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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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WASHLANDS & GREAT HOUGHTON EVENING WALK | 4 MILES | MODERATE | NORTHANTS

July 18 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm BST

Walk through one of Northampton’s hidden gems as you watch the birds fly over this amazing nature reserve.

🥾 ABOUT THE WALK 🥾

Depending on the numbers, we may provide two walks tonight. This particular walk starts out at the pub as we work our way through the industrial estate to the canal. We follow the canal which leads us up to the magical nature reserve. We walk around 50% of the reserve before taking a side trail up to the little village of Great Houghton where we will have a quick break (A group taking a shorter walk will miss Great Hougton and continue around the nature reserve). We then loop back in a different direction to finish the second half of the nature reserve.

🗣 WALK LEADERS: Julia Doherty

Please arrive by 6.15 pm we will set off at 6.30 pm sharp. If this is your first walk then please seek out the walk leader who will be wearing a red walk leader badge.

🐶 DOG FRIENDLY? Small dogs only please as we have one stile (and I can’t guarantee that the gate is open so you may have to lift your dog over the stile).

❓ ROUND-ROBIN QUESTION: Have you ever had a professional massage?

☕️ REFRESHMENTS: We can pop into the pub after the walk

Note: 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.

📍 WHAT3WORDS: https://what3words.com/river.libraries.places

Click the link above, then click “Navigate using Google Maps”

🎒 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. You will be notified by email, but we will also update the Facebook event if we need to cancel a walk.
  • We will only ever walk in groups of 15 or less. If we have more than 15, we will have two walk leaders and walk in opposite directions.
  • Sweets at the halfway stage – dip in for your free sweets. If we have furry friends, then we also have “treats” at the halfway stage.

Venue

❒ Lakeside Pub (Hungry Horse) next to the Premiere Inn.
Bedford Road, Northampton, NN4 7YD
Northampton, NN4 7YD 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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