Warkworth to Hauxley Nature Reserve – 6th January 2018

This was the inaugural walk for Strolls With Poles.

Guide:  Julie
Volunteers/helpers:  Martin and Ruth
Weather: Windy, slight hail shower, sunshine
Distance:  10 miles

A beautiful walk taking us past Warkworth Castle, along the River Coquet,through Amble and  along the sand dunes to the café in Hauxley Nature Reserve (http://www.nwt.org.uk/reserves/hauxley).  We had a short stop for tea, soup and scones before making our way back.

We took a slightly different route back dropping onto the sand where the benefits of Nordic walking really show as the sand is a great surface for getting the most out of your technique.

Once back in Warkworth some of the group headed to Bertram’s café (https://www.bertrams.co.uk/) to enjoy Cullen skink, mac and cheese and various cakes as well as lots of tea.

The next walk is along the Whitburn Coastal path from Seaburn to Marsden Grotto.

I look forward to seeing you then.



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