Group Leader - Gil Breden

The Walking Group meets on the second Tuesday of the month. Details of the walks are shown in the U3A monthly Newsletter.

The Walks generally are within a 10 mile radius of Ashton and are approximately 5 miles long, taken at a leisurely pace and last between 2 to 2.5 hours.

Walks in 2019 included Borsdane Wood, Worthington Lakes, Crooke, Glazebury and the Sankey Valley

If you have not been before please have with you on the day your next of kin telephone number, U3A

If you want to be on the Walking Group emailing list please let me know on the day.

Always ensure you wear appropriate clothing and footwear whilst walking with the Group.

For more information Contact Gil at a Friday meeting or by telephone (the number is available to members in the monthly newsletter)


The next walk is on the 17th August 2021  i.e on this occasion  the 3rd Tuesday

Havannah Flashes

Start 10am

Meeting point is the car park behind the Ship Inn, Blackbrook, WA11OAB. The circular walk takes us once again beside the St Helens Canal and the Blackbrook but heading towards Newton le Willows. There are no stiles but some inclines. The footpaths are good but in places may be muddy and the undergrowth may be high in places. No toilets or refreshment stops before or during the walk. Distance is 5 miles approximately. and could take between 2 to 2.5 hours. Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. 

If you have not been before please have with you on the day your U3A membership number, tel number and next of kin number. 

For any other information contact Gil Breden

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