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A Retreat from the Present, a Step into his Past.

24 January, 2019

By Michael Taylor - External Affairs at Manchester Metropolitan University and original Freshwalker I'd love to claim that my bond with the hills, dales and mountains of England is in my blood. That I could climb rock faces and that I learnt of daring tales of Himalayan exped...

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Freshwalking with… Jasper Cox

30 December, 2018

Jasper Cox, son of Jon Cox at Nutickets, came along to one of our Freshwalks Family event back in October 2018. Here's how he found the day.

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Freshwalks: My Journey, by Matt Simmons

22 December, 2018

In April of this year, San-iT's MD, Barry Lowe, was unable to attend Freshwalks.  Up to then, I’d been on a few Freshwalks City events and was starting to think that maybe heading to the hills for the day would be ok for me. I was told that it would ...

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Alastair Jones: A Story of Remarkable Recovery, Motivation and Friendship

04 December, 2018

By Dr. Alastair Jones of Cadence Leadership   On 13th May I was admitted to Salford Royal with a Brain Haemorrhage… After starting my business – Cadence Leadership – in September of last year, I knew that making a success of networking would be crucial in securing e...

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From City to Nature, Fjallraven and Freshwalks.

05 November, 2018

We’re delighted to reveal our new partnership with the Fjallraven Manchester store (located at 15-17 Old Bank St., Manchester M2 7PE).

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The Freshwalks Weekender: A Review by Roz Hughes

03 October, 2018

I’ve been a keen Freshwalker for a few years now so, when MDP suggested a weekend in the Lakes, I was quick to sign up. There’s something about Freshwalks which guarantees a good time (if we forget about the Hathersage five-hour walk in the rain last May, that is!). I can’t really put my finger o...

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Nutrition for Walkers: Step by Step by Jeannette Jackson

28 August, 2018

 At Freshwalks, we take on a whole host of walking adventures: from easy rambles in the hills to challenging treks acr...

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Faces and Places – Our Monthly Photo Competition

04 July, 2018

At Freshwalks, we’re all about helping incredible people meet in equally magnificent locations. That’s why we’ve launched ‘Faces and Places,’ our monthly photography competition to help us capture the moments that really matter during our events. Whether it be a serene backdro...

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Six Ways Freshwalks Can Improve Mental Health and Wellbeing

15 January, 2018

1. The natural feel-good drug The intense physical effort required for any of our walks releases endorphins to the brain which makes you feel good. The endorphins interact with receptors in the brain that reduces the perception of pain and creates a sense of euphoria. And of course, a F...

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