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NORTON JUNCTION CANAL WALK | APPROX 3.5 MILES / 8K STEPS | MODERATE | NORTHANTS
November 21, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm GMT
MEETING PLACE: Meet outside the Church in Norton. You can park in numerous places in the area.
FAST GROUP WALK LEADER: Julia Doherty (longer route – depending on numbers)
REGULAR GROUP WALK LEADER: TBC
ABOUT THE WALK – grade: Moderate Route
Norton is a small picturesque village with a population of about 400, set in the beautiful countryside in the middle of Northamptonshire. From the Church, we will be turning right and completing a 3.5-mile walk that takes you along a little-used track and then down onto the canal. It can be a bit muddy at this time of year, so please bring good footwear and a torch. We will walk over a little bridge at Norton Junction Circuit and when walking this in the summertime I will show you all a few hidden boxes of treasure!
Dogs are welcome on this walk.
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!).
- Hi-vis vests are now back. 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.