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Inspirational walk ideas, upcoming events and a chance to win some great walking gear worth £150. 


Ulster Way Highlights- The Sliabh Beagh Way

In the second blog in the 'Ulster Way Highlights Series' we move west from the Mournes to explore the spectacular Sliabh Beagh Way, as it meanders through the valleys of Co. Tyrone, the drumlins of Co. Monaghan and the Lakelands of Co. Fermanagh.

Click here to read the blog: 'Ulster Way Highlights- The Sliabh Beagh Way'

WalkNI Guest Blog: NI Explorer

With the excitement of the festive period behind us and both bank accounts and belts feeling the pinch, there’s no better time to pencil in some weekend wanders. 

NI Explorer shares exclusively with WalkNI six superb walks from their adventures around Northern Ireland. Which ones will you put on your 2018 bucket list?

Click here to read the blog: 'NI Explorer's Top 6 Walks In Northern Ireland'

Walk @ parkrun

Did you know parkrun is not just for runners?!

Walking In Your Community in conjunction with parkrun UK & Ireland are delighted to invite you to attend 'Walk @ parkrun' a new initiative running alongside six parkruns in Northern Ireland. 

Taking place every Saturday at 9:30am the event is suitable for all ages and abilities. Click here to find your nearest 'Walk @ parkrun'.

Value Of Urban Wetlands

In Celebration of World Wetlands Day at the start of February, the team from Ulster Wildlife have been celebrating the value of urban wetlands for people and wildlife.

One of our most iconic wetlands is Bog Meadows, in west Belfast, located just off the M1. Aidan Crean shares his passion for this award-winning 19 ha site - a great spot for bird watching, pond-dipping or simply escaping the city - filmed as part of the RTE’ One 'Wild Cities' series. Click here to watch the video.

UFRC Spring Gathering- An Event For Walkers

The Ulster Federation of Rambling Clubs invite you to attend the upcoming Spring Gathering, to be held in Greenmount College, Co. Antrim on Saturday 3rd March 2018.

The not to be missed guest speakers this year include; Irish mountaineer, explorer, writer & RTE broadcaster Dermot Somers and Hillwalking, Access & Conservation Officer Helen Lawless from Mountaineering Ireland.

The event, which booked out last year, is a fantastic opportunity to meet other walking club members, walking enthusiasts and includes a series of exciting workshops designed to help enhance your walking experience.

Booking in advance is essential. Click here for further information and to download a booking form.

Steps For Sport Relief

This year Sport Relief are bringing the nation together for the first time for one epic challenge - to beat one billion steps a day, every day, from Saturday 17th - Friday 23rd March. 

Click here to download The Sport Relief app which has everything you need to get active, fundraise and make sure your steps count towards the goal to beat one billion steps a day.

Join in on social: Follow Sport Relief on TwitterFacebook and Instagram.

Win £150 of Walking Gear

Enter our competition to be included in a draw to win a £150 voucher to spend on walking gear from Sperrin Outdoors.

Sperrin Outdoors sell a range of apparel and accessories for outdoor pursuits, stocking popular brands including; Jack Wolfskin Clothing, Craghopper, Vango and Highlander Clothing.

For your chance to win this fantastic prize simply fill out the form on our Competition Page.

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