Timetable of free trail walks from the Go Active team – June to August 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


Meeting Point

Post Code



Bold Moss Trail Walk, Meeting At Gorsey Lane, Clock Face Car Park, St Helens.


6-Miles Flat Trail Walk Around Tracks & Green Belt In Bold.


Sankey Canal Trail Walk, Meeting At The Ship Inn Car Park, Blackbrook, St Helens.


6-Mile Flat Trail Walk Along The Sankey Canal Leading Up To Carr Mill Dam.


Bold Country Park Trail Walk, Meeting At Bottom Of Gorsey Lane Car Park, Burtonwood.


6-Mile Slightly Strenuous With Hills Trail Walk, Covering Trails Around Bold.


Sidings Lane Trail Walk, Meeting At Sidings Lane Rangers Car Park, Rainford, St Helens.


6-Mile Flat Trail Walk Around Countryside In Rainford.


The Dream Trail Walk, Meeting At Jubits Lane Car Park,, Opposite King George’s Playing Fields,


5-Mile Strenuous With Hills Trail Walk, Leading up To The Dream.


Newton Racecourse Trail Walk, Meeting At The Side Of (Old Engine Puib) Newton Road,St Helens.


6-Mile Slightly Strenuous With Hills, Leading Onto The Landfill & Sankey Canal.


Billinge Trail Walk, Meeting At Beacon Road, Parking At Top Of Street in Cul-De-Sac,Wigan.


6-Mile Strenuous Hilly Trail Walk Around Tracks Leading Up To The Lump.


9-Arches Trail Walk, Meeting At Wharf Road, Little Gravel Car Park Next To Penkford School, Newton-Le Willows,St Helens.


6-Mile Flat Trail Walk Around Sankey Canal & Gypsy Wood.


Garswood Trail Walk, Meeting At Toby Carvery (Waterside Pub Car Park) Carr Mill,St Helens.


6-Mile Slightly Strenuous Trail Walk, Leading Through Billinge To Garswood.


Crank Caverns Trail Walk, Meeting At Toby Carvery (Waterside Pub Car Park) Carr Mill,St Helens.


6-Mile Slightly Strenuous Will Few Hills Leading To The Caves.


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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