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 22 May 2015 at the Lantern 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

Abbots Wood, Monkmoor
0:45
Age Uk
1:00
Bicton Heath
1:00
Claremont Bank
1:30
Edgefield Green
0:30
Evening-Weekend Walks
1:30
Hanwood
1:15
Haughmond Hill
1:00
Ladies Only Walk
1:15
Marden Medical Practice
1:30
New Walk Leaders
0:45
Pontesbury Level One
0:30
Pontesbury Level Two
1:00
Severn Side Walks
0:45
Shirehall Lunch Time Walks
0:45
Shrewsbury Town - Extra Time
1:00
St Giles Wfh
0:30
The Lantern
1:00
Tuesday Evening Walk
1:30

Monday

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

Tuesday

 New Walk 10.00 am   Bicton Heath, Bicton Heath Community Centre, Pensfold, Shrewsbury SY3 5HF ♥♥ this is a new walk. Taster session will be held on the 12th & 26th May and the 9th & 23rd June. Walks will last about 1 hr.  

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

Wednesday

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 ♥♥ / ♥♥♥

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

Tuesday Evening Walks in May 2015 (walks last about 90 mins) ♥♥♥

Tue 5th May 6pm - 1 ½ hr circular walk through the Reabrook Valley Local Nature Reserve. Meet in the Abbey Foregate Car Park at the entrance to the Wildlife Trust.

Tue 12th May 6pm - 1 ½ hr circular walk around Sharpstone Quarry. Meet outside Sainsburys at Meole Brace Retail Park.

Tue 19th May 6pm - 1 ½ hr circular walk following the Severn Way from Frankwell. Meet by the Frankwell by the Frankwell Car Park Footbridge.

Tue 26th May 6pm - 1 ½ hr circular walk around Lyth Hill Country Park. Meet at the Lyth Hill Country Park Car Park (at the end of Lyth Hill Road SY30AU)

Shrewsbury Saturday Morning Walks in May 2015 (Walks last about 90 mins) ♥♥♥

Sat 16th May 10am - 1 ¾ hr circular walk around Bicton. Meet at Bicton Village Hall SY38ER

Sat 30th May 10am - 1 ½ hr circular walk to Nobold via Mousecroft Pool. Meet outside the Co-op Supermarket, Radbrook Green Shopping Mall SY36DU

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

 

 

 

 

Our 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.

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Contacts

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

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