Get Walking Lanarkshire

Walking is a great form of exercise. It is free, most people can do it, you don't need any special equipment and walking has many health benefits!

Get Walking Lanarkshire

About Get Walking Lanarkshire

, Various Locations Lanarkshire
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Regular physical activity has been shown to lower the risk of early death, help control weight and reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, depression, some types of cancer and a host of other conditions. It helps keep your brain active and lowers the risk of hip fractures. It’s also the perfect way to meet new people and enjoy walking and talking in the fresh air.

Walking is a perfect start for people who wish to ease themselves in and build up their fitness gently and the good news is there’s some help to get you started on the way to a more active 2015. Get Walking Lanarkshire lead group Health Walks throughout North and South Lanarkshire. These are free, short, friendly walks, for all ages and abilities and are led by trained volunteers.

The project also provides the opportunity to access free training and even become a volunteer walk leader yourself; allowing you the flexibility of setting up a walk at a time and place to suit you. This means that as well as improving your own health and wellbeing you can also be supported in delivering a service to improve the health of other local people.

The walking project is supported by Scottish Charity Paths for All, who promote everyday walking in Scotland. They support a network of similar walking projects right across Scotland, from Orkney to the Borders.

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Upcoming Events at Get Walking Lanarkshire

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Selected dates between 1st March 2021 - 24th December 2021
Various Locations Lanarkshire

Join Get Walking Lanarkshire on one of their regular health walks! Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and have a good blether!
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More Walking in Lanarkshire

Lanark Health Walk

Lanark Health Walk

Meeting at St Marys Church across from the bus station. , Lanark

If you enjoy walking then come along and join in on our weekly short health walk. Come along meet new friends and have a chat all while seeking the benefits...
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Cumbernauld Glen

Cumbernauld Glen

, Cumbernauld

Cumbernauld Glen's ancient woodland is a haven for wildlife and the varied ground vegetation reflects the age of the site. Vast carpets of bluebells flower from May to June.
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Braedale Hill Local Nature Reserve

Braedale Hill Local Nature Reserve

Braedale Hill Local Nature Reserve Bonkle Road, Newmains ML2 9AR

Braedale Hill Local Nature Reserve is situated in Newmains to the north east of Wishaw, a real haven for birds, insects, and animals!
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Scottish Wildlife Trust: Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve and Visitor Centre

Scottish Wildlife Trust: Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve and Visitor Centre

The Dyeworks New Lanark Mills, Lanark ML11 9DB

The Scottish Wildlife Trust Falls of Clyde and Visitor Centre is nestled in the Clyde Valley and is part of the Clyde Valley Woodlands National Nature Reserve.
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James Hamilton Heritage Park

James Hamilton Heritage Park

James Hamilton Heritage Park Stewartfield Way, East Kilbride G74 5LB

James Hamilton Heritage Park is a 4 Star Visit Scotland accredited activity centre located in East Kilbride.
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Chatelherault Country Park

Chatelherault Country Park

Chatelherault Country Park Fernegair, Hamilton ML3 7UE

Chatelherault Country Park, a five star visitor attraction under the Visit Scotland grading scheme, has been described as a jewel in the local landscape.
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Cuningar Loop Woodland Park

Cuningar Loop Woodland Park

Cuningar Loop Woodland Park , Rutherglen G73 1PW

Located in Rutherglen, across the Clyde from the Commonwealth Games Athletes' Village, Cuningar Loop has transformed 15 hectares of derelict, unused land into an attractive community greenspace!
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Redlees Urban Park

Redlees Urban Park

Redlees Urban Park Blantyre Farm Road, Blantyre G72

27 acres of natural woodland in a former quarry. There is now a large pond suitable for canoeing and providing a home to amphibians and insects. Hosted...
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Lanark Loch

Lanark Loch

Lanark Loch Hyndford Road, Lanark ML11 9BJ

Lanark Loch is an ideal fun day out for all the family, there is a selection of activities including fishing, pitch and putt, play area and more to keep everyone entertained!
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Dumbreck Marsh Local Nature Reserve

Dumbreck Marsh Local Nature Reserve

Dumbreck Marsh Local Nature Reserve Gavell Road, Kilsyth

Dumbreck Marsh Local Nature Reserve, near Kilsyth and Queenzieburn, is an open area of countryside which includes ponds and large areas of grassland.
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