Montgomery Walking Festival

Montgomery Walking Festival 2019

Discover #RealMidWales
Friday 4th - Sunday 6th October 2019
  • Walk the beautiful panoramic hill and lowland Marches countryside
  • Enjoy small, friendly, historic Montgomery
  • Experience rich Welsh and English cultural heritage

Town Hill - High above Montgomery

Friday 4th October - Start: 17:30 (5.30pm)

 ( No Booking Required for this walk - Just turn up and walk )

A short evening walk taking in the Town Hill with its superb 360 degree views above Montgomery and exploring a path just recently opened up giving views of Corndon Hill on the way back to Montgomery.

Back in time for the now famous Monty's Brewery Oktoberfest at The Cottage, food, Award winning beers and music.

Booking Details:  - No need to book, all are welcome just turn up and go.

England to Wales - Cross Offa's Path

Saturday 5th October - Start: 10:00 ( 10am )

14 miles 

A good old fashioned 14 mile country ramble from Shropshire (service bus to start) across lowlands, highlands, steep valleys and moorland back to Montgomery. Not 'difficult' but the walk is full of varied ground conditions and needs a spirit of adventure.

Booking Details:  - Advanced booking essential - Please book using the online form below.

Kerry Ridgeway - Challenge Walk

Saturday 5th October - Start: 07:45 ( 7.45am )

19 miles

A 19 mile 'challenge' walk, Churchstoke to Montgomery (service bus out) taking you up onto the Kerry Ridgeway and beyond. Superb views and walking.

Booking Details:  - Advanced booking essential - Please book using the online form below.

Camlad and Severn River bank walk

Saturday 5th October - Start: 11:00 ( 11am )

 6.5 miles 

A mainly level 11 mile walk is planned taking in the banks of the Camlad and Severn returning to Montgomery along Offa's Dyke Path. ( Provisional information only - subject to change )

Booking Details:  - Advanced booking essential - Please book using the online form below.

Castles, Forts and Rivers

Saturday 5th October - Start: 13.00 ( 1pm )

4 miles

A fascinating 4 mile History of the Castles walk for Saturday afternoon. Easy walking on quiet country lanes and footpaths. Discover something of our Borders history with a knowledgeable guide taking you to castles, Iron Age forts and the all important Rhydwyman Ford.

Booking Details:  - Advanced booking essential - Please book using the online form below.

Kerry Hills and Offa's Path

Sunday 6th October - Start: 10:00 ( 10am )

14 miles

Back from Festival 2017 by popular demand - a 14 mile walk in the Kerry hills and along Offa's Dyke path. We will be walking it the other way round so the views will be completely different !

Booking Details:  - Advanced booking essential - Please book using the online form below.

Vale of Montgomery walk

Sunday 6th October - Start: 14:00 ( 2pm )

7 miles

An almost completely flat 7 mile walk with wonderful views of the hills all the way. Plenty of stiles just to keep you fit on your wander.

Booking Details:  - Advanced booking essential - Please book using the online form below.

Other events, activities and booking details

There is no booking required for Friday 4th October 'Oktoberfest - Town Hill' walk.   However, places are limited on all other walks and MUST be reserved in advance. Book early using our online forms below to reserve your place - there is no charge for the walks. Your details will be used only to confirm your booking and to provide you with further information regarding your chosen walks.

 

NOTE: Unfortunately, due to the livestock based farmland these walks go through, walkers will not be able to take their dogs on the walks. However dogs are welcome in the town shops, cafes and Hotel plus most of the listed accommodation too.

 

 


Old Bell Museum - Open Saturday and Sunday.

A fascinating historical collection with a special display commemorating the 750th anniversary of the Treaty of Montgomery. Open Saturday and Sunday. Small entry charge.


Cloverlands Model Car Museum -  Open Friday /Saturday / Sunday 

A collection of over 3500 model cars including specialist hand made and reproduction models. Small entry charge.  See more about their fantastic collection on their website here...  Cloverlands Model Car Museum


Montgomery's 3rd OKTOBER FEST - Friday 4th October 17:00 - 22:00 ( 5pm - 10pm )

A fantastic opportunity to sample award winning locally brewed beers, ciders, speciality gins and a choice of wines with your sauerkraut and bratwurst at Monty's Brewery Visitor centre here in Montgomery. Find out more about Offa's Dyke National Trail and try Monty's Brewery 'Best Offa' special brew. Other local produce available.  Booking not required.


Supper and Music - Saturday 5th October from 19:30 ( 7:30pm )

Festival Supper is offered to walkers booked for the Festival at a special Half price of only £5.00

If you would like to take advantage and join us for a delicious home cooked, two course supper and entertainment at our Montgomery Activity Centre please remit a cheque for £5 per person attending and complete the form as detailed below.

All proceeds to CPRW Montgomeryshire  - 'looking after your landscapes'  and 'Walkers are Welcome' Montgomery. 


AND...  if you are in Montgomery on Saturday morning don't miss Offa's Veg - our wonderful, friendly and colourful fruit and vegetable market stall at the Town Hall where you may catch a local coffee morning and meet our lady Town Crier, Susan Blower, too.


Some useful links during your stay with us :-

PLUS.. Lots of other useful information about Montgomery and our region can be accessed using the main menu at the top of this screen

Approaching the war memorial
Montgomeryshire war memorial cow

To book please complete our order forms below.

Walking Festival booking form

Due to livestock farmland, dogs cannot be taken on these walks.

Payment for Sat 5th October - 'Evening Supper meal'

To join us for a delicious, 2 course supper  [ Saturday 5th October - 19:30 ( 7:30pm ) ]  accompanied by live music please send a cheque for £5.00 per person, made payable to 'Montgomery Town Council' , to:

Montgomery Walking Festival
Plas Du
Old Gaol Road
Montgomery
SY15 6QR.

 

Please include:

# Your name 
# Contact Telephone number 
# Address for us to send your tickets to 
# Number of tickets required
# Payment Cheque 

 

Tickets will be mailed to you in good time..

This event is offered to walkers booked for the Festival at a special price of only £5.00 (full price £10). Vegetarian options available. To take advantage and join us for a great evening please provide the required details and send with your cheque.

All proceeds to CPRW Montgomeryshire - 'looking after your landscapes' 

and 'Walkers are Welcome' Montgomery

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