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 WALKING

Grab your walking boots because 'Walk About in Hartlepool' can restart from Monday 12th April. We cant wait to see you all. Please see below on how to join us.

Due to Coronavirus, the 'Walk about in Hartlepool' group led walks will have a maximum number of 30 participants. It is mandatory for anyone wishing to join a walk to email participation@hartlepool.gov.uk, book your place on a first come first served basis and provide contact details. When you email to book your place, please confirm the walk you are attending.

 

Walk participants

  • In joining a walk, participants agree to:

  • Follow current Government guidelines on travel and transport to the start of the walk

  • Bring hand sanitiser, suitable clothing and wear suitable footwear for the weather and walk location

  • Avoid sharing food, drink or equipment such as walking poles

  • Follow the Countryside Code, any local warning signs and avoid touching path furniture where possible

  • Keep in touch with those ahead and behind, but maintain physical distancing and walk in single file through cropped fields

  • Follow the walk leaders direction in relation to the pace of the walk and which side of the road to walk on

  • When allowed by the walk leader, keep dogs under close control at all times

  • Tell the back marker or another walker if you are dropping behind the group

 

Back markers additionally will:

  • Wear a hi-vis jacket when road walking

  • Keep everyone in front of them or know who is behind

  • Let the leader know if the group becomes too spread out

 

A link to the Ramblers information for walkers https://www.ramblers.org.uk/advice/coronavirus/group-walks.aspx

You can download our walks leaflet here