Hackney: Walking Together

About Us


is a program of walks run by health walk leaders/first aiders from different locations across the London Borough of Hackney. Walking is an excellent activity to participate in, it’s a safe activity which helps to improve health as well as:

Making you feel good

Increases bone density

Giving you more energy

Reducing stress

Helping to manage weight

Helping you to sleep better

Helping to reduce blood pressure

The ‘walkingtogether’ program offers a range of walks which take place in parks with in the London Borough of Hackney. The group walks are a great way to socialise, meet new people, enjoy the park and get healthy.The health walks are suitable for all ages and vary in difficulty.

The free led walks are appropriate for those who are beginners.

The walks are appropriate for those who have been reasonably active and enjoy structured activity.

The walks are led by a qualified health walks leaders and first aider, the free walks last between 30 mins to an hour

It has been said ... Seven days of non physical activity makes one WEAK!!!

So for a step in the right direction and a breathe of fresh air ... walk your way onto a 'health' walk.

Simply contact the Walks Coordinator who will ensure you are personally greeted by a Walks Leader on the day.

Keep stepping together - Walkingtogether

Our Walks

The walks:Tuesday 1-2pm – Clissold Park – meet outside Clissold House – 60 mins

Meet outside Clissold House in Clissold Park (off Church Street/ Green Lanes - N16 9HJ)

Walk leader = Rita Saha


Wednesday 12.15-1pm – meet at London Fields Gates  (park entrance) – 45 mins -

Meet at park entrance (London Fields Gate) after Pub on the Park on Martello St, E8 3EU

Walk leader =  Lynne Thorburn

Additional info? Wheelchair accessible; May be muddy; Rest stop available; Public transport accessible; Car parking nearby


Thursday 12-12.30 – Hackney Downs Park 30 mins - Slow Paced Walk

When? Thursday, 11-11.30 (Second Thursday of the month)

Where? Meet outside Hackney Downs Pavilion, Downs Park, Road, Hackney E5 8NP

Walk leader =  Cliff Gully

Additional info? Wheelchair accessible; Rest stop available; Public transport accessible; Car parking nearby; Walk of special interest

THEMED WALKS - Themed walks covering a variety of topics and locations.

When? Monthly

Where? Various

Walk leader =  Simon Cole

Additional Info: Contact Surbjit Mahey for further info: surbjit.mahey@hackney.gov.uk

Our Events

Look out for our monthly themed walks......



Surbjit Mahey
Health Walks Activity Co-ordinator
07891 498150 or 020 8356 7549
Darren English
020 8356 4897


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