Halton Borough Council (Walking for Health)

About Us

The Walking for Health program Halton run a schedule of weekly health walks lead by volunteers in Widnes and Runcorn.

Most walks are around about an hour long, however our short walk in Victoria Park Widnes offers options to walk for just 10-15 minutes allowing beginners to get started.

Halton Borough Council also support independant walking with a variety of health walk maps including Green Flag site walks, Green Park walks, Urban walks, and Active travel to work maps for Halton Borough Council staff.

Occassionally promotions include free step-o-metres for Halton residents who register to start walking.

Please see our programme, or use our contact details for more information.


Our Walks


A quarterly schedule of walks is available on request or visit www.haltonsportspartnership.co.uk

Tuesday morning walks, Runcorn

When: Tuesday 10:00am

Where: see our walks schedule for details of where we are walking from http://activehalton.co.uk/walking/ 

Duration: 60 minutes 

Victoria Park Widnes

When: Monday 12:30pm 

Where: Meet at the cafe, Victoria Park, Widnes

Duration: 10-30 minutes 

Short walk - Every Monday at 12:30pm Victoria Park, Widnes, WA8 6SJ Meet at Visitor Centre/Café. Walk & chat with 1 or 2 laps around the Park, a flat surface with options of routes between 10 – 30 minutes. 

Short walk for adults with a learning disability and carers

When: Monday at 1pm 

Where: Meet the Adult Learning Disability team outside Visitor Centre/Café at Victoria Park. Call 0151 511 6606 for further info.

Duration: approx 20 minutes, this is a flat surface walk

Wednesday morning walks

When: Wednesday 11:00am

Where: this walk starts from a variety of locations across the area. Please see our programme for details http://activehalton.co.uk/walking/

Duration: 60 minutes 



Paula Parle
Health and Physical Activity Development Officer
0151 511 8550
Helen Birrell
0151 511 7764