Posted: Wed, 08 May 2019 13:32

Walk Leicester Festival - Come and Celebrate Walking!

Come and celebrate walking with the Walk Leicester Festival hosting events throughout the month of May! Everyone is invited to join us for the Walk Leicester Festival, no matter your level of fitness or ability!

The festival is a showcase of all Leicester has to offer on foot – most sights and attractions are within a short stroll of the city centre, so people are encouraged to walk to the events. Walks will take place all around the city, including streets, parks and waterways.

All walks are free of charge and may require pre-booking via Eventbrite.
Here is a full list of events taking place for the Walk Leicester Festival:

  • Discover Leicester's History

Wednesday 8 May

12.30pm – 1.30pm

Meet at Jubilee Square - Booking is essential.

  • Walk on the Wild Side: Ellis Meadows

Thursday 9 May

10am – 11.30am

Meet at Abbey Pumping Station - Booking is essential.

  • Outdoor gym demonstration with warm up walk: Victoria Park

Thursday 9 May

5.30pm – 6.20pm

Meet at the outdoor gym at Victoria Park. - Booking is essential.

  • A walk to REMEMBER

Saturday 11 May

1.30pm – 3pm

Meet at All Saints Church, High Cross Street - Booking is essential.

  • Leicester City Football Club:

Foxes Walk

Tuesday 14 May

7pm – 8.30pm

  • Meet at the Fan Store at King Power Stadium:

Booking is essential – email trust@lcfc.co.uk and quote 'Foxes Walk'.

Wake Up and Smell the Coffee!

Thursday 16 May

12.30pm – 1.30pm

For a full list of walking events click here.

Continue your walking…

There are plenty of other walks and great self-guided walking trails to help you explore Leicester, perfect for a daily commute, a leisurely stroll and even a family outing!

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Partners

  • Blaby LSA
    Charnwood LSA
    Active Leicester
    Melton LSA
    Active Rutland
  • Harborough LSA
    Sport England
    Active Partnerships
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth
    Leicestershire County Council
  • NWL LSA
    Safeguarding
    Equality Standard
    Active Oadby and Wigston

Partners

  • Melton LSA
    Active Rutland
  • Leicestershire County Council
    NWL LSA
  • Equality Standard
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth
  • Active Leicester
    Harborough LSA
  • Sport England
    Safeguarding
  • Blaby LSA
    Charnwood LSA
  • Active Partnerships
    Active Oadby and Wigston