Walking is one of the best ways to improve your fitness and maximise health benefits. The short definition of a health walk is "a purposeful, brisk walk done on a regular basis". It can include any walk which is specifically designed and carried out for the purpose of improving your health.
To watch a video about the scheme and get more information visit our Project Page To find out more about our walking programmes contact us on 01228 817370, We also have a selection of Doorstep Walks which you can print out and enjoy at your own pace
There are a variety of different walks you can access dependent upon your current health level or need.
All walks are free to access, lasting approximately 30minutes and ending in the cafe. Each week the walk takes a slightly different route and is held every Monday at 2.30pm. Please meet in Morton Community Centre foyer.
Take the first steps to a healthier lifestyle with this programme of FREE, easy, approximately one hour walks. Join us at various locations throughout the Carlisle District. All are on good paths, but please wear sensible footwear.
These walks are more challenging than the Wednesday walks and act as a progression. They are longer, with varying gradient and surfaces. Suitable footwear, walking boots or shoes with good grips/soles and appropriate clothing for the weather is required. There may be some stiles. For information, please call 01228 817158.
Due to public request and the success of last year’s pilot we are pleased to announce a programme of summer weekend and evening walks at beautiful places across the District. Whilst you can just turn up, we would be grateful if you could book on to secure your place, by either by calling 01228 817158 or emailing [email protected]
Please also contact us if you are interested in becoming a Qualified Walk Leader and leading Walks or setting up walks in your area we can assist with training and support. It’s a great way to get people in your community active whilst meeting new faces
Fit For Life is a series of supervised exercise sessions for people who have conditions that would benefit from increasing their physical activity. Please contact the Sands Centre for further information.