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Please join us on our May Adventure walk.
We shall meet at Burnley's Towneley Park.
The walk will follow some of the Wayside Arts Trail to the Singing Ringing Tree.
We will all be able to take in the beauty of the park and the glorious areas of nature that are in Lancashire.
Nice trees, sculptures, buildings, brooks, bridges and streams etc
There is cheap car parking just £1.50 per day...cash only and no change givenFree toiletsA coffee shop and possibly an ice cream van when you finish..
Start point is BB11 3RQ Towneley Riverside Car Park ... this is adjacent to the garden centre and you should follow signs for Long Stay Car Park.
W3W location: ///senses.trade.filled
This 3 word address refers to an exact 3m x 3m location. Tap the link or enter the 3 words into the free what3words app to find it.
Meet in the car park for 10am start.
A car boot cafe will be available at the end and we may have some home baked goodies provided by the bakers amongst our participants.
If you would like to be added to a WhatsApp group for those booked on the walk please let Di Chris or Elaine know. In this group we will give you any updates on weather and travel and volunteers for baking
Looking forward to sharing the walk with you.
WALX speed guide:
Gentle stroll - Gear 1/2 - A nice pace that you can do for extended periods. 2-2.5mph (these generally are our Well Being walks)
Easy walk - Gear 2 -Slightly faster pace gained through technique. Expect Gear 2 at times throughout the walk. 2.5mph. (these are generally a crossover of our wellbeing and moderate walks)
Moderate walk - Gear 2/3 - Faster again using technique and with less recovery. 2.5mph-3mph+ (these are generally our Workout walks and longer Adventure walks)
Strenuous walk - Gear 3/4 – Adding more speed through technique and intensity, intervals, speedhyking.
Join as a monthly member for unlimited classes for £19 or get a 5% discount on walks with a pre-paid amount.
Keep track of your walx by joining our FB group "1000 Friends Nordic Walking" using this link:
Whilst we do understand that sometimes it is not possible to make a class, please be aware that we do operate a no refund policy if you give us less than 2 hours’ notice, please do not self-refund within this time. Any refund will be at the discretion of Matthew Gibbs.
Please make sure that you wear suitable clothing and footwear for the time of year and bring a drink with you in a small rucksack and a little cash for a drink afterwards.
You are asked to contact your WALX master or Coach by phone, leaving a voicemail or sending an sms text to the number below, if you are likely to be delayed as we do start promptly.
Matthew Gibbs – 07530 813225
Your WALX Master is trained to deliver the Nordic Walking UK FREEDOM programme – learn how to use the strapped poles which mirror to training techniques of cross-country skiers. This 2-session workshop also leads to the NWUK Passport and access to over 2000 nordic walx a week.
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