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A NEW Headtorch Walk from Sherford Bridge in Wareham Forest. We will walk along good tracks to get an hours walk in - a WALX to get your fitness up whatever the level. Great if you have had a day infront of the screen, in the car or just need to get some fresh air in the safety of others.
Please read the following;
To join this walk you must
Bring a head torch
Wear a Hi Viz Jacket or Vest
Be comfortable to walk in the dark.
We walk in pairs and the walk is unable to take place if there is only 1 booked on therefore please book as early as you can and try not cancel at the last minute unless it is unavoidable.
Join Emma for a Moderate Adventure paced Nordic Walk at Caldecotte Lake
*UPDATED for the Winter* Evening walks will now be at a Moderate Adventure pace until the evenings get a bit lighter.
*Please make sure you have a charged head torch and something hi vis to wear
MODERATE ADVENTURE pace: 5 km/3 miles p/hr
TERRAIN: Mostly flat tarmac or grass paths
DISTANCE: approx 5km
PLEASE READ FULL WALK DESCRIPTION FOR MORE DETAILS
Join us for a 60 min walk around Carrbrook to blow away those cobwebs! This session is aimed at gear 2 but suitable for anyone wanting to improve their fitness
Head/chest torch and hi-vis clothing are a must! Speak to Jane if you need any advice (she has a few hi-vis vests she can lend out, but you must let her know in advance)
A sociable, gentle to moderate pace walk of between 2 to 3 miles moving at a pace of 19- 20+ min/mile.
Mostly a Gear 1 and Gear 2 walk. Mixed terrain.
These WALX make every step count! Total Body walking™ is a unique mix of drills, strength exercises, the use of nordic walking poles and other innovative fitness walking kit to help target the upper body too. Delivered by our fully qualified Instructors who will plan WALX that work on all aspects of fitness and make the most of being Outdoors!
Price: £5.00Book Now
Our Zoom classes are designed to get you up and moving each morning. Each session includes mobility, balance, strength, aerobic exercise and flexibility. All done within 30 minutes! Options are given so everyone moves to their own ability.
Price: £6.75Book Now
Doublebois Polers Adventure walks take in various parts of the South West utilising both Cornwalls and Devons beautiful countryside and coastal footpaths
This walk is suitable for Gear 2 walkers and is listed as 5 miles, it might be a little more.
The walk offers grass droves, farm tracks and woodland paths. The gradient is pretty level.
Gear 1 - A nice, easy and natural pace that you can do for extended periods with recovery periods where appropriate. Short hills might be introduced.
Gear 2 - A faster pace gained through technique. There will be less recovery time.
Come along and give WALX a go.
Your qualified Instructor will guide you through how to get the MOST out of every step you take! Great for beginners and experienced WALXers alike. These WALX make every step count! Total Body walking™ is a unique mix of drills and strength and balance exercises. It is open to those without poles and with poles.
Please register and book in advance online. Poles and equipment. can be loaned out.
Please bring a drink and any medication you may need, your mobile phone in a small rucsac.
A gentle but effective way to walk yourself fitter! Using poles will give you the confidence to stride out and stand tall. This mixed ability session which will challenge your flexibility, joint mobility, balance and strength whilst using poles to improve general and functional fitness.
This session is suitable for those who want to build up to the longer or more vigorous walks or may have concerns about their health, have an injury or recovering from long covid.
Price: £9.00Book Now
Switching between our Uppermill and Greenfield starting points, this lovely walk of around 4 miles will never disappoint.
Price: £5.50Book Now
A more gentle walk for those with a recent medical condition that means that mobility is limited, and who feel their fitness levels have declined as a result. The challenge is still to manage an hour walk, with rests when needed. Regularly weekly walks can bring improvements.
Start of the walk is at the same time of the other group. Warming up exercises are together and we meet again in the car park for a hot drink.
Please bring a (hot) drink for after the walk. If possible we'll have a drink in the Old Dog pub.
Please note, there are no toilet facilities (unless the pub is open early)
This is for members with a Nordic Walking UK FREEDOM passport.
Cancellation Policy: Please cancel 2 hours before the scheduled start time for a session credit to be applied. Cancellations inside of 2 hours will be charged in full.
These gentle walks are suitable for people who would like to start Nordic Walking to get fit but have no/ little walking experience, have had an injury or an knee/ hip operation.
We often walk on the Tissington Trail as this is fairly level and even. But we will also incorporate fields and hills in our walks which are 2-3 miles.
Gear 1 and 2
Please bring a flak with hoot drink for after the walk.
Sometimes we meet somewhere else to do a similar walk.
This is for members with a Nordic Walking UK FREEDOM passport.
Please note, there are no toilet facilities
Please do not book for this walk if you think you may have symptoms or have been in contact with some one who has symptoms of Covid-19. Thank you for your understanding.
Price: £0.00Book Now
WALX of Wellbeing are free walks led by qualified volunteer walk leaders, previously known as Walking for Health Walks these are a great way to get outdoors, enjoy the green spaces and make new friends.
Free WALX of Wellbeing - Danson Park
Please book your session prior to walking, don’t hesitate to get in touch if you need any help.
Meeting Day and Time: Thursday 10.00am
Meeting Point: Danson Stables, Danson Park, DA6 8HL
Parking and Buses: Yes
Toilet and Cafe: Yes
Description of the Walk: From the car park the WALX Guide will lead you through the park, around the lake and into the beautifully cared for English Garden. Approximately 1.5-2.0 miles. There is a footpath that is suitable for pushchairs, wheelchairs, and mobility scooters.
Join Sally for a walk at the Blue Pool and on Norden Heath for all abilities. Good terrain with some uneven ground, tree roots and mud at times. There are wonderful views of the Blue Pool and across the heathland to the Corfe Castle ridges and Poole Harbour.
Free parking- entry to Blue Pool included.
Toilets and Cafe
Price: £12.00Book Now
A walk that is focussed on improving your cardio-vascular fitness encouraging you to achieve.
It is fun and will challenge you appropriately.
You will be able to be sociable and talk but not "chat" freely as this is a fitness session not a wander.
The walk is suitable for all who have no limitations and who want to get fitter.
THE WALK LEADER WILL MANAGE THE DIFFERENT ABILITIES BY SENDING FASTER WALKERS OFF IN FRONT OR SENDING THEM BACK SO THAT EVERYONE GETS A WORKOUT DURING THIS SESSION.
There are several ways to increase fitness. You could increase distance with loads of stiops or you could have a shorter distance with less stops.
Check the description for how far we aim to cover in the time set.In case of problems contact your walk leader:
Ian 07939 175505
Carol - 07545 779474
Carolyn - 07773 352434
All our walks are inclusive and assistance dogs might be on a walk if required.
Enjoy sociable Nordic Walking for Freedom Passport holders in a variety of locations with a mixed ability group.
Lead by accredited instructors or leaders, these walks make the most of our beautiful countryside and are a relaxing way to enjoy being active outdoors, at the same time as improving your fitness and wellbeing.
We'll walk for at least an hour, longer if your time allows.
Poles provided. Wear outdoor activity footwear and clothes suitable for the weather.
We are adhering to strict COVID-19 social distancing protocol. Please use your own poles, water,
facemask hand sanitiser and tissues.
Please donot bookon for a walk if you think you may have symtoms or have symptoms or have been in contact with someone who has symptoms Thank you for your understanding.
Explorer Walx are simply sociable Nordic walks in a mixed ability group, enjoying beautiful locationsin and around Shropshire.
This is a walk which will take you around the beautiful grounds of Attingham and parkland
Gears 1 & 2 Walx will be used during this walk.
Dress to suit the weather including sun protection.
Special instructions for Walking at Attingham Park.
You donot need to pre book a slot at Attingham Park in addition to booking the walk but you will need to Identify yourself as a booked Nordic Walker. ie bring your booked Nordic walking booking confirmation email if possible. I will provide Attingham with a list of attendees.
NT members should show their membership card on entry.
Non National Trust Members need to be aware that they need to pay a £5 Active pass on arrival for each session (or become mebers if they plan to walk reguarly).
You Will need a face mask to access toilets, cafe and shop.
Todays walk replaces our regular Easy Monday morning walk.
These are a great way to practice your technique and take a gentle approach to improving your technique. Great for those new to nordic walking or those looking for an easier walk level.
Nordic Walking is a specific fitness technique and is not to be confused with trekking, hill walking or trail running as the poles are not planted in front of the walker/runner but in a specific way that increases the use of the upper body. It can be done by anybody, anywhere and does not require expensive equipment or clothing.
Note: To participate in regular Nordic WALX, you must have completed our Nordic Freedom Course.
Please note walkers must observe social distancing following government guidelines for COVD-19.
A gentle paced walk of approximately 2 miles moving at a pace of 20+ min/mile.
Mostly a Gear 1 and Gear 2 walk over mixed terrain, including a range of functional exercises and Active 10 segments.
Gentle WALX that incorporate balance work, flexibility and strength exercises.
We will take a gentle walk around the park.
We will stop for rests and to do simple exercises to help with strength, balance and flexibility, together with breathing exercises
Great for those who are getting back into exercise, have a health condition or simply want to move well and be fit for life! Our wellbeing Instructors are qualified to deliver WALX for all levels so it’s never too late to take that first step.
Upton Country Park has over 140 acres of beautiful award-winning gardens, open parkland, woodland and shoreline, with stunning Georgian Grade II* listed Upton House
Optional refreshments in cafe afterwards
Price: £3.00Book Now
Start in Manor House Gardens, then explore the local area on a variety of routes.
These sessions are for Lewisham residents and you must have completed a ‘Learn to NW’ course before joining these sessions.
After warming up together we’ll break into smaller groups, so you may be with the instructor or a volunteer leader to walk at a pace that suits you
Join Emma for a Gentle paced Nordic Walk at Campbell Park.
For a Gentle nordic walk along the picturesque river and canal of the Ouze valley. A Gentle and safe way to walk yourself fitter! These walks use poles to improve general fitness and increase joint mobility (Pace approx 2-3 miles p/hr)
GENTLE pace: 4 km/2 miles p/hr
TERRAIN: Mostly flat tarmac or grass paths
DISTANCE: approx 4km
PLEASE READ FULL WALK DESCRIPTION FOR MORE DETAILS.