Join us on 5th to 7th June, 2020 for the Newtown Outdoor Festival.  There will be guided & self-guided walks sponsored by Walking Newtown based on our footpaths & two treasure hunts (one nature trail & one heritage trail). People can choose from a 8 walks daily, including challenge walks, shorter walks, dog friendly walks, foraging walks, heritage & history, family, pub & train walks, Welsh language walks, singing walks with a local choir & short ambles. There will be walks suitable for parents with buggies & people with limited mobility.

In addition to walking there will be cycling, canoeing, kayaking, picnics, fly tying and fly casting, art and music.

The complete Newtown Outdoor Festival programme and all the latest news and updates are on the web site and facebook page:

www.newtownoutdoorfestival.uk 

Below, find details of the guided walks organised by Walking Newtown during the festival . 

Saturday 6th June

Walking – 8 free guided walks starting between 9 and 11 am, depending on distance, organized by Walking Newtown.  These are open to all abilities and ages. No pre-booking necessary. Register for the walks at Oriel Davies 15 minutes before the start. Children under 16 should be accompanied by an adult.  In addition, 16 longer walks and several shorter town walks can be downloaded from the web site to enjoy any time.

Program

No.

WALK

START TIME

DISTANCE

miles

1

Dog friendly walk  

09:30 

 5

2

Pub Walk to Bettws Cedewain with pub lunch in middle

10:00

10.5

3

Taith gerdded i’r “Kerry Lamb” yng Ngheri

Welsh language pub walk Kerry

10.00

8.3

4

Fachwen Pool

10:30

6.1

5

Gwestydd

11:00

4.3

6

Accessible walk River near Trehafren

11:00

2

7

Newtown Heritage Walk

11.00

1-1.5 hours

8

Foraging Walk

11.00

1-2 hours

 

 

Sunday, June 7th, 2020

Walking – 8 free guided walks starting between 9 and 11 am, depending on distance.  These are open to all abilities and ages.  Register for the walks at Oriel Davies 15 minutes before the start. Children under 16 should be accompanied by an adult.  In addition, 16 longer walks and several shorter town walks can be downloaded from the web site to enjoy any time.

Program

 No.

WALK

 

START TIME

DISTANCE

miles

1

Dog friendly walk

09:30 

4.3

2

Challenge walk 

09:45

14

3

Severn Way Rail Ramble

09:30

8

4

Taith gerdded i Bwlch y ffridd

Welsh walk to Bwlch y ffridd

10:00

9.3

5

Waterways & town

10:30

6

Stroll n sing including a picnic & singalong

11:00

3.5

7

Newtown Heritage Walk

11:00

1-1.5 hours

8

Foraging Walk

11:00

1-2 hours