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.

New walkers are welcome to attend any of the walks. Please arrive early for your first walk to complete a Walker Registration Form. Please wear appropriate footwear and dress according to the weather. New walkers with a medical condition are advised to seek advice from their GP/Practice Nurse prior to starting with a walking group. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

 

Our Walks

Abbots Wood, Monkmoor
Abbots Wood, Monkmoor (level 2)
Abbots Wood Monkmoor level 1
0:45
0:30
Age UK Walks
Age Uk
1:00
Bicton Heath
Bicton Heath
1:00
Claremont Bank
Claremont Bank
1:00
Hanwood
Hanwood
Hanwood (Short)
1:20
1:00
Haughmond Hill
Haughmond Hill Short Walk
Haughmond Hill
1:00
1:30
Ladies Only Walk
Ladies Only Walk
1:15
Marden Medical Practice
Marden Medical Practice
1:00
Pontesbury
Pontesbury
Pontesbury (Short Walk)
1:00
0:30
Saturday Morning Walks
Saturday Morning Walks
1:30
Shrewsbury Town - Extra Time
Shrewsbury Town - Extra Time
1:00
The Lantern
The Lantern
The Lantern - Short Walk
0:45
0:30
Tuesday Evening Walks
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

10.00 am   Bicton Heath, Bicton Heath Community Centre, Pensfold, Shrewsbury SY3 5HF ♥♥ Next walks will be held on the 12th & 26th Jan and the 9th & 23rd Feb. 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 - Meet at Riverside Shopping Centre (bottom of the steps to Frankwell footbridge) * please note the last Thursday each month is an away walk using public transport  ♥♥ /♥♥♥ 

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 60 min health walks by Age UK. Various start points in Shrewsbury. For more information please see the attached Age UK walks poster or call Susan on 01743 233123 ext 225

Saturday Morning Walks in May 2016 (Walks last about 90 mins) ♥♥♥

Sat 14th May 10am - 1½ hr walk. Meet at the main entrance, Shrewsbury Sports Village, Sundorne Road SY1 4RQ

Sat 21st May 10am - 1½ hr walk. Meet at the visitors car park at the rear of Shirehall, Abbey Foregate SY26ND

Tuesday Evening Walks in May 2016 (Walks last about 90 mins) ♥♥♥

Tue 3rd May 6pm - 1½ hr walk. Meet at the Abbey Foregate Car Park, outside the Wildlife Trust SY2 6AH

Tue 10th May 6pm - 1½ hr walk. Meet at the Frankwell Car Park next to the Footbridge SY3 8HQ

Tue 17th May 6pm - 1½ hr walk. Meet at the Lyth Hill Car Park, Lyth Road, Bayston Hill SY3 0AU

Tue 24th May 6pm - 1½ hr walk. Meet at Louise House, Roman Road SY3 9JN

Tue 31st May 6pm - 1½ hr walk. Meet at the Shops on Conway Drive, Monkmoor SY2 5UA

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, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY26ND on Friday 24th June 2016. Please fill in the attached VWL application form or call 01743255059 for further information.

May 2016

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
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Claremont Bank
10:30
 
Tuesday Evening Walks
18:00
 
Hanwood
10:00
 
The Lantern
10:30
 
Marden Medical Practice
10:30
 
Ladies Only Walk
10:00
 
Abbots Wood, Monkmoor
13:30
 
Pontesbury
10:00
 
Haughmond Hill
10:30
 
Age UK Walks
13:30
 
 
 
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Shrewsbury Town - Extra Time
10:00
 
Bicton Heath
10:00
 
Tuesday Evening Walks
18:00
 
The Lantern
10:30
 
Marden Medical Practice
10:30
 
Ladies Only Walk
10:00
 
Abbots Wood, Monkmoor
13:30
 
Pontesbury
10:00
 
Saturday Morning Walks
10:00
 
 
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Claremont Bank
10:30
 
Tuesday Evening Walks
18:00
 
Hanwood
10:00
 
Marden Medical Practice
10:30
 
The Lantern
10:30
 
Ladies Only Walk
10:00
 
Abbots Wood, Monkmoor
13:30
 
Pontesbury
10:00
 
Haughmond Hill
10:30
 
Saturday Morning Walks
10:00
 
 
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27
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29
Shrewsbury Town - Extra Time
10:00
 
Age UK Walks
10:30
 
Bicton Heath
10:00
 
Tuesday Evening Walks
18:00
 
The Lantern
10:30
 
Marden Medical Practice
10:30
 
Ladies Only Walk
10:00
 
Abbots Wood, Monkmoor
13:30
 
Pontesbury
10:00
 
 
 
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Tuesday Evening Walks
18:00
 
 
 
 
 
 

Contacts

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

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