Ashbourne walks

Tuesday Very Easy walk - restarting April 13th - contact

Walk Leaders: Janet and Helen

Walk level Very Easy

Time: 10am
Duration: 30 - 60 mins 
Meeting point:
The top of Ashbourne Recreation Ground adjacent to Cockayne Avenue Car Park.

New walkers are always welcome.  Enabling you to build on your fitness and walk or get back to walking in a supportive environment.  Whether you haven't walked for a long time or whether you are trying to recover from surgery you will be welcome on this very easy walk in the park.  Our walk leaders will ensure you walk at your pace and only for as long as you are able.

We usually find a cup of tea in Betty's cafe afterwards

Tuesday Buggy Walk  - Restarting April 13th

Walk leaders: Janet and Helen

Walk level Easy

Time: 11:30am
Duration: 60 mins 
Meeting point: Ashbourne Leisure Centre 

Enabling you to build on your fitness without worrying about childcare. Also a great way to meet other new parents. 

Please always check the 'Ashbourne Buggy Walk' facebook page for up to date information about the walk on a week to week basis as the weather deteriorates.

More information here

Wednesday Long morning walks - restarting April 14th - contact Sports Development for details

Walk leaders: Jill, Alison, Judy and Paul  
Walk level: Long
Time: 10:30am
Duration: 120 - 180mins (approx)
Meeting point: Ashbourne Leisure Centre

New walkers always welcome throughout the year. We meet at the Leisure Centre and then share cars to travel to different locations around the Dales to enjoy longer walks of up to 3 hours. Routes are chosen on the day or the week before. The long walks are more challenging and often include open rough country, stiles, longer inclines and steeper hills. You will need to be reasonably fit - please check with the walk leaders at the Leisure Centre on the day about the particular route to be undertaken.

Friday Moderate morning walks - restarting April 16th - contact Sports Development for details

Walk leaders: Penny, Ian, John and Chris
Walk level: Moderate
Time: 10:00am
Duration: 90 - 120mins
Meeting pointAshbourne Leisure Centre

New walkers always welcome. Our walking group is now going that bit further and enjoying walks from an hour and a half to two hours. The walks are likely to include stiles, up-hill and downhill walking on rougher terrain. We sometimes walk from the Leisure Centre and sometimes car share  to a starting point within 10 or 15 minutes drive from the Leisure Centre. Each route is planned by the walk leader before the day, taking into account the weather forecast and conditions underfoot. 

Friday Buggy Walk - not currently running

Walk leaders: Janet and Ross

Walk level Easy

Time: 10:00am
Duration: 60 mins 
Meeting point: Ashbourne Cricket Pavilion (at the top of the Recreation Ground)

Enabling you to build on your fitness without worrying about childcare. Also a great way to meet other new parents.


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