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.

 

Our walks

Monday

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)

Saturday 

09.30 am    New for 2014 Attingham Park , Meet in the courtyard ♥ Normal admission charges apply (1st and 3rd Saturday each month. see attached poster for more details)

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

Shrewsbury Weekend Walks in April 2014

Sat 5 th April 10.00am -  Meet by the Weir on Sydney Avenue ♥♥♥ 1 1/2hr circular walk 

Sat 12th April 10.00am - Meet by the entrance to Shrewsbury Sports Village, Sundorne Road  ♥♥♥ 1 1/2 hour circular walk

Sat 19th  April 10.00am - Meet at the footbridge on Frankwell Car Park ♥♥♥ 1 1/2 hr circular walk

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

GET WALKING WEEK - 3rd to 10th May 2014

Come along and get involved in Britain’s huge festival of short walks, hosted by the Ramblers Association. The festival is supporting ‘Britain on Foot,’ a campaign to encourage more people in Britain to get active in the great outdoors. Join the Ramblers in Shrewsbury and Telford for some fantastic short walks of between 3 and 5 miles (programmes attached) or come along and try out one of your local health walks. New walkers always welcome.

 

Contact us

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