Next Year's Festival runs from

27th February to 7th March 2016.

Many of our Walk Leaders are professionals who lead walks and provide training on map reading and navigation skills - essential for your safety on the mountains. Find out more by going to our Carry on Walking page.

CWF raised £1200 for our local mountain rescue teams - thanks to everyone who donated. Brecon Mountain Rescue and Longtown Mountain Rescue Teams each receive £600.


Duncan Forbes, Chairman of Brecon Mountain Rescue Team, receiving a cheque for £600 from Elsa Cleminson, with other Members of the Team in attendance recently.

Winner of the 2015 Photo Competition

Ross Pinkerton


Photo Competition Highly Commended

Runner up 1

Sue Shergold


Shop Window Competition


Ginevra Croft, winner of the draw of entrants to the shop window competition receives her prize of an Authentically Welsh Cracking Crickhowell food selection from David Thomas, at her shop, The Wool Croft in Abergavenny.

The best dressed shop window was

Runner up 2

Mark Chamberlain

Thanks to everyone who entered the Photo competition. We had 130 entries of a very high standard. Watch out for your photo appearing somewhere on this website!


St David's Day Concert


The St David's Day Concert raised over £1300 for the church restoration appeal.


Carry on Walking!

Now the Festival is over, do come back to Crickhowell later in the year for more wonderful walks and other events which happen here. For more details about walks throughout the year go to our Carry on Walking page and to search for a walk leader to lead a walk or provide instructions see our Walk Leaders page.

You can also find out what else is on in Crickhowell by going to

Watch this space for details of the new Crickhowell Literary Festival later this year.


Walks Reviews

Thanks to everyone who has reviewed their walks. Your feedback is really useful. The following five people are the lucky winners in the draw of those that have submitted walks reviews. Each will receive a Deuter Speedlite 15 Rucksack donated by the Mountain Boot Company in conjunction with Crickhowell Adventure.

Ceridwen Coulson of Chepstow
Sasha Robinson of Abergavenny
Sarah Gammage of Nottingham
Amanda Reynolds of Bury St Edmunds
Lorraine Leahy of Cardiff


Festival Survey

You can click here to see the results of the overall festival survey, which is now closed. Thanks again to everyone who has completed the survey.


We're here all year!


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