Contact: 01626 890120

Exeter, Devon

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Nordic Walking Classes

How to get started

I teach the award winning Nordic walking UK 'Learn to Nordic Walk' course at various locations. To try Nordic walking why not come along to one of my free taster sessions. It will give you a flavour for using the poles for propulsion and just what a difference the technique makes on hills.

Free Taster Sessions

Lasting 45 minutes the free taster class gets you started with the basics & really gives you a feel for Nordic walking & whether you would like to learn the full technique through the Nordic Walking UK 'Learn to Nordic Walk' course.

Tuesday 31st Oct - 1.30pm. Haldon Forest Park

To find out more or to reserve a place at any of the above please call Fiona on 01626 890120, 07531 729383. Or e mail


Nordic Walking UK 'Learn to Nordic Walk' course

This structured course teaches you to competently Nordic walk and is suitable for all fitness levels. It leads to the nationally recognised Freedom Passport enabling you to walk with any Nordic Walking UK instructor. Plus it also allows you to register for 12 months FREE membership with NWUK worth £19.95 and you get an ongoing 15% discount with Cotwold Outdoors.

The cost for the course is £49 including pole hire. The sessions may be completed at different times and locations.

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The next 'Learn to Nordic Walk' courses will be held on:

Thurs 5th Oct, (Session 1& 2 together) & Thurs 12th Oct, (Session 3& 4together) - 1.00 - 2.45pm. Haldon Forest Park , Nr Exeter

Tuesday 7th Nov, (Session 1& 2 together) & Tues 14th Nov, (Session 3& 4together) - 1.00 - 2.45pm. Haldon Forest Park , Nr Exeter

You can also complete the learn to Nordic walk course over 4 weeks as part of 'Nordic Fitness Club' by attending the regular Monday sessions at Haldon Forest Park. Please see below.

The cost of the course is £49.To reserve your place on a course call Fiona on 01626 890120, 07531 729383. Or e mail

Monday 'Nordic Fitness Club' at Haldon Forest Park

Walk the Nordic 5K or the 2.5K on a regular basis at beautiful Haldon Forest Park. Set your own fitness goals and meet them with help from Nordic Walking UK instructor and personal trainer Fiona Swan. The session runs from 1-2.30pm. To get started sign up for a free taster class. For full details call Fiona on 01626 890120 or e mail

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Weekly Walks

Regular social walks across beautiful South Devon.

In addition to the Monday walking Fiona also holds weekly social walks on Tuesday and Thursday mornings starting at 10am. Walks are at various locations along coastal paths, heathland as well as Haldon Forest and National Trust Killerton. Usually followed by a good Devonshire cafe. Walks last about 1.5 - 2 hours and are 4 - 7 miles. It's a great way to explore South Devon and make new friends. All levels of fitness welcome.

A Nordic Walking Devon walks card costs £30 for 6 walks (to be used over 4 months)Pay as you go £6.50 Pole hire £2.00. Quarterly walks programme available.

To find out more and to be added to the weekly walks e mail list contact


Private Tuition

Private tuition can be a great way to learn Nordic walking as you can learn at your own pace and sessions can be tailored to meet with your own specific requirements. As an experienced instructor (having taught hundreds of individuals to Nordic walk) and as a personal trainer I can provide expert Nordic walking tuition and specific fitness advice that could be developed into a full fitness programme. Prices from £35 an hour depending on location and whether 1 to 1 or 1 to 2 persons. To discuss your requirements please do call for a chat.

Contact Fiona on 01626 890120, 07531 729383. Or e mail


Gift Vouchers

Thinking of an unusual gift this Christmas? Why not surprise that special person with a Nordic Walking Devon Learn to Nordic Walk course £49 or private tuition £35 per hour gift voucher. Courses run all year round and the voucher is valid for one year.

Gift Voucher

To purchase a voucher call Fiona on 01626 890120, 07531 729383. Or e mail

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