Leeds U3A The University of the Third Age

The canal gardens, Roundhay

Walking Group

photoThis is a very friendly sociable group. We walk on the first Wednesday of the month and we use public transport.

The walks are between 5 and 7 miles using a different leader each month.  A packed lunch is required and a sitmat.

A brief description of the next walk, along with travel instructions, is given out in leaflet form on the walk and also appears on the website.

Walking boots or shoes are recommended together with a waterproof coat.

2019 programme

2 January

Linear walk, Garforth to Barwick, 6.5 miles

The walk starts on the outskirts of Garforth and goes via Scholes to Barwick in Elmet.

Don't forget a picnic and a sitmat.

Catch the 166 bus from New York Street, stand F3, at 10.29 (Cross Gates 10.50). We get off at the Barleyhill Road stop on Wakefield Road. Return bus 64 at 25 and 55 minutes past the hour from the maypole in Barwick.

Leader: Chris L. (268 5153, mob. 07460 424662)

6 February

Linear 5-6 miles

Linear from Pannal – Almscliffe Crag – Huby using mainly field paths.

Don't forget a picnic and a sitmat.

Catch the no. 36 Harrogate bus from Leeds bus station, stand 23, at 10.20 (10.36 at Moortown).

Leader: Roy (274 0004)

photo6 March

Linear 6.75 miles

Linear from Newlay Bridge to Guiseley following the Airedale Way, using mainly riverside paths. There are muddy sections so sticks would be helpful. Several stiles.

Don't forget a picnic and a sitmat.

Catch the no. 33 Otley bus from Leeds bus station at 10.20.

Leader: Maureen (294 2625)

A leader is required for 1 May.

Meanwood Valley, 1 November 2017


Pause on the Meanwood Valley Trail for a group photo.