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Central and South East Northumberland Health Walks

Walking for Health

Free, Volunteer led weekly health walks organised across central and South East Northumberland encouraging as many people as possible to get active through walking. A great way to meet new people, improve one’s health and get to know your local community. With no need to book, simply turn up on the day to join in. A full timetable of walks can be viewed or downloaded online and direct contact can be made with the Scheme Coordinator for further details and/or any specific concerns.

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Northumberland Sport

Active Partnership

The strategic lead for physical activity and sport in Northumberland, Northumberland Sport is one of 43 Active Partnerships in England striving to create a whole system approach to tackle inactivity across the county. Northumberland Sport are an integral part of the Government’s drive to develop a ‘single sports delivery system’ across England by working with local and regional partners to increase the number of people participating in physical activities across Northumberland. Partners include local government, sport governing bodies, leisure trust’s, education, health sector and the voluntary sector. To find out more and search for available activities, go to the Getting Active category.

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West Northumberland Health Walks

Walking for Health

Free, organised weekly health walks starting from various towns and villages across West Northumberland. All the walks are led by trained Volunteer Walk Leaders and are between 2 – 3 miles long. With no need to book, it’s the perfect opportunity to get outdoors, get active and meet new people. Shorter walks between 10 – 30 minute walks are also available for beginners or people who feel they can’t manage a full hour. Aimed at helping to get people started and for those with health problems that prevent them from completing the full walk. A full timetable of walks can be viewed or downloaded online and direct contact can be made with the Health Walks Coordinator for further details and/or any specific concerns.

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