WalkWise Stafford

About Us

WalkWise Stafford offers a variety of led walks in and around the Borough. The walks are designed to suit walkers of all abilities, with shorter 'beginner' walks taking place every week. Longer 'progression' walks are offered once or twice a month for those who want more of a challenge.

Our Walks

Walk name Route options available Length (hours)
Castlefields
Tuesdays at 10:15am
0:45
Derrington
Wednesdays at 14:00pm
1:15
Gnosall Sunday Walk (Monthly)
Gnosall Sunday Walk (Monthly)
1:30
Gnosall Wednesday Walks (Bi-Weekly)
Gnosall Wednesday Walks
1:00
Little Haywood (Medium Walk)
Mondays at 10:00am
1:00
Little Haywood (Short Walk)
Mondays at 10:00am
0:30
Stone
Tuesdays at 10:15am
1:30
Victoria Park
Wednesdays at 10:30am
1:00

WalkWise Calendar

Stafford WalkWise is part of the Stafford Borough Walking for Health Initiative that aims to improve health in our borough by encouraging more walking. The Health Walks in the WalkWise programme are short, led walks that take 10 - 90 minutes, we also offer a series of longer extended walks, ask the leader for details.

In severe weather, conditions may be hazardous and it may be necessary to cancel some walks. To confirm that your walk is going ahead, please contact Richard Upton or the health team on 01785 619686.

Mondays

Little Haywood - Weekly

Walks include the canal towpath and fields as well as quiet country lanes. Refreshments are provided for a nominal charge in the Red Lion after the walk.

Meet: Lamb and Flag pub, Main Road ST18 0TU
Time: 10.00am / 45 - 60 minute walk (medium walk)
Call: Pat on 07790 113 798

Dogs allowed. Refreshments available. Pushchair friendly.

Little Haywood shorter walk- Weekly

This is a shorter 30 minute walk following a similar route to the 60 minute walk but less strenous and a slower pace

Meet: Lamb and Flag pub, Main Road ST18 0TU
Time: 10.00am / 30 minute walk
Call: Pat on 07790 113 798

Dogs allowed. Refreshments available. Pushchair friendly.

Stafford Social - 3rd Monday of the Month

Destinations include Derrington, Stafford Castle, Town Parks and Green Areas.

Meet: Various
Time: 10.00am / 60 minute walk with a 60 minute social
Call: Cecilia on 07541 588516 or Kathleen 07761 441210

Tuesdays

Stone - Weekly

Join one of our most popular walks which each week offers a shorter and longer walk. On alternate weeks car share to areas including Wildlife Trust sites and local nature reserves.

Meet: Westbridge Park Canoe Club car park, Stone ST15 0EX
Time: 10.15am / 45 - 90 minute walk (medium walk)
Call: Pam Bradley 01785 811227 or Colin & Chris Rhodes 01782 374412

Castlefields - Weekly

This is a growing walk that takes in numerous attractions within Stafford including Stafford Castle and Rowley Park.

Meet: The Kings Horse Car Park, Kingsway, ST16 1BY
Time: 10.15am / 40 - 60 minute walk
Call: Cecilia on 07541 588516

(Please note 1st Tuesday of the month new walkers introduction at 9:45 with option of a 30 minute walk.

4th Tuesday of the month variable venue & time, with optional lunch. Please contact Cecilia on the above details)

Wednesdays

Victoria Park - Weekly

Weekly walk that takes in Staffords Green Flag Standard Park located on the banks of the River Sow in the heart of Stafford Town.

Meet: Refreshment Kiosk, Victoria park, ST16 2QF
Time: 10.30am / 60 minute walk
Call: Cecilia on 07541 588516

Derrington Walk - Weekly

Walks follow the traffic-free Way for the Millennium, fields and woodland.

Meet: St Matthew's Church, Derrington ST18 9LU
Time: 2.00pm / 45 - 60 minute walk
Call: Kim on 07906 450054

*Please Note*: During November to May the group meets at 10.00am on the 1st Wednesday of the month

Dogs allowed.

Gnosall -  Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday

A lively and well organised group lead a walk to discover the beautiful village of Gnosall.

Meet: Various
Time: 10:30am / 45 - 60 minute walk
Call: Gnosall Surgery 01785 822220

Friday

Stafford Social - 1st Friday of the Month

Destinations include Derrington, Stafford Castle, Town Parks and Green Areas.

Meet: Various
Time: 10.00am / 60 minute walk with a 60 minute social
Call: Cecilia on 07541 588516 or Kathleen 07761 441210

Sundays

Gnosall Walk - 1st Sunday of the Month

A lively and well organised group lead a walk to discover the beautiful village of Gnosall.

Meet: Various
Time: 10:30am / 60 - 90 minute walk
Call: Gnosall Surgery 01785 822220

Details of all the walks can be found on the website www.staffordbc.gov.uk/walkingforhealth or emailing  walking@staffordbc.gov.uk or calling 01785 619675

 

 

September 2018

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gnosall Sunday Walk (Monthly)
10:30
 
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Little Haywood (Short Walk)
10:00
 
Little Haywood (Medium Walk)
10:00
 
Stone
10:45
 
Victoria Park
10:30
 
Derrington
14:00
 
 
 
 
 
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
Little Haywood (Short Walk)
10:00
 
Little Haywood (Medium Walk)
10:00
 
Stone
10:45
 
Gnosall Wednesday Walks (Bi-Weekly)
10:30
 
Victoria Park
10:30
 
Derrington
14:00
 
 
 
 
 
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
Little Haywood (Short Walk)
10:00
 
Little Haywood (Medium Walk)
10:00
 
Stone
10:45
 
Victoria Park
10:30
 
Derrington
14:00
 
 
 
 
 
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25
26
27
28
29
30
Little Haywood (Short Walk)
10:00
 
Little Haywood (Medium Walk)
10:00
 
Stone
10:45
 
Victoria Park
10:30
 
Gnosall Wednesday Walks (Bi-Weekly)
10:30
 
Derrington
14:00
 
 
 
 
 

Contacts

Richard Upton
Health & Wellbeing Community Development Officer
01785 619675
walking@staffordbc.gov.uk
Walking
01785 619675
walking@staffordbc.gov.uk
  

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