What’s Walking for Health, who can get involved, how to get involved, why you should get involved.

Walking for Health

Walking for Health is a national initiative that supports communities and individuals to get more active through walking

Why you should get involved

Walking is the most accessible form of physical activity with many physical and mental health benefits. It’s also a great way to get to know your local neighbourhood and making new friends.

Who can get involved

  • Anyone of any ability wanting to get more physically active in a safe, enjoyable way
  • Health and community organisations that want to develop their own walking initiative for clients or staff

How to get involved

Ramblers Walking for Health is England’s largest network of health walk groups.  There are 30 health walk groups in Bristol.

Ramblers’ health walks should be:

  • regular
  • 90 minutes or shorter
  • easy and accessible to everyone
  • free
  • led by trained volunteers

The Walking for Health website explains how to:

The Ramblers website has more than 100 easy access Bristol walks (0.5 to 3 miles in length) available to download, as well as longer routes.