Walking in Wales
The 9 day Crickhowell Walking Festival offers up to 90 guided walks to choose from. The festival is held each at the end of February in the town of Crickhowell, Wales.
The 2018 festival runs from February 24 to March 4, 2018. The walks vary in degree of difficulty. Tickets can be purchased online.
Some of the walks guests can choose from include:
- High Hills, Leaning towers and Bloody Revenge
- Losing Your Head in the Black Mountains
- Going to the Devil by Horseback
- Three Rivers and a Table
- Crown and Topper
- Three Pens above a Table
You’ve got to love these titles, don’t they make you curious what they are about? The walks range from free to a small fee.
For a complete list of walks and events: https://thelittleboxoffice.com/cwf/
Other Festival Events
- Hat Chat – Dame Shan Legge-Bourke, Lord Lieutenant of Powys and Lady-in-Waiting to the Princess Royal has gathered a collection of hats from around the world on her trips with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and the Princess Royal. In this talk, she weaves the hats into amusing stories and anecdotes from ‘behind the scenes’.
- The CWF (Crickhowell Walking Festival) Quiz – Special Offer Curry Night at £5 per head for CWF Participants Back by popular demand, an eclectic mix of questions with an outdoor feel! A few may be relating to the Festival so a good read of the Programme Book may prove useful – or even recruit your Walk Leader to help, we understand they have very reasonable rates! Max of 6 per team, ad-hoc teams encouraged on the night. Note: This is a Google-free zone.
- Footsteps and Photographs – An illustrated talk about mountains climbed and cultures and countries visited by Mike Kelly mountain instructor and landscape photographer. For three decades Mike has been traveling the globe and has visited 52 countries. He has also led expeditions to the Alps, Pyrenees, Himalayas and the Andes so come along and be inspired. All proceeds to Crickhowell & Llangattock Scouts. Refreshments will be available.
- The Semantics – It’s nearly the end of the Festival, so take off your walking boots and put on your dancing shoes! Let’s have a party! Dance along to The Semantics, who have been gigging to enthusiastic audiences of all ages for nearly 20 years. Members have appeared on HTV, S4C and Radio Cymru and the band have sold over 7000 studio albums, raising a lot of money for charity. Their act features songs from all eras and styles. Fully licensed bar available.
For more information about the festival, visit the official website at: www.crickhowellfestival.com/