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Go for a walk

Take a gentle stroll around the town, a potter through the pocket park – or a longer walk along footpaths in the surrounding countryside.

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Short strolls
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Sturdy strides
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Hefty hikes
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Organised walks

Take a gentle stroll around the town, a potter through the pocket park – or a longer walk along footpaths in the surrounding countryside.

Short strolls (0-2 miles)

Burton bracer

Short stroll

1½ miles / 45 mins

A short easy walk around the heart of Burton Latimer, taking in the principal landmarks.

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Wind farm wander

Short stroll

2 miles / 1 hour

Windfarm Wander

A short easy walk along a quiet country lane (and / or across fields) to Burton Wold windfarm.

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Sturdy strides

Isham itinerary

Sturdy stride

4 miles/1½ hours

Isham Itinerary

A ‘pan-handle’ walk across the Ise valley to Isham.

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Hefty hikes

Cranford constitutional

Hefty hike

7 miles/ 3 hours

Cranford Constitutional

A scenic circuit, mostly following well-marked footpaths across fields.

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Organised walks

Walking for Health

Burton Latimer Library, High Street, Burton Latimer

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Improve your health, feel better – and meet new people on one of our short walks! We meet at 2pm every Monday afternoon and 10am on Tuesday mornings, and the walks take about 45-60 minutes on surrounding pathways. Refreshments are available at the Library afterwards.

Contact: Vicky Coates (Service Co-ordinator, Groundwork Northamptonshire)

   01536 521555

The Ramblers

2nd Floor Camelford House, 87-90 Albert  Embankment, London SE1 7TW (Head office)

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There are five local groups in Northamptonshire affiliated to The Ramblers: Kettering; Wellingborough; Northampton; Daventry; and Northants 20s-40s Ramblers.

Local groups organise regular walks led by local experts – a great way to get outside, make new friends and discover how walking boosts your health and happiness.

The International Waendel Walk

The Castle Theatre, Wellingborough

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The International Wændel Walk offers a long weekend of walking, with a choice of way-marked routes from 5, 10, 15, 25 and 42km for walkers of all ages and abilities. All routes travel across fields, footpaths and roads, whilst visiting places of interest and local villages in and around Wellingborough.

The annual event (which first took place in 1979) is held in May at The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, and a host of free entertainment will be provided during the weekend.