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HW Keith Simpson Memorial Park

PATH NAME:

HW Keith Simpson Memorial Park

LOCAL SETTLEMENT(S):

Keith

INTRODUCTION:

Target time 25 - 35 minutes This is a circular walk which takes you round Simpson Memorial Park. It is mostly on pavements and good paths, apart from a short stretch of grass path which could be muddy in the wet. It is suitable for wheelchairs and buggies if dry and is fairly flat apart from the section along Drum Road.

THE ROUTE AND FEATURES OF INTEREST:

Directions: Start- Church Road, by the War Memorial 1. Turn right to the end of Church Road, passing Keith Primary School and continue onto Drum Road. 2. Walk to the end of the houses and pavement and continue ahead on a grass path beside a high wire fence. Continue along to the right still following the fence round the perimeter of the park. 3. The path ends opposite the electricity sub station, turn right and walk along Westerton Road. 4. At the junction with Balloch Road, continue ahead along the lane and cross Moss Street. 5. Continue ahead along Bakerís Lane, crossing Mid Street until you reach Land Street. 6. Turn left into Land Street and then first right into Turner Street. Turn right into Police Lane and walk to the end, reaching Church Road. Turn right and return to start.

HEALTH WALK:

Intermediate/2nd Level:
Walks of less than 2 miles (up to 45 minutes). Some have slight inclines and may be a little rougher underfoot. Some are suitable for buggies and wheelchairs, but may require more care.

MILEAGE:

1.25 Miles

ESTIMATED WALKING TIME:

00 Day(s)  00 Hour(s)  25 Minute(s)

HEIGHT CLIMBED AND DEGREE OF SLOPE:

Long but steady climb up Drum Road. Relatively flat elsewhere.

BARRIERS:

None

TERRAIN:

Mostly on tarmac pavements and paths. Grass path at Simpson park- which can be muddy in wet weather.

USERS:

Can be used by buggies and wheelchairs during dry weather.

OTHER INFORMATION:
Useful Contacts

For information on organised Health Walks in your area please contact: Health Walk Co-ordinator - Debbie Barron Tel. 01343 567172 Email: debbie.barron@nhs.net

OTHER INFORMATION: Useful Links

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