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DELAPRE ABBEY WHALE WALK | 3.5 MILES | EASY | NORTHANTS

February 6 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm GMT

Free

Note, please arrive by 6.15 pm we will set off at 6.30 pm

MEETING PLACE:  Free car parking is available for all visitors (as well as the over-flow capacity for large events) with priority disabled parking for blue badge holders.

The postcode for Delapré Abbey is NN4 8AW however please take note that some satnavs do not read this address correctly so we suggest you check before you travel.

WALK LEADER:  Rhianne Connor

ABOUT THE WALK – grade:  Moderate Route

Starting from the main car park we will head towards the lake. You may be wondering why we have called this the “whale walk” – when you look at the map, it is shaped like a whale, that is the only reason. As far as I am aware there are no whales in the lake…. but you never know!

This is a nice easy walk and the terrain is mainly paved. We will walk along the lake, up to the rafting centre and then make our way back to the main car park in a full loop, stopping for sweets along the way.

WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU

  • A good torch (no head torches please as they tend to blind people!)
  • Good trainers or walking shoes (and other clothes of course!).
  • Please make sure you have a reflective jacket /vest/armband (essential on all winter hikes).  If you don't have one, then we have plenty of spares that you can borrow for the evening.  
  • A drink and snacks. 

FAQs

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? No.  Just bring yourself and then tell the organisers your name when you arrive.  We will then check you in.

Details

Date:
February 6
Time:
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/delapre-abbey-whale-walk-35-miles-easy-northants-registration-90842591637

Venue

Delapre Abbey Car Park
122 London Rd
Northampton, Northamptonshire NN4 8AR United Kingdom

Organiser

Adventure Geek

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

There are no permissions expressed or implied by the Adventure Geek organisers. Participants make use of the facilities at their own risk and without express permission from the Adventure Geek organisers.

Walking is a physically active sport. If you have any doubts about your abilities, you should always seek advice from your GP before embarking on an Adventure Geek walk.

By registering for an event you accept that you do so entirely at your own risk and that it is your responsibility to ensure that you are fit and able to take part in the event. We regroup often and our walks cater for all levels of fitness.

Children under the age of 16 years old are the responsibility of their parents or guardians and need to be accompanied at all times before, during and after the walk.

Adventure Geek volunteers do not accept responsibility for injury, loss and damage sustained by a participant unless the above injury, loss and damage are proven to have been caused as a direct result of negligence on the part of the organisers.

Dogs are welcome on the majority of our walks, however, we kindly ask that only one dog per walker and that the welfare of the animal remains your responsibility throughout your walk.  On occasion, we may add a note of “No dogs allowed” on specific walks (usually those with cattle), please respect this note.