Guides and Scouts set themselves a cycling challenge at the show

Activity is the name of the game for Guides and Scouts at the Royal Norfolk Show this year as they attempt to cycle the distance between outdoor adventure centres in London and Edinburgh at their show stand.

Gilwell Park, a Scouting adventure centre in London since 1919, is 380 miles from Netherud House in the Scottish borders, which was set up as a Girl Guide centre in the 1940s. Norfolk Scouts and Guides will use a fixed bike on their stand - number 161 - in the Countryside Area to pedal the equivalent distance over the two days of the Norfolk Show.

Show-goers will also be invited to take part in the challenge and there will also be lots of other activities to join in with at the stand. These include having a go at caving in a simulated caving structure and trying out activities linked to the many fitness and activity badges in guiding and scouting. There will also be the chance to find out more about joining the Beavers, Rainbows, Brownies, Cubs, Scouts and Guides.


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