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 'old road'.
Walk 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 School North Carolina and Ross Independent School 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, Land Rover support, Walk Awhile Guides, guided
tours and all accommodation and meals.
Event Organisers can speak to Derek Bright directly about any of the above walks
on 01227 752762 or 07984 758975.