In line with government guidance and the national lockdown commencing January 6th, it is with a very heavy heart that we are no longer able to offer face to face sessions. However, we would like to reassure you that as soon as we have the go ahead to re-start again then we will be in touch to let you know. Please keep safe.

The Huntingdonshire Health Walks scheme is provided free as part of the national Walking for Health initiative.

The scheme runs a range of regular walks across the district. You can enjoy the walk at your own pace, but with the added benefit of being in the company of other walkers and trained walk leaders.

When and where are the sessions?

All walks have been postponed due to the National Lockdown. Please keep an eye on the website, social media and your emails for updates

Walks key

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Colour Description
Green Are accessible for pushchairs and wheelchairs
Orange Moderate walk - 30-60mins over 2-3 miles. A mixture of pathways and grass tracks. May include stiles and kissing gates. Not suitable for wheelchairs or buggies
Green/Orange A moderate walk with the option of a shorter easier route if desired
Red Advanced Walk 60-90mins over 3-4miles
Green/Red Advanced Walk with the option of a short/moderate if desired

Who can attend? 

Everyone is welcome on the walks, no matter your age or ability. Children under the age of 16 need to be accompanied by an adult.

Concerned about joining for the first time? Try one of our shorter green walks which last 20-30 minutes and are suitable for pushchairs and wheelchair users.

Do I need to book?

YES! Under the new guidelines, you must pre-book before attending a walk. You can book via the One Leisure App or by phoning 01480 388111. There will be a maximum of 20 walkers per walk and bookings can be made up to 7 days in advance.

Please fill in a health questionnaire (or complete it online) before you attend your first walk.

How much does it cost?

From 1 September 2015 the Huntingdonshire Health Walks scheme is inviting walkers to make a voluntary donation to support the running and continuation of the scheme. The suggested donation amount is £20 per year per walker. This is not compulsory - it is up to you if, and how much, you want to donate.

Can I bring my dog?

You are welcome to bring your dog on all walks except for the:

  • Great Fen and Great Fen Dragonfly walks in Ramsey
  • Brampton Wood walk
  • Stukeley Stroll and Woodland Ramble in Huntingdon and
  • Buckden Village walk.

We recommend that dogs are kept under ‘close control’ at all times. This doesn’t necessarily mean on a lead, but we ask that dogs are kept on a lead if you cannot rely on their obedience. The usual rules apply regarding fouling. We ask all dog owners to be respectful of other walkers and to remember that not all people are dog lovers.

Self-guided walks

If you can’t make one of the organised health walks or prefer to go at your own pace, take a look at the following maps for inspiration and information on self-guided walks in the district:

Booklets of Walks