One "stroll" per month taking place on the last Friday of each month. These walks will be 2-3 miles along a gentle terrain (i.e. no hills).
Group contact: Nick Erskine
Telephone: 01208 871112
Report on the Bodmin Road Rail Stroll - 31st Jan
This walk was undertaken with a few regulars, together with two new starters; Caroline and Jon. There were a number of apologies due mainly to health issues.
The day was damp but not too bad. The trail along the river Fowey is very pretty with snowdrops and daffodils beginning to show. A sign that spring is on the horizon.
The route is essentially flat, with a slight incline passing under the bridge of the Paddington to Penzance rail line. We stopped for light refreshments in the platform cafe and watched the 125 trains passing by every 15 mins. Unfortunately the Bodmin to Wenford steam locomotive was not running.
The next stroll is the “White River Walk” to Pentewan on 28th February, meeting outside LCC at 10am.
Report on the Anneka Rice walk - 29th Nov
The Anneka Rice walk took place on a cool, but dry, day around Wadebridge. It was a flat circular circuit, starting initially in the town then across the 12 arches of the Bridge of Wool. We turned towards Egloshayle passing a number of recreational facilities before going into the park for a riverside stroll back to Wadebridge.
We crossed the Anneka Rice Challenge Bridge into the riverside park. The bridge is an amazing structure built for the TV series. Our stroll was concluded in the Betjeman Centre for light refreshments and drinks. This Centre is a base for the Wadebridge U3A and is very hospitable with friendly staff to cater for your needs.
The next stroll is on January 31st around Respryn.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Strollers Programme 2020
Friday 31st January 2020 - Respryn to Bodmin Road Station
Friday 28th February 2020 - White River to Pentewan
Friday 27th March 2020 - Cardinham Woods
Friday 24th April 2020 - Camel Trail to Shooting Range Platform
Friday 29th May 2020 - Beacon Park
Friday 26th June 2020 - Dunmere to Highside Cafe
Friday 31st July 2020 - Borough Arms (Dunmere) to Poley’s Bridge
Friday 28th August 2020 - Borough Arms to Bodmin Jail
Friday 25th September 2020 - Bishop’s Wood to Hustyn Bridge
Friday 30th October 2020 - Fowey River Walk
Friday 27th November 2020 - Grogley Halt
December 2020 Merry Christmas!
Meet at 10am outside Lostwithiel Community Centre.