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


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


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


10.00 am    Hanwood, Hanwood Village Hall ♥♥ / ♥♥♥  (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 ♥♥ / ♥♥♥


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  ♥ / ♥♥ / ♥♥♥


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

Shrewsbury Saturday Morning Walks in April 2015 (Walks last approx 90 mins)

Sat 11th April 10.00am - 90 min circular walk. Meet by the footbridge at Frankwell Carpark  ♥♥♥

Sat 18th April 10.00am - 90 min circular walk.  Meet by the entrance to Shropshire Wildlife Trust, Abbey Foregate Car Park ♥♥♥

Sat 25th April 10.00am - 90 min circular walk. Meet by the shops on Conway Drive, Monkmoor SY25UA ♥♥♥

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






Volunteer Walk Leader Training - The next VWLT course will be held at The Lantern, Meadow Farm Drive, Shrewsbury on Friday 22nd May 2015. Applications forms are attached.

Contact us

Mick Dunn
Walking Coordinator