Guided Health Walks aim to encourage people to walk regularly in their local community for the benefit of their health. Anyone can take part and it's free! Walking in a group is a great way to start walking and to stay motivated, and it is also a valuable social activity.
Some useful facts! Did you know? Walking can:
- Make you feel good
- Give you more energy
- Help you sleep better
- Help reduce stress
- Keep your heart strong
- Reduce blood pressure
- Help to manage your weight
FAVERSHAM LIBRARY WALK
The walk begins at the Faversham Library at 09.45am for 10.00am start each week on Wednesday morning. Meet outside the Library in Newton Road, Faversham, ME13 8DY.
The duration of the walk is approximately 90-120 minutes. The routes are varied as much as possible,and include Faversham Creek and the Saxon Shore Way, Lorenden Park, Oare,Ospringe and Luddenham.
For more information about this walk please telephone Linda 01795 533614.
WEST FAVERSHAM WALK
The walk begins at the West Faversham Community Centre at 12.45pm for 1.00pm start each week on Monday afternoon. Meet in front of the Centre in Bysing Wood Road, ME13 7RH.
The duration of the walk is approximately 60 minutes, using a variety of routes in the Bysing Wood area, and is suitable for people who are new to walking. There is a café in the Centre for refreshments after the walk.
All Faversham Health Walks are led by trained volunteers. No need to book - simply turn up and join one of our friendly groups of walkers ... everyone's welcome! You will receive a free rucksack after 6 walks.
For more information about the Faversham walks please telephone Linda 01795 533614.
All these Health Walks are volunteer led. In order to have as many Health Walks in East Kent as possible for you to join, we need to have friendly, reliable volunteers from the community to help lead, assist and promote the walks.
If you know anyone who would be interested in a free volunteer training day including lunch (with no commitment to lead straightaway) then get in touch with Martyn 01304 828713
The Saxon Shore Way by Faversham Creek
Linda leading a walk
Walking through Bysing Wood