Henley Hills Hike: September 30th

Henley Hills Hike: September 30th

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Supporting Hearing Dogs:

£7 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 to Hambleden, with it's chocolate box flint clad church and cottages. Hopefully time to get into the Stag & Huntsman for a pint and a bite, before we hit the last part of our route. 
 

The Details:

  • 9:45am meet, prompt 10:00am start.
  • Mill End Car Park, Skirmett rd, Henley, RG9 6TL.
  • Approximately 15miles.
  • Duration 7+hours.
  • Leader: Gareth meet our leaders

Important info:

  • A WHATSAPP group will be created to share info and photos on the day, so once signed up, please send an email to grant permission to be added to: info@getoutdoorsuk.org
  • Remember waterproofs, walking boots/shoes and a packed lunch & water.
  • Please not you may need to pay for parking.
  • 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 the indicated public rights of way and respect the landowner’s property at all times.
  • There are often styles 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 at all worried about your fitness and ability 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 Information Form

 

 

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