Ramblings with Clare Balding

              Ramblings with Clare Balding

              Inspirational walks around the UK countryside with Clare Balding. Clare is joined by guests on a walk that’s significant in their lives.

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              Recent episodes (10)

              • Greenwich Park

                Thu, 21 May 15

                Duration:
                25 mins

                In the first of a new series of Ramblings, Clare Balding meets a group of parents who regularly share uplifting walks in Royal Greenwich Park. The walkers each have children with special needs and find that rambling in one of London's most beautiful parks is both joyful and supportive.

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              • Families - Derbyshire

                Thu, 26 Mar 15

                Duration:
                25 mins

                Clare Balding travels to Derbyshire this week to ramble with a group of families who gather once a month for a long walk and a pub lunch. Paul Cotton, along with his wife and children, meet with up to seventeen other families – neighbours, colleagues and friends – in any weather, all year round, to share their mutual love of the outdoors.

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              • Nordic Walking in Nottingham

                Thu, 19 Mar 15

                Duration:
                25 mins

                Clare Balding takes a lesson in Nordic Walking as she joins national coach, Catherine Hughes, in one of her regular classes in Bramcote Park in Nottingham.

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              • Bell Ringers - Hertfordshire

                Thu, 12 Mar 15

                Duration:
                25 mins

                The theme of this series of Ramblings is 'bonding' and this week Clare walks with a group who bond, not just through walking, but through their shared passion for bell-ringing. Twice a year, Janet Betham and a fellow Janet organise what have become known as "Janets' Jaunts", where a number of bellringers gather together for a ramble between two churches. They ring bells at the start of the walk, stop for a pub-lunch mid-way, and ring again at their destination bell-tower. Join Clare Balding for one of her most unusual Ramblings to date.

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              • Philip Marsden , Cornwall

                Mon, 9 Mar 15

                Duration:
                25 mins

                Clare Balding walks along the river Fal in the company of author Philip Marsden.

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              • Cardiac Walkers

                Thu, 5 Mar 15

                Duration:
                25 mins

                Clare Balding walks with a group of retired medics who have all suffered – as they put it – a 'cardiac event'. With good humour and no real restraint, they gather as often as possible to explore new and familiar routes for friendship and health. The group is made up of GPs, hospital doctors, surgeons and a psychiatrist, and their cardiac experiences range from living with angina to surviving a severe heart-attack. They joke about whose turn it is to carry the defibrillator, but the truth is, they don't let their medical conditions get in the way of a good ramble.

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              • Fathers Shropshire

                Thu, 19 Feb 15

                Duration:
                25 mins

                Clare Balding joins a men's group who meet every winter solstice, to walk to the top of the Stiperstones in Shropshire as a way of bonding as a group of fathers.

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              • The Dales Way 6/6

                Thu, 23 Oct 14

                Duration:
                25 mins

                Clare Balding continues her walk along the long distance footpath, The Dales Way. Today - Stavely to Bowness.

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              • The Dales Way 5/6

                Thu, 16 Oct 14

                Duration:
                25 mins

                Clare Balding continues her walk along the Dales Way long distance footpath. Today - Dent to Sedburgh.

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              • Dales Way 4 of 6

                Thu, 9 Oct 14

                Duration:
                25 mins

                Ramblings: Clare Balding continues walking along the long distance footpath, the Dales Way.

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