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 11 am.
Thu Jan 24th Bill leading, Queen Elizabeth Woods.
Thu Feb 28th Bill and David leading, Ticknall Limeyards.
Thu Mar 28th Lynda leading, Beacon Hill.
Thu Apr 25th John and Beryl leading, tba.
Thu May 23rd Maggie leading, Outwoods
Thu Jun 27th David and Helena leading, Hicks Lodge nr Moira.
Thu Jul 25th Jenny and Janet leading, Swannington.
Thu Aug 22nd tba.
Thu Sep 26th Steve and Christine leading, Sarahs Wood.
Thu Oct 24th tba.
Thu Nov 28th tba.
Bill Blakemore on
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Below are pictures from a recent SWANS. More pictures are in the gallery.
SWANS - June's Walk
A walk round Hick's Lodge, led by David and Helena, with lunch afterwards at the Halfway House, Donisthorpe.
signifying the change from the opencast coal field to the natural area it is now.