BSO Nordic Walking


Try this all-body workout and master the Nordic Walking technique. What began as a summer training method for Finnish cross-country skiers is now a popular activity for people of all ages and fitness levels.

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What to Expect:

Using Nordic walking poles to propel you along engages your upper body, improves posture, burns a greater number of calories and is better for creaky/injured knees!

In this session, a Nordic Walking UK guide will get you familiar with the poles and help you master Nordic walking technique whilst you practice on the nearby trails.

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What to Bring:

- Comfortable footwear
- Suitable clothing for the weather conditions

Nordic walking poles are provided

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Essential Information:

Minimun Age: 7 (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult)
Course Provider: Mark Richardson, West Norfolk Nordic Walking
Student / Instructor Ratio: 15:1
Location: Thornbridge Outdoors
Transport: None Required
Meeting Times & Logistics:
Please meet at the School of Adventure Meeting Point at least 10 minutes before the course starting time to find your guide and ensure a timely departure.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you require more information about the course or the Big Shakeout Festival, please get in touch.

Can I book a School of Adventure activity without a weekend pass?

No. You must have a valid Big Shakeout weekend ticket to participate in any School of Adventure Activities. Any orders for activities without a Big Shakeout weekend ticket will be cancelled and refunded.

What about Covid?

The Big Shakeout Festival and all courses will operate in line with the latest government restrictions. If the festival or a course cannot be run due to Covid restrictions, full refunds will be issued.

Will School of Adventure courses still go on if the weather is bad?

We will do everything we can to make sure your chosen activity goes ahead, however in some circumstances a course may have to be cancelled due to weather or lack of numbers. In these cases we will either offer you a place on an alternative activity or refund.

Will I receive a ticket for this course?

You will receive an email confirmation with an order reference number upon completing your order. Your order number is your unique reference number, bring it along with you and present it at along with your name at the School of Adventure Meeting Point.