High Weald Walking Festival 2023

High Weald Walking Festival 2023
The High Weald Walking Festival offers FREE guided and self-guided walks for all, every September.
Whether you're a newbie or a seasoned Rambler, there's a walk for you!

The Festival runs from Saturday 9 - Sunday 17 September 2023. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the High Weald being designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, so it's an extra special celebration not to be missed!

We also have a host of FREE self-guided walks for those who prefer to explore under their own steam. These downloadable PDFs - complete with map and directions - are available to download here >>.

Discover the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty...


Located in the heart of South East England and covering parts of Kent, Sussex and Surrey, the High Weald is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

An extensive network of footpaths, bridleways and ancient byways makes this historic landscape a walker’s paradise - so come and explore it with us!

From avid ramblers and nature spotters to history buffs and photography fans, there’s something for everyone to enjoy - or you can simply take in the view.

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Happy walking,

The High Weald Walking Festival Team

The Festival is a collaboration between the High Weald AONB Partnership and four local Ramblers groups: High Weald Walkers, Rother Ramblers, Battle Ramblers and Mid Sussex Ramblers.