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Zoe Langley-Wathen - Walking Adventures include the South West Coastal Path, Wales Coast Path

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Zoe has always loved the outdoors and getting outside, she put off her dreams for a long time, but when her 40th birthday was on the horizon she started to really think about how she wanted to celebrate and what she wanted to achieve.

During this podcast, we learn more about Zoe, how she decided on and planned her first big challenge, walking the South West Coastal Path and how she overcame her fears to do it.

If you love walking, getting outside and want to go on your first challenge, take a listen to this podcast episode.


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Show notes

  • Where her love of walking came from?

  • Growing up without a car

  • Going on night hikes

  • Getting married young and having her daughter at 24

  • Wanting to do something bigger

  • Letting her dreams stay dormant

  • Fears?

  • Are you sure you can do that?

  • Don’t put yourself in a position where you will be disappointed

  • The South West Coastal Path!

  • Deciding to follow her dream

  • How to celebrate her 40th birthday in 2011

  • Accountability

  • Planning - and giving herself 7 months to sort it all out

  • Did women walk the path on their own? Is it done?

  • Dealing with short sharp shockers

  • Her first lesson

  • Egg holder, frying pans!!!

  • Being on her own

  • Wild camping V staying with friends

  • Where was suitable to wild camp?

  • Meeting people on the way

  • The grief of leaving the trail

  • Why did I waste so much time!

  • Looking for the next challenge and how her life changed after the challenge

  • Supporting Arry Beresford-Webb (Now Cain)

  • Walking with other people

  • The ultimate walk

  • The Great Trail in Canada

  • The Ridge Way

  • Walking around Dorset

  • Advice and tips for getting out walking and why you can walk yourself fit

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