Keep fit in February at Wandlebury
Orienteering and Healthy / Nordic walking to get you out and about.
February is the month when we all try to stick to our New Year resolutions. For individuals that have decided to have a fitter 2015, it’s important to find new ways to keep exercise interesting. If you are looking for new outdoor activities to take part in, why not head to Wandlebury Country Park where local charity Cambridge Past, Present & Future (CambridgePPF) offers a range of activities for individuals, families and groups.
Orienteering: For a fun and active trip out for all the family visit Wandlebury Country Park on Saturday 7th February to test your map-reading skills on CambridgePPF’s extended, permanent, orienteering course. Meet at the car park notice board at 11am to purchase a map and receive guidance from the charity’s staff on how to orienteer yourself around the park.
Navigate your own way through the many control points situated around the park and complete the route at your leisure. Or for more competitive individuals, why not turn it into a race against others as confidence builds. Either way, orienteering is a great way to work together and enjoy the countryside. No previous knowledge or experience is necessary. Maps cost £1.50 and instruction is provided free of charge plus donations to support the upkeep of the park are always welcome.
Other ways to keep fit in February include:
Healthy Walking at Wandlebury Country Park – every Thursday at 10am or 10:30am for a shorter walk: Join a group of dedicated healthy walkers for their weekly stroll around Wandlebury. Meet at the Stable Rooms at 10am for a long walk or 10:30am for a shorter walk. Then its back to the Stable Rooms for refreshments. NB: There is no need to pre-book but please arrive ten minutes early to register on your first walk. This event is supported by South Cambridgeshire District Council.
Nordic Walking at Wandlebury Country Park – every Wednesday from 1pm during term time: Join the regular Nordic walking sessions around Wandlebury every Wednesday afternoon during term time. There are multiple start times to cater for all abilities: 1pm for restricted mobility, 2pm for healthy life speed and 3pm for fitness speed. An instruction fee of £5 is charged per session. Poles supplied if required. For more information or to book a place contact: Oliver on 07947835522 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Directions: Wandlebury Country Park is located just off the A1307, 2.5km south of the Addenbrooke’s roundabout. CB22 3AE. The site is clearly signposted and entrance to the car park is located close to the brow of the Gog Magog hills. Parking at Wandlebury is free of charge for members of CambridgePPF or costs £3 per vehicle. Please bring change for the ticket machine.