Walk & Talk Boroughwide Health Walks

About Us

Walk & Talk Borougwide Health Walks are short weekly walks designed for people who wish to gain the benefits of regular exercise, whilst talking to like minded people. Your local Health Walks are provided by the Rochdale Living Well Service part of Big Life Centres, Rochdale.

Please note the numbers after the walk tilte are avarage duration of the walk and not the start time. For full information please click on the individual walks or download our walks programme in the Downloads section. You can also call the Living Well team on 01706 751190. 

Our Walks

Walk name Route options available Length (hours)
Alkrington Woods Walk
Fridays at 10:00am
1:00
Balderstone Library
Balderstone Library
1:00
Castleton Community Centre Walk
Wednesdays at 10:00am
1:00
Cutgate Walk, Edenfield Road Surgery
Cutgate Walk - Grade 2
Cutgate Walk - Grade 3
1:00
1:30
Demesne Community Centre walk (wheelchair accessible)
Demesne walk (wheelchair accessible)
0:30
Healthy lifestyles team Family walk Queens Park Heywood
Thursdays at 10:00am
1:00
Healthy Lifestyles Team Family walk Springfield park.
Healthy Lifestyles Team Family walk Springfield park.
1:00
Hollin and Hopwood Woods Walk, Hollin Shopping Precinct.
Mondays at 10:30am
1:00
Hollingworth lake (Wheelchair accesssible)
Every other Wednesday at 10:00am
0:30
Hollingworth Lake Walk, Visitors Centre
Wednesdays at 14:00pm
1:30
Light House Project walk
Fridays at 12:00pm
1:30
Littleborough Library
Tuesdays at 10:00am
1:30
Milnrow Library
Mondays at 10:00am
1:30
Queens Park Walk, Heywood
Thursdays at 10:00am
1:00
Spotland Library walk
Thursdays at 10:00am
1:00
Sudden and Brimrod community centre (Ladies Only)
Sudden and Brimrod community centre (Ladies Only)
0:30
Syke Friday Walk, Syke Chapel, Syke road
Fridays at 10:00am
1:30
Syke Monday Walk, Syke Chapel, Syke Road
Syke Monday Walk - Grade 2
Syke Monday Walk - Grade 3
1:00
1:30

Our advertised weekly 'rain or shine' walks are led by our valued team of very experienced Volunteer Walk Leaders. The health walks are free, friendly and fun. We have walks on each week day setting off at the same time and day each week, walking through woodlands, down country lanes and crossing open countryside. See the attached health walks programme leaflet.

We are looking for volunteers to run our ladies only walks.If this could be you, please get in touch with Danny Smith for more information on 07773078426.

Our Events

We have a number of other walks taking place that are not advertised, as they are health walks set up with various community groups within our borough of Rochdale including Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale. These walks are taliored to the groups needs, wheather its a one off taster walk or a 6 to 12 week progamme of walks. If you are a community group in the Rochdale Borough why not get in touch with Danny Smith.

November 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
 
 
Castleton Community Centre Walk
10:00
 
Hollingworth Lake Walk, Visitors Centre
14:00
 
Spotland Library walk
10:00
 
Queens Park Walk, Heywood
10:00
 
Alkrington Woods Walk
10:00
 
Syke Friday Walk, Syke Chapel, Syke road
10:00
 
Light House Project walk
12:00
 
 
 
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Milnrow Library
10:00
 
Hollin and Hopwood Woods Walk, Hollin Shopping Precinct.
10:30
 
Syke Monday Walk, Syke Chapel, Syke Road
13:00
 
Cutgate Walk, Edenfield Road Surgery
10:00
 
Littleborough Library
10:00
 
Castleton Community Centre Walk
10:00
 
Hollingworth Lake Walk, Visitors Centre
14:00
 
Spotland Library walk
10:00
 
Queens Park Walk, Heywood
10:00
 
Syke Friday Walk, Syke Chapel, Syke road
10:00
 
Alkrington Woods Walk
10:00
 
Light House Project walk
12:00
 
 
 
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
Milnrow Library
10:00
 
Hollin and Hopwood Woods Walk, Hollin Shopping Precinct.
10:30
 
Syke Monday Walk, Syke Chapel, Syke Road
13:00
 
Cutgate Walk, Edenfield Road Surgery
10:00
 
Littleborough Library
10:00
 
Castleton Community Centre Walk
10:00
 
Hollingworth Lake Walk, Visitors Centre
14:00
 
Queens Park Walk, Heywood
10:00
 
Spotland Library walk
10:00
 
Syke Friday Walk, Syke Chapel, Syke road
10:00
 
Alkrington Woods Walk
10:00
 
Light House Project walk
12:00
 
 
 
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
Milnrow Library
10:00
 
Hollin and Hopwood Woods Walk, Hollin Shopping Precinct.
10:30
 
Syke Monday Walk, Syke Chapel, Syke Road
13:00
 
Cutgate Walk, Edenfield Road Surgery
10:00
 
Littleborough Library
10:00
 
Castleton Community Centre Walk
10:00
 
Hollingworth Lake Walk, Visitors Centre
14:00
 
Queens Park Walk, Heywood
10:00
 
Spotland Library walk
10:00
 
Alkrington Woods Walk
10:00
 
Syke Friday Walk, Syke Chapel, Syke road
10:00
 
Light House Project walk
12:00
 
 
 
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
Milnrow Library
10:00
 
Hollin and Hopwood Woods Walk, Hollin Shopping Precinct.
10:30
 
Syke Monday Walk, Syke Chapel, Syke Road
13:00
 
Littleborough Library
10:00
 
Cutgate Walk, Edenfield Road Surgery
10:00
 
Castleton Community Centre Walk
10:00
 
Hollingworth Lake Walk, Visitors Centre
14:00
 
Spotland Library walk
10:00
 
Queens Park Walk, Heywood
10:00
 
 
 
 

Contacts

Danny Smith
Volunteer and Network Co-ordinator
01706 751190
danny.smith@biglifecentres.com
Project support team - Living Well
01706 751190
  

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