Health Walks


For more information on the walks, please contact the Active Blaby team:

Call 0116 2727703

Sometimes overlooked as a form of exercise, walking can help you build stamina, burn excess calories and make your heart healthier. You do not have to walk for hours, a brisk 10-minute daily walk has lots of health benefits and counts towards your recommended 150 minutes of weekly exercise.

The Active Blaby team co-ordinate and sometimes lead a series of walks designed to get people moving. These Health Walks are quite short in length, relatively easy in pace and are delivered in a way to get you moving as a first step to building activity into your day. They are also a great chance to socialise with other like minded people and have some fun too!!

Led by a trained individual, they’ll take you to the more picturesque places in the area and make sure you have a pleasant experience. Dogs are welcome but must be well behaved and kept on a lead.

Quotes from walkers on our programme:


“Having taken early retirement in May 2021, the walks have provided me with the opportunity to keep my weight under control whilst meeting up and chatting with people who you do get know.  Particularly with being single, they also help to fill a void from a spare time perspective.”


“I find when walking with company I not only enjoy the social aspect, but will also walk further than I ever do when walking on my own.  Doing the walks has also encouraged me to seek time to do similar activity within my circle of friends. I have also loved having the opportunity to experience a variety of different routes that i didn’t know about before joining!”

Our Walking Groups:

Brisk Weekly Walk. Free Parking.

Kirby Muxloe Library, LE9 2EN

Monday 11:00 – 12:00

Community Walk Leader

Brisk Weekly Walk. Free Parking.

Stoney Stanton Memorial Playing Fields, LE9 4TQ

Tuesday 10:00 – 11:00

Community Walk Leader

Easy Weekly Walk. Free Parking.

Countesthorpe Library, LE8 5TB

Tuesday 11:30 - 12:30

Community Walk Leader

Brisk Weekly Walk. Free Parking.

Glen Hills Library, Glen Parva, LE2 9JD

Wednesday 10:30 – 11:30

Community Walk Leader

Easy Weekly Walk. Free Parking.

Glen Hills Library, Glen Parva, LE2 9JD

Wednesday 10:30 – 11:30

Community Walk Leader

Easy Weekly Walk. Free Parking.

Tesco, South Wigston, LE18 4SE

Monday 11:00 - 12:00

Community Walk Leader

Brisk Weekly Walk.

Parklands Leisure Centre, Oadby, LE2 5QG

Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00

Community Walk Leader

Easy Weekly Walk.

Two Steeples Pub, Wigston, LE18 1AD

Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00

Community Walk Leader

Easy Bi-Weekly Walk for Carers

Brocks Hill Country Park, Oadby, LE2 5JJ

Thursday 10:00 - 11:00

Community Walk Leader

Easy Weekly Walk.

South Wigston Methodist Church, LE18 4PB

Saturday 9:30 - 10:30

Community Walk Leader

Ladies Only Walk

Uplands Park, Oadby, LE2 4NT

Wednesday 17:30-18:30

Community Walk Leader

Ladies Monthly Walk


1st Sunday of every month at 9:30

Raheema 07742 040929

Before you start:

  • Wear any shoes or trainers that are comfortable, provide adequate support and do not cause blisters.
  • Prepare for the weather by bringing a waterproof and layered clothing which can be removed, in line with the forecast.
  • Sign up to the walk you wish to participate in.

Booking information

You need to register yourself onto our walks to make sure we have enough people on hand to safely lead you. You can do that by completing our registration form below as close as one hour before the walk is due to take place. On the first question, you need to select ‘Walking’ as the programme to enrol on and can you state which walk(s) you intend going on in the ‘additional information’ towards the bottom of the form.

Register on Walking

Cancellations Notice

In the event of bad weather or any other unforeseen circumstances, the Active Blaby team or Volunteer Walk Leader may have to cancel a walk. In the event of a walk being cancelled, an email, text or WhatsApp message will be sent to inform those who have attended a walk in the past or those that have booked onto a walk via our website of the cancellation, at the earliest possible convenience. 

Canal and River Trust Well-being Walks 

The Canal and River Trust are running free well-being walks at various locations along the Grand Union canal in south Leicestershire. These are the perfect opportunity to explore our beautiful waterways and local nature whilst enjoying a chat with like minded people. These gentle walks give you the chance to explore quiet stretches of the canal and even finish with a hot drink at the end! For more information on the canal walks, please click on the button below and scroll down to the Wellbeing Walks. You can contact Sean Payne at the Canal and River Trust at for more information and to book on.

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