Blackburn & Darwen Health Walks (Walk This Way)

About Us

Join in on our free led walks

Please check out our website for more information on our walking scheme

http://refreshbwd.com

Our Walks

Monday

Progression Walk - Moderate Pace Walk 10.30am 

 Lasting around 1 1/2 to 2 hour walk, with a distance of 4 to 5 miles. This walk starts at different venues each week. For further information, check out our website or contact our well being team on 01254 682037.

Health Walk - First Step Blackburn - 1:30pm

Lasting around 30/45 mintues These walks are ideal for beginners, meeting at Corporation park, West Park Lodge gate entrance.

Tuesday

Health Walk - Bank Top Community Walk 10.30 am

An easy pace stroll lasting up to 90 minutes. Meet at Bank Top NLC, Arthur Way, Blackburn. BB2 1QP

Health Walk - First Steps Darwen - 10:30am

Lasting around 30/45 minutes. These walks are ideal for beginners, meeting alternate weeks at either Sunnyhurst Woods or Bold Venture Park. For more information please contact Matesa Mckeefery on 07711385190 or our wellbeing service on 01254 682037

Health Walk - Town Centre Lunchtime Walk 12.30 pm

A short walk lasting 30 minutes to Corporation Park and back. Meet outside Blackburn Town Hall.

Health Walk - Mill Hill Community Walk 1pm

An easy pace stroll lasting about 90 minutes. Meet at Mill Hill Community Centre BB2 4DT

Wednesday

Health Walk - Wheelyfit Pram Push Blackburn 10 am

A low level walk and tone session for new mothers lasting up to 1 hour. Meet at Witton Park main car park.

Health Walk - Bangor Street Community Walk 10 am

LADIES ONLY. An easy pace stroll lasting about 60 minutes. Meet Bangor Street Community Centre, Blackburn BB1 6NZ.

Progression Walk - Stress Busters - Every week from April to September, evening walks 7pm

In the local countryside. Walks are at a Brisk Pace and will be around 3miles. Contact Nick Burton for start time and venue on 07739779690

Thursday

Health Walk - Wheelyfit Pram Push Darwen 10 am

A low level walk and tone session for new mothers lasting up to 1 hour. Meet at Darwen Leisure Centre.

Health Walk - Motivate Project Walk 10.30 am

A moderate pace walk approx 90 minutes in length. Provided by Blackburn with Darwen's Motivate Project for adults with learning difficulties.

Health Walk - Age UK Sunnyhurst Woods Walk 11am

 Over 55s. Two walks provided - an easy pace walk and a moderate pace walk exploring Sunnyhurst Woods, Darwen. Lasting around 90 minutes. Meet  Falcon Ave entrance to Sunnyhurst Woods, Darwen. Contact Alison Hartley (01254) 266620.

Health Walk - Town Centre Lunchtime Walk 12.30pm

A short 30 minute walk around the town centre. Meet outside Blackburn Town Hall

Health Walk - Witton Weekly Wander - 2pm

This walk is ideal for beginners at an easy pace lasting 60 minutes. Meet at the Pavilion Cafe, Witton park.

Friday

Health Walk - Easy Pace Walk - 10.30am

Easy pace walk lasting around 90 mintues covering approximately 3 miles. Walks start at different venues each week, for further information contact the wellbeing service on 01254 682037.

Health Walk - Shadsworth Community Walk - 10.30 am

An easy pace stroll lasting up to 60 minutes. Meet Shadsworth Neighbourhood Centre, BB1 2JA.

Health Walk - Motivate Project Walk - 12.45pm

An easy pace walk lasting approximately 60 minutes. Provided by Blackburn with Darwen's Motivate Project for adults with learning difficulties.

Saturday

Progression Walk - Saturday Ramble - 10:30am Alternate weekends meeting at different venues.

Walking at a Moderate Pace involving some hills and rough ground. 5 to 6 miles. Lastin

g around 2 to 2 1/2 hour. Contact Nick Burton 07739779690

 

FOR MORE INFORMATIO ON ANY OF THESE WALKS PLEASE CONTACT THE HEALTH 7 WELLBEING SERVICE ON 01254 682037

Our Events

Every step counts

Walking for health is running an outreach project in Blackburn and Darwen (every step counts) which provides tailored 12 week walking programme in the community. We especially want to target social isolated, people with long term conditions and the physically inactive. If you or you have a group that are intrested in starting walking or for more information please contact Annette Bell, annette.bell@ramblers.org.uk - 07760382462.

 

Coming soon....

Witton Weavers Walking Festival 

Contacts

Nick Burton
Physical Activity Specialist Instructor
01254 682037
nick.burton@blackburn.gov.uk
Tember Walsh
01254 682037
tember.walsh@blackburn.gov.uk
  

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