This was the inaugural walk for Strolls With Poles.
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.