Reading Walks Programme

About Us

Welcome to Reading Walks community walking scheme. This scheme is aimed at getting more people in Reading walking. This scheme is a great way to meet new people, improve your health and get to know your local community.


Our Walks

Monday, 10.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. Whiteknights Walk. Meet at the No.21 Bus Stop outside the Whiteknights House universty administration building on the main university campus. A varied circuit around the grounds with beautiful views of the lakes, their wildlife - and the Harris Garden, always maintained to seasonal splendour by its group of gardening-enthusiast volunteers. Coffee and meeting of all groups is at the end of the walk at The Square student cafeteria.

Monday, Fortnighly  TIlehurst Potteries Walk (exc BH). 10.30am - 11.00am, meet at The Tylers Rest Norcot Rd, ,for a walk around the Tilehurst area, finishing with a chat and hot drink (own purchase) at the Tylers Rest on Norcot Rd.  Forthcoming walking dates are:   2nd July, 16th & 30th July, 13th August, 3rd, 17th Sept, 1st, 15th, 29th Oct 2018.

please note: Parking is available at the Tylers Rest for £1.00, which is refundable if purchasing a drink with the group afterwards.

Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. - 11.40 a.m, Carers Walk meet in Reception of Palmer Park Sports Stadium for a gentle walk around Palmer Park. A varied circuit of 40 mins. to blow out the cobwebs and get the circulation going.  This walk is designed for families with buggies, nannies, carers and their relatives or clients with wheelchairs.

Thursday, 9.45 - 11.00am. Meet at Prospect Park Car Park off Liebenrood Road, Reading. This walk is divided into three ability-level walks. All walks are within the Prospect Park grounds. This level/pace of walk is for all levels. This walk is managed by Heartbeats, the West Berkshire Heart Support Team.

Last Friday of the Month, 11.00-12.00pm Meet at Coley Park Community Centre, Wensley Rd. Take a walk along the Holybrook and through the surrounding Fields. It is on the last Friday of the month at 11am, meeting outside Coley Park Community Centre, Wensley Road, Reading, RG1 6DW.  A walk of roughly one mile in the  Coley Park area. When the ground is dry enough the walk takes you through the water meadows and along the Holy Brook. It is a lovely walk where  deer, red kites and herons have been spotted.



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Karen Swain
Activity and health Development Officer
0118 9375060


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