WWTW: Walk of Britain

500 Miles for Christmas no.1

Can you help the Military Wives Choir and Walking with the Wounded get to the number one spot this Christmas? It was a huge pleasure to see the Military Wives Choir perform earlier this year at the Sage Gateshead during our week of the Walk of Britain and we’re thrilled to see them supporting the Walking With the Wounded: Walk Home for Christmas …

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Walking with the Wounded: Walk of Britain Day 5

We were greeted on day 5 with an absolutely amazing turnout in Heddon-on-the-Wall. We were with the incredibly hospitable Sharon – the owner of Dingle Dell Cafe (who can be seen in the photos wearing a union jack apron). Sharon had contacted Walking with the Wounded when she saw the Walk of Britain announced and had invited them to have a cup …

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Walking with the Wounded: Walk of Britain Day 3

Day 3 of the Virgin Money leg of the Walk of Britain – day 12 in total – began in Amble where we had finished off the previous day. After a round of teas and coffees – from Spurreli Cafe which had opened early especially for the team – we were off to begin the day’s 18 mile walk, taking …

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Walking with the Wounded: The Walk of Britain Day 2

After a night fending off the ghosts of Chillingham Castle, the Walk of Britain team set off for Alnwick. There was quite a crowd as they arrived at Alnwick Castle, comprising of journalists and photographers, local well wishers and the Duchess of Northumberland. After chatting with those who had turned up to wish them well, the managed to sneak in …

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Walking with the Wounded: The Walk of Britain Day 1

Walk of Britain

On Monday we joined the Walking With The Wounded for the start of their second leg of the #WalkOfBritain. The expedition will see four British and two US wounded veterans walk 1,000 miles across mainland Britain, starting in Scotland on August 22 and finishing at Buckingham Palace on November 1. Like the South Pole Allied Challenge back in 2013 the …

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