Social walks are back!

Social walks are back!

Social walks are back!

October passed by in a flash as did our month of walks led by health professionals. A month felt far too short so we are pleased to let you know that the social walks will begin again this week and continue throughout the winter up until the end of March 2017.

So if you are having trouble motivating yourself to get up and out for some fresh air and exercise with the dark evenings and colder weather, we hope the offer of our social walks will help inspire you to continue to be active over the winter.

Everyone is welcome so do bring your family, friends and neighbours!

The two walks that will continue from Thursday 17 November until the end of March are the Thursday walk from the Bricklayers and Saturday walk from the Dog and Pheasant.

Thursdays starting 17th November – 3 mile walk with the first 1.5 mile section suitable for parents and carers with buggies.

This walk is split into two sections,  each of just over 1.5 miles.  The whole walk should take between 1hr 10mins and 1hr 30mins depending on pace. (Mainly footpaths, some uneven and possibly slippery surfaces).

– Meet at 10.30 a.m  at The Bricklayers, 27 Bergholt Road, Mile End, Colchester, CO4 5AA.

Saturdays starting 19th November – A walk of approximately 4 miles. This should take between 1hr 40mins and 2hrs depending on pace. (A mix of urban walk and footpaths, some uneven and possibly slippery surfaces).

– Meet at 9.30 a.m at the Dog & Pheasant, 24 Nayland Road, Mile End, Colchester, CO4 5EG.

If you can’t make the led walks but would like to try them on your own, you can download the routes below.

The Bricklayers walk

The Dog and Pheasant walk

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