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Enjoy an Autumnal walk
Wednesday 25th August, 2010

WHY not enjoy the change in seasons with a healthy walk during Autumn.

Led by Wigan Leisure Culture Trust Active Living staff, volunteers, park rangers, Lancashire Wildlife Trust and the Forestry Commission; Wigan and Leigh health walks are ideal for people who want to improve their general health and wellbeing and are great for people of all ages to take up walking in a safe and sociable atmosphere.

Please note, not all walks are fully accessible to users of wheelchairs and other mobility aids.

The following walks will take place in September.

Walk times do vary, for more information contact 01942 488 481.

September Walks

Astley Green/Morley Hall, on Wednesday September 1. Meet at 11am, Colliery Museum, off Higher Green Lane, Astley.

Haigh Hall, on Wednesday September 1. Meet at 9.30am at the plantation gates opposite Wigan Infirmary, Wigan Lane, Wigan.

Elnup Wood, on Thursday September 2. Meet at 11am, Standish Cricket Club, Green Lane, Standish.

Jubilee Park, on Thursday September 2. Meet at 11.30am (20 minute walk), the hut, Jubilee Park, Queen Street, Ashton-In-Makerfield.

Parbold Power Walk, on Thursday September 2. Meet at 6.30pm (40 minute walk), community centre, The Green, Parbold.

Windy Bank Wood, on Friday September 3. Meet at 11am, Bents Garden Centre, Clucheth.

Crooke Village, on Saturday September 4. Nordic Walk, booking essential. Meet at 10am, Royal Oak car park, 56 Wigan Lower Road, Standish Lower Ground.

Pennington Flash, on Monday September 6. Meet at 10am (two hour) or 11am (one hour), by Rangers Hut, main car park, St Helens Road.

Standish Cricket Club, on Tuesday September 7. Meet at 11am, Standish Cricket Club, Green Lane, Standish.

Leigh Sports Village, on Tuesday September 7. Meet 11am (20 minute walk), Sports Centre, Sale Way, Leigh.

Pennington Flash, on Tuesday September 7. Family Nature Walk, booking essential. Meet at 6pm (one and a quarter hours) by the rangers hut, main car park, St Helens Road.

Haigh Hall, on Wednesday September 8. Meet at 9.30am, plantation gates opposite Wigan Infirmary, Wigan Lane, Wigan.

Hindley Bridleway on Wednesday September 8. Meet at 11am, La Cava Restaurant, Wigan Road, Hindley.

Trenchfield Mill, on Thursday September 9. History walk and Museum of Wigan tour. Meet at 10am, Trenchfield Mill, Wigan .

Mesnes Park, on Thursday September 9. Meet at 11.30am (20 min walk) Lodge House, Mesnes Park, Wigan.

Parbold Power Walk, on Thursday September 9. Meet at 6.30 (40 minute walk), community centre, The Green, Parbold.

Colliers Wood, on Friday September 10. Meet at 11am, Miners Welfare Club, Meanley Road, Astley.

Red Rock, on Saturday September 11. Nordic Walk, booking essential. Meet at 11am, car park on left, Red Rock Lane, Standish.

Star Trekkers Sponsored Walk, on Saturday September 11. Registration essential prior to walk, call 01942 525 566. Ladies Only. Meet at 10pm (8 miles - approx 2 hours), Morrison’s, Makerfield Way, Ince.

Pennington Flash, on Monday September 13. Meet at 11am, by Rangers Hut, main car park, St Helens Road.

Poolstock and Flashes,on Tuesday September 14. Meet at 11am (one hour walk, two hour nature walk), Shanghai Palace car park, Poolstock Lane.

Pennington Hall Park, on Tuesday September 14. Meet at 11am (20 minute walk), small car park, St Helens Road, Leigh.

Trail and Countryside Heritage Garden, on Tuesday September 14. Meet at 2pm (two hour walk), St Luke’s Church car park, Bolton Rd/Golborne Road.

Pennington Flash, on Tuesday September 14. Family Nature Walk (one and a quarter hours), booking essential. Meet at 6pm, main car park, Copperas Lane, Aspull.

Pennington Flash, on Tuesday September 14. Family Nature Walk (one and a quarter hours), booking essential. Meet at 6pm by the rangers hut, main car park, St Helens Road.

Haigh Hall, on Wednesday September 15. Meet at 9.30am, plantation gates opposite Wigan Infirmary, Wigan Lane, Wigan.

Low Hall Park, on Wednesday September 15. Meet at 11am, main car park, Liverpool Road, Hindley.

Borsdane Woods, on Thursday September 16. Meet at 11am (two hour nature walk). Aspull Civic Hall car park, Woods Road, Aspull.

Robin Park, on Thursday September 16. Meet at 11.30am (20 minute walk), Robin Park Area, Newtown.

Parbold Power Walk, on Thursday September 16. Meet at 6.30pm (40 minute walk), community centre, The Green, Parbold.

Plank Lane, on Friday September 17. Meet at 11am, swing bridge car park, Slag Lane, Leigh.

Pennington Flash on Saturday September 18. Nordic Walk, booking essential. Meet at 10am (one and a half hour walk) by the rangers hut, main car park, St Helens Road.

Pennington Flash, on Monday September 20. Meet at 10am (two hour walk) or 11am (one hour walk) by rangers hut, main car park, St Helens Rd.

Rivington Hill, on Monday September 20. Booking essential. Meet at 10.30am (two hour walk), Top Barn, Rivington Lane, Horwich

Crooke Village, on Tuesday September 21. Meet at 11am, Royal Oak car park, 56 Wigan Lower Road, Standish Lower Ground.

Leigh Sports Village, on Tuesday September 21. Meet at 11am (20 minute walk), Sports Centre, Sale Way, Leigh.

Pennington Flash on Tuesday September 21. Family Nature Walk, booking essential. Meet at 6pm by the rangers hut, main car park, St Helens Road.

Haigh Hall, on Wednesday September 22. Meet at 9.30am, plantation gates opposite Wigan Infirmary, Wigan Lane, Wigan.

Howe Bridge Sports Centre, on Wednesday September 22. Meet 11am (20 minute walk), Sports Centre, Eckersley Fold Lane.

Worthington Lakes, on Thursday September 23. Meet at 11am, main car park off Chorley Road, Standish.

Jubilee Park, on Thursday September 23. Meet at 11.30am (20 minute walk), the hut, Jubilee Park, Queen Street, Ashton-In-Makerfield

Borsdane Woods, on Friday September 24. Meet at 11am. Tunnel entrance, Danes Avenue, Hindley.

Gidlow, on Saturday September 25. Nordic Walk, booking essential. Meet at 10am, Gidlow Cemetery, Wigan Lane, Boars Head.

Walk4Life National Walking Day, on Sunday September 26. Meet at 10.30am (30 minute walk), WH Smith, Wigan town centre.

Walk4Life National Walking Day, on Sunday September 26. Meet at 10.30am (30 minute walk) Waterside Inn car park, Leigh town centre.

Pennington Flash, on Monday September 27. Meet at 11am by Rangers Hut, main car park, St Helens Road.

Orrell Water Park, on Tuesday September 28. Meet at 11am, The House, Orrell Water Park, Lodge Road.

Howe Bridge Sports Centre, on Tuesday September 28. Meet 11am (20 minute walk), Sports Centre, Eckersley Fold Lane.

Exhibition tour, on Tuesday September 28. Meet at 2pm, the Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street, Wigan.

Pennington Flash, on Tuesday September 28. Family Nature Walk, booking essential. Meet at 6pm by the rangers hut, main car park, St Helens Road.

Haigh Hall, on Wednesday September 29. Meet at 9.30am, plantation gates opposite Wigan Infirmary, Wigan Lane, Wigan.

Hindsford, on Wednesday September 29. Meet at 11.00am, Lodge Lane Tyldesley.

Low Hall Park and Amberswood nature trail, on Thursday September 30. Meet at 11am (two hour Nature Walk, main car park, Liverpool Road, Hindley.

Mesnes Park, on Thursday September 30. Meet at 11.30am (20 minute walk), Lodge House, Mesnes Park, Bridgeman Terrace, Wigan.

Parbold Power Walk, on Thursday September 30. Meet at 6.30pm (40 minute walk), community centre, The Green, Parbold.

To book for Nordic Walks, request a Autumn walks leaflet or for more information on any of the walks call: The Active Living Team on 01942 488 481.


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