WALKABOUT WREXHAM AND CORONAVIRUS

IMPORTANT - If you develop Covid symptoms in the 7 days following any of our walks, please let us know immediately so we can inform the other walkers.  Please email us on

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Weekly Walks in Wrexham

Monday

Chirk - Meet at Caffi Wylfa on Castle Road (B4500) in Chirk (LL14 5BS  Grid Ref: SJ 287375  ///narrate.fancy.baseballs) at 9.15am for a 9.30am start.  An easier/moderate walk over 2-2.5 miles avoiding stiles and steep hills where possible.  (Please note - there is usually no walk on a Bank Holiday)

If you would like to join the walks, just come along - you will be very welcome.  If you wish, we can include you on our email list where we circulate details of planned routes every 2-3 weeks (although occasionally we may need to alter a route at short notice depending on the weather conditions).  Please wear clothing appropriate for the weather and suitable footwear.


Rossett (fortnightly) - Meet Jenny at Burton Weir, Rossett by the underpass (LL12 0JA) at 10.45am for an 11.00am start.  An easier walk of about 3 miles on local footpaths and through fields lasting about 60 minutes.

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 Tuesday

Alyn Waters Country Park, Gwersyllt - Meet at the Visitor Centre  (LL11 4AG  Grid Ref: SJ 320547  ///dote.skin.gossiping) at 10.15am for a 10.30am start (Car park charge £1).  This is a more challenging walk over varying terrains in and around the country park.  Graded as moderate/harder depending on the route used, approximately 3-4 miles are covered over about 90-120 minutes.

For more information - https://alynwaterswalkinggroup.yolasite.com

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 Wednesday

ChirkMeet at Caffi Wylfa, Castle Road (B4500), Chirk (LL14 5BS  Grid Ref: SJ 287375  ///narrate.fancy.baseballs) at 9.15am for a 9.30am start.  The walks are between 4-5 miles in length and are likely to include stiles, hilly paths and some difficult terrain underfoot.  See the Monday Chirk walk for more information.

CoedpoethMeet in the car park at Plas Pentwyn Community Centre in Castle Road, Coedpoeth (LL11 3NU  Grid Ref: SJ 286513  ///evenings.motoring.sour) at 10.45am for an 11.00am start.  The walk lasts about an hour, easy pace.  Ideal if you have not walked for some time due to illness etc.

 Thursday

Acton - A lovely social and friendly walk starting from St John's Church on Herbert Jennings Avenue (LL12 7YF).  Meet at 10.45am for an 11.00am start.  Join the striders, strollers or straggler groups!  2-3 miles over 50-60 minutes depending on the walking pace you choose.


Llay - Join the walkers at the Llay Miners' Welfare Institute, The Ring, Llay New Road (LL12 0TH  Grid Ref: SJ 329560 ///clinking.guilty.songbook), meeting inside in the small bar at 10.15am for a 10.30am start.  Graded as an easier walk, it covers up to 2.5 miles and lasts up to 75 minutes.  Using local footpaths and paths in and around Alyn Waters Country Park, this walk is suitable for beginners to walking and all ages.

Latest News - There will be no Llay walks on Thurs 22nd Dec and Thurs 29th Dec but walks will resume in the New Year on Thurs 5th Jan 2023.

For more information - https://llay-alyn-waters-walking-group.yolasite.com


Friday

Gwersyllt (second and fourth Fridays of the month) - Meet outside Gwersyllt Community Resource Centre, Second Avenue (LL11 4ED  Grid Ref: SJ 316532  ///host.chains.grant) at 10.15am for a 10.30am start.  Graded as a moderate walk, it covers about 3 miles and lasts 75-90 mins with varied routes in the Moss Valley, in Alyn Waters and the surrounding scenic countryside.

      Erddig - Meet in the Felin Puleston car park opposite Booker Wholesale on Ruabon Road (LL13 7RF  Grid Ref: SJ 326494 ///explain.pinks.lawfully) at 1.15pm for a 1.30pm start.  A moderate grade walk through Erddig National Trust Land covering about 3 miles over 90 minutes.

 

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