THE WEIRD SKELETON SCULPTURE WALK (approx 8 miles)
Discover a weird, slightly creepy and incredibly intriguing sculpture by a derelict barn in the middle of a field somewhere in Berkshire with this Adventure Geek quirky 8-mile walk.
Select from the two available dates below.
- Tuesday 21st May – fully booked!
- Saturday 29th June
THE BASIC ITINERARY
This is a 3-hour event that will commence at 10.30 am – 1.30pm
Meeting Place: Checkendon (map and more details are supplied upon booking).
Schedule of events:
- 10.15 am – Introductions and check-in, briefing
- 10.30 am – approx 8-mile walk, led by Adventure Geek aka Julia Doherty
- 11.45 am (ish) – we will spend a few minutes and take lots of photos of the famous Nuba Sculpture (weird skeletons embracing each other)
- 1.30 pm (ish) – Walk Ends
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
For the walk:-
- Walking shoes or boots
- If you are a Nordic Walker then please bring your poles
- A drink and snacks
- Please be prepared to bring wet weather gear
- A hi-vis vest is essential on all walks (you can always borrow a hi-vis from the Adventure Geek mobile shop).
- Your phone or camera to take some awesome photos!
THE NUBA SCULPTURE
The Nuba Survival (often mistakenly called The Nuba Embrace) is a sculpture by John Buckley beside a very derelict barn in a field in rural Oxfordshire.
John (also famous for the Headington Shark sculpture which is also impressively weird!), created the embracing skeletons in 2001 after he visited the Nuba peoples in Sudan.
NEED TO KNOW
Food & Drink
Please note we do not supply any food or drinks for this day walk, however, we do provide sweets at the halfway point of the walk.
- Guided walk
- Sweets on the trail
- Qualified walk leader who is outdoor first aid trained.
- As this is a popular event, we are unable to process any refunds if you cancel within 14 days of the event.
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 this 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.
Adventure Geek does not accept responsibility for injury, loss and damage sustained by a participant. By taking part in this event, you agree to do so at your own risk.