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Raising money for charities

Latest Article: Raising money for charities

Fri 20th May 2016

Many of our participants on Shepherds Walks Challenge Walks are raising money for charities close to their hearts.One of our recent participants on the Coastal Challenge Walk, Sir Thomas, wrote the following -We are so privileged to be fit and able to walk such a beautiful stretch of coastline and we all love walking.Raising money for a good cause gives you that much more incentive to finish.You h...

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Discount at Cotswold Outdoor

For our challenge walks in 2016 Shepherds Walks has negotiated a special discount for you to use at Cotswold Outdoor. During this year’s Shepherds Walks challenge walks you will receive a ‘loyalty card’ for you to get stamped after each walk. On this card ther...

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Top to Sea - Berwick Walking Festival

Walk from the top of the county to the sea at this years’ Berwick Walking FestivalBerwick upon Tweed is gearing up the third walking festival that will be taking place in April this year.A guided walk from the summit of Cheviot – the highest point in Nor...

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What is the best cheap and budget walking UK GPS units on the market?

As we enter 2016 we will look at the best cheap and budget walking GPS units on the market.Lots have happened over the past 12 months which has brought some great GPS units on the market and it has certainly given you the buyer plenty of walking GPS optio...

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We will loan you a GPS units on all our holidays

Let’s take the stress out of your walking holiday.For all our self-led walking holidays in 2016 we are giving you the option to use one of our outdoor GPS units to help you navigate along the long distance trails. Don’t worry you will still get your paper map ...

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Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue team

If you have attended one of our Challenge Walks over the last few years you will more than likely have seen the Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team present. Did you know a percentage of the entry fee you pay to Shepherds Walks goes straight to th...

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Berwick Walking Festival 2015

Building on the success of last year’s Berwick-upon-Tweed Walking Festival, this April’s event has been extended from two to six days.With so many people visiting the region for the event, the organisers have been very ambitious with their 2015 plans and the b...

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What is the best current walking outdoor handheld GPS unit?

What is the best current walking outdoor handheld GPS unit? Updated March 2016Which GPS (Global positioning system) unit, what is the best one currently on the market? How many times do I get asked the question – What is the best outdoor handheld GPS uni...

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Garmin Vivofit - our story

I first got introduced to the Garmin Vivofit a couple of months ago at the ‘on the edge’ event in the Lake District. A number of loyal Vivofit users told me how useful they had found it.So the following week both Jane and I put the Vivofits on our wrist for th...

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The NEW - Memory Map TX3 GPS & Smartphone

Memory-Map TX3 GPS & Smartphone with/without OS MapsIf you looking for a device that offers 3G phone, Bluetooth & WiFi and of course GPS then the waterproof, robust Memory-Map Android TX3 GPS is worth consideration especially if you’re already a fan of...

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