Basingstoke: Walking for Health

About Us

If you would like to a gentle way to improve your fitness, make new friends and enjoy your local parks and open spaces, do come along to a free health walk. We now have over 200 people a week "Walking for Health" in Basingstoke and the surrounding areas - join us!

Our Walks

Walk name Route options available Length (hours)
A. Eastrop Park leisure walk - slow pace
Monday 10.45am
1:00
B. Eastrop Park leisure walk- medium pace
Monday 10.45am
1:00
C. Eastrop Park leisure walk - faster pace
Monday 10.45am
1:00
D. Overton walk - slow paced
Monday
1:00
E. Overton - medium pace
Monday
1:00
F. Basing Wood
Tuesday 11.30am
1:00
G. Basingstoke Sports Centre
Last Tuesday of the month 1.30pm
1:00
H. Basingstoke seasonal walk April - September only
Tuesday- 2nd and 4th of the month
0:30
I. Whitchurch Walk - slow walk
Wednesday 10.00am
1:00
J. Whitchurch - long walk
Wednesday 10.00am
1:00
K. Aquadrome, Leisure Park - slow walk
Wednesday 11.00am
1:30
L. Aquadrome, Leisure Park - brisk walk
Wednesday 11.00am
1:00
M. Basingstoke seasonal walk April - Sept
Wednesday 7.00pm
1:00
N. Walled Garden
Thursday 11.00am
1:00
O. Baughurst
Thursday 2nd & 4th of the month 10.30am
1:00
P. St Thomas Church, Woolton Hill
Friday 1st, 3rd and 5th of the month 10.30am
1:00
Q. Rampant Cat Pub, Woolton Hill
Friday - 2nd & 4th of the month 10.30am
1:30
R. Popley - slow walk
Friday 11.00am
1:00
S. Popley- fast pace
Friday 11.00am
1:00
Sanctuary Peer Group
Walk Option 1
1:30
T. Tadley Library
Friday 1.30pm
1:00
U. Tadley Pool
Friday 1.30pm
1:00
V. Oakley
Last Sunday of the month 2.30pm
1:00
Wednesday Evening Brisk Walk
Wednesday Evening Brisk Walk
1:00
We have daytime walks every week day and a very popular Wednesday evening walk for those who like a faster walk.
We also have a lovely Sunday afternoon walk once a month at a gentle pace, suitable for the whole family in the beautiful countryside around Oakley.

Please have a look at our website for the most up to date info www.basingstoke.gov.uk/healthwalks
 
Monday Eastrop Park 10.45 am. A choice of three walks running from the Eastrop Boat House in Basingstoke, Fast, slow and medium walks between 60-90 minutes. All three walks catering for all needs are enjoyable and very popular walks, great sociably.
 
Monday Overton walk.   Overton has now a choice of two walks one a slow paced walk of 60 minutes and the other walk a more medium walk of 60-90 minutes. Both walks are enjoyable and run in the beautiful countryside of Overton. They start and finish  from the Overton Recreation Pavilion and after the walks the groups get together for tea, coffee and a biscuit.
 
Special Catered Walks, Seasonal Only very slow pace between 10-30 minutes:-
Last Tuesday of the Month - from St Michaels Church opp; Festival place starting at 1.30pm.
2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month - from Eastrop Park Boat house.
Both these walks cater around walkers who are recovering from long term sickness, any operations, or may have severe underlying health problems or just simply would like to regain their fitness level and health and wellbeing slowly, with good results.
 
Tuesday Basing Wood at 11.30am we have a walk in Basing Wood. Meet at the entrance to the wood at Carpenters Down, Popley, just behind Popley Fields Community Centre. 1 hour walk
 
Wednesday Gill Nethercott Centre, Whitchurch at 10am.  A choice now of two lovely walks, medium paced, one walk for 60 minutes and another walk for 90 minutes in the countryside. Refreshments afterwards at the centre.
 
Wednesday Aquadrome Leisure Park at 11am. Choice of two walks slow walk of 60 minutes and a brisk walk of 60-90 minutes. Refreshments afterwards in the Aquadrome cafe.
 
Wednesday evening at 7pm from various locations in Basingstoke.   Please see website for walk at www.basingstoke.gov.uk/healthwalks  This walk is a seasonal walk from April-September and last for 1 hour.
 
Thursday Walled Gardens 11am - a large group meet at the Walled Garden car park at Down Grange at 11am for a walk between 60-90 minutes at a medium pace.
 
Thursday 2nd and 4th/month Baughurst 10.30am - A medium paced walk going from Baughurst Scout Hut in Baughurst between 60-90 minutes in the lovely countryside.
 
Friday 1st, 3rd and 5th fri/month St Thomas Church - A regular group meet at St Thomas Church Community Hall, Woolton Hill for 10.30am medium paced walk between 60-90 minutes.
 
Friday 2nd and 4th fri/month Rampant Cat Pub - A regular group meet at The Rampant Cat Pub, Woolton Hill for 10.30am for a medium paced walk between 60-90 minutes.
 
Friday mornings Popley at 11am A choice of two walks takes place from the Shakespeare House Medical Centre, a slow paced walk of 60 minutes and a fast paced walk of 60-90 minutes.
 
Friday 1st/ month Tadley library 1.30pm - A medium/brisk walk going from Tadley Library next to Sainsbury's. Lovely walk into the countryside between 60-90 minutes
 
Friday 3rd/month Tadley Pool 1.30pm - A medium/brisk walk going from Tadley Pool. Lovely walk into the countryside between 60-90 minutes.
 
Sunday last/month Oakley 2.30pm - various locations in Oakley please check our website www.basingstoke.gov.uk/healthwalks . Lovely walks in the countryside of Oakley medium paced between 60-90 minutes.
 
Please contact Basingstoke Walking for Health on 01256 845284 for further details about any of the walks or if you are interested in becoming a walk leader.

Our Events

 

November 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
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I. Whitchurch Walk - slow walk
10:00
 
K. Aquadrome, Leisure Park - slow walk
11:00
 
L. Aquadrome, Leisure Park - brisk walk
11:00
 
Wednesday Evening Brisk Walk
19:00
 
 
P. St Thomas Church, Woolton Hill
10:30
 
R. Popley - slow walk
11:00
 
T. Tadley Library
13:30
 
 
 
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D. Overton walk - slow paced
10:00
 
E. Overton - medium pace
10:00
 
B. Eastrop Park leisure walk- medium pace
10:45
 
C. Eastrop Park leisure walk - faster pace
10:45
 
A. Eastrop Park leisure walk - slow pace
10:45
 
F. Basing Wood
11:30
 
J. Whitchurch - long walk
10:00
 
I. Whitchurch Walk - slow walk
10:00
 
K. Aquadrome, Leisure Park - slow walk
11:00
 
Wednesday Evening Brisk Walk
19:00
 
N. Walled Garden
11:00
 
Q. Rampant Cat Pub, Woolton Hill
10:30
 
R. Popley - slow walk
11:00
 
S. Popley- fast pace
11:00
 
 
 
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B. Eastrop Park leisure walk- medium pace
10:30
 
C. Eastrop Park leisure walk - faster pace
10:45
 
F. Basing Wood
11:30
 
Sanctuary Peer Group
13:30
 
I. Whitchurch Walk - slow walk
10:00
 
K. Aquadrome, Leisure Park - slow walk
11:00
 
N. Walled Garden
11:00
 
P. St Thomas Church, Woolton Hill
10:30
 
R. Popley - slow walk
11:00
 
S. Popley- fast pace
11:00
 
 
 
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Contacts

Elinor Gold
Wellbeing Officer - Health
01256 845284
healthwalks@basingstoke.gov.uk
  

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