Healthy Walks in Poole
Get out in the fresh air and get fit with the Borough of Poole Healthy Walks program. The walks are among a number of schemes which Leisure Services are introducing to help promote and develop a healthy lifestyle.
A number of different walks are on offer across the Borough of Poole. Currently walks of up to 3km are being led every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturdays. Walks are run from numerous locations and are all set at an easy to moderate level. All walks are led by experienced trained volunteer Walk Leaders and offer a great social opportunity to keep fit and have fun!
Every Tuesday: Trail Blazer 10.30am start. A 1 hour walk along the Broadstone Trailway and into Delph Woods. This is a circular walk that is suitable for beginners of reasonable good health.
Meeting Point By gateway to the Castleman Trail in the car park next to Broadstone Leisure Centre.
Every Thursday: Poole Park 10.00am start. 2km exercise trail - A circular walk around Poole Park Lake taking in the scenery with a chance to try out the outdoor fitness equipment.
Meeting Point Outside the entrance to Central Park Cafe (near to the miniature railway).
Every Friday: Upton Country Park 12.00pm start. A 2-3km lunchtime walk around the park taking in some of the fantastic scenery over looking Poole Town and Holes Bay.
Meeting Point in the main car park opposite the bus shelter.
Please note all Saturday Walks start at 10.00am.
1st Saturday of the month Poole Park meet outside cafe, near miniature railway. Walk Level Easy 2km
2nd Saturday of the month Upton Country Park meet in car park. Walk Level Easy to moderate 2-3km
3rd Saturday of the month Baiter meet outside Poole pottery shop. Walk Level Easy to moderate 2-3km
4th Saturday of the month Broadstone meet in car park next to leisure centre. Walk Level Easy to moderate 2-3km
5th Saturday of the month Poole Park meet outside cafe, near miniature railway. Walk Level Easy 2km
Walks are supported by Leisure services and Poole Primary Care Trust. All walks are FREE and are suitable for people of all ages and ability. They will go ahead in all weather conditions. All walkers are advised to wear the appropriate clothing and footwear.
More walks are being planned all the time. Information about any new walks can be obtained from the Recreation Development Team on (01202) 261312 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To find out more about the Borough of Poole Healthy Walks program see:
Healthy_Walks_in_Poole_leaflet.pdf (1.4 MB)
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