will leave from the departure location. Please arrive AT LEAST 10 minutes before the start time in order to check in.  Please note that the organisers and the volunteer walk leaders accept no responsibility for a walk leaving without you.  Don’t be late.


  • The estimated walking time for each walk is approximate only.


  • Dogs are generally allowed on walks but note that this is a rural area and the walks will often cross livestock fields where ALL dogs must be on leads.  No matter how well-behaved or exceptional you believe your dog to be, it is obligatory that they be kept on a lead whenever livestock is present.


  • If you bring a dog on a walk you are responsible for ensuring that you carry with you sufficient water for your dog, and that you have poo bags to pick up after your dog. Note that you will be expected to carry any used poo bags to the next appropriate bin, which may be some miles.


  • Children under the age of eighteen must be accompanied by an adult.  Volunteer walk leaders are not responsible for anyone choosing to walk, whether adult, child or canine.


  • You must stay with the group.  If you wish to leave the group please inform the walk leader.


  • It is the intention of the organisers that all walks will leave at the time stated no matter what weather however neither the organisers or the volunteer walk leaders accept any liability if any walk is not able to go ahead as planned.


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