ChalkEscape Walking Festival

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The ChalkEscape Walking Festival takes place on Cranborne Chase amongst the stunning heritage landscape with wonderful open vistas and woodland, criss-crossed by ancient ways and miles of footpaths and bridleways.

ChalkeEscape Walking Festival Project Aims

• To encourage people to access the Chalke & Chase Landscape area
• To raise awareness of the area’s natural, historic and cultural heritage
• To bring different groups and communities to the area

The ChalkeEscape Walking Festival

The 2021 ChalkEscape Walking Festival took place between the 20-30th May, and featured guided walks and events.


With thanks to our volunteers all these events are designed to help you rediscover this beautiful area.

The ChalkeEscape Walking Festival will return in autumn 2022.

In the meantime we are seeking your help to design new walks and create new routes for our 2022 ChalkeEscape Walking Festival – so if you have a favourite walk you are willing to share, or if you would like to join our Route Checkers Team to check and report back on one of our existing routes, please get in touch with Rachel – or call her on 07880 488410.

Learn more about the ‘ChalkeEscape Walking Festival’ Project

Find out more by viewing our Project Summary here:

The Chase & Chalke Volunteer Hub


Click below to register on our volunteer and training hub!

The Chase & Chalke team offer free training opportunities to our volunteers. Register today to view upcoming activities to get involved with the ‘Nurturing Nature’ project, as well as free training & more.

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The Chase & Chalke team send out monthly updates on our projects and opportunities. This is a great way to ensure you’ll receive our latest news and opportunities.

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Register to stay up to date with the scheme.

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