Wellington has been a Walkers are Welcome town since 2010
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We have two aims:
to promote the interests of local walkers in Wellington;
to promote Wellington to walkers elsewhere.
For details of our earlier festivals see the news page for the year or the brief history page.
Wellington Walking Festival 2022
September 12th to 18th 2022
The festival features 30 events ranging from gentle strolls to a strenuous 14 mile walk, with something to suit everyone.
The full programme is here ...........
and is available in print form from
various outlets in the town, including Wellington Orbit, Wellington Leisure Centre and Library and Telford Town Park visitor centre.
Booking is needed for most events, Some are filling fast.
Booking is open here
All walks are free (the film and a reduced price Attingham admission are chargeable.)
As well as established favourites, that always fill up quickly, there are 9 new events.
Old favourites include
Denso Eco Garden visit
Wrekin the rough way
A film at the Orbit
The new ventures include
a collaboration with Wellington History Group looking at Wellington's listed buildings
a Heritage Open Day event celebrating the life of the inventor of the world's first electric car
a chance to unleash your creative writing skills on the Weald Moors.
Slow Ways from Shrewsbury
.Certificates are awarded for 5 or more events, 25+ miles and 50+ miles. The T50 certificate can also be claimed by those doing the whole T50.
After the festival