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The benefits of walking in the countryside with an outdoor GPS unit

Latest Article: The benefits of walking in the countryside with an outdoor GPS unit

Thu 15th June 2017

What are the benefits of walking in the countryside with an outdoor GPS unit?In this short video we look at the benefits of walking in the countryside with an outdoor GPS unit, how an outdoor GPS works and a quick overview of some of the features it offers whilst out in the hills.You can view the full range of Garmin GPS units with full GB Ordnance Survey maps on our web site here....

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The Sill Landscape Discovery Centre, Northumberland National Park

The Sill in Northumberland National Park is a Landscape Discovery Centre and new YHA Youth Hostel currently being constructed at Once Brewed in Northumberland.The Northumberland National Park Sill building will be very striking in its design and has been desig...

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Northumberland Day 2017

Plans for the inaugural Northumberland Day on May 28 are gathering pace, as organisers continue to stage meetings across the county and spread the word via social media.The day will celebrate Northumberland's culture, heritage, sport, arts and crafts, landscap...

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We don't sell a box with an Outdoor GPS in.

If you buy an outdoor GPS unit from Shepherds Walks you are not just buying a box with a GPS unit in. Once you have made the purchase we spend an hour getting that unit ready for you.Below is a short video taking you through how we prepare your GPS ready for y...

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What is the best current walking outdoor handheld GPS unit currently on the market in the UK

What is the best current walking outdoor handheld GPS unit currently on the market in the UK? Updated September 2016In the past we always did reviews and looked at which GPS (Global positioning system) unit is the best outdoor handheld GPS unit currently ...

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Raising money for Spirit Bus

The Spirit Bus has proved a vital lifeline for many of the residents but it receives very little funding.Shepherds Walks, who are based in Rothbury are using their brand new Coquet Valley Challenge Walk as a fund raising event in aid of The Spirit Bus.The 13.5...

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Raising money for charities

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 suc...

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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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