The Moray Walking & Outdoor Festival 2017

Sorry, this year's festival - Friday 16 June to Sunday 25 June 2017 - is now over.

Next year's festival will take place from Friday 15 June to Sunday 24 June 2018.


The Moray Walking & Outdoor Festival continues to grow. This year there were over 50 plus events and the festival attracted more participants than ever before. Almost 450 follks, strolled, srode, cycled, paddled, swam and explored the Moray countryside, up 60% on last years. Midsummer! Whilst 75% of people were from the local area, the festival attracted visitors from all over the UK not to mention, Holland, Sweden and the USA.

Every year participamts are requested to provide feedback to help us improve. More than 50% of these replied. A massive thank you to everyone. A brief summary is shown below:

  • 96% rated their event Good or Loved it!
  • a staggering 98% said they would like to come back next year
  • 92% thought the pricing was fair, with the rest split evenly between 'too cheap' and 'too expensive'

Many respondents provided detailed comments, overwhelmly supportive, a selection is reproduced below:

  • The local hospitality was very special and the walk was relaxed and informative. A lovely event.
  • Great organisation and a real fun event, more swimming next year please.
  • Great selection. Wish I could have done more.
  • Wonderful and friendly guide with local anecdotes - superb.
  • This was my second year at the festival and I have thoroughly enjoyed it both times. Wil be back for more. Well organised and good variety.

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