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Review of Marlborough weekend away

By: Richard Dooks

At 15:00 on a Wednesday afternoon I joined up with a bunch of around 30 Met Walkers in Pimlico, for a weekend away to Wiltshire, being held almost exactly 4 years after the first trip to stay in the grounds of Marlborough College. Even the weather forecast was identical to that for our previous visit, being 'HOT, HOT, HOT!!'.

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Leading the group along the North Downs Way

By: Phil Whelan

At the tail end of 2016, I decided to embark on a new adventure - leading the North Downs Way as a series for the Met Walkers, armed only with a National Trail guidebook.

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Gender balance of walk leading

By: Catherine Negus

Recently I noticed that I hadn’t been on a walk led by a woman in a while, and decided to play with some stats and work out whether this was just coincidence.

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