Nordic Walking (Thurs) - January well-being

Let the outdoors move you this January with weekly Nordic walking sessions led by the Erddig Nordic Walkers, Thursdays on the Chirk estate.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Nordic walking is one of the fastest growing outdoor activities in the UK, offering a full body workout with specially designed walking poles.

Enjoy the beauty of the Chirk Castle estate by joining our weekly Nordic walking sessions, every Thursday, led by a qualified instructor.

In January 2019 drop-in from 12noon to 1pm for a Nordic Walking taster. Or join the walk from 1:15pm. Walk duration 90mins.

Erddig Nordic Walkers ask for a £1 voluntary contribution to help with group costs.

The basics

Suitability
Children under 16 must be supervised by an adult.
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Please meet in the Chirk Castle car park, or drop-in to the Visitor Information centre.
What to bring and wear
Comfortable trainers and activity wear. We have Nordic Walking Poles for participants to borrow.
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
There is no need to book, please just turn up. In the event of adverse weather or high winds this activity may be cancelled. Please check our Facebook page @ChirkCastleNT for up to date information. PLEASE NOTE: the castle and gardens are closed during January.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
17 January 2019 12:00 - 15:00 Available
24 January 2019 12:00 - 15:00 Available
31 January 2019 12:00 - 15:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Chirk Castle
Email
chirkcastle@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01691 777701

Upcoming events

Ranger Rambles - January well-being

Wed 16 Jan 2019
14:00-15:30
Join the Chirk Castle Ranger team each Wednesday through January for different walks in the castle's historic parkland.

Nordic Walking (Thurs) - January well-being

Thu 17 Jan 2019
12:00-15:00
Let the outdoors move you this January with weekly Nordic walking sessions led by the Erddig Nordic Walkers, Thursdays on the Chirk estate.

Running for beginners - January well-being

Sat 19 Jan 2019
09:00-10:00
Give your fitness and well-being a boost this January on the Chirk estate. A great opportunity to get started with running and meet other people. Who knows? You might be taking part in one of our 10k runs before you know it!

Marshmallow toasting - January well-being

Sat 19 Jan 2019
11:00-15:00
Drop-by Home Farm and join us for some yummy marshmallow toasting on Saturdays in January.

Family Bushcraft activities - January well-being

Sun 20 Jan 2019
11:00-15:00
Drop-in to the Chirk estate to try out some family bushcraft activities led by our friends from Woodland Classroom. The whole family can try their hand at shelter making, fire starting, and cooking some simple outdoor foods.

Winter tree ID taster walk - January well-being

Mon 21 Jan 2019
14:00-14:45
BOOKING ESSENTIAL. When you're out walking, have you ever wondered which tree you're looking at? Our friends at Woodland Classroom have put together these special January tree ID taster walks to get you started.