Type and Grade of Walks - Bishop’s Castle Walking Festival
Strenuous Walk 530m and above (1750ft plus) of Ascent
Energetic Walk 380 – 530m (1250ft – 1750 ft) of Ascent
Moderate Walk Up to 380m (up to 1250 ft) of Ascent
Easier Walk Up to 200m (up to 656 ft) of Ascent
No steep gradients and minimal rough terrain. These walks are suitable for most walkers who are reasonably fit and families with children. Appropriate footwear and clothing should be worn.
Walks for reasonably fit people with at least a little country walking experience. May include unsurfaced rural paths, some short steep gradients and rough terrain. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing are recommended.
Walks for people with country walking experience and a good level of fitness. May include some steep paths and open country and may be at a steady pace. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing are essential
Walks for experienced country walkers with an above average fitness level. May include several steep hills and rough country and may be at a steady pace. Walking boots and warm, waterproof clothing are essential. People in doubt about their fitness should contact the walk leader in advance.