Philippa Sanders - Pipsticks Walks



Philippa Sanders - Pipsticks Walks


At Pipsticks Walks we have a passion for Nordic walking.  We aim to share that passion with you through our friendly professional Nordic Walking activities.  Our base is close to the historic riverside town of Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire and we have great places to walk all around us.

Philippa first picked up Nordic Walking poles in 2012, inspired to take up something new in the London 2012 Olympic year - she got hooked and soon became an INWA/BNW Instructor!  Nordic Walking combines fitness, sport and leisure all in the great outdoors – perfect! 

As a BNW/INWA Instructor and experienced outdoor leader Philippa holds appropriate insurance and awards to ensure that you have a great Nordic walking experience:

  • Outdoor First Aid REC Level 2
  • Mental Health First Aid Level 2
  • Fitness Walking Level 2 (YMCA)
  • Nordic Walking for Children certified (BNW)
  • Lowland Leader and Hill & Moorland Leader (Mountain Training Awards)
  • NNAS Tutor Award

Philippa also has some experience of Nordic skiing and snowshoeing so understands the benefits of Nordic walking to help you prep for your winter holidays.

What’s on offer? 

More than just a walk!  We offer a varied and flexible programme of Nordic walking and specialise in small groups to ensure you have the best experience possible:

  • Regular Nordic walks – social fitness in the Great Outdoors
  • Expert tuition in the Nordic Walking technique
  • Guided Trail and Challenge Nordic Walks
  • Bespoke Nordic walking experiences – 1:1 or small group tailored to your requirements

We sometimes take groups to Nordic Walk further afield such as Dorset or the New Forest.

We also offer other guided walking and navigation activities – visit our website for further details – .  During all our activities we share our passion for all things relating to the Great Outdoors - the flora and fauna, geology, landscape and local history.

Contact details

Telephone:  07710453087




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