Nordic Walking

Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle.

  • Booking advisable
  • Free event

Weekly on Tuesdays throughout the year, Nordic Walking is a great way to improve your fitness and confidence and have fun at the same time.

In partnership with Sport Wales we have developed a series of Nordic walks lead by accredited, qualified, friendly volunteer guides.

Walk duration is around an hour. Poles will be provided. All abilities welcome - under 18s accompanied by an adult.

The basics

Booking details
Call 01691 777 701
Booking not necessary, but please email us to let us know you're coming.
Suitability
Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Please meet in the car park at 10am, for a 10:30am start.
What to bring and wear
Please wear suitable clothing/shoes - walking poles will be provided.
Accessibility
This activity is suitable for all abilities and fitness levels, however may not be suitable for those with mobility problems. Please contact us if you are unsure.
Other
Please email carl.green@nationaltrust.org.uk to register your interest or involvement in one of our sessions so we have an idea of numbers. New starters are very welcome at all of the sessions.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
3 March 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Available
10 March 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Available
17 March 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Available
24 March 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Available
31 March 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Available
7 April 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Available
14 April 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Available
21 April 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Available
28 April 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Available
5 May 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Available
12 May 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Available
19 May 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Available
26 May 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Available
2 June 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Available
9 June 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Available
16 June 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Available
23 June 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Available
30 June 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Available
7 July 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Available
14 July 2020 10:00 - 11:30 Available

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Contact Info

Name
Carl Green
Email
carl.green@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01691 777 701

Upcoming events

Snowdrop season

Wed 26 Feb 2020
10:00-16:00
Take a walk in the gardens at Chirk Castle in February to see a beautiful white carpet of snowdrops - a sure sign that Spring is on the way.

Ranger Ramble

Wed 26 Feb 2020
11:00-12:30
Join the Chirk Castle ranger team for an informal walk in the castle's historic parkland.

Toddler Thursdays

Thu 27 Feb 2020
10:30-12:00
Join our weekly outdoor activity group for under 5’s and their parents/guardians throughout January and February.

Snowdrop Walk, with the Head Gardener

Fri 28 Feb 2020
13:00-14:30
Join Head Gardener David for a leisurely walk around the garden during snowdrop season.

Running for beginners

Sat 29 Feb 2020
09:00-11:00
Give your fitness a boost in the beautiful surroundings of the Chirk Castle estate. A great opportunity to get started with running and meet other people, and who knows? You might be taking part in one of our 10km runs before you know it!

Myths, monsters and faeries - writing your own St. David's Day folk story for adults

Sun 01 Mar 2020
10:00-13:00
Pre-book only. Aimed at aspiring and existing writers looking for inspiration for creative fiction, this half-day workshop looks at what makes a good folk story and where they draw their inspiration from.