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, up to 30 mins.

♥♥  Steppers - Possible gradients, varying terrain, up to 60 mins.

♥♥♥ Striders - Reasonably demanding off road walks. Some challenging terrain, up to 90 mins.

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)

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)

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 Saturday Morning Walks in November 2014 (Walks last approx 90 mins)

Sat 1st Nov 10.00am - 4 mile Fungi Foray with the Shrewsbury Ramblers. Meet at Upton Magna Village Hall for a 10am start  ♥♥♥

Sat 15th Nov 10.00am - 90 min circular walk. Meet at the Frankwell Car Park next to the footbridge ♥♥♥

Sat 22nd Nov 10.00am - 2 hr history walk around Castlefields and Ditherington with the 'Walking Past' project. Meet at the Community Hall on New Park street next to the Telegraph Pub  ♥♥♥

Sat 29th Nov 10.00am - 90 min circular walk. Meet at the entrance to Shropshire Wildlife Trust  ♥♥♥

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 14th Nov 2014. Applications forms are attached.

Contact us

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