Whitwick & District U3A - SWANS
We have a programme called SWANS - short walks and no stiles. This will be an easy walk of 2 to 3 miles taken at a leisurely pace. It will be mainly on pathways and tracks with no muddy fields, or stiles or hills to climb. The walk will be followed by refreshments at a nearby pub. Suggestions for walk locations are always welcome. We regret that we are uable to allow dogs to come along on these walks.
You may also be intersted in the 5 milers Group which is a small friendly group who go for a leisurely local walk of up to 5 miles, or the Strollers group who go for 3 to 4 mile walks taking under 2 hrs.
The 4th Thursday of the month at 10.45am. (NOTE THE CHANGE OF TIME. With popular agreement it has been decided to move the SWANS walks from the afternoon to the morning, with lunchtime refreshments at a nearby hostelry - still the 4th Thursday of the month) .
Thu Jan 25th Details tba, John S leading.
Thu Feb 22nd Whitwick, David leading.
Thu Mar 22nd Thornton, John & Freda leading.
Thu Apr 26th Newtown Linford, John M leading.
Thu May 24th Swithland, Adrian & Norma leading
Thu Jun 28th Details tba.
Thu Jul 26th Details tba, Janet & Jenny leading.
Thu Aug 23rd Lount area, Peter & Baj leading.
Thu Sep 27th Details tba, Paula & Terry leading.
Thu Oct 25th Details tba. (CORRECTED)
Thu Nov 22nd Details tba, Bill leading. (CORRECTED)
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Below are pictures from a recent SWANS. More pictures are in the gallery.
SWANS - November's Walk
A walk round Hicks Lodge, led by Bill. This was our last SWANS before Christmas and started in the morning with lunch at the Masons Arms in Donisthorpe. It was an excellent turn out with 23 walkers. Unfortuately not everyone made the group photo below,,,,,,,,,,,,,