Walking for Health

Walking for Health

What does it do?

Health walks are regular, short walks, and are aimed at people over 50 of all abilities and fitness levels. Every walk is led by trained walk leaders and is part of the National Walking for Health programme.Walking is an ideal way to take regular exercise, it is sociable and enjoyable and enables you to get out in the fresh air and visit some of the beautiful green spaces in your local area.

Who it is for?

for older people in North Yorkshire

Where it is available?

Local service (Hambleton, Harrogate, York, Craven, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, Richmondshire, Ryedale, Scarborough, Selby).

What it costs:

All walks are free.

How to access or apply for it:


For further details about walks in the Harrogate District please contact:
Helen Steventon
Walking For Health Coordinator
Age UK North Yorkshire
Harrogate Community House
46 - 50 East Parade, Harrogate, HG1 5RR

Tel: 01423 530628
Email: helen.steventon@ageuknorthyorkshire.org.uk

What to expect then:

It is an opportunity to meet new people - bring a friend if you are nervous.

As well as the walk you can have a chat and a coffee at the end of the walk.  Our trained leafers will make sure that no-one is left behind.

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Info last updated:

9 North Park Road, Harrogate, HG1 5PD