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📅 MyJourney Health Walks

Southampton Common | 10th December 2018 - 14th December 2018
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Admission Type: Free

MyJourney Health Walks

MyJourney is an initiative aimed at making it easier to get around Southampton. A number of activities are provided as part of the MyJourney programme, including a number of health walks across the city.

Our Walks

The walks are fun, free and friendly, and walkers are invited to join for a cuppa and a chat after the walk. A great way to get active, socialise and meet new people!

Mondays at 10am from the Hawthorns Centre on the Common - a moderate walk that lasts just under an hour. We stay on the pavements and it’s completely off road apart from the Cowherds car park. Many walkers stay afterwards for a social tea or coffee and a chat. New people should arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session to meet the walk leader and register.   This walk is for people who are reasonably fit.

Tuesdays at 2pm - 'Stress Buster' walk from the Hawthorns Centre on the Common - a moderate walk that lasts just under an hour. We stay mostly on pavements, although sometimes on gravel tracks.  It’s almost completely off road, but the route does vary. Many walkers stay afterwards for a social tea or coffee and a chat. New people should arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session to meet the walk leader and register.   This walk is for people who are reasonably fit.

Wednesdays at 10:30am from the bottom of the ramp on the Cobden Bridge side at Riverside Park - a gentle walk that lasts about half an hour. It is a great walk for people just beginning to walk to improve their health. We have chosen a route that includes benches throughout if people need to stop along the way.  We stay on the pavements and it’s completely off road. Dependent on interest, we can have a social tea or coffee at a cafe in Bitterne Triangle. New people should arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session to meet the leader and register.

MONTHLY on the second Wednesday of the month at 10.30am from Central Library in the Civic Building.  In partnership with Macmillan, this walk is designed for anyone affected by cancer.  The walk will be once a month on the second Wednesday and will be run by trained volunteers ready to offer you support and advice in confidence.  The walk will be around Central Parks and incorporates mindfulness and breathing techniques.  Enjoy refreshments with the Macmillan team in the library afterwards. New people should arrive 10 minutes before the start to register. (Gentle pace 45 minute 'Walk and Talk')

Thursdays at 10:30am from the Hawthorns Centre on the Common - a moderate walk that lasts just under an hour. We stay on the pavements and it’s completely off road apart from the Cowherds car park. Many walkers stay afterwards for a social tea or coffee. New people should arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session to meet the leader and register.  This walk is for people who are reasonably fit.

Thursdays at 11:30am  from the Weston Lane Healthy Living Centre - a gentle walk that lasts about half an hour.  It is designed for people just beginning to use walking as a way to improve their health.  We'll stay on pavements and paths, and can adjust the route to suit the participants.  We'll have a tea or coffee back at the community room at the Weston Lane surgery.  New people should arrive 10 minutes before the start of the session to meet the leader and register. (Gentle 30 minute 'Get Fit' walk)

Fridays at 10am - Portswood Dementia Friendly Walk in Portswood Meet outside the Mayflower Court Care Home on Westfield Road, Portswood.  A gentle 30 minute walk around residential areas, perfect for wheelchairs/pushchairs and carers welcome.  Join us in the Mayflower Care Home for a cup of tea afterwards.  New people should arrive 10 minutes earlier to meet the walk leader and register.

 

Website Address: https://www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/walkfinder/south-east/myjourney-health-walks

Contact Email: helen.fisher@sustrans.org.uk

Contact Telephone: 0118 958 1712

MyJourney Health Walks

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