Whitwick & District U3A - Strollers
A short walk of approx 3 to 4 miles taking approximately two hours, being relatively easy although there may be some stiles and gentle slopes. It is hoped that the walks will be led by various members of the group, although there is no pressure to lead a walk if you feel unable to.
3rd Wednesday of every month 10.30am.
Thu Apr 18th Led by Sue and Ian starting from Newton Burgoland.
Wed May 15th Led by Owen starting from Dimminsdale.
Wed Jun 19th Led by David and Bill in the Ticknall area.
Wed Jul 17th Led by Steve and Christine, A walk around Kelham Bridge. Meet at top car park, sence Valley, Ibstock.
Wed Aug 21st Led by Evelyn and Steve, starting from Jubilee Wood near Heather/Normanton-le-Heath
Wed Sep 18th Lef by Tony, starting from Melbourne
Wed Oct 16th Led by Phil and Lorraine, details to be emailed to members.
Wed Nov 20th This walk will start from The Globe at Snarestone at 10.30am and will be led by Sue and Ian. In view of the time of year, they are planning an all weather walk. Hence there will be some walking along little used lanes and will include a walk up the Ashby Canal towards the newly restored section. Further details to be emailed to the group nearer the time.
There will be no walk in December
Wed Jan 15th This walk will be led by John. Further details to be emailed to the group nearer the time.
Lorraine and Phil Ellis at
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Below are some pictures from a recent walk.
More pictures are in the gallery.
Strollers - June's Walk
A 3.1 mile walk from Ticknall, along the edge of the Calke Estate and returning through the Limeyards. Lunch afterwards was at the Smisby Arms. The weather was almost perfect, considering the very wet forecast!!