‘Love Is In The Air’ walkingtalks 24th and 26th April

Join Hattie Miles for a romantically themed ‘Love Is In The Air’ circular walkingtalk from Flirt cafe/bar, next door to Bournemouth Library. You’ll discover some heart-warming love stories on this enjoyable circular walk. Friday 24th April and Sunday 26th April, both starting at 10.45am. Walks last approximately one-and-three-quarter-hours. Price: £6.00 (over sixties and students £5.00)  * Flirt cafe/bar are offering walkingtalkers a 10% discount immediately before and after the walk.

Walkingtalks are circular guided walks which last approximately one-and-three-quarter hours.  Please dress appropriately for the weather …

The hidden secrets of Bournemouth

Join Hattie Miles for a circular walkingtalk from the Hotel Miramar, Bournemouth. The walks will take place on Thursday 16th April, Monday 27th April, Monday 11th May and Wednesday 13th May, all starting at 10.30am and finishing in time to enjoy coffee or a drink at the Miramar and maybe one of their delicious lunches. You will find out about some of the area’s history, famous residents and visitors, and some of the town’s hidden secrets.

Price: £6.00 (over sixties and students £5.00)  Meet in the hotel reception ready for a 10.30am start. Walks take approximately one-and-three-quarter-hours. There’s no need to book – just turn up!

Walkingtalkers can park in the Hotel Miramar’s carpark. Just let reception know you are there!

Be prepared: this walk will include a sloping zigzag path down to Bournemouth promenade and some steps with a good rail. I would recommend wearing comfortable shoes and dressing appropriately for the weather.  For more information see: walkingtalks.wordpress.com or contact Hattie Miles on hattiepix@gmail.com (group bookings on alternative days can be arranged) 

‘Second World War Bournemouth’ ……. history based walkingtalks in May

Find out about Bournemouth in the Second World War – how it was an important part of D-Day’s preparations, that it was home to thousands of American and Canadian troops, how it was effected by some devastating bombing raids and how the town celebrated Victory in Europe on May 8th, 1945. This walkingtalk with Hattie Miles will tell you about Bournemouth’s crucial role in WW2.

Friday 8th May, which is the 70th anniversary of VE Day.  Meet outside the  Tourist Information office in Westover Road, ready for a 2pm start. The walk takes approximately one-and-three-quarter-hours.  We will, of course, stop to observe the National two minutes silence at 3pm.

Friday 15th May and Saturday 16th May.   Meet outside the  Tourist Information office in Westover Road, ready for a 10.30am start. Walks take approximately one-and-three-quarter-hours.

Price: £6.00 (over sixties and students £5.00)  No need to book, just turn up!

Be prepared: this is a gentle walk, but I would recommend wearing comfortable shoes and dressing appropriately for the weather.  For more information see: walkingtalks.wordpress.com or contact Hattie Miles on hattiepix@gmail.com (group bookings on alternative days can be arranged) 

 

Thank you 11th and 14th March Westbourne walkingtalkers

Thank you to the Westbourne walkingtalkers who joined me on two really good walks this week. They were really enjoyable.  Here is the Wednesday group at Skerryvore.

Walk 11.03.2015 AA2OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAnd here are some of the Saturday group who visited the Bournemouth Colosseum Cinema*, in the basement of Lavish Life cafe, after the walk.
I hope to return to Westbourne for more walkingtalks in the near future.

*Bournemouth Colosseum is the UK’s smallest cinema, with only 19 seats.

Westbourne walkingtalks on 11th and 14th March

Join former Daily Echo photographer Hattie Miles on a Westbourne walkingtalk. **New dates for the Westbourne walkingtalk will be announced soon.

Westbourne is an area packed with interest. Whether you are a resident or a visitor you are sure to enjoy this walk which will show you some of the area’s hidden secrets and tell you about famous people connected to it.  You will find out about writers, actors, pop stars, scientists, a British prime minister and much more …

Hattie Miles ready for a walking talk round Westbourne

Hattie Miles ready for a walking talk round Westbourne

Westbourne walkingtalks will take place on:

Wednesday 11th March and Saturday 14th March both starting at 10.30am

Price: £6.00 (over sixties and students £5.00)

Meet in the arcade outside Lavish Life Café/Cinema

No need to book, just turn up.

Please arrive in time to start promptly.
Walks will take approximately one-and-three-quarter hours.

For more information see walkingtalks.wordpress.com or contact Hattie Miles on hattiepix@gmail.com (group bookings on alternative days can be arranged).  Also see and ‘like’ the Walkingtalks Facebook page.

Be prepared:  This is a gentle, mainly flat walk, but I would recommend wearing comfortable shoes and dressing appropriately for the weather.  The walkingtalks start and end outside Lavish Life cafe where you can get refreshments.

Public loos in Westbourne are situated in the main car park on Millburn Road – we do NOT walk past them!