Stirling walking network


 

Interested in finding a fun and easy way to get fit, lose weight and meet new friends? If yes, come along and join one of our walks.

The Stirling walking network project comprises of volunteer lead walks in local communities to increase the health and wellbeing of those who attend the walks.  There is now a pathway of walks to take you from a gentle stroll to a more strenuous walk, enabling you to increase and maintain your fitness levels.

Walking is known to benefit mental health, improve health and fitness, protect against Illness and help manage weight.  Join us for a stroll, socialising with new people and for some fresh air.

Enjoy FREE short walks every Monday morning from Stirling Community Hospital - see more details here

Stirling walking network timetables

Monday 4 September - Saturday 9 December 2017


Walk type

 ..............Health walks (average 2km) are for those who are new to walking or wanting to increase their activity levels and those who may be recovering from an illness or operation.  These walks are usually on flat, even surfaces and last
between 30 - 45 minutes.  Please arrive 10 minutes early on your first day in order to fill in a short health questionnaire.  No need to book.  These walks take place weekly in Plean Country Park, Bridge of Allan, Dunblane, Killearn, St. Ninians, the Stirling Community Hospital, Raploch and the City Centre.

Walk forward walks - These walks (average 6-8km long) are for those who are looking for a more strenuous walk. These walks are at a faster pace, can be on uneven surfaces and have some small hills/inclines.Please purchase a walking card (details on the walking timetable).  Walks will be stamped on your card.  The card is valid for a year from date of purchase.  

Community walks – West Stirling Villages – These walks (average 2-4km) are for regular walkers wanting some gentle exercise on reasonably flat, good surfaced paths.

Alzheimer Scotland walks, our walking timetable now include Alzheimer Scotland Walks.  The walks take place once a month and are suitable for adults with dementia, their carers and family members who can walk up to 50mins at a leisurely pace with the option of a shorter 30min walk.  For more information please contact Alzhemier Scotland see information below

Walking programme 2017
 
There are also longer community walks run through the Retired and Senior Volunteer Programme. Contact tel no: 01259 928088. See link RSVP Walking Schedule September 2017 - January 2018


We are always looking for Volunteers.  The best place to start is to attend a local beginner walk in order to get a feel for the project and then email walking@activestirling.org.uk  to discuss what is involved.

We look forward to seeing you!

 
For more information on any of the information above call Active Stirling on 01786 273555 or email walking@activestirling.org.uk