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Gentle ‘beginners’ walks for those who want to up the pace just a little bit

PUBLISHED: 14:16 09 January 2018 | UPDATED: 15:17 09 January 2018

A gentle one-mile walking route takes in some of the old town. 
The view from the top of the tower towards the remains of the Blackfriars tower. 

Picture: James Bass

A gentle one-mile walking route takes in some of the old town. The view from the top of the tower towards the remains of the Blackfriars tower. Picture: James Bass

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A series of gentle Wednesday walks is launching from Great Yarmouth library.

A gentle walks takes in the old town. 
The view from the top of the tower towards St Georges Theatre (left) and Greek Orthodox Church of St Spyridon (right)

Picture: James Bass A gentle walks takes in the old town. The view from the top of the tower towards St Georges Theatre (left) and Greek Orthodox Church of St Spyridon (right) Picture: James Bass

Billed as an opportunity to stretch your legs, make new friends, and appreciate your surroundings they start on January 17.

The walks are around a mile or shorter and are aimed at people who are just starting or returning to gentle activity.

• January 17, St Georges Park

• January 24, Heritage Quarter

• January 31 2017, Market Place and Town Wall

• February 7, Route tbc

• February 14, St George’s Park

• February 21, Heritage Quarter

• February 28, Market Place and Town Wall

• March 7, Route tbc

To take part meet outside the library for 1.30pm, 20 minutes early if you are new.

The walks are run by friendly volunteers.

For more information please contact Mel Brown on 07766259999 or email mel.brown@activenorfolk.org

Meanwhile there is exercise for little ones too.

A free taster session for baby massage and yoga is being staged at the library on Tuesday January 23 at 9.30am, followed by a similar class for children walking to aged three at 10.30am.

Bring your own soft blanket and yoga mat if you have one, weekly classes to follow.

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