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A group enjoying a brisk walk in the park as part of walking for health

Walking for Health

Due to recent government advice, all walks are postponed until further notice, however, parks and open spaces will remain open for people to exercise individually.

 

Free organised weekly walks which take place in parks and open spaces across Redbridge. No booking required, just turn up and enjoy the company. Organised by the Vision Redbridge Sport and Health team. 

Upcoming Walks - Currently Suspended

Dates

Time

Location

Mondays    
Monday 23 March 11am South Park
Monday 30 March 11am Goodmayes Park
Monday 6 April 11am Clayhall Park

Wednesdays Start in April 2020

11am   

Thursdays 

9am Goodmayes Park -meeting at the entrance at Aberdour Road/Abbotsford Road

Thursday 26 March

11am Hainault Forest

Thursday 2 April

11am Fairlop Waters

Thursday 9 April

11am Valentines Park

Saturdays 

10:30am Wanstead Place Surgery, 45 Wanstead Place. 

 

Meeting points and difficulty grades for walks

  • 1 = easy, flat walk at a gentle pace on hard surfaces
  • 2 = steady pace, some gentle slopes and uneven terrain 
  • 3 = steady to a faster pace, some hills and uneven terrain 

* all these walks are accessible for wheelchair users

Park Meeting Point Approximate Time / Duration Difficulty grade
Claybury Woods Entrance opposite Wannock Gardens, Tomswood Hill 60 minutes 3
Clayhall Park* Tennis Courts inside park Longwood Gardens 20 to 45 minutes  1 to  2
Fairlop Waters* Main entrance of Pavilion 20 to 45 minutes  1 to 2
Goodmayes Park* Entrance at Aberdour Road/Abbotsford Road 20 to 45 minutes  1 to 2
Hainault Forest  Car park adjacent to Global Cafe  60 minutes  3
Seven Kings Park* Bandstand (Aldborough Road South entrance) 20 to 45 minutes  1 to 2
South Park* Car Park adjacent to tennis courts 20 to 45 minutes  1 to 2
Valentines Park* Outside Valentines Park cafe  45 minutes  1 to 2
Wanstead Park Thursday: Park entrance, Warren Road 60 minutes  2
Wanstead Saturday: Entrance off Wanstead Place Surgery 60 minutes  2

 

Your guide to walking in Redbridge

The Walk Redbridge brochure is designed to make it as easy as possible for you to start leisure walking. It gives bus routes to the walks' starting points and grades each walk depending on the type of terrain. Download a copy of Walk Redbridge (PDF 1.1MB)

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