Cumbria Walking for Health

About Us

In line with the latest government guidelines, Walking for Health groups can restart from Wednesday 1st July with limited numbers. Safety remains paramount and THOSE WHO WISH TO JOIN A GROUP MUST REGISTER AN INTEREST WITH THEIR RESPECTIVE WALK LEADER. Contact details and/or booking instructions are provided under individual walk information. We would also like to reassure Walk Leaders and participants that there is no obligation to start straight away and this should be undertaken when the time and circumstances are right for them.

 

The Cumbria Walking for Health programme is supported by Active Cumbria, part of Cumbria County Council. Our aim is to enable and encourage as many people as possible to become more physically active through walking, to help improve their health and wellbeing.

All walks are led by volunteer Health Walk Leaders across the County, and provide a great opportunity not only to improve your health through regular walking but also to explore your local area whilst meeting new people. Walks aim to be suitable for people of all ages and abilities and our leaders will ensure that you walk at a pace that you find comfortable.

Walking is a great form of activity as it is a low cost, accessible and sociable way to become more active. Just a brisk 10 minute walk every day can make a real difference to your health. So come and join us !

Our Walks

Walk name Route options available Length (hours)
Allerdale - 1. Monday a. Watchtree Nature Reserve
Walk Option 1
0:55
Allerdale - 1. Monday b. Your Pace or Mine? Wigton Walking Group
Wigton Millennium Walk
Highmoor Pond
Wiza Beck Footpath
Longthwaite Road
0:40
0:30
0:35
0:45
Allerdale - 1. Monday c. Moss Bay Walking Group Workington
Walk Option 1
0:30
Allerdale - 1. Monday d. Salterbeck Walking Group Workington
Walk Option 1
0:30
Allerdale - 2. Tuesday a. Aspatria Walking for Health Group
Whinbarrow Lane & the Memorial Recreation Ground
0:20
Allerdale - 2. Tuesday b. Workington Health Walks
Vulcan Park
Curwen Park
Town Centre
0:30
0:30
0:30
Allerdale - 2. Tuesday c. Silloth Health Walks
Silloth Medical practice
Silloth O.A.P Hut
Silloth Library
Promenade
Lido
Long Walk
Silloth Rugby Club car park
0:30
0:30
0:30
0:30
0:30
3:00
0:00
Allerdale - 3. Wednesday a. Moorclose Community Centre/ South Workington Youth Partnership
Line - gentle walk along the old railway line.
Posh Pond
0:30
0:45
Allerdale - 3. Wednesday b. Whinlatter Revelin Moss Trail
Walk Option 1
0:40
Allerdale - 4. Thursday a. Wellbeing Wanderers, Keswick
Walk Option 1
0:30
Allerdale - 7. Thursday. b. Silloth Health Walks
Walk Option 1
0:30
Barrow - 1. Monday a. Monday Walks with Walney Wind Cheetahs
Dunes Hotel
1:00
Barrow - 1. Monday b. Barrow Living Well Centre
Hindpool History
Channelside North
Channelside North Slag bank loop
Channelside South
Reservoir Walk
0:30
0:30
0:45
1:00
0:00
Barrow - 1. Monday c. Dalton-in Furness Health walk
Walk Option 1
0:45
Barrow - 2. Tuesday a. HAWC Walk for Health
Barrow Park
1:00
Barrow - 3. Wednesday a. Walney Island Whi Walk
Walney Island Whi Walk
0:45
Barrow - 4. Thursday a. Barrow Park Walk
Two loops of Barrow Park Walk (around 60 minutes)
One loop of Barrow Park Walk (around 30 minutes)
1:00
0:30
Barrow - 5. Fridays a. Lakeland House
Lakeland House to Barrow Park
Lakeland House to Channelside
Lakeland House - Town Centre circular
0:30
0:30
0:30
Carlisle - 1. Monday a. Walking for Positivity
Kingfisher Park
0:20
Carlisle - 1. Monday b. Monday May Walking
Walk Option 1 - Easy Circular
Option 2 - Circular, medium terrain.
0:30
0:45
Carlisle - 2. Tuesday a. Currock House
Dalston Cycle path
0:30
Carlisle - 3. Wednesday a. Veterans Bitts Park
Walk Option 1
0:40
Carlisle - 4. Thursday a. Happy Mums Buggy Walk and Talk
Walk Option 1
1:00
Carlisle - 4. Thursday b. CADAS Health Walk
Bitts Park
Rickerby Park
1:00
1:15
Carlisle - 4. Thursday c. Library Health Walks
Victoria Park
0:25
Carlisle - 7. Sunday a. Melbourne Park Walk
Walk Option 1
0:45
Copeland - 2. Tuesday a. Hensingham and Moresby Walking Group
Hensingham Walk 1
Hensingham Walk 2
0:45
0:45
Eden - 2. Tuesday a. Kirkoswald Walking for Health
The Old Showground
0:20
Eden - 3. Wednesday a. Lowther Woodland walk
Lowther woodland walk
0:50
Eden - 4. Thursday a. Alston Station Bridleway Walk
Walk Option 1
0:45
South Lakeland - 1. Monday a. Grizedale Ridding Wood Trail
Walk Option 1
0:45
South Lakeland - 2. Tuesday a. Walking for Health Ambleside
Walk Option 1
0:55
South Lakeland - 5. Friday a.Ulverston Health Walk
Walk Option 1
0:45
South Lakeland - 7. Sunday a. Kendal #Sundaywalksandwags
Walk Option 1
0:55

Sub-schemes

August 2020

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
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28
29
30
31
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2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Allerdale - 1. Monday a. Watchtree Nature Reserve
10:00
 
Barrow - 1. Monday b. Barrow Living Well Centre
10:30
 
 
Barrow - 3. Wednesday a. Walney Island Whi Walk
10:30
 
Allerdale - 4. Thursday a. Wellbeing Wanderers, Keswick
14:00
 
 
 
 
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
Allerdale - 1. Monday a. Watchtree Nature Reserve
10:00
 
Barrow - 1. Monday b. Barrow Living Well Centre
10:30
 
Allerdale - 1. Monday d. Salterbeck Walking Group Workington
11:00
 
 
Barrow - 3. Wednesday a. Walney Island Whi Walk
10:30
 
Allerdale - 4. Thursday a. Wellbeing Wanderers, Keswick
14:00
 
 
 
 
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
Allerdale - 1. Monday a. Watchtree Nature Reserve
10:00
 
Barrow - 1. Monday b. Barrow Living Well Centre
10:30
 
Allerdale - 1. Monday c. Moss Bay Walking Group Workington
11:00
 
 
Barrow - 3. Wednesday a. Walney Island Whi Walk
10:30
 
Allerdale - 4. Thursday a. Wellbeing Wanderers, Keswick
14:00
 
 
 
 
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25
26
27
28
29
30
Allerdale - 1. Monday a. Watchtree Nature Reserve
10:00
 
Barrow - 1. Monday b. Barrow Living Well Centre
10:30
 
Allerdale - 1. Monday d. Salterbeck Walking Group Workington
11:00
 
Barrow - 3. Wednesday a. Walney Island Whi Walk
10:30
 
Allerdale - 4. Thursday a. Wellbeing Wanderers, Keswick
14:00
 
 
 
 
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
Allerdale - 1. Monday c. Moss Bay Walking Group Workington
11:00
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Contacts

Aileen Grant
Scheme Coordinator
07825 823443
aileen.grant@cumbria.gov.uk
  

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