Barrow Walney Walk


Sunday 2 October


Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

Our coastal and country walk around Barrow-in-Furness and Walney, now in it's 15th year, has a wonderful atmosphere and is ideal for the whole family.

Choose from two distances - the family-friendly 5-mile or a more challenging 12-mile walk.

Join us this year and help us raise vital funds for our Mending Broken Hearts Appeal.


More event details

Sign up for the Barrow Walney Walk 2016

When: Sunday 2 October

Where: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

Advance On the day 
 Adult entry  Free  £10
 Child entry  Free - entry form Free

This event is organised by our dedicated volunteers in the Barrow-in-Furness BHF Fundraising Group and raises vital funds for our Mending Broken Hearts Appeal.  

Sign up

Participants under 18 must complete an offline entry form and participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult on the day.

For more information

If you would like more information on any of our events, get in touch Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00:

Tel: 0845 130 8663
Email: [email protected]




Start point for the Barrow Walney Walk

The Dock Museum, North Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 2PW

Raise money

Your fundraising helps our researchers make more discoveries and keep more hearts beating.

The easiest way to fundraise is to create an online fundraising page via JustGiving. Share your page on Facebook, Twitter and by email so your family and friends can sponsor you. 


If you prefer to collect in cash, you can download a sponsorship form to keep track of your donations.

Take a look at our fundraising guide for inspirational tips and ideas to boost your fundraising.

Get fit for your challenge

Take the opportunity to improve your fitness before the ride. Plan your training with expert tips and advice in our training zone.

Being active is an important part of reducing your risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Get more heart health tips.

Make sure you have the right kit

You should wear comfortable, appropriate clothing and footwear suitable for walking on rocky and uneven terrain. Take a look at our recommended kit list for what to wear on the day and what to bring with you, or treat yourself to some new gear from our online shop.

Get your family and friends involved

Your family and friends could be part of the action as well. Why not ask them to take part with you, or they could come along and cheer you on.

The route

This annual coastal and country walk offers two great distances which means you can either take on the 5-mile walk with the family, or push for the 12-mile distance. The 5-mile walk is great for children, elderly and pushchairs. The 12-mile walk gas more inclines and varying terrain.

Unfortunately this event is not suitable for wheelchair users due to the nature of the terrain.

Dogs are welcome but must be kept on their leads.


 Registration opens  10:30 - 11:15
 Event start  11:15
 Event finish  15:00


First aid will be available on the route.

Refreshments will also be available on the route.

There is a café and toilets at the start and finish, and there are toilets mid way through the route.

Other useful information