Free Trail Walks – December 2017 To February 2018

The latest timetable of free trail walks from the Go Active team has been released.

All of the walks get you to, and through, places you wouldn’t think existed, beautiful views, fantastic wildlife, all this is on your doorstep.

Great weekly session to get active as well as meeting new people on the same path as you. All abilities welcome. Walks take place on Fridays from 8.30am to 10.30am

1st December
Taylor Park Trail Walk, In Memory of Geoff Fletcher, Meeting At Boat House Car Park, Off Grosvenor Road, St Helens. WA10 3HX.
4-5 Mile Flat Trail Walk, Visiting Red Rocks, Squirrel Trail & Fletchers Farm.

8th december
Parr Greenways Trail Walk, Meeting At Parr Swimming And Fitness Centre, Ashcroft Street, St Helens.WA9-1BQ.
6-Mile Flat Trail Walk Around The Greenbelt Of Bold Moss & Sankey Canal.

15th December
Newton Racecourse Trail Walk, Meeting At (Old Engine Public House), Newton Road, St. Helens. WA9-2JR.
6-Mile Slightly Hilly Trail Walk Around Sankey Canal & Newton Land Fill Site.

22nd December
Billinge Christmas Santa Stroll Trail Walk, Meeting At Toby Carvery, Carr Mill, St Helens. WA11-7LX.
5-Mile Slight Hills On The Santa Stroll, Everyone To Wear Xmas Hats, Followed By Xmas Breakfast In The Toby Carvery.

29th December
The Dream Trail Walk, Meeting At Jubits Lane Car Park, Opposite King George’s Paying Fields, Sutton Manor, St Helens.
5-6 Mile Slightly Strenuous With Hills Trail Walk Around The Dream.

5th January
Crank Caverns Trail Walk, Meeting At Toby Carvery Car Park, Carr Mill, (Waterside), St Helens. WA11-7LX.
5-Mile Slightly Strenuous Green Belt Trail Walk Around Crank Caverns, Visiting The Caves.

12th January
Sankey Canal Trail Walk, Meeting At The Ship Inn, Blackbrook, St Helens.WA11-0AB.
6-Mile Flat Trail Walk Round The Sankey Canal Leading Through The Greenbelt Up To Carr Mill Dam.

19th January
Sidings Lane (Kenyon’s Wood) Trail Walk, Sidings Lane, Rainford, St Helens. WA11-7SR.
6-Mile Flat Trail Walk Around Kenyon’s Wood & Local Green Belt.

26th January
Billinge Trail Walk, Meeting At Beacon Road, (Col De Sac At The Top Of The Street), Wigan. WN5 7HF.
6 Mile Strenuous Hilly Walk Visiting Shally Brow & Billinge Lump.

2nd February
Griffin Wood Trail Walk, Meeting At Clock Face End Of Gorsey Lane, St Helens.WA9 4XB.
5-Mile Moderate But Few Steep Hills On The Walk Visiting Griffin Wood & The Dream.



Walk Information

This is a free mixed ability walking group. It is intended to help those with health conditions to improve their own abilities. We can get new starters at any point. So please be aware that this is not a rambling group and if you are so lucky that you’re a quick walker, please remember that there are others that may not be able to. The group will only go as fast as its slowest walker if this is not to your liking then you may need to consider if this group is for you.

Please be aware that all walking routes have been Risk Assessed as to the effect of weather conditions to the surface of the footpaths used. However, the walking conditions may change on the day and we will endeavour to react to the changing conditions.

Due to the various types of foliage or undergrowth that we may pass through, participants should be aware of any issues that they may personally have, with regard to any allergies and reactions they may encounter. It is recommended that participants wear long sleeved clothing and other relevant protective attire where appropriate.

All dogs should be kept on leads when on Public Highways and Private land, especially on farmland. Anyone with a dog should please be aware that they are responsible for ensuring their animal does not impede other participant’s progress or cause any risk of danger to anyone. Please pick up your dog’s waste as necessary.

Please wear suitable footwear. Well behaved dogs welcome. Weather appropriate clothing. Please bring a drink. Fully Qualified Instructors. Why not bring a friend, family or neighbour

Contact details

Telephone 01744 677970 or 01744 677236


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