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Nordic Pole Walking for the over 50s


Annual Registration Here

Annual registration and induction is £16.00


Step 1 - click on "Annual Registration Here"

Step 2- Choose Options - an Induction date, pole hire, end of session refreshments

(Registration is none refundable)

Induction dates: Thur, September, 16th and 30th 1-2.30pm

This is a great way to recover and improve your


Nordic Pole Walking (NPW) is quite unique in that it provides benefits for everybody from those with medical problems to the super fit. Whatever age, fitness level or goal, - Nordic Pole Walking is suitable, effective and enjoyable. 

It can tone up both the upper and lower part of the body and can burn up to 46% more calories than ordinary walking

It can reduce the pressure on knees and joints

Great for the Heart and Lungs and ideal for neck, shoulder and back problems

Poles propel the walker along, making it easier to move faster than normal without feeling the effort.

Other Benefits

 No need to wear special exercise clothing

 Itís very sociable; participants can chat as they go!

 It is easy to learn and to keep up.

It combines exercise with the nature which has been proven to boost mood.




ANNUAL REGISTRATION £16/person includes induction session

Follow up walk - to keep the momentum flowing once your induction is complete we recommend that you book your follow up walk dates straight away.

Health and Safety - You will accept full responsibility for the management of your own health

Weekly Guides Walks £3/person (only available to those that have registered and done the Induction sessions)

Poles Hire - Poles will be available for hire £3/session

(If you don't have poles hiring is a good idea until you decide which ones to get).

Clothing - This is an all weather activity. Please wear suitable clothing and sturdy footwear

Guided walks last approx 60 - 90 mins 2 - 4 miles depending upon individual fitness. There will be no pressure. Everyone will walk at their own pace.

Instruction/Training is provided by qualified instructors (included in the weekly walk cost).

All walks and training days must be booked online.

There will be 9 walker places per session

We plan to run 2-3 walks per week depending upon take-up. Please let us know if you were unable to book a walk because it was full.

Mask are optional when mingling. Please respect each others personal social distancing preferences.

Refreshments: If you would like to prolong your stay at Naturezones you can also pre-book refreshments when booking your walk

This project has been supported by the National Lottery Community Fund and Sovereign Housing


Future Walk Dates for Over 50s


These dates are for Registered walkers

 that have completed the induction.

£3.00/walk (the cost of a cup of coffee)

Each date can take up to 9 walkers

Bookings accepted up to 11.00pm night


NEW - Some dates will now offer a short

 walk (s/w) option for those building up

their energy levels.

Let Instructor know on arrival whether

 you are doing S/w or regular walk.

Regular walks 2-4miles

Short walks 1.5 miles

Over 50/60s

September 10.30 - 12

Thur 2nd

Tue 7th

Thur 9th

Tue 14th

Thur 16th

Tues 21st

Thur 23rd s/w

Tues 28th

Thur 30th

Over 50/60s

October Dates

Tue 5th

Thur 7th s/w

Tue 12th

Thur 14th

Tue 19th

Thur 21st s/w

Tue 26th



Refresher's Saturday

Sat 9th Oct 2-3.30

Get back into NPW. Basic instruction £3.00  followed by optional afternoon tea £4.50


More Steps - extra long walk followed by warming soup and sandwich



Christmas BBQ Walk DTBC


Over 50/60s

November Dates

Tue 9th

Thur 11th s/w

Tue 16th

Thur 18th

Tue 23rd

Thur 25th s/w

Tue 30th


We are an all weather activity - please wear appropriate clothes, especially shoes.

Health and Safety

You are expected to be responsible for your own health. Please make sure you have with you any prescribed medication.


Please be aware that once you have booked a space someone else is prevented from booking..

We can only refund  if a person contracts covid (please do not rebook for at least 10 days)

If Naturezones has to cancel a walk due to horrendous  weather  i.e snow, hurricane or an Instructor becomes unavailable.


If only one person is booked on a walk (health and safety rules that there must be at least 2 people + instructor on a walk). If this is the case we will reschedule your booking)

 then we will reschedule the walk at no cost to you.

Block Booking

If you want to make Nordic Pole walking a regular part of you life we recommend that you make a block booking even if you may have to miss the odd one. 6 sessions will cost just £18.


Art with Angela Monday 1pm - 3pm 

£50 for 6 weeks (roll over) Materials provided

Learn drawing skills, have fun trying out a range of techniques - lino cutting, fabric dying, watercolours and more

Contact Angela via email if you would like to join in




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