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WHERE’S THE WHALE WALK? | 4 MILES | NORTHANTS

August 15 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm BST

This is an unusual walk where we go hunting for whales… no joke! How many whales can you spot on this walk?

THIS WALK IS NOW CANCELLED DUE TO A WEATHER WARNING (SAD FACE)

ABOUT THE WALK:

This is a walk for everyone. Hidden on the trail are lots of “whales”, but how many can you spot in 4 miles? This is a bit of fun and not just for kids.

This walk is rather beautiful as we spend most of the trail near the water. We weave our way around Delapre Lake, before turning off and diverting the walk to the Canal. We call this the whale walk as the map is shaped like a whale. But hidden along the trail are various “whales” – you simply need to count them as you see them (think of Where's Wally, but with whales). We end up walking through the University and we will point out the history as we go. The person who gets the closest will win a special prize.

Feel free to wear something “fishy”

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 badge.

ROUND ROBIN QUESTION: Do you know any facts about whales?

MEETING PLACE: Meet at Delapre Abbey Car Park

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/runs.quiet.served

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

WALK LEADER(S): Julia Doherty

IS THIS WALK DOG FRIENDLY?

WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU

  • Good trainers or walking shoes (and other clothes of course!).
  • A drink. 
  • Hand sanitiser 

RULES TO KEEP YOU SAFE :

  • We walk in all weathers, however, if we have a weather warning then the event will be cancelled.
  • 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 – we call this “squidge and dip” – hand sanitiser, then dip in for your free sweets. (Please bring your own hand sanitiser)

Details

Date:
August 15
Time:
6:15 pm - 8:15 pm BST
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wheres-the-whale-walk-4-miles-northants-registration-387606911707

Organiser

Adventure Geek
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Venue

Delapre Abbey Car Park
London Road, Northampton, NN4 8AW
Northampton, NN4 8AW 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 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.