Walk Leicester Festival 2021
Walk Leicester returns in May 2021 with an exciting programme of digital walks to celebrate National Walking Month.
Working in collaboration with partner organisations, we intend to give you more than a good excuse to get out there and experience Leicester by foot!
To help us celebrate National Walking Month, and the Walk Leicester Festival, BetterPoints have boosted BetterTickets and Points for those participating in the Walk Leicester Festival! Earn high-street vouchers, or donate cash to charity by walking over half a mile, or walking any of the routes below. Download the BetterPoints app, or visit the BetterPoints website to find out more!
A wide variety of digital and audio-guided walks to inspire you to get out on two feet.
Audio walks are indicated by the 🔊 symbol.
at our fun and engaging activities to keep you and your family strolling through May. We have brought together a range of walking activities for you to choose from, for all the family to enjoy.
Clean Air Clive’s Walking Tour of Leicester
Join Clean Air Clive for a discovery voyage on foot! See the streets of Leicester through the eyes of a puppet, explore places you may have never seen before, and have fun trying out some activities too.
Living Streets #Walk From Home
May is Living Streets’ National Walking Month, to find out more information head over to Living Streets’ National Walking Month Webpage and take a look at their Try20 tips to help you fit 20 minutes of walking into your day.
Have a go at our fun quiz trails ideal for adults and children, taking you through Clarendon Park, Castle Gardens and Leicester’s West End to discover more about the city we love.
Walk to School Week
Living Streets five-day walking challenge is back, 17-21 May 2021! Aimed at primary schools, Walk to School Week is a fun and engaging week-long challenge, raising awareness and celebrating walking for all. Walking to school can provide the following benefits to you and your child:
- Quality family time. The chance to connect at the start and end of the day.
- Using the car less reduces emissions and can help improve air quality.
- Daily exercise. Walking to school is a great way for all the family to be active, starting your day on a positive.
Take the opportunity to celebrate these benefits by walking to school this week!
Methodical footsteps on a pavement and a profound sense of progress. Walking as an activity really lends itself to music, and so for #WalkLeicesterFest we are trying to build the Ultimate Playlist of walking songs on Spotify! Put your best walking songs in the comments👇🎶
This week we are supporting Mental Health Awareness Week, for more info visit crowd.in/P1jaDz Research shows the positive link that being physically active can have on your mental health, can you travel actively to/from school to build active minutes into your day?
If you're thinking of going for a walk this Saturday, that's about 50% of the battle. Now for the other 50%! Lace up your shoes and have a look at choosehowyoumove.co.uk/walkleicester/ - check out some of our guided walks available to you this Saturday🚶 #WalkLeicesterFest
💡Did you know that short walks every day have the potential to increase productivity by up to 30%? #FunFactFriday On your next short #walk, you can earn FREE points and prizes with the @Betterpoints app and DOUBLE points in May! 🚶♀️🚶♂️ More information: bit.ly/33tgWG8
Walking noun “to move along by putting one foot in front of the other, allowing each foot to touch the ground before lifting the next” - Cambridge English Dictionary Sounds great, but we know walking means much more! What does it mean to you? Let us know👇 #WalkLeicesterFest