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Free Wednesday Social Walks

Come along each Wednesday morning for a free social walk around Longshaw, led by experienced guides who know the area.

  • Booking advisable
  • Free event

Join us each Wednesday until the end of November for a free social walk led by our knowledgeable walk leaders. Each walk will be a around 5 miles, depending on the route, starting from the Welcome Building in Woodcroft car park, and finishing at Longshaw Cafe.

Social walks are a great opportunity to meet new people, discover new places, and build your confidence walking in the countryside.

Each walk will likely include mild ascent and descent. There may be some stiles, please let us know any access needs when booking.

Dogs on leads are welcome.


The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895


Suitable for accompanied children over the age of 8 years.

Meeting point

Meet at the Welcome Building, at the bottom of Woodcroft car park.

What to bring and wear

Wear sturdy shoes and come prepared for the weather, that might be sunhats or raincoats depending on the day!


Routes generally involve some slopes and stony paths. Please let us know any accessibility requirements when booking, so we can change routes accordingly.


Please note, normal carpark charges apply and is not included in the price of the ticket. Booking is advisable, however if spaces are available then you can join the walk on the day.

Upcoming events


Winter: Christmas Trees at Longshaw 

Premium quality Christmas trees for sale at Longshaw.

Event summary

8 Dec to 23 Dec 2023
09:00 to 16:00
+ 15 other dates or times

Winter Family: Breakfast with Santa 

Meet Father Christmas over a cooked breakfast.

Event summary

9 Dec to 17 Dec 2023
09:00 to 10:00
+ 3 other dates or times

Winter: Festive Wreath Making at Longshaw 

Create your festive wreath in the Moorland Discovery Centre at Longshaw, under expert guidance with materials sourced from the Estate.

Event summary

9 Dec to 16 Dec 2023
10:00 to 12:00
+ 7 other dates or times

Nature Tots 

Mini-explorers and their adults are invited to take part in fun outdoor activities at Longshaw.

Event summary

14 Dec 2023
09:45 to 11:45
+ 1 other date or time