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Whitwick & District U3A

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Tuesday, 26 October 2021

Tuesday, 26 Oct 2021

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Whitwick & District U3A - Strollers

Objective

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.

You may also be interested in our SWANS or 5 milers groups.

Participants should also complete a personal risk assessment - this does not need to be shared with the Group Leader.

Venue

Various

Timing

3rd Wednesday of every month 10.30am.

Wed May 19th Strollers will be resuming with a walk around Mountsorrel. Please let Group Leaders know if you are interested.

Wed Jun 16th Conkers to Boothorpe, led by Sue and Ian. Please contact Group Leaders for more details.

Wed Jul 21st Coton-in-the-Elms, led by Tony. Please contact Group Leaders for more details.

Wed Aug 18th Led by David, Ticknall area.

Wed Sep 15th This walk will be led by Phil and Lorraine. It will start at Stenson and we will walk along the Trent and Mersey Canal to Findern and back. Anyone interested in joining the walk should contact the Group Leaders

Wed Oct 20th This walk will be led by Steve and Christine around Bagworth Heath Woods. Anyone interested in joining the walk should contact the Group Leaders

Wed Nov 17th This walk will be led by Sue and Ian. Details tba.

Contact

Lorraine and Phil Ellis at strollers at whitwicku3a dot org dot uk

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Pictures

Below are some pictures from a recent walk.

More pictures are in the gallery.

Strollers - September's Walk

A 4-mile walk led by Lorraine and Phil, starting at Stenson, along the Trent and Mersey canal and through Findern. Lunch was at the Bubble Inn in Stenson.

a bridge over the canal
Trent and Mersey Canal........

walkers on the canal towpath walking towards a metal bridge over the canal

walkers walking through a village with a church in the background
Through Findern.

walkers resting near a marina
Banana break in Mercia Marina

a walker looking at swans on the canal bank
Hey! this is Strollers, not SWANS

walkers on the canal towpath near a passing boat
Trent and Mersey Canal

Strollers - August's Walk

A near-4-mile walk from Ticknall led by David. The walk passed through the Limeyards, across the fields to Serpentine Wood with views of Staunton Harold Reservoir, and back to Ticknall via part of the National Forest Way. Optional lunch afterwards was at the Staff of Life pub in Ticknall.

11 walkers sitting or standing during a break
In the Limeyards

11 walkers sitting or standing during a break
A break in Serpentine Wood..........

11 walkers sitting or standing during a break
.....and on the move again post break

Strollers - July's Walk

A walk from Coton-in-the-Elms led by Tony on a very hot day. All walkers survived and returned to the Bubble Inn where some decided to stay for lunch. Here's a picture of the group having a break.

11 walkers sitting or standing during a break

Strollers - May's Walk

The first walk of 2021, following the relaxation of some of the Covid restrictions, a walk from Mountsorrel.

Walkers standing in front of lock gates

Walkers standing on hilltop alongside a beacon basket

Page content updated 14-10-21