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Walk of the Month – Bulbarrow Hill to Milton Abbas

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Lauren Atkinson tells us about a new walk she has coming up in April and she is excited to share it with everyone now that we are getting back outside. This 8.5 mile circular route begins with spectacular views from our meeting point near the top of Bulbarrow Hill. The green pastures of Blackmore Vale,


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Yesterday I went for a Walk – WALX Coach Rob Young about new his role at WALX Dorset

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Yesterday I went for a walk. A simple sentence. That’s why I like WALX. WALX is a straightforward concept where your club, community and workout is outdoors because walking is about being outside. Walking is a practice that allows you to use your body as it was designed. I like that walking is an easy,


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Fancy a long distance challenge?!

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Then why not join Lauren in training for one of our 16 or 26 mile Purbeck Festival Challenge walks!  With plenty of time to train and prepare, aim high and challenge yourself to a long distance goal. Especially if you’ve never walked that kind of distance before.  What could be better to focus on during


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We are COVID SECURE

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At WALX Dorset we are always working on how we can help people be more active in a supported environment where they feel SAFE. At the moment we are in Lockdown so we are arranging very local one to one walks for those who are feeling isolated and providing on line exercise classes and some


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Walk Leader Angela Gordon tells us about her favourite Spring WALX in Wareham Forest.

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Choosing a favourite walk is very difficult when we live in the beautiful Purbeck area. One place close to my home and heart is Wareham Forest. From the wide-open spaces around Great Ovens Heath and Decoy Heath to the beautiful shaded paths through the tall trees of the forested areas. In spring it can be


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Weekend of WALX coming up!

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Every year, the third weekend of September is FESTIVAL time here at WALX Dorset but this year we had to cancel our unique event due to the pesky Pandemic! However, some of the ticket holders had accommodation booked and are coming anyway so rather than leave them to wander alone or get caught on busy


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