Feet First in Furness

About Us

Easy 1.5mile walks on weekdays. Special walks for festivals and promotional events.  FFF has 4 weekly walks In Barrow Borough. All walks have an option of a maximum walk time of 30 minutes for anyone wishing to participate. Any walks that take longer than 90 minutes would be progression walks and do not fall under the Walking for Heatlh programme .

Contact Terry at Lakeland House, Abbey Road Barrow.  01229 831425

Our Walks

Walk name Route options available Length (hours)
Asda Whi Walk
Asda Whi Walk
1:00
Dalton Evening Walk
Dalton Evening Walk
0:45
Dalton Walks
Dalton Walks
0:45
Dalton Whi Walks
Dalton Whi Walks
1:00
Greengate And Barrow Park Whi Walk
Greengate And Barrow Park Whi Walk
1:00
Lakeland House - Barrow Island circular
Lakeland House - Barrow Island circular
1:00
Lakeland House - Channelside Haven
Lakeland House Channelside Haven
0:45
Lakeland House - Morrisons Town Quay
Lakeland House - Morrison's Town Qauy
0:45
Lakeland House to Barrow Park
Lakeland House to Barrow Park
1:30
Lakeland House to Channelside
Lakeland House to Channelside
0:30
Lunchtime Walks For Workers
Lunchtime Walks For Workers
0:45
Off Road Walk -Hawcoat
Off Road Walk -Hawcoat
1:00
Walney Island Whi Walk
Walney Island Whi Walk
0:45
Walney Island Whi Walks
Walney Island Whi Walks
1:00

Gentle walks in the Furness area designed to provide a weekly opportunity for exercise for groups of people. All walks have an option of a maximum walk time of 30 minutes for participants. Any walks extending beyond 90 minutes would be progression walks and are not part of the Walking for Health programme. 

Walk length about 1.5 miles, time usually 50 minutes with maximum 30 minute option available on all heatlh walks.   Starting points are:

Mondays: Dalton Tudor Square 10.30am - walks round the old town (currently suspended)

Tuesdays: Barrow ASDA foyer 10.30am - Channelside walk or Ormsgill Reservoir

Click on the Get on Track leaflet to read the 2014 programme of locations.

Wednesdays: Walney Mill Lane Childrens Centre Cafe 10.30am - Walney Shoreline Walks down to Earnse Point then South along the shore to Sandy Gap and Biggar Bank.

Holker St circular urban walk 12.30pm - from Lakeland House on Abbey Road to junction of Holker St/Abbey Road/Rawlinson St/Buccleuch Street/Duke Street/ Abbey Road and return to Lakeland House

Thursdays: Barrow Park walks - meet Park Lesiure Centre Foyer 10:30am  - easy, 30-40 mins, some slopes. With maximum 30 minute option available

Fridays Walk to Channel side - 11.00am meeting in Lakeland House walking from Abbey Road, along Hindpool Road to North Road onto Channelside Walk through Dock Museum and returnign to Lakeland House.


Trained leaders will meet you on arrival at the starting points. Please arrive about 5 minutes early on the first occasion. Maximum 30 minute option available


See PDF of Barrow Doorstep walks booklet.  8 varied walks in a pack for Independent walkers.  Funded by NHS Cumbria through Active Cumbria.

Feet First in Furness is supported by Ramblers/MacMillan, Cumbria NHS, Barrow Borough Council, Cumbria County Council, Inspiring Barrow and AgeUk Barrow & District.

 

 

 

Our Events

Walking Festivals 2014

Ulverston Festival first week of May.   Barrow Festival all July.  See relevant websites.

November 2017

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Contacts

Terry McSorley
Outreach Worker - Age UK Barrow & District
01229 831425
terry.mcsorley@ageukbarrow.org.uk
Julie Sharkey
01768 800350 - Cumbria CVS Office
juliesh@cumbriacvs.org.uk
  

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