Chesterfield Borough Council Walking for Health

About Us

Walking for Health is a great way for adults to get back into regular exercise - and it's free!  You'll feel better both physically and mentally, and you'll meet new people.

The regular walks last between 30 and 90 minutes on easy terrain and are led by trained walk leaders.

Our Walks

Walk name Route options available Length (hours)
DORA 2017 Health Walks
DORA Health Walks
1:00
Holmebrook Valley Park
Thursday 10:30am
1:00
Hunloke Community Gardens
Fortnightly Friday 10:30am
1:00
Queen's Park Buggy Walk - SUSPENDED til further notice
Monday 10:15am for 10.30
0:45
Queen's Park Thursday Buggy Walk - SUSPENDED til further notice
Thurs 1.00
0:45
Staveley Hall Short Walk
Tuesday 10:30am
0:30
Walking For All
Poolsbrook Mon 10.00 20 mins - 60 mins options
0:45
Wednesday Walk and Talk
Fortnightly Wed 10.30
1:00

Holmebrook Valley Park

Thurs 10.30 45 – 60 mins
Meet at café in the park   - for more details ring 01246 345669

Hunloke Community Gardens (fortnghtly)

Alternate Fridays meet 10.15 for 10.30 start 45 - 60 mins

Meet at portakabins at Community Garden, off Church St South S40 2TF

For more details ring 01246 345669 or 01246 234739

Wednesday Walk & Talk (fortnightly)  

Alternate Wednesdays at 10.30 am from Queen’s Park Sports Centre S40 2NE

Make new friends while enjoying a stroll around Queen’s Park and the local area.

Meet at reception at 10.15am for 10.30am start. 60 minute walk

Further information tel: 01246 345669

Staveley Hall Short Walk

Tuesdays from Staveley Hall, Staveley S43 3TN

Meet 10.15 for 10.30 start

Short walk 30 - 40 mins

For more details contact 01246 345669

DORA Health Walk

DORA is group who champion those with experience of mental health issues.This walk particularly welcomes those affected by mental health issues.

The group hold a coffeee morning on the first Tues of each month at the Monkey Park cafe and the walk will set off at 12.30 on those days.

For more information contact DORA on 07922 520057 (Note - This number is manned 9am to 5pm on Mon, Wed, Thurs and Fri and on Tues between 9am and 8pm)

or Community Lifestyles Officer, Chesterfield Borough Council  on 01246 345669

NEW FOR APRIL 2018: WALKING for ALL

Join us for a walk as we explore our local heritage trails. We will be exploring a different trail every few weeks.

The first block will take place at Poolsbrook Country Park, Pavilion Drive, Staveley, Chesterfield S43 3WL

Monday mornings meet at 10.00 outside the park cafe

16th April, 23rd April and 30th April

Contact us to book or just turn up on the day

growth.activities@googlemail.com 07861728368 / 07955671685

Please check www.communitygrowthcic.co.uk for future dates.

 

 

BUGGY WALKS - MAR 2018 BUGGY WALKS SUSPENDED til further notice

Queens Park Buggy Walk Mondays  (Excl Bank Holidays)

Mondays 10.15 for 10.30 start 40 - 50 mins

A Buggy walk suitable for parents/carers with pushchairs
Meet at reception at Queens Park Sports Centre, Boythorpe Rd, Chesterfield S40 2NE

Queens Park Buggy Walk Thursdays

Thursdays 12.45 for 1.00 start 40 - 50 mins

A Buggy walk suitable for parents/carers with pushchairs
Meet at reception at Queens Park Sports Centre, Boythorpe Rd, Chesterfield S40 2NE

For more details ring 01246 345669

 

All walks are FREE and with the exception of Buggy Friendly walk are for adults over 16. Babies and children attending Buggy Friendly Walks are the responsibility of the parent or guardian and must be under the supervision of  the parent or guardian at all times.

Chesterfield Walk this Way Network

Chesterfield Walk this Way Network is a comprehensive network of mostly longer  walks (over 90 minutes) known as Progression Walks in the Chesterfield area. Please call the phone number given before attending a walk.:

Walking for Health walks: (Short walks in your local area)

       Hasland:

2nd Monday 10am and 4th Thursday 1pm, from Eyre Street East, Baptist Church Hall, Hasland.  Our walks last from 30mins to 90 mins and are followed by a cuppa and a chat. 01246 239897.

 

Progression Walks: (Generally longer than 90 mins)

                Brampton:

              Fridays 9:30, from St Thomas Church, Chatsworth Road, Brampton.

              01246 270532, 01246 207496.

                Brimington and Tapton:

             Thursdays, 10am, from Manor Rest Centre, Manor Road

             01246 203742, 01246 276878.

               Mastin Moor Wellbeing Walkers:

             Wednesdays 10am, from Mastin Moor Miners Welfare.  1 to 2 hour walks followed by refreshments.  01246 476387.

                 Loundsley Green:

             Alternate Fridays 9:30, short walks 1 to 2 hours.

             From Loundsley Green Community Centre, Cutholme Road.  01246 567184

                Rother:

             Saturdays 11:45, from a variety of places, see programme for starting points. Suitable for people of   reasonable fitness who can walk at a steady pace.  2 hours. 01246 239809.

   Staveley:

Tuesdays from Staveley Church, usually 1pm but can vary, please refer to Walk Programme.  Suitable for people with a reasonable level of fitness who can walk at a steady pace. 01246 231109 or 01246 474979 for further details.

   St. Helen’s:

Wednesdays starting at around 10:15 depending on times of buses, from a variety bus stops in Chesterfield, see programme.  Suitable for all with reasonable fitness, usually covering about 4 miles.  Ring Veronica for further details, 01246 237526.

 

*       Up to 30 mins, flat and no obstacles.

    30 mins to 90 mins                                          

                  60 mins to 90 mins.

                    Over 90 mins.

 

For further information on the Chesterfield Walk this Way Network contact:-

Philip Arrandale, Chesterfield Walk This Way Network, 01246 239897

 

 

Our Events

We also  have health walks for anyone who has in the past  experienced or is currently experiencing mental health issues and would like to join a supportive, understanding group.

Please contact 01246 35699 or email tina.hensey@chesterfield,gov.uk for more information.

 

May 2018

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
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Staveley Hall Short Walk
10:30
 
DORA 2017 Health Walks
12:30
 
Wednesday Walk and Talk
10:30
 
Holmebrook Valley Park
10:30
 
Queen's Park Thursday Buggy Walk - SUSPENDED til further notice
13:00
 
 
 
 
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Queen's Park Buggy Walk - SUSPENDED til further notice
10:30
 
Staveley Hall Short Walk
10:30
 
 
Holmebrook Valley Park
10:30
 
Queen's Park Thursday Buggy Walk - SUSPENDED til further notice
13:00
 
Hunloke Community Gardens
10:30
 
 
 
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Queen's Park Buggy Walk - SUSPENDED til further notice
10:30
 
Staveley Hall Short Walk
10:30
 
 
Holmebrook Valley Park
10:30
 
Queen's Park Thursday Buggy Walk - SUSPENDED til further notice
13:00
 
 
 
 
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Queen's Park Buggy Walk - SUSPENDED til further notice
10:30
 
Staveley Hall Short Walk
10:30
 
 
Holmebrook Valley Park
10:30
 
Queen's Park Thursday Buggy Walk - SUSPENDED til further notice
13:00
 
Hunloke Community Gardens
10:30
 
 
 
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Queen's Park Buggy Walk - SUSPENDED til further notice
10:30
 
Staveley Hall Short Walk
10:30
 
 
Holmebrook Valley Park
10:30
 
Queen's Park Thursday Buggy Walk - SUSPENDED til further notice
13:00
 
 
 
 

Contacts

Tina Hensey
Community Lifestyle Officer
01246 345669
tina.hensey@chesterfield.gov.uk
  

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