Henley Hills & Thames: June 1st Supporting Hear Dogs

Henley Hills & Thames: June 1st Supporting Hear Dogs

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Choose to donate £5, £10 or £15 above

Supporting Hearing Dogs:

£5 will go towards running the event and the remainder of your sign up fee will go to support Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

"We train clever dogs to help deaf people. To alert them to important and life-saving sounds they would otherwise miss – such as the smoke alarm, alarm clock and even a baby's cry. Being aware of these – thanks to a hearing dog – makes a real difference to deaf people’s lives, and can even save them.."  

Henley Punt

Heading out from Mill End sees us cross the amazing Hambleden lock. We hit the south bank of the River Thames and follow it's flow, passing Temple Island, it's folly and meadows. We chase the river all the way to its famous location for the Royal Henley Regatta, the only thing missing is the Pimm's! We explore the back country to this beautiful town, who knows we might bump into one of its many celebrity residents?

The route takes us north through Middle Assendon, onto the majestic Stonor park home to the Stonor family, Baron Camoys. We explore the parkland and it's resident game and wildlife before heading to Southend, no 'kiss me quick' hats and Ice creams here mind, it's a beautiful rural hamlet sitting just inside Buckinghamshire. Walking south back into Hambleden, with it's chocolate box flint clad church and cottages. Hopefully with time to get into the Stag & Huntsman for some liquid refreshment!

The Details:

All of the info for the walk(s) is below. Once signed up, you will receive an automatic booking email as confirmation (may need to check your SPAM folder). We look forward to welcoming you to the walk and will be in touch near the day via the event WhatsApp (please see below).

  • 9:45am meet, prompt 10am start.
  • Outside The Stag & Huntsman, Hambleden, RG9 6RP
  • Suggested parking: Hambleden Pay & Display, RG9 6RP.
  • Approximately 15miles.
  • Duration 7+hours.
  • Walk Rating - Strenuous.
  • Leader: Chris/Gareth meet our leaders.
  • If you have any question or need any further info, please do get in touch by email: info@getoutdoorsuk.org

Important Instructions:

  • A WHATSAPP group will be created to share info and photos on the day. In signing up to the event you are agreeing to be added to this group, which will contain other participants. This is necessary so that details can be shared in the run up to the event, including last minute changes, reminders or cancellations.
  • Charity involvement: many of our walks are being run in partnership with charities. As such, sign up information is shared with the charity involved for the purpose of running the event and communicating its purpose, which is to help raise awareness and funds for the charity. By signing up, you are agreeing to receive information from Get Outdoors and the charity.
  • Remember waterproofs, walking boots/shoes and a packed lunch & water.
  • Dogs are welcome, but are entirely the owner's responsibility and must have a lead and be under close control at all times.
  • If encountering livestock do not walk too close or get between a cow and calf. If threatened, let go of your dog so it can escape and reduce the risk to yourself.
  • Please keep to public rights of way and respect landowner’s property.
  • There are often stiles to negotiate on this type of walk.
  • Countryside walking can often include hills and uneven terrain. Our group ethos is to support everyone in group to achieve their maximum potential in terms of completing the route. As such, we endeavour to walk at a pace all participants are comfortable with. We apologise if this causes any frustration to fitter walkers.
  • Please consult your doctor if you are worried about your fitness to take part.
  • Please inform the walk leaders, Get Outdoors, of any underlying health conditions that may affect your walking ability before signing up.

Required Form:

We need a few more details from everyone, so we know how best to look after you. Once you have booked your walk above, please follow this link and complete some simple questions ASAP: Applicant H&S Registration Form



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