Becoming active is one of the most essential things you can do to improve your overall health and wellbeing, to become a healthier and happier you. There are many ways to enhance your fitness, and it doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. There are plenty of free opportunities in Plymouth to move more, as well as a wealth of resources. Please refer to the information below to learn more.

Join Us for a Free Health Walk

At One You Plymouth, we coordinate various wellbeing walks across Plymouth and the surrounding area, as a part of our partnership with organisations such as Ramblers, and with the help of our dedicated walk leaders.

We offer walks for all levels of ability that last for a period of 10 to 60 minutes. With trained and experienced walk leaders, you will not be left behind and there are regular opportunities for breaks when needed.

Find out more information of our weekly walks below as well as our partners.

 

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One You Plymouth Health Walks

St Judes

Every Tuesday at 10.30 am.

Meet at St Jude’s church, Beaumont Road, PL4 9BJ.

Includes a short, medium and long walk to cater for all abilities.

Budshead Wood and Ernesettle Creek

The first Wednesday of every month at 10:30 am.

Meet at Budshead Manor car park, near Digby Way, Rochford Crescent, Ernesettle, PL5 2QA.

Suitable for all abilities and will last no more than 30 minutes.

Victoria Park

The 2nd Wednesday of every month at 10.30 am. 

Meet outside the Park Café, PL1 5LZ.

Includes a short, 10–15-minute walk and a longer 50-minute walk.

Central Park

The 4th Wednesday of every month at 10.30 a.m

Meet outside the Plymouth Life Centre, PL2 3DG.

Includes a short 15-minute walk and a longer 50-minute walk, within park boundaries.

Women's Walk: Central Park

Every Thursday at 6 pm.

Meet in the foyer of Plymouth Life Centre, Central Park, PL2 3DG.

30-60 minute walk. Suitable for all abilities, aiming to give women the confidence to exercise in a group at night.

Health Walks with our Partners

Southway

Every Wednesday at 9 am (Term time only)

Meet at Southway Youth & Community Centre Cafe, Hendwell Close, PL6 6TB.

Run by Southway Community Group, call 01752 775969 for more information.

Wembury

Every Wednesday at 10.30am.

Meet at the car park at the end of Barton Close, Wembury, PL9 0HP.

Run by Dementia Friendly Parishes around the Yealm. The meeting point for this walk is always the same, however the group will sometimes car share to a nearby location to walk.

Please contact Judy on 07492 646401 for more information.

Active for all: Barbican

Every Monday at 10:45 am

Meet at the Mayflower Steps on the Barbican.

An hour-long circular walk around the Hoe and Barbican.

Please note that pre-booking is advised through Improving Lives Plymouth. To express interest in attending please contact Claire at 07305007983 or [email protected]

Active for all: Barbican

Every Friday at 11:15am.

Meet outside Rockfish near the Aquarium entrance.

An hour-long circular walk around the Hoe and Barbican.

Please note that pre-booking is advised through Improving Lives Plymouth. To express interest in attending please contact Claire at 07305007983 or [email protected]

Active for all: Sutton Harbour

Every Friday at 1:20 pm.

Meet outside Rockfish, near the Aquarium entrance.

A slower-paced walk lasting around 30 minutes, suitable for all abilities.

Please note that pre-booking is advised through Improving Lives Plymouth. To express interest in attending please contact Claire at 07305007983 or [email protected]

Eldertree: Devonport

Every Tuesday at 10:30 am

Meet outside the Park Cafe.

Includes a shorter and longer option within the boundaries of the park.

Please note, all walks led by Eldertree are for those aged 50+. Pre-booking is advised by contacting Adrian on 07597326566 to express your interest.

Eldertree: Plymstock

Every Thursday at 10:30 am

Meet at the top of Broadway Car Park.

A short walk on flat pathways.

Please note, all walks led by Eldertree are for those aged 50+. Pre-booking is advised by contacting Adrian on 07597326566 to express your interest.

Argyle Community Trust: Walk and Talk Compassionate Cafe

Every Tuesday at 10:30 am.

Meet outside Plymouth Life Centre, Central Park, PL2 3DG.

A gentle walk on paths around Central Park.

A Compassionate Café ‘walk and talk’ group in partnership with St. Luke’s Hospice. Allowing those to meet others and get support from Compassionate Friends for bereavement. Option to do both or one or the other.

Please note, this walk is for those aged 55+. Please contact Jamie Clewer at [email protected] for more information.

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