Take a look at some of the wonderful testimonials that we have received.

Expert Tuition

“A great walk today Julie. Thank you for all your patience and advice today. The videos were really helpful in spotting what I need to improve and work on.” – Lynne Smith

“Really enjoyed our Nordic walk taking in peaceful surroundings at the QEII Country Park. A great opportunity to develop the technique and get fit while having fun with friends old and new.” – Debbie L

“Lovely walk around the lake with Strolls with Poles. A bit wet but lots of teaching by Julie Barnett.” – Shirley Heptonstall

“Thank you for your expert tuition, lovely walk and super cake. I really enjoyed the companionship. I’ll be back. Maggie” – Maggie Haigh

“Really good session.  Feeling the shoulders a little today! Thanks again Julie and Martin.” – Sandra Grant

“Bamburgh beach! my first outing with Strolls with Poles! What fun!” – Sylvia Dahabra


“Julie is absolutely amazing, a motivational and inspirational force!! My Dad, Frederic, took up Nordic Walking, thanks to Julie, at 86 years of age and now looks eagerly forward to the next ‘Pole Stroll’.  Without Julie this simply would not have been possible. Julie, you are a LEGEND!!!” – Karen Storey


“Julie is such a motivator, kind and funny person. It was a pleasure getting to know her this weekend in the Brecon Beacons. Looking forward to sharing more Nordic Walking time in the future…”

– Steve Ellis

“I second all of that. Looking forward to seeing more of you Julie”

– Michelle Chalkley

Just Brilliant

“Just brilliant. What more could you want, beautiful scenery, nice people, exercise and cake ” – Andrea Lanaghan

“It’s always a good time had by all love it” – Russell Nolan


“Hi Julie just wanted to say we both had a fantastic time on the walk. The whole group was very welcoming and friendly and we really appreciated the time you took to show us the ropes and 25 adjustments you made to our poles x” – Kirsty Fullard and Elaine

“It was nice to meet you Kirsty and Elaine. Julie well done on your first walk with your new company. I loved strolling with my poles. The other walkers have become friends and I’m getting fitter with each walk. I love it. Xx” – Andrea Lanaghan

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