The Kingdom of Fife is once again being hit by rain, sleet and snow as we struggle through Spring.

This spell of bad weather is a good excuse to stay dry and warm inside and listen to episode 23 of the Walk Fife podcast.

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Join Sean as he lets us know what has been happening with the Walk Fife website and shares some news from around the Kingdom.

Navigation workshops

As followers of our social network accounts will already know, Walk Fife are running a free workshop covering advanced map & compass navigation techniques. The workshop takes place on the 14th April and the closing date for applications fora place is the 8th April. The 3 hour workshop covers a wide array of map and compass techniques.

Fife Pilgrim Way

The Walk Fife team have added a page to the website recently covering the new Fife Pilgrim Way. This is a new 70 mile walking route that passes through the Kingdom and, as the name suggests, this pathway reflects upon the days when Fife was the one the many religious destinations within Scotland for pilgrims between the 11th to 16th centuries.

The Kingdom attracted many thousands of pilgrims from across Europe each of who made their way through the region on a journey of faith and discovery. This modern day route follows some of the region’s ancient pathways and gives the walker a chance to walk in the footsteps of these medieval travelers.

Wemyss Caves

This coming Sunday the Save Wemyss Ancient Caves Society will host first Open Sunday Tour Day for 2018 and will meet at SWACS Museum located at the East Wemyss Primary School from 2pm-4.30pm to explore the ancient caves and learn about their Pictish carvings (please arrive before 3pm).

Picking the right footwear

After meeting many people recently at a number of walking events Sean shares the question that came up time and time again when chatting. When you are exploring Fife on foot it is important to wear the correct footwear. Sean reveals out tip tips for choosing the right pair of shoes or boots for you.

Listener questions

Sean also answers some questions sent in by listeners and topic for this episode include Grade 1 walking routes, route maintenance and how fast you should walk.

Get in touch

If you have any suggestions for future episodes of the Walk Fife podcast then please get in touch with us through our website or you can even drop us a line through Twitter or Facebook. Please email us at info@walkfife.com

Show Links

Navigation workshop – http://www.walkfife.com/advanced-map-compass-navigation-techniques-free-workshop-14-04-18/
Fife Pilgrim Way – http://www.walkfife.com/the-fife-pilgrim-way-a-journey-into-the-kingdoms-past/
Save Wemyss Ancient Caves Society – http://wemysscaves.org/
Walk Fife Shop – http://www.walkfife.com/shop/
Footwear advice – http://www.walkfife.com/top-tips-choosing-correct-footwear-walking-walk-fife/
Sean Walking Challenge – http://www.walkfife.com/seans-4000-mile-walking-challenge/

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