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Weekly Nordic Fitness Walk

If you can walk, you can Nordic Walk!

Mentored by Charlotte AtkinsonMentor summary: Connecting People with Nature
Organisation links:
Charlotte's Wood
Location address: Eye, IP21 5LT
Chosen age group:

For ages: 18+ years

Available tickets:
Standard £6.50
Next date: Friday 2nd Dec,

A summary

A weekly 'Fitness Nordic Walk' in and around Charlotte's Wood in Wilby is a great opportunity to enjoy the fresh air, get fit and connect with others. The aim of these walks is to improve personal fitness and stamina through regular walking with poles. The group will meet each Friday afternoon for a warm up and then there are then two options depending on your personal level of fitness; you can either choose to walk circuits of Charlotte’s Wood, at your own pace, or you can come on a walk with your instructor of 1-1.5 hours (3-4 miles) on different routes around Wilby village. There is then either a group or a self-directed cool down session. Please note that you need to be familiar with the Nordic Walking technique in order to participate in Nordic Fitness Walks. Poles may be borrowed if you don’t have your own. The cost of each weekly session is £6.50 per person with a small booking fee to pay in addition to the advertised price.

Charlotte Atkinson·Connecting People with Nature
Charlotte has over 20 years’ experience of working with children, schools and families as a primary school teacher, headteacher, educational consultant, Forest School leader and trainer. She is a qualified Level 3 Forest School practitioner with over 10 years' experience of leading Forest School sessions with children aged 2-11 years. Charlotte is a Forest School Association (FSA) endorsed trainer and trainer assessor. She provides guidance with setting up and running Forest School as well as practical delivery of sessions and support with bid-writing and site design. Charlotte is a British Nordic Walking instructor and runs regular ‘Learn to Nordic Walk’ programmes at Charlotte’s Wood. Carol Castagnetti is a Walk Leader with British Nordic Walking and leads the weekly Fitness Walks when Charlotte is unavailable.

About Nordic Walking

Nordic Walking uses specially designed poles to enhance your natural walking experience. With a technique that is similar to the upper body action of classic cross-country skiing, Nordic Walking is a whole body exercise that can be enjoyed at many levels, from walking for health to athletic Nordic running. More than 10 million people globally enjoy this outdoor activity all year round. Nordic Walking combines the simplicity and accessibility of walking with simultaneous core and upper body conditioning similar to Nordic skiing. The result is a full body workout, which means that you: • burn up to 46% more calories compared to walking without poles • release tension in the neck and shoulders • improve your posture and gait • strengthen your back and abdominal muscles • reduce the impact on the joints And because Nordic Walking doesn’t feel like hard work, you’ll be happy to walk further and for longer.

Learning aims

To practise and improve the Nordic Walking technique.

What's provided



Enhanced DBS

Basic DBS

Risk Assessment

Public Liability Insurance

Safeguarding Training

First Aid Training

First Aid Kit

Coronavirus Safety Policy

Please note

Please note, it is the responsibility of the booker to satisfy themselves about the adequacy of the safety measures. This platform is merely an introducer and does not verify the items listed here.

we'll be

Sundial Cottage, London City Road, Eye, Suffolk, IP21 5LT

Pricing information

Ticket: Standard £6.50

Pricing information


My experience consists of a leisure activity, on a specific date(s), and therefore the 14-day ‘cooling off period’ under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 does not apply.

No refunds are given except in the case of a cancellation by the Mentor.


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