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

Dates

Time

Location

Monday 6 January 2020 

11am South Park
 Monday 13 January 11am Goodmayes Park

Monday 20 January 

11am Valentines Park

Monday 27 January

11am South Park
Monday 3 February 11am Seven Kings Park
Monday 10 February 11am Clayhall Park
Monday 17 February 11am Fairlop Waters 
Monday 24 February 11am Goodmayes Park

Wednesdays Start in April 2020

11am   

Thursdays 

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

Thursday 2 January 2020 

11am Hainault Forest 

Thursday 9 January

11am Fairlop Waters

Thursday 16 January

11am Hainault Forest

Thursday 23 January

11am Wanstead Park

Thursday 30 January

11am Fairlop Waters

Thursday 6 February

11am Hainault Forest

Thursday 13 February

11am Valentines Park

Thursday 20 February

11am Wanstead Park

Thursday 27 February

11am Fairlop Waters

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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