Exmouth: Happy Feet stride out for Children in Need

PUBLISHED: 15:46 01 December 2017 | UPDATED: 15:46 01 December 2017

Pictured outside World of Country Life, Exmouth, is Happy Feet walking group, who recently raised funds for Children in Need by striding out for 10 miles dressed as farm animals.

Pictured outside World of Country Life, Exmouth, is Happy Feet walking group, who recently raised funds for Children in Need by striding out for 10 miles dressed as farm animals.

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Happy Feet walking group recently raised funds for Children in Need by striding out for 10 miles around Exmouth dressed as farm animals.

Pictured outside World of Country Life, Exmouth, is Happy Feet walking group, who recently raised funds for Children in Need by striding out for 10 miles dressed as farm animals.

The group set off from the World of Country Life, in Littleham, and walked to Exmouth and back.

The 16 walkers raised £400 for the cause, visiting a primary school along the route and performing a rendition of Old MacDonald had a Farm.

Ian Dowell, Happy Feet chairman, said the event was the group’s 645th walk, but the first dressed as farm animals.

He said: “In the last eleven years some members of group have walked around 5,000 miles, but it was the first time they had to walk, talk and light-heartedly stop and ask passers-by to donate.

“This was the group’s 645th walk but never had they had to dress as pink pigs or brown cows and draw attention to themselves.”

Happy Feet is a bi-weekly walking group, meeting every Wednesday and Friday.

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