Greenway walkers enjoy a stroll through our beautiful ‘town’

55935561_280495832842158_7471713846164455424_nThere’s little doubt we live in a beautiful town and it’s got everything; stunning seaviews, amazing architecture and fantastic green spaces.

Last weekend Hastings Greenway Group staged another of its vey popular walks that guided those taking part along part the route that will ultimately form a greenway route across the town where walkers and cyclists can enjoy the best scenery Hastings and St Leonards have to offer free from concerns about traffic.

Last weekend’s walk took in a route from the Conquest Hospital to Alexandra Park.

  • Walkers enjoyed some fantastic colours in the
  • woodlands, along the route of the walk.

After meeting up at Kings Church walkers followed a route through the hospital grounds, on to Old Road Road and Ghyllside Drive then in to Alexandra Park. The return route took walkers through Old Roar Gill.

The Hastings Greenway Group also launched its new leaflet that outlines the routes for five separate walks around the town

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The large group of local people who took part in last weekend’s walk.

Hastings Greenway Group brings together local walkers and cyclists and they have been campaigning for many years to embed into Hastings a network of safe routes for cycling and walking. Some of the routes have been part of the local plan since 2014 and while some design work has been commissioned by East Sussex Country Council they have still to be implemented.

Hastings Greenway Group hopes that by publicising the routes they can raise their profile in the local community.

A spokesman for the Greenway Group said: “With our roads getting more congested, our air more polluted and our bodies more unhealthy, we urgently need to promote active travel. Safe, pleasant traffic free routes are key to persuading more people to leave their cars at home for short journeys. Please join us in our campaign to get these routes built in Hastings. We are a voluntary group and the routes shown in our leaflet are not yet formally promoted or adopted as cycle routes.”

  • Download the new Hastings Greenway Group leaflet by clicking the link below…
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