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Wellbeing Walks (formerly Walking for Health)

Helping people lead a more active lifestyle

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We offer free, regular, led Wellbeing Walks for people of all abilities. Our walks are friendly, welcoming and empowering, they are a great opportunity to explore the outdoors, discover new places and meet new people. Our walk leaders are trained volunteers who are on hand to provide encouragement and support to walkers of all abilities.

It's easy to start walking, as the walks are free and easy, ranging from 30 to 90 minutes. Some walks stop for coffee afterwards in a nearby cafe, a good opportunity to socialise and relax after the walk.

For more information, please visit Wellbeing Walks West Berkshire on the Ramblers website.

 

New Creative Wellbeing Walks

Shaw House, Newbury and Inkpen Village Hall

Try something new and join a free creative wellbeing walk, led by local artist Simon Jardine. Each walk includes short stops to paint, draw or photograph areas of interest.

These walks are open to everyone, including those with no experience of photography, painting and drawing and those with an active interest. Free art equipment is provided and the walks are informal, relaxed and friendly. Free tea and coffee will be available at the end.

These walks are suitable for adults, but not families, or children.

Please visit the Wellbeing Walks West Berkshire page on the Ramblers website for dates and further information about upcoming creative walks, or view our Creative Walks leaflet linked under 'Find a Walk' below.

Places must be booked in advance. To book and for more information please contact Nicola Peacock at Nicola.Peacock2@westberks.gov.uk.

 

Find a walk

To find a walk near you, please view Icon for pdf our latest timetable [3MB]  detailing current walks.

You can also Icon for pdf view our Creative Wellbeing Walks leaflet for more details [445KB] .
 

Example routes

Here's some example routes that we follow on our Wellbeing walks (the actual routes may vary on the day):

Interested in volunteering as a Walk Leader?

As a volunteer Walk Leader you would be helping people in your community to get active and healthy, providing vital support that they otherwise might not get.

As well as ensuring walks are friendly, safe and well run, Walk Leaders are also our ambassadors for walking, and Wellbeing walks - showing people that walking can make a big difference to their lives. To find out how to become a volunteer walk leader, please contact Charlotte Williams.
 

Resources for Walk Leaders:

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