Walking for health

It's an exciting time for health walks!

The health walks scheme is a community project which involves setting up programmes of walks in local communities.  It's all about helping people who don't get much exercise (for whatever reason) to get out and improve their fitness.

All walks are led by experienced, friendly walk leaders who will welcome you to the group and support you on your walk. One walk leader walks at the front of the group and another at the back so that all paces can be accommodated.

Walks are graded so you can start with the shortest distance and gradually build up as you get fitter and more confident.

First Steps - a flat, easy walk for beginners, 1 - 2 miles

Grade C - gentle hills with no stiles, 2 - 3 miles

Grade B - moderate hills and/or stiles, 3 - 4 miles

Grade A - steep hills and stiles, 4 - 5 miles


There are Health Walks in Sonning Common, Benson, Chalgrove, Goring and Didcot.  New walkers are always welcome to join so please check www.walkingforhealth.org.uk This link will take you to an external website... for more details.

We are always keen to find people who would be interested in leading health walks.  If you have a little time to spare and would like to help others enjoy walking or require any further information about health walks, volunteering or equipment please contact us.

Last reviewed: 04 - 11 - 2015

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