Tavistock Walk and Talk
Tavistock Walk and Talk is part of Walking for Health in Devon.
There are 3 other led schemes in West Devon including Okehampton, North Tawton and Broadwoodkelly.
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 - Every Tuesday - 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 - 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 Thursday - 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.
|Walk name||Route options available||Length (hours)|
|Thursday Grade 3 walk|
Thursday Grade 3 walk
|Tuesday Grade 1 & 2 walks|
Tuesday Grade 1 & 2 walks
All walks are local and start and finish outside The Wharf in Tavistock. Short walks are on Tuesdays starting at 10.30am and moderate walks are on Thursdays starting at 10.00am. Twice a month we have a mystery walk when we car share for variety and a change of scene! For car share walks only please meet at the FREE car park in Pixon Lane, Tavistock at 10.15am.
Thank you for visiting us and we look forward to meeting and walking with you soon.