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HEART OF THE SHIRES EVENING WALK | APPROX 4 MILES | MODERATE | NORTHANTS
March 12 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm GMTFree
MEETING PLACE: Park in the layby nearby and then walk up to the Heart of The Shires Shopping Village (or park nearby but please do not block the entrance.
WALK LEADER: Michelle Banister
ABOUT THE WALK – grade: Moderate Route
This walk is just short of 4 miles and encompasses some road walking as well as the canal towpath. We walk from the shopping centre up towards Brockhall and take a quick look around the church, while telling ghost stories! It may be muddy if the weather has been unkind to us so please bring along sensible footwear.
IF YOU WISH TO RETURN DURING THE DAY…
The Heart of the Shires is a Northamptonshire shopping village that offers shopping without the stress. Open seven days a week from 10 am until 5 pm. If you are looking for a relaxed shopping environment in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside then the Heart of the Shires Shopping Village offers a wide range of shops for you to choose from.
Shopping Heaven From 1867
Set around a Victorian courtyard, The Heart of the Shires Shopping Village offers a selection of individual shops with character. From kitchenware to bridal couture, antiques and collectables, clothing, tasty treats, gifts, home furnishing and garden ware, there really is something for everyone at Heart of the Shires with elegant gift solutions as well as Darlington’s, our popular licensed restaurant and tea room.
There’s also plenty to pamper yourself including a beauty salon and hairdressers – and you can now pamper your pets too, with Paws at the Shires Dog Grooming!
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.
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.
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.