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

Walking for Health

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

  • 19 August at Valentines Park
  • 2 September at Clayhall Park
  • 9 September at Goodmayes Park
  • 16 September at Seven Kings Park
  • 23 September at Fairlop Waters
  • 30 September at South Park
  • 11 September at Claybury Woods

Every Thursday at Goodmayes Park - meeting at the entrance at Aberdour Road/Abbotsford Road

  • 15 August Wanstead Park
  • 22 August at Hainault Forest Country Park
  • 29 August at Fairlop Waters
  • 5 September at Valentines Park
  • 12 September at Hainault Forest Country Park
  • 19 September at Wanstead Park
  • 26 September at Valentines Park

Every Saturday from 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 Pavillion 20 to 45 minutes  1 to 2
Goodmayes Park* Entrance at Aberdour Road/Abbotsford Road 20 to 45 minutes  1 to 2
Hainault Forest Country Park 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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