Active Leeds aims to deliver and support local walking groups, these groups will give you an opportunity to meet new people and explore your local area. These walks look to provide you with an opportunity to be active, meet new people and increase your skills and development.
We have a number of walking groups taking place across the City (see below). These groups are currently sitting within the Active Leeds scheme and if you would be interested in finding out more about joining the scheme then please get in touch via Health Programmes Team -Health.Programmes@Leeds.gov.uk.
Walks taking place:
Middleton Walk and Talk:Takes place on Wednesdays, from 2pm – 3pmMeeting at the main gates to Middleton Park on Town StreetThe walk sticks to the main concrete path – does include some hills – but can be adapted to suit the groupDue to commence in JuneTo enquire further please get in touch.
Cross Gates Walking Group:
Takes place on Thursdays 10:30 – 11:30amMeeting at Cross Gates LibraryAs per the geography of the area, not especially hilly, but not entirely flatTo ensure further please get in touch
Gildersome Walking Group:
45minute walk, with shorter options available (approx. 1-2miles)Paths are usually flat, with slight slopesFirst walks of the month are around Gildersome area – meeting at Gildersome Baptist Churchsecond walk of the month could be away from Gildersome – but no longer than 3milesSuitable for those new to walking or recovering from injury For this walk unfortunately no dogs allowed, unless in exceptional circumstances or unless they are assistance dogs
North Leeds Walking Group:
Group meets second Saturday of the month – this is the same walkAnother walk takes place each month which is different each timeDetails of the walks can be requested from us – leaders personal details are not disclosedWalking distance vary between 2 – 3miles (60-90mins)Mixture of pavements, tarmacked paths or woodland paths – slight gradients
Please note these walks are delivered by local volunteers and routes are subject to change – we have provide brief walk information
Barca-Leeds provide a free walking journal and a 7 day walking challenge. Learn about the benefits of walking and its mindfulness. Please
click here to view or download the walk journal.