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Walking in Doncaster

Gentle walks

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Doncaster Walking for Health Scheme - These are regular weekly short walks, designed with health in mind and are perfect for those who would like to become more active or perhaps lack the confidence and knowledge about where to walk. There are walks to suit all abilities and all walks are free of charge. For further details please download the following:
Timetable of walks

A number of unled trails aimed at beginners can be downloaded below:

Askern

Carcroft

Clay Lane

Denaby

Edlington

Hexthorpe

Highfields

Hyde Park

Mexborough

Moorends

Rossington

Stainforth

Thorne

Toll Bar

Town Fields

Woodlands

  


 

Steady walks

Get Doncaster Walking 2014 is here again with another full year's program providing a variety of different walks throughout the year. Another wide selection of walks will be on offer varying in location, distance and difficulty, with a walk available for all abilities. Please download the timetable below for all the walks taking place from now until the the end of 2014.

2014 Get Doncaster Walking timetable

A number of unled trails aimed at steady walkers can be downloaded below: 

Arksey Barnby Dun
Cantley Park and Sandall Beat  


 

Challenging walks

Use the following Walk Planning Map to plot your own walking route, it shows you where you may walk within the Borough of Doncaster.

An unled trail aimed at experienced walkers can be downloaded below:

Fishlake  Cusworth

There is a wealth of clubs and organisations in Doncaster who provide more challenging walking opportunities for you to get involved in. Below are links to their websites for more information:

Volunteer Walk Leader Training

We provide training throughout the year to volunteers to become health walk leaders. This course is open to anyone aged 18 years and above who is interested in leading Health Walks within Doncaster.

The 2015 training session dates are as follows:

Friday 6th February

Friday 1st May

Friday 21st August

Friday 20th November

The course covers:
Benefits of exercise, motivating people to walk, demonstration health walk, components of a health walk and monitoring safety and effectiveness, physical activity and special conditions, safety, how to lead a walk and essential paperwork. Upon completion of the full day course, participants will be awarded a nationally recognised certificate.

Please contact dean.wiffen@doncaster.gov.uk or call 01302 735403 for further details.

Interactive Public Transport Maps

Our leisure walking guides give you details of walks that take in both urban and rural areas. You can access these guides via the Travel South Yorkshire interactive public transport map, where you can see an outline of the walk on the map and use the Journey Planning options to plan how to get to and from the walk using public transport.

 

Take a look at the interactive public transport map to plan your next walk here http://maps.travelsouthyorkshire.com

 

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