Walking group

WALKING GROUP – Heather 9844 1897 or 0432 261 011)

Group walks arepresently on hold beccause of pandemic restrictions.

Currently individual walks ( or walks by two individuals who keep 2 metres apart) are still permitted.  In order to make these walks more interesting, please find attached maps of walking routes that are regularly used for our group walks in better times.  Manningham has so many great walks, we should go on enjoying them.  Many thanks to Heather and Roger for preparing these maps.

Note: Safest travel to these parks is one person one car (preferred) or two people with passenger in back seat.


Eltham Edendale Farm Park

Start at carpark for a walk towards Diamond Creek and back.


Eltham miniature railway

Start in 1st carpark by the oval.  Walk under the bridge near the trains back towards Eltham Library 561 Main Rd Eltham, and back.


Eltham Shillinglaw cottage

Start at Shillinglaw Cottage next to the library opposite Alistair Knox Park off Main Road, Eltham (Melways 21 J5) for a walk alongside Diamond Creek towards Eltham Lower Park, and back.


Finn’s reserve Templestowe

Start at Finns Reserve (Melways 33 B4).  carpark Duncan St. Templestowe. Walk over the suspension bridge and turn left towards Heidleberg, and back



Green Gully Linear Park East Doncaster

Start at Jenkins Park on Shakespeare Drive (Melways 34 C7) for a walk through the Green Gully Linear Park and back.


Koonung Trail

(Melways 47 K4) Take Leeds St. Start at Boronia Grove Reserve carpark near the freeway and complete the loop.



Mullum Mullum Creek East Doncaster

Start in carpark at”The sports centre” Cnr Springvale & Reynolds Rd and walk to Tindals Road, and back.



Petty’s orchard

Start at Petty’s Orchard Café Carpark (Melways  22 A12) cnr of Monkton St & Homestead Rd. Walk towards Westerfolds and back.



Ruffey Lake Park

(Melways 33 J10)  Start in the Victoria St car park and complete the loop.




Melways 23 D12) Start  at 10.30a.m at the carpark east of the bridge in Yarra Street below the toilets for a walk to Stiggants Reserve and back