Walking for Health in Devon
Walking for Health in Devon is part of the national Walking for Health (WFH) programme, England’s largest network of health walk schemes. The network has been developing for over 12 years, helping people across the country to lead a more active lifestyle. Devon County Council Public Health has worked with Active Devon and other partners to develop WFH activity across the county. They aim to grow the number of people walking and volunteering in targeted ways, to significantly improve the health and wellbeing of people in Devon.
A health walk is free, short and led by trained volunteers. The walks are graded by time, terrain and gradient; for example, Level 1 is 10–30 minutes, on flat terrain, with no stiles or steps. In Devon there are 115 opportunities to take part in a health walk every week.
To find out more about your local health walk scheme or to order programmes for your area, please contact the scheme coordinators using the details on the attached leaflet. For any other queries regarding the development of WFH or how you can get more involved please contact Rebecca Russell on 01392 925150 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please be aware this scheme will only be running until the 31st of July 2016.