Surprisingly, the November walks have been exceptional this year. The Tuesday walks have been brilliant. We started with Amanda’s birthday ‘afternoon tea lunch’ - the sandwiches were so varied and delicious and the cakes were scrumptious as always. I never cease to be amazed at the standard of catering that we can produce! The High …
Roaches Walk, June 2018
The Roaches Walk, led this week by Ian, was the first of our ‘Middle Distance Training Walks’. We walked just under 10 miles of lovely undulating paths across two fabulous ridges, lush pathways along the River Dane and the very eerie Luds Church - a natural chasm used by early religious reformers, or even possibly …
Shorter length day walks
We are introducing some shorter length day walks, starting a little later in the morning. A few walkers have mentioned that they would love to do the longer day walks but feel that the jump from walking 6 miles to 12 or more miles is a step too far. We asked for your thoughts on …
Photos from this week’s walks
Three very different photographs taken on walks this week.
Sandstone Trail Day Walk, 2018
The Best of the Sandstone Trail: Our first day walk of 2018
Keeping Kit Dry
In response to a few conversations about how to keep mobile phones, spare layers, butties etc dry in your backpack, I have done some research amongst our day/trip Nordic walkers.
Anglesey Coastal Nordic Walking Trip, March 2018
You will be pleased to know that we didn’t get blown off the Anglesey cliffs. Saturday and Sunday were really quite challenging in some ways but the wind was behind us so the ascents were not a problem at all; in fact we were blown up the hills. Everyone really enjoyed the trip. I have …
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So near but just a bit too far!
Ian is back from his Kilimajaro trip, looking well and on very good form. Here’s the story. "Our trek started after we signed in with the Park authorities and on that first afternoon we just had a 3 hour ascent to our first camp site at 2895 metres. We initially walked through a mix of …
Nordic Walking Day Walks – coming soon
Dates for our 2018 Nordic Walking day walks
Nordic Walking in Macclesfield Forest, January 2018