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Walk Fife Podcast 31 - Ramblers Scotland & Access All Areas 2018

8/15/2018
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The Kingdom of Fife is truly great for walking. This episode of the Walk Fife Podcast is packed full of walking goodness. Sean kicks off the show by letting us know about International Geocaching Day which takes places on 18 August. The Walk Fife team love geocaching and Sean shares with us what we can expect from this great annual outdoor event. Ramblers Scotland - Out There Recently Sean caught up with Danny Garden from Ramblers Scotland for a chat about the work of the group and what...

Duration:00:35:13

Walk Fife Podcast 30 - Geocaching, Fife Pilgrim Way & Hidden History

7/30/2018
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The clouds and rain have returned to the Kingdom of Fife. The wet weather may have you sheltering at home but at least you can listen to the Walk Fife Podcast while waiting out the rain. After a technical problem caused the lose of last weeks podcast, Sean sits down and records a new featuring news from across the Fife Walking Community along with answering questions sent in by listeners. Kirkcaldy Walking Festival Success! The first walking festival to be held in the Fife coastal town...

Duration:00:23:12

Walk Fife Podcast 29 - Giant Hogweed, Fires & Trash

7/9/2018
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The Kingdom of Fife has been enjoying some fantastic walking weather. Join Sean as he updates us all with the latest from the Fife walking community. Sean shares some safety advice, news about a upcoming competition on the Walk Fife website and answers some more questions sent by listeners. Walkers Beware! Sean kicks off the podcast by talking about the recent post we shared through the Walk Fife website covering the topic of the dangers of Giant Hogweed. Giant Hogweed is a weed which...

Duration:00:22:12

Walk Fife Podcast 28 - Kirkcaldy Walking Festival & Burntisland Heritage Walks

6/20/2018
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The Kingdom of Fife has lots to offer walkers this summer. Sean lets us know about some upcoming events that will get people out walking and exploring. We news from around Fife, advice and answers to some questions sent in about Sean’s waking challenge. Burntisland Heritage Walks To celebrate Burntisland Civic Week a guided evening historic walk will take place on Wednesday 20th June at 7.00pm. The walk winds around the centre of Burntisland, visiting the Burgh Chambers, the historic...

Duration:00:26:21

Walk Fife Podcast 27 - Wildfires, Seaside Safety and Lochbagging

6/5/2018
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The Kingdom of Fife is buzzing with people hitting the hills and coast taking advantage of the good weather. Sean takes shelter from the sun to record episode 27 of the Walk Fife Podcast. In this episode we cover fire, hidden dangers along the fife coast, chat a bit about the walk fife workshops and we will announce the winner of our competition to win a Suunto A30 compass and a OS Explorer map bundle. Wildfires hit Fife Many people from the Fife walking community got in touch with us...

Duration:00:23:31

Walk Fife Podcast 26 - Tents and Land Access

5/18/2018
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Catch up with Walk Fife’s Sean in episode 26 of the Walk Fife Podcast The Kingdom of Fife is busy with walkers exploring the coast and countryside on foot. Sean starts the podcast by talking about the latest developments with the Walk Fife website and talks about what the coming changes and improvements. Sean also reveals the team’s plans for producing some videos to help encourage others to get out and enjoy the many walking routes that have been shared by the Fife walking...

Duration:00:20:39

Walk Fife Podcast Episode 25 - Sparrowhawks, Nordic Walking & Events

5/2/2018
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It may be rainy in the Kingdom this week but that hasn’t stopped us from recording episode 24 of the Walk Fife Podcast. Fife is finally blooming into life and colour and once again the paths and trails are busy with walkers. Join Sean as he updates everyone on the latest news from Walk Fife, answers questions and shares news of upcoming events and talks. GPS workshop The response from the Fife Walking Community to our latest free workshop has been incredible. We received nearly 900...

Duration:00:23:30

Walk Fife Podcast Episode 24 - Ramblers and the Big Spring Clean Up

4/19/2018
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The Kingdom has warmed up for episode 24 of the Walk Fife Podcast. The better weather has seen many people head out and enjoy all that Fife has to offer. Join Sean as he chats about the latest updates on the Walk Fife website and shares some news from around the region. Ramblers Scotland Many of you will have noticed that we have added a new page to the Walk Fife website covering the work of Ramblers Scotland. This fantastic group has 54 walking groups across Scotland, including five...

Duration:00:20:11

Walk Fife Podcast Episode 23 - Fife Pilgrim Way and Walking Workshops

4/6/2018
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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. Join Sean as he lets us know what has ben 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 &...

Duration:00:22:53

Walk Fife Podcast Episode 22 - Winners Announced and Fife’s Mini Walking Fest

3/21/2018
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The weather in Fife is improving just in time for episode 22 of the Walk Fife Podcast. After a spell of harsh weather paused it’s progress, it is nice to see Spring starting to make itself known across the Kingdom once again. Join Sean as he chats with us about the latest news from the Fife Walking Community and the Walk Fife website. Going global One the past year the Walk Fife website has been receiving visitors from all around the world. Recently we have had many emails asking us if...

Duration:00:22:53

Walk Fife Podcast Episode 21 - Snow, Charity Walks and Otters?

3/9/2018
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Walk Fife Podcast Episode 21 - Snow, Charity Walks and Otters? Episode 21 of the Walk Fife Podcast sees the Kingdom thawing out after a blast of winter weather. Last week really surprised people as the Beast from the East took hold of the county. The Kingdom of Fife bore the brunt of the winter storms that blew in from Eastern Europe. Sean shares his experience of walking through the snowy countryside and tells us about when he was unexpectantly caught out by a blizzard. Children’s...

Duration:00:24:37

Walk Fife Podcast Episode 20 - History, Guidebooks & Fife Attractions

2/23/2018
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This episode of the Walk Fife podcast is packed with walking news from the Kingdom of Fife. Join Sean as he updates us with the latest from the Fife Walking Community. Magnetic Warning Mountaineering Scotland recently issued a warning to walkers about the threat of magnet closures in clothing and equipment that caused a group of walkers to recently become lost in Glen Shee. Sean explains what happened and how you can avoid the same problem. Workshop Funding After the amazing response...

Duration:00:26:03

Walk Fife Podcast Episode 14 - Geocaching Explained

2/8/2018
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We are heading out on a mini adventure in this episode of the Walk Fife Podcast. Join Walk Fife’s Sean as he sets out to find one of the many geocaches that are hidden across Fife. Geocaching is a great way to get active and get out exploring the world around you and is easily accessible to people of all ages, ability and fitness. Geocaching It can be best described as a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. To find a geocache you need to have a handheld...

Duration:00:31:31

Walk Fife Podcast Episode 19 - GPS Safety & the Sleeping Giant Pathway

2/8/2018
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Episode 19 of the Walk Fife podcast is packed full of good advice from the Fife Walking Community. In this show Sean talks about GPS safety, shares the latest news from the Walk Fife team, updates us on the latest workshop and a upcoming charity event for walkers. Sean can’t stay indoors for the whole of this episode and heads out in the hills in the second half to get some more miles in for his 4000 mile walking challenge. Workshop update Walk Fife will be running a free workshop –...

Duration:00:21:49

Walk Fife Podcast Episode 18 - Walking Workshops, Fife Coastal Path & Competition

2/8/2018
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This episode of the Walk Fife Podcast is packed with news from the Fife Walking Community. Sean takes some time out from his walking challenge to let us know about the latest updates from the website. It has been a busy few weeks for the Walk Fife team of volunteers and across the Kingdom. The website has been really active and routes are being shared more than ever before. 2018 Walking Workshops Sean kicks off the podcast by talking about the upcoming workshops which were recently...

Duration:00:22:59

Walk Fife Podcast Episode 17 - Sharing Routes, Updates & 4000 Mile Challenge

1/10/2018
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Sean is back with the first Walk Fife Podcast of 2018. The team are back and refreshed after the holiday and Sean updates us on what has been happening since the lat episode. The Walk Fife website has been really popular over the holiday period with hundreds of routes being downloaded and walked. Sean kicks things off talking about the latest improvements to the website. Website Improvements The team have been tweaking the website after receiving feedback from the Fife Walking...

Duration:00:23:22

Walk Fife Podcast Episode 16 - Caves, Winners & Tentsmuir

12/19/2017
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Sean explores the shores of Tentsmuir in this episode of the Walk Fife Podcast. Tentsmuir Forest is a great place for the walker looking for stunning scenery and peaceful surrounding. As he wanders along the shore exploring the dunes and woodland, Sean chats to us about the latest news from Walk Fife and takes some time to answer some of he many questions sent in to us by listeners of the podcast. Competition winner announced Sean announces the winner of our competition to win a Garmin...

Duration:00:27:53

Walk Fife Podcast Episode 15 - Workshops, Changes & Winter Walking

11/28/2017
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Sean is sheltering from the bitter winter winds in this episode of the Walk Fife podcast. Winter is taking hold of the Kingdom of Fife but there are still plenty of wonderful walks to enjoy. Walking workshops We recently announced that we will be running a repeat of our first workshop on 16th December. Sean explains the changes in the booking system and tells us about Walk Fife’s plan to host a number of workshops for kids in the summer of 2018. Win a GPS! Sean reminds listeners about...

Duration:00:17:26

The Walk Fife Podcast Episode 13 - The Fringes of Fife & Competition

10/30/2017
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Join Sean as he walks a short stretch of the Fife Coastal Path on the first frosty day of the year. The Limekilns to Rosyth part of the path is easy going and offers some nice views over the Forth of Forth. It has been a busy time for the Walk Fife volunteers as we work to bring even more opportunities for the Fife walking community. The Fringes of Fife Earlier this month Sean shared a photo of a walking book published in 1894. The reaction we had from the Walk Fife community was...

Duration:00:17:13

The Walk Fife Podcast Episode 12 - Rainy walks, Compasses and Changes

10/16/2017
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The Walk Fife Podcast Episode 12 - Rainy walks, Compasses and Changes In this episode of the Walk Fife Podcast you join Sean as he takes shelter from a spell of heavy rain and strong winds. As Sean sits out the bad weather he brings us up to date on what has been happening with Walk Fife and the community. Walking Workshops To kick things off for this episode Sean talks about the Walk Fife Workshops. This a new community driven project and the workshops aim to introduce some core...

Duration:00:23:04