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Tue, 20 Aug


The Sunnywood Hub

Summer Youth Hikes

Summer hiking adventures for young people aged 12+

Summer Youth Hikes
Summer Youth Hikes

Time & Location

20 Aug 2024, 09:30 – 14:00

The Sunnywood Hub, Burrs Country Park, 15 Stock St, Bury BL8 1BU, UK

About the Event

Summer Youth Hikes

Meeting at the Sunnywood Hub in the Burrs Country Park, we'll board our minibus and venture off exploring various locations throughout the summer holidays. 

The Sunnywood Project’s Youth Hikes promote a love for the great outdoors and seek to encourage a mentally and physically healthy lifestyle for teens.

Suitable for ages 12 years and up, each adventure will cover a distance of approximately 6 miles over mixed terrain, providing time away from home to ‘reconnect’ with the outside world. 

We will break for lunch at a pictureque spots to admire the views and scenery.

Who is this suitable for?

Research suggests that spending time outdoors can help:

  • Reduce our levels of stress
  • Reduce fatigue
  • Boost our immune system
  • Reduce anxiety
  • Encourage further physical activity

We believe these events will be well-suited to those:

  • Who may be experiencing low mood or low self-esteem
  • Who want to make new friends or gain more social confidence
  • Who want to be more physically active or spend time in nature and outdoors, but do not necessarily enjoy team sports.

But, it will also be suitable for anyone who just wants to join us on an adventure!


Each adventure will start at the Sunnywood Hub, Burrs Country Park. 

Meeting at 9.30am, we'll board the Sunnywood minibus and head off to explore various beautiful locations. 

We will return to the Sunnywood Hub ready for collection at 2pm. 

Where are we going?

23/07/24 - Redisher Woods & Holcombe Moor

25/07/24 - Jumbles and Wayoh Reservoir 

06/08/24 - Cheesden Valley

08/08/24 - Burrs Country Park, Summerseat & Kirklees Valley 

20/08/24 - Redisher Woods & Holcombe Moor

22/08/24 - Turton Moor & Entwistle Reservoir

How much does it cost?

Each adventure costs £12 per person. 

The Sunnywood Project is passionate about empowering young people. If you are experiencing financial hardship, but feel your child would benefit from this opportunity, please reach out for a conversation with our team.


The Sunnywood Project is a non-profit, charitable organisation, dedicated to using the outdoors to enrich lives.

With the emphasis on exploration to improve physical, mental and social wellbeing and less about competitive times or distances, our adventures are all led by a qualified, knowledgeable and experienced team who will provide encouragement, support and humour along the way.

If you haven’t joined us before, check out this video to get a sense of what we’re about. 

𝙅𝙤𝙞𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝘼𝙙𝙫𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙪𝙧𝙚;

𝘽𝙚 𝙥𝙖𝙧𝙩 𝙤𝙛 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝘾𝙤𝙢𝙢𝙪𝙣𝙞𝙩𝙮;

𝘾𝙝𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙚𝙣𝙜𝙚 𝙔𝙤𝙪𝙧𝙨𝙚𝙡𝙛!

Explore. Learn. Grow.


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