Pilgrims' Way - North Downs Way Challenge
This is a 45 mile walking event, which can be tailored as a shorter
walk to fit across a long weekend. It traces the ancient Pilgrims' Way
track way between Rochester Cathedral and Canterbury Cathedral.
Starting on a Friday night and finishing on a Tuesday morning (or
across a period of your own choosing), the challenge includes three
full days of walking with sightseeing and guided tours along the
way. A great bonding experience as your group undertakes a
fascinating historical journey with a real objective at the end of the
Awhile has organised Charity Events and team bonding events for many
well known organisations from around the world. These include Christian
Aid; The Childrens' Society; John Groome's National Charity; Suldal
Council Norway; Covenant Day Schoo,l North Carolina and Ross
Independent Schoo,l New Jersey.
Chaucer's Kent - School History Tours - Pilgrims Way School Trips (inc' 2 nights accommodation)
Walk Awhile's guided history school trips include a 7 mile guided walk
along the historic Pilgrims' Way and 2 overnight stops in single or
twin room accommodation with breakfast and locally sourced packed
lunches included in the package.
This fully guided school trip brings Chaucer's Canterbury Tales alive and puts it into historical context. The tour
includes many of the key historical sites found in Chaucerian Canterbury including
a guided tour of the hostals where Chaucer's pilgrims stayed at the end of their pilgrimage.
Students get the opportunity to trace the steps of Henry II's penitant walk from the village
of Harbledown (mentioned in The Manciple's Tale as Bobbe-up and-down) and walk from the Black Princes Well into
Canterbury through the city' walls. Walk Awhile supplies a number of educational aids for teachers to support
our tours and please visit the Walk Awhile Resource Page
where essays and audio files are available. Prices vary according to
size of groups and specific needs. For more information please email
Walk Awhile via our contact form.
Downs Way - Team Building Challenge
for Charity, Group, School & Corporate team building Walks available on request.
The team building challenge is an ideal
way of getting groups of colleagues to bond. This challenge, which takes place
over full 3 days of walking and 4 nights with full board gets your team making
the decisions that will ensure they successfully complete their journey. The walk
allows participants from a wide age range to become fully involved in a real team
exercise, whilst enjoying an experience with a clearly defined objective to aim
for at the end of the 3 day challenge.
packages include coach travel, vehicle support, Walk Awhile Guides, guided
tours, accommodation and meals.
Event Organisers can speak to Derek Bright directly about any of the above walks
on 01227 752762 or 07984 758975.