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.

2021 programme

5 May

photoTemple Newsam circular, 5.5 to 6 miles

The walk starts from Temple Newsam and circuits Skelton Lake with a view of the river Aire. All on good tracks.

Don't forget a picnic and a sitmat.

Please ring the leader to book a place (limited to 10) on the walk and leave your contact details to comply with "track & trace" regulations.

Please meet at the Lodges car park on Colton Road in time to start walking at 11.00. If coming by bus use the no. 19/19A bus and get off at the Brown Cow/St Mary's Church, Whitkirk and walk up Colton Road to the park. Please inform the leader if you intend coming by bus so that we can wait for you.

Leader: Maureen (294 2625, mob. 07929 273967)

2 June

Meanwood Valley circular, 5.5 miles

The walk takes us through Meanwood Park towards Alwoodley on one side of the beck and back on the other side. Included in the walk is a short detour to visit the remains of the Boys Reformatory built in the late 1850s.

Please park on Parkside Road near the Myrtle Tavern LS6 4NE at 10.30 to begin the walk at 10.45.

Please ring the leader to book a place on the walk and leave your contact details to comply with "track & trace" regulations.

Leader: Audrey (269 7246, mob. 07711 028469)

Meanwood Valley, 1 November 2017

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Pause on the Meanwood Valley Trail for a group photo.