Okehampton Walk and Talk

About Us

Okehampton Walk and Talk is part of Walking for Health in Devon. 

There is one other led schemes in West Devon at Tavistock 

The walks are led by trained, friendly volunteer walk leaders who will be sure to give you a warm welcome. If you are a new walker, please arrive 10 minutes before the start time to complete a simple regisration form.

All walks are FREE, all you need are comfortable shoes, loose fitting clothing and waterproofs if wet. And do bring some money if you wish to stop for refreshments aferwards.

Walking is the lowest risk of all physical acivities, yet produces massive benefits to the physical fitness and mental wellbeing. It is a great way to explore your area, make new friends and learn more about your immediate community.

Devon County Council Public Health support Active Devon and OCRA to develop Walking for Health, so that more people in Devon can enjoy being part of a local health walk group.

Please see the walks below to find out more information or download a programme via the link on the side of the page

Grade 1 walk - Fortnnightly on a Tuesday 10.30am- This walk is suitable for people who have not walked much before, are looking fto be more active, or are returning from injury or illness. They are up to 30 minutes on flat grouond or gentle slopes withi mainly firm surfaces and accessible to pushchairs and wheelchairs. 

Grade 2 - Every Tuesday  10.30am  This walk is suitable for people whiare looking to increase their activity levels. They are between 30-60 minutes and may include some moderate slopes, steps, uneven surfaces and possibly stiles.

Grade 3 - Every Wednesday 10am - This walk is suitable for people looking for more challenging walks and increasing their level of physical activity. They are generally 60-90 minutes and may include steeper slopes, steps, uneven surfaces and stiles. 

 

Our Walks

Walk name Route options available Length (hours)
Grade 1
Grade 1
0:30
Tuesday Grade 2 Walk
Tuesday Level 1-2
0:45
Wednesday Grade 3
Wednesday Level 3
1:30

Our walks take place on Tuesday mornings at 10.30am. Level 1 or 2.

Then on Wednesday mornings at 10am are level 3 walks.

All walks start opposite the Post Office in Okehampton

New walkers are always welcome!

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Contacts

David Arney
Walk and Talk Co-ordinator
01837861829
Darney382@aol.com
Chris Baines
01409221362
chrisbaines55@talktalk.net
  

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