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Methven and Foothills Walking Festival

Get out and about in the fresh country air and discover the amazing walks in the Methven and Foothills area.

Dates: Saturday 8th to Sunday 16th April 2023.
Cost: Starting from $10 - price depends on the walk. Many family events are free.

There is something for everyone:

  • ​Bring the family to experience the famous Methven Scarecrow Trail (8th to 23rd April).
  • Join the Easter Egg Hunt at Awa Awa Rata (Sunday 9th April) or the Family Fun Day at the Enchanted Forest (Saturday 15th April).
  • Challenge yourself on the walks to Woolshed Creek or Scotts Saddle or discover the newly formed track to Sharplin Falls.
  • History buffs can join the History of Houses tour or learn more about local Railway history.
  • There will be two wellbeing walks as well as a walk around some of Methven's well-known restuarants for those into wine and food.

You can also enjoy the Methven Walkway, Piwakawaka Walk and the Enchanted Forest at your own pace - free and open every day for all to explore.

Find out more about the Methven and Foothills Walking Festival, including how to book the guided walks.