To pole or not to pole? (walk ref 27)

Sunday 6 October 3pm

Free Nordic walking taster. A short 40min session to help you decide if you want to do the technique course to help you 'harness' the power of the poles & start really benefitting. Come and find out all the fantastic benefits of Nordic Walking for your wellbeing. Poles provided.

Route Details

1 mile
40 minutes
Easy (pretty flat, good paths)



Meeting arrangements

Meet in the carpark by Bridgewater Monument, Ashridge, HP4 1LT.

Walk Leader

A Breath of Fresh Air - Hilary Warrell

Further Information

Toilets and cafe on site

How to Book

Booking is now closed for this walk - if you are really keen to join please email or call 07546 121261.
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Programme PDF

Download the October 2019 festival Listings Leaflet for an alternative way of seeing the programme. You can also pick these up from various locations across the Chilterns - libraries, coffee shops, etc!


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Our Sponsors


This project has been part funded by the The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development through the Chilterns LEADER programme. The grant received through this programme has helped make these festivals happen. 


Complete Outdoors are our primary sponsors for 2018 & 2019. At their Bourne End (Herts) shop, you will discover all of the equipment, clothing and accessories you need to launch your next expedition into the great outdoors - whether a day's hike close to home, or an assault on the Matterhorn.


A family owned and run Henley brewer and award-winning pub company which has been at the heart of British life for over 200 years. Many of the company's 132 pubs are located in picturesque rural and town centre settings across The Chilterns.


A membership organisation dedicated to conserving, celebrating and caring for all of the Chilterns’ unique landscape.





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