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
21 August 2018 10:00 - 11:30 Available
28 August 2018 10:00 - 11:30 Available
4 September 2018 10:00 - 11:30 Available
11 September 2018 10:00 - 11:30 Available
18 September 2018 10:00 - 11:30 Available
25 September 2018 10:00 - 11:30 Available
2 October 2018 10:00 - 11:30 Available
9 October 2018 10:00 - 11:30 Available
16 October 2018 10:00 - 11:30 Available
23 October 2018 10:00 - 11:30 Available
30 October 2018 10:00 - 11:30 Available
6 November 2018 10:00 - 11:30 Available
13 November 2018 10:00 - 11:30 Available
20 November 2018 10:00 - 11:30 Available
27 November 2018 10:00 - 11:30 Available
4 December 2018 10:00 - 11:30 Available
11 December 2018 10:00 - 11:30 Available
18 December 2018 10:00 - 11:30 Available

Contact Info

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

Upcoming events

Storybook trail

Wed 15 Aug 2018
10:00-17:00
Can you help the bold Knight Princess to rescue the frog prince? Follow our trail, find the animals in their homes and see if you can help.

Create a clay creature

Wed 15 Aug 2018
11:00-15:00
Forage for natural materials and combine them with air-hardening clay to create your own mini clay creature!

Marvellous mini-beasts

Thu 16 Aug 2018
11:00-11:45
Join us to explore the miniature world of marvellous mini beasts! Booking essential.

Running for beginners

Sat 18 Aug 2018
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!

Observation beehive show-and-tell

Sat 18 Aug 2018
11:00-15:00
Ever wondered what goes on within a Bee Hive or wanted to know more about the Honey Bee? This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Chirk Castle bees and meet their keeper John.

Falconry in the gardens

Sun 19 Aug 2018
11:00-16:00
Relive history at Chirk Castle with falconry in the picturesque gardens. Watch a flying display, and take the opportunity to get closer to these amazing birds.