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Jons Northumberland Coast Walk - Oct 2020

Latest Article: Jons Northumberland Coast Walk - Oct 2020

Fri 30th October 2020

Saturday 31st October and Sunday 1st November I am trying to walk the Northumberland Coast Path (62 miles in 24 hours).Keep up to date via our Facebook page.See recent updates as I walk on the Shepherds Walks facebook page - more hereRaising money for charity.I am doing this to raise money for two great charities, these are -1. HospiceCare North Northumberland - more here2. Northumberland National...

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Walking Northumberland Coast Path in 24 hours

To say it has been an interesting year for local charities will be the understatement of the year.Here are Shepherds Walks we are going to try and help out in a small way. For the past few years Shepherds Walks has managed some of the larger challenge walks in...

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Everything postponed until the end of June 2020

I hope you are all keeping well in these unprecedented times.If you have booked on one of our day walks, courses, events or walking holidays and this was scheduled to take place before the end of June 2020 you will have received an email from ourselves in the ...

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Open access land - 20 years on

The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000, known as the CRoW Act is a United Kingdom Act of Parliament affecting England and Wales which came into force on 30 November 2000.The act implements the so-called "right to roam" on certain upland and uncultivated ar...

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Montane Spine Race 2020

This weekend is the start of the Winter Montane Spine Race, the ultimate UK challenge for participants.Within the race there are three events over two distances along the Pennine Way, the starting point being Edale, in the Peak District –1. Montane Spine...

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Pilgrim Poles - walking route over to Holy Island

The line of poles marking the walking route to Holy Island have been in place for decades, but recently some of them had gone missing or become loose and recently the missing poles have been replaced.Ever since 635, when King Oswald gave the Holy Island of Lin...

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A look at Outdoor GPS Navigation, how does it work?

Hey, it\'s Jon here from GPS Training, which is part of Shepherds Walks.What we\'re going to do in this short video is look at how an outdoor GPS is going to improve your walking experience. Before you go out walking, if you want the GPS to actually navigate y...

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Fancy helping out at Shepherds Walks?

If you have a bit of spare time and would like to help out at Shepherds Walks please do get in touch. In this weeks Facebook live we chat over the options there are coming up at Shepherds Walks. ...

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What's coming up in February 2018?

In last weeks Facebook live we chatted over what we have coming up during February at Shepherds Walks. ...

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Nordic Walking in 2018

In this week\'s Facebook live we chatted over the Nordic Walking plans for the start of 2018 with Jane Monks the Shepherds Walks qualified Nordic Walking instructor.You can view our Nordic Walking training courses here.You can view our Nordic Walking programme...

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