Shrewsbury - Walking for Health

About us

Walking in a group is a great way to start walking and to stay motivated. You’ll make friends, have fun and discover new places to walk in Shrewsbury as well as improving your health and fitness.

Walk Grades

♥  Strollers  - Gentle pace, few or no gradients, easy terrain, 30 to 60 mins.

♥♥  Steppers - Possible gradients, varying terrain, up to 90 mins or brisk pace up to 1 hr.

♥♥♥ Striders - Reasonably demanding off road walks. Some challenging terrain, up to 2hrs.

Volunteer Walk Leader Training – The next Volunteer Walk Leader Training course will be held on Friday 14th November 2014 at the Shirehall in Shrewsbury. If you would like to attend please fill in the attached VWL application form or give us a call on 01743255059

 

Our walks

Monday

10.00 am  Shrewsbury Town FC, Power League building, Oteley Road,  SY2 6ST ♥♥ (2nd & 4th Monday each month)

1.30 pm     Battlefield 1403 Visitor Centre, Upper Battlefield, Shrewsbury SY43DB  ♥/♥♥   (2nd & 4th Monday each month)

Tuesday

10.30 am   Claremont Bank Surgery, Claremont Bank, Shrewsbury SY11RL ♥♥ (1st & 3rd Tuesday each month)

Wednesday

10.00 am    Hanwood Village Hall, Hanwood ♥♥  (1st and 3rd Wednesday each month)

10.30 am    The Lantern, Meadow Farm Drive, Harlescott, Shrewsbury SY1 4NG ♥

10.30 am     Marden Medical Practice, Sutton Road, Shrewsbury SY2 6DL ♥/♥♥

Thursday

10.00 am     Ladies only Walk, St Nicholas Spa & Cafe Bar, Castle Street (Converted church next to the Castle)SY12BQ ♥♥  (On the last Thurday each month the Group meet at Shrewsbury Bus Station for an 'away' walk)

1. 30  pm     Abbots Wood Day Centre, Eskdale Road, Monkmoor SY2 5UD  ♥/♥♥

Friday

10.00 am      Pontesbury Medical Practice, Pontesbury SY5 0RF ♥/♥♥

10.30 am      Haughmond Hill, Car Park outside PineTops cafe SY4 4PW ♥/♥♥/♥♥♥  (1st & 3rd Friday each month) *please note there will be no walk on Friday 1st Aug*

AGE UK Walks - Living well activities for people over 55. Regular health walks from the Age UK Office, Mardol Gardens, Shrewsbury, SY11PR     For more information please see the attached Age UK walks poster or call Susan on 01743 233123 ext 225

Severn Side Housing - Severnside have regular ♥ level 1 walks (30 mins) from Longleat Close, Minsterely, West View, Ford and Forest Way, Monkmoor. For more information please contact Edge Abboh ejiro.abboh@SevernsideHousing.co.uk

Shrewsbury Tuesday Evening and Saturday Morning Walks in September 2014 (Walks last approx 90 mins)

Tue 2nd Sep 6.00pm - 90 min circular walk. Meet outside Sainsburys at Meole Brace ♥♥♥

Sat 6th Sep 10.00am - 90 min circular walk. Meet at the Frankwell Car Park next to the footbridge  ♥♥♥

Tue 9th Sep 6.00pm - 90 min circular walk. Meet outside Pinetops cafe in the main Car Park at Haughmond Hill ♥♥♥

Tue 16th Sep 6.00pm - 60 min circular walk. Meet at the Abbey Foregate Car Park next to the Wildlife Trust  ♥♥♥

Sat 20th Sep 10.00am - 90 min circular walk. Meet outside the Co Op at Radbrook Green Shopping Mall ♥♥♥

Tues 23rd Sep 60.00pm - 90 min circular walk. Meet at the Frankwell Car Park next to the footbridge. ♥♥♥

Please note thats the routes will be dependant on weather conditions

Please wear appropriate footwear with a good grip (paths may be muddy) and dress suitably for the weather conditions.

 

 

 

 


Events

Volunteer Walk Leader Training - The next VWLT course will be held at the Shirehall in Shrewsbury on Friday 08th Aug 2014. Applications forms are attached.

Contact us

Mick Dunn
Walking Coordinator
01743255059
mick.dunn@shropshire.gov.uk