It’s no fun walking when you are soaking wet and cold. There’s no need to rush about and buy loads of new gear – just make sure you check the weather forecast before each walk and only walk if you have suitable clothing.
The most important items are:
You should also consider:
Where can I buy clothing? I recommend Cotswold Outdoor in Bournemouth. They have a good range and are willing to offer advice. They've always been helpful in the past when I've had to return items. Membership of Ramblers or National Trust will get you a discount. However, they will match Internet prices which may be even lower - but it must be the exact same product including size and colour.
Monday 19 April 2021Starting at 10:00A moderate 4.5 mile / 7.2 km walk
Monday 26 April 2021Starting at 10:00A moderate 4 mile / 6.4 km walk
Monday 3 May 2021Starting at 10:00A moderate 5.1 mile / 8.2 km walk
Monday 10 May 2021Starting at 10:00A moderate 4.6 mile / 7.4 km walk
Monday 17 May 2021Starting at 10:00A moderate 5.4 mile / 8.7 km walk
Monday 24 May 2021Starting at 10:00A moderate 5.8 mile / 9.3 km walk