North Somerset Walking for Health

About Us

North Somerset Walking for Health welcomes over 300 regular walkers in and around Clevedon, Nailsea, Portishead, Weston-super-Mare, Winscombe and Yatton.

If you are new or returning to exercise, walking not only offers the opportunity to improve fitness at a pace that suits you, but also provides the opportunity to meet new people and socialise.

We offer a programme of group walks, encouraging people of all ages to live a more active lifestyle.

Our walks are led by friendly volunteer walk leaders who very much welcome you to join their groups.

Walks vary in duration from 30 minutes up to an hour.  We welcome all abilities and very much encourage those who have not exercised for some time to come and walk.

All our walk leaders are volunteers who have completed Walking for Health training with many of them also first aid trained.

On your first walk, please allow time for registration and the completion of a Walker Registration Form.  

The leader will tell you about the route at the start; we try to avoid steep hills, stiles, many steps or very muddy/slippery surfaces.  However, be prepared for the odd hill and stile, grass, uneven surfaces or puddles after rain.  Please wear sensible shoes, preferably walking shoes or trainers, especially during the autumn and winter months.

In order for the scheme to develop further we are always looking for volunteers who would be interested in attending a one-day course to become a health walk leader. Date of next training: Wednesday 24th January 2018.

WEEKLY BEGINNER WALKING PROGRAMMES:

Weston-super-Mare From Monday 23rd October - 10.30am - Outside Graham Road Surgery -

Clevedon Bandstand From Monday 6th November at 10.30am. For More Information see downloads

Any questions you have regarding North Somerset Walking for Health call on 01275 882731

Our Walks

Walk name Route options available Length (hours)
Big Worle Health Walk
Big Worle
1:00
Clevedon Buggy Walk & Talk
Queens Square
0:40
Clevedon Health Walk
Clevedon Health Walk
1:00
Long Ashton Health Walk
Long Ashton Health Walk
1:00
Nailsea Health Walk
Nailsea Health Walk
0:30
Portishead Health Walk
Portishead Health Walk
1:00
Weston Health Walk
Weston Health Walk
1:00
Winscombe Health Walk
Winscombe Health Walk
1:00
Yatton Health Walk
Yatton Health Walk
1:00

October 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Long Ashton Health Walk
10:30
 
Nailsea Health Walk
11:00
 
Weston Health Walk
14:00
 
Clevedon Health Walk
10:30
 
 
Clevedon Buggy Walk & Talk
10:00
 
Big Worle Health Walk
14:00
 
Yatton Health Walk
14:00
 
 
 
 
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Long Ashton Health Walk
10:30
 
Nailsea Health Walk
11:00
 
Weston Health Walk
14:00
 
Winscombe Health Walk
11:00
 
 
Clevedon Buggy Walk & Talk
10:00
 
Big Worle Health Walk
14:00
 
 
 
 
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
Long Ashton Health Walk
10:30
 
Nailsea Health Walk
11:00
 
Weston Health Walk
14:00
 
 
 
Clevedon Buggy Walk & Talk
10:00
 
Big Worle Health Walk
14:00
 
Yatton Health Walk
14:00
 
Clevedon Health Walk
10:30
 
 
 
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
Long Ashton Health Walk
10:30
 
Nailsea Health Walk
11:00
 
Weston Health Walk
14:00
 
Winscombe Health Walk
11:00
 
 
Big Worle Health Walk
14:00
 
 
 
 
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
Long Ashton Health Walk
10:30
 
Nailsea Health Walk
11:00
 
Weston Health Walk
14:00
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Contacts

Kira Thorpe
Co-ordinator
01275 882 731
kira.thorpe@n-somerset.gov.uk
Sports and Active Lifestyles Team
01934 882 730
sport@n-somerset.gov.uk
  

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