WalkNI Awards 2018

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Have you voted in this year's WalkNI Awards? With lots of new categories competition is heating up and every vote makes a difference! Check out our guide to this year's Awards.

How to vote

Voting in this year’s Awards is quick and easy you can do so here: WalkNI Awards (Vote Now)

Why You Should Vote

Who wins is decided by the public and in the most hotly contested categories every vote matters! This year by voting in the Awards you can also enter into our competition to win a £515 walking outfit from this years sponsor Jackson Sports, Belfast.

The Categories

Favourite Walking Destination of 2018
Strangford Lough
Mourne Mountains
Causeway Coast & Glens
Sperrin Mountains

Favourite Family Friendly Walk
Gortin Forest Park & Pay Structure
Sir Thomas & Lady Dixon Park
Montalto Estate Trails, Tree House & Natural Play
The Giant’s Lair, Slieve Gullion
Magic Ink Pot, Mount Stewart

Favourite Place To Watch A Sunrise / Sunset
Slieve Meelbeg, Mourne Mountains (Hibernia Landscapes by Stephen Wallace)
Manannán Mac Lir, Binevenagh Mountain (Neil Moroney Photography)
Giant’s Causeway (Alistair Hamill Photography)
Kilbroney Forest Park (Jaime Collins Photography)

Favourite Summit In The Mournes (6 Highest Peaks)
Slieve Donard
Slieve Binnian
Slieve Bearnagh
Slieve Commedagh
Slieve Meelbeg

Favourite Place To Walk On The Causeway Coast
White Park Bay
Mussenden Temple & Downhill Demesne
Giant’s Causeway

Favourite Walker Friendly Coffee Shop
Synge & Byrne (Slieve Gullion)
Sea Shed (Benone Strand)
Purple Heather Mobile Coffee Unit (Culicagh Boardwalk)
Lock Keepers Cottage (Lagan Towpath)
Ground Espresso Bar, Portadown (Newry Canal)
Courtyard Coffee Shop (The Argory)

Favourite Place To Walk Your Dog
Castle Ward
Lagan Towpath
Scrabo Hill
Benone Strand
Gosford Forest Park
Blessingbourne Woodland Walk
Castle Archdale

Favourite Walking Festival / Event  
Mourne Seven Sevens Challenge
Sperrin & Killeter Walking Festival
Boots N Bogs Walking Festival
Castlerock Walkfest
Walk the Glens Festival
Wee Binnian Walking Festival
Causeway Coast Challenge Walk
Omagh & Sperrins Walking Festival
Glenarm Walking Festival
Mourne International Walking Festival

Best Charity Walk Of 2018
Mood Walk’s (Aware NI)
The Bra Walk (Action Cancer)
Moonlit Walk’s (Cancer Focus)
Memory Walk (Alzheimer’s Society)

Favourite Nature Reserve
Murlough Nature Reserve
Island Hill & North Strangford Nature Reserve
Bog Meadows
Cladagh Glen
Oxford Island
West Lighthouse, Rathlin Island

When The Winners Are Announced

Voting closes at 11:59pm on Wednesday 12th December 2018. Winners will be announced early in the new year via the WalkNI Facebook Page & Website. The winner of the competition by our sponsor Jackson Sports, Belfast will be contacted in the new year (see terms and conditions for details)

The Most Important Part- Spread The Word!

Every vote makes a difference so don’t forget to spread the word by sharing our posts on Facebook or telling your friends!

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