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Walkers are Welcome

About Kington Walks and Kington Walking Festival

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To promote sustainable tourism and to help to preserve Kington's unique atmosphere, in 2011 the Chamber of Trade, with support from Herefordshire Council and Kington Town Council, established Kington Walks. Kington Walks is a committee made up of enthusiastic walkers, representatives of local businesses and accommodation providers, which successfully applied for 'Walkers Are Welcome' status for the town in 2011, and which now brings you our second annual Walking Festival.

In addition to the walks programme we have a number of ancillary events. You could learn navigation skills from Kevin Walker or listen to a talk sponsored by the History Society about Cider Making in Herefordshire. There will also be talk by Rob Dingle, the officer in charge of Offa's Dyke about his work and the Dyke. Be sure not to miss the award winning John Jones of Oysterband fame and friends concert at the Burton Hotel on Saturday.


Kington Town Council
Kington Chamber of Trade
WL & EC Banks
Sargeants Bros. Buses
Fleece Meadow Caravan Park
Grandad's Shed
Kington Building Supplies
Tim and Val Hall
Dean Benbow
The Grapevine
Lafarge Tarmac

• We would like to thank John Richardson of The Burton Hotel, Kington who has lent us a room for all our committee meetings. Our Kington Walks office during the festival will be based at the Burton where you will be able to buy last minute tickets and get up to date information about anything to do with Kington Walks.

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Images courtesy of Charlie Hopkinson ©, Richie Cotterill ©, Alex Ramsey ©, Jane Dickinson © and Visit Wales ©.

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Other walking festivals in the area:
Hay Walking Festival
Talgarth Walking Festival
Herefordshire Walking Festival
Church Stretton Walking Festival
Ross on Wye Walking Festival
Knighton Walking Festival
Bishops Castle Walking Festival
Crickhowell Walking Festival

Tourist Information Centres in the area:
The Offa's Dyke Centre
The Offa's Dyke Trail
Bishops Castle
Ludlow and the Shropshire Hills
Church Stretton
Ross on Wye

Other useful walking links
Border Holidays
Cotswold Outdoor (Brecon)
Sykes Cottages

Other useful links for visitors
Aulden Farm and Gardens
Old Chapel Gallery
The Black and White Trail