THE Loop was launched with a special walk
organised by Genni Butler on Wednesday, May 18, 2011.
Genni later said: "Thanks to all who
braved the rain clouds to attend the launch of the Nantwich Riverside Loop
"Fortunately, the clouds parted and
we completed the walk in sunshine, enjoying the newly-installed bench and
the newly-improved towpath surface alongside the Shropshire Union Canal.
"Thanks go, also, to all of the
individuals, groups and organisations involved in the project, who made the
development of the Loop possible.
"The route is proving very popular: an
evaluation survey card inserted into the first batch of leaflets is
returning some very useful responses, indicating the value of the route and
the leaflet to local residents
and visitors alike. Early results show that:
l 95% of
respondents were encouraged to do the walk by picking up the leaflet;
l 91% of
respondents said that, having done this walk, they are more likely to
explore other walks in the area; and
two thirds of respondents said that they were trying to exercise more or had
been recommended to exercise more by a doctor or health professional."
What the walkers said
all thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We had a picnic and made it
an all-day event. Thank you.
are great. You can explore places you never knew
really good project. Thanks.
Loop is a great idea.
information. Please use leaflets."
leaflet - interesting and easy route. Thank you."
pleased about this walk. As a female walker who walks alone I
welcome these types of
walks as I feel safe and also feel reassured as there are plenty of
signposts so I dont get lost."
nice to have an easy stroll on our doorstep!"
are on holiday in the area with our dog. We enjoyed our visit to
Nantwich very much and look forward to more walks in the area in