The Walk Fife Podcast - Exploring the Kingdom of Fife on foot
Walk Fife Podcast Episode 14 - Geocaching Explained
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...
Walk Fife Podcast Episode 19 - GPS Safety & the Sleeping Giant Pathway
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 –...
Walk Fife Podcast Episode 18 - Walking Workshops, Fife Coastal Path & Competition
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...
Walk Fife Podcast Episode 17 - Sharing Routes, Updates & 4000 Mile Challenge
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...
Walk Fife Podcast Episode 16 - Caves, Winners & Tentsmuir
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...
Walk Fife Podcast Episode 15 - Workshops, Changes & Winter Walking
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...
The Walk Fife Podcast Episode 13 - The Fringes of Fife & Competition
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...
The Walk Fife Podcast Episode 12 - Rainy walks, Compasses and Changes
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...
Walk Fife Podcast Episode 6 - Fife Zoo & Carlingnose Point Reserve
Join Sean in episode 6 of the Walk Fife podcast as he takes a short lunchtime walk along the Fife Coastal Path. Fife offers lots of opportunities for short walks and taking a break from your workplace to enjoy some fresh air and exercise is beneficial in many ways. For this lunchtime stroll Sean has chosen to explore the stretch of path between North Queensferry and Inverkeithing which takes in the Carlingnose Point Nature Reserve. You can download this route - Recycle Circle Route...
Walk Fife Podcast Episode 5 - Scottish Outdoor Access Code
Join Sean in episode 5 of the Walk Fife podcast as he walks a new trail and chats to us about what has been happening with the team. The first topic for this episode is the Scottish Outdoor Access Code. Recently we had to remove a walking route from the website as the land owner had blocked access to the route. Sean explains why this happened and what rights of access you have as a walker in Scotland. You can learn more about your rights and the Scottish Outdoor Access Code. by visiting...
Walk Fife Podcast Episode 4 - Exploring new walking routes
Join Sean in episode 4 of the Walk Fife as he explores some former railway lines that crisscross the region and which offer some interesting walking. As Sean wanders through the landscape describing the surroundings he shares some news connected to Walk Fife and the outdoors. We have added in A to Z listings page to help people find routes near them without having to use our main map page. Sean also shares news of some upcoming developments connected to the Walk Fife website. Sean talks...
Walk Fife Podcast Episode 3 - Questions, Fife Pilgrim Way and New Competition
Join Sean as he updates us on the latest news from Walk Fife. This month the podcast has been recorded in the studio after a microphone malfunction left Sean’s original attempt at recording it a mix of static and buzzing. Sean promises to be back outdoors for the next episode of the podcast. Sean takes the opportunity to answer some of the most common questions that have been asked by followers of Walk Fife over the past month. He explains the reason for advertising on the website and...
Walk Fife Podcast Episode 2 - Walking through Devilla Forest
In this month’s Walk Fife Podcast Sean explores Devilla Forest near Kincardine on a very blustery February morning. The Red Squirrel Trail was one of the first walking routes to be shared through the Walk Fife website and has been popular with walkers since it’s upload and was shared with us by Walk Fife volunteer Sue Richardson. The route is agreed 1 family friendly stroll and is best walked in the spring and summer months in order to enjoy the wildlife and scenery. You can download...
The first episode of the Walk Fife Podcast - Hello!
Welcome to the very first episode of the Walk Fife Podcast. This is a monthly podcast highlighting the activities of the Walk Fife team of volunteers and will feature walking routes, interviews and advice on walking and the outdoors. To begin this episode Sean Makin, the founder of Walk Fife, talks about the many health benefits of walking and then takes us on a walk through Blairadam Forest following one of the many routes shared with us. This month’s route the Glen Trail, a 3km long...