New Timetable Of Free Trail Walks From The Go Active Team – April To June 2018

The latest timetable of free trail walks from the Go Active team has been released, covering April to June 2018.

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.

Latest Walks

20th April 2018

Newton Racecourse Trail Walk, Meeting At (Old Engine Public House), Newton Road,
St Helens. WA9-2JR. 6-Mile Slightly Strenuous With Few Hills, Leading Onto The Landfill Site & Sankey Canal.

27th April 2018

Garswood Trail Walk, Meeting At Toby Carvery (Waterside) Car Park, Carr Mill,
St Helens. WA11-7LX. 6-Mile Slight Hills & Slightly Strenuous Trail Walk, Leading Up Through Billinge To Garswood.

4th May 2018

Sidings Lane Trail Walk, Meeting On The Rangers Car Park, Rainford. WA11-7SR. 6-Mile Flat Trail Walk Around Countryside In Rainford.

11th May 2018

Bold Country Park Trail Walk, Meeting On Gorsey Lane Car Park Opposite The Playing Fields, Burtonwood. WA5-4HP. 6-Mile Slightly Strenuous In Places With Hills, Leading Round Trails Around Bold.

18th May 2018

Billinge Trail Walk, Meeting At Beacon Road (Parking At top Of Street) Billinge,
Wigan. WN5-7HF. 5-6 Mile Very Strenuous Trail Walk With Hills Trail Walk Leading Up To The Lump.

25th May 2018

Parr Greenways Trail Walk, Meeting At Parr Swimming And Fitness Centre, Ashcroft Street, St Helens. WA9-1BQ. 6-Mile Flat Trail Walk Around Bold Moss Leading Onto Sankey Canal.

1st June 2018

The Dream Trail Walk, Meeting At Jubits Lane, Opposite King George’s Playing Fields, Sutton Manor, St Helens. WA9-4RU. 6-Mile Strenuous Trail Walk With Hills Visiting The Dream.

8th June 2018

Billinge Trail Walk, Meeting At Roby Well Way, Billinge, Wigan. WN5-7PP. 6-Miles Very Strenuous Trail Walk Visiting The Lump & Shally Brow.

15th June 2018

9 Arches Trail Walk, Meeting At Wharf Road, Little Gravel Car Park Next To Penkford School, Newton Le Willows, St Helens. WA12-9XZ. 6-Miles Flat Trail Walk Around Sankey Canal & Gypsy Wood.

22nd June 2018

Griffin Wood Trail Walk, Meeting At Gorsey Lane, Clock Face Car Park,
St Helens.WA9-4XB. 6-Mile Flat Trail Walk Through Griffin Wood Leading Onto The Dream.

Photos from previous walks

 

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 andrewbrown@sthelens.gov.uk

Telephone 01744 677970 or 01744 677236

Go Active Free Walking Group on Facebook

Photos – Andy Brown / Steven Mower

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