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We have walks to suit all abilities, as well as dog-pack walks and early morning miracle walks.

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FOXTON LOCKS CAFE WALK | 6 MILES | MODERATE| NORTHANTS

March 19 @ 9:45 am - 1:00 pm GMT

If you enjoy a bit of history, fabulous scenery, open fields, coffee and cake and a wonderful series of locks then this is for you.

🥾 ABOUT THE WALK 🥾

What a brilliant walk! If you have never visited Foxton Locks then you are in for a treat. It is a bit like going back in time with the museum, interesting statues and sculptures on the route. We walk over rolling hills, take a section along the peaceful canal and of course, enjoy a well-deserved coffee and cake in one of the pubs or cafes.

❓ ROUND-ROBIN QUESTION: Have you ever driven a narrowboat?

Please arrive by 9.45 am we will set off at 10 am sharp. If this is your first AG walk, then please arrive nice and early and seek out the walk leader who will be wearing a red “walk leader” pin badge.

📍 WHAT3WORDS: https://what3words.com/rescuer.dips.laughs

Click the link above, then click “Navigate using Google Maps” . We often meet in places where there is no postcode, so we encourage you to use the What3Words app which will take you to the exact location.

🗣 WALK LEADER(S): Martin Harrison

🐶 IS THIS WALK DOG FRIENDLY? Yes

☕️ REFRESHMENTS: Back at the pub or cafe we can stop for refreshments after the walk.

🎒 WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU

* Good trainers or walking shoes (and other clothes of course!).

* A drink.

⛑ RULES TO KEEP YOU SAFE :

  • We walk in all weathers, however, if we have a weather warning then the event may be cancelled. Keep an eye on your emails and the Facebook event page for notifications of any cancellations.
  • We will only ever walk in groups of 15 or less. If we have more than 15, we will usually have two walk leaders and walk in opposite directions.
  • We supply free sweets at the halfway stage – we call this “squidge and dip” – hand sanitiser, then dip in for your free sweets.

Organiser

Adventure Geek
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Venue

Foxton Locks Bottom Car Park (charge for parking). Use What3Words link
Bottom Car Park, Market Harborough, LE16 7RA
Market Harborough, LE16 7RA GB
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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 we have a maximum of two dogs per walker and that the welfare of the animals 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.

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