Environmental Advocates Green Walks Programme 2016 (provided by Liverpool City Council)
June to Sep events
Get out and about – Discover Stanley Park
Friday 8th July 201, 11am
A historical look at one of our Victorian Parks and a chance to see the changes that have taken place over the years. Please wear suitable clothing.
Meeting Place – The bandstand behind the Isla Gladstone Conservatory
Get Active – Discover Norris Green Park
Wednesday 13th July 2016, 1:00pm
Get some fresh air and discover a few fascinating facts about Norris Green Park, its wildlife and its green environment. A great way for all the family to keep fit together on this steady paced ramble, part of a series of events designed to promote healthy living. Please wear suitable clothing.
Meeting Place outside Norris Green Park Gates Lorenzo Drive
Secrets of St James Cemetery
Friday 22nd July – 11am
Come and enjoy a lovely stroll around one of Liverpool’s best kept secrets underneath our famous Anglican Cathedral. Stories that will entertain and enthral.
Meeting place – The steps of the main entrance
22nd July to 7th Sep 2016 Xplorers
22nd July to 7th Sep 2016
Each Tuesday and Thursday throughout the summer break. Family Orienteering
Meeting Place: Croxteth Hall gift shop, Croxteth Park
Croxteth Hall Teddy Bear Hunt
22nd July to 7th Sep 2016
A popular active summer event that younger children and parents love.
Count the Teddies you find in each room around Croxteth Hall, add up the total number to enter our prize draw.
Why not bring your own Teddy Bear and have a healthy picnic and relax on the lawns surrounding the Hall. What better way to enjoy a summers day!
Please Note: Croxteth Hall admission prices apply to this event
Meeting Place – Croxteth Hall gift shop.
The Secret Garden
22nd July to 7th Sep
Discover Croxteth Halls secret garden and work your way around using the orienteering sheets provided, see if you can find and answer the all the questions, a fun healthy active event for all the family. This self-led event is open between the times of 10:30am and 3:00pm
Worksheets can be obtained free of charge from Croxteth Hall gift shop.
Meeting place Croxteth Hall gift shop.
Wonders of Walton Hall Park
Friday 5th August – 1pm
Join the Environment Advocates for a healthy walk around Walton Hall Park and hear a few snippets about the park, its history and the area of Walton.
Meeting Place – Outside the sports centre on Walton Hall Avenue.
Flower Power (Volunteer led walk)
Thursday 11th Aug – 1:00pm
Enjoy the summer air and discover the sedate splendour of Liverpool’s green environment on this informative and fascinating new event that shows an insight into the healing powers of Trees & plants, a fun free event for all the family.
Meeting place – Newsham Park on the corner, outside Police station, West Derby Rd.
Sights of Everton Park
Friday 19th August –11am
Meeting Place – St George’s church on Heyworth Street
A lovely walk around one of our more recent parks, listen to some famous tales and observe the great views of the city.
Get up, Get out and discover Sefton Park (Volunteer led walk)
Wednesday 31st Aug – 1:00pm
Join the Environmental Advocates and enjoy the beautiful sounds of nature as we meander around Sefton Park and discover the meanings behind some of the calls and songs of our wildlife, a fun free event for all the family.
Meet at the Eros Fountain Sefton Park / next to the café.
Get Active – Discover Anfield Cemetery
Friday 2nd September – 1pm
A fascinating walk around one of Europe’s biggest cemeteries, looking at some local characters from a gone by era who each have a story to tell.
Meeting Place – The gates at the corner of Walton Lane and Priory Road.
Monuments and Memorials -Tour of St John’s Gardens
Friday 23rd September -11am
A stroll through the green oasis located in our city centre. Discover the history behind the magnificent monuments.
Meeting place – Outside the World Museum, William Brown Street.
Tales of the River Bank
Friday 30th September 1.00 pm
Enjoy the combined delights of a river walk, bird song and a stroll through the park on this wonderful walk embracing nature’s beauty; a fun event for all the family. Please wear suitable footwear.
Meeting place – Otterspool Park, outside Otterspool inn, near Jericho Lane.