Poles Ahead Nordic Walking: Penselwood

20/01/2020 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am – Activity: A one hour session involves learning the Nordic walking technique initially (usually 4 – 6 weeks to learn the basics). Each week has a different theme and route that involves Nordic walking and other functional exercises using the poles while out on a walk. A short Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire will need to be […]

Nordic Walking Stalbridge and Milborne Port

20/01/2020 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am – Activity: Join Abigail Hackland for Nordic Walking.  Nordic Walking is a fun and sociable way to get fit, that is accessible for all. It offers full body workout, using 90% of the body’s skeletal muscles and burning 46% more calories than ordinary walking. Nordic Walking uses special designed poles which help to improve posture, strengthen […]

Health Walk in the Stour Valley

20/01/2020 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am – Activity: Meet weekly on Mondays at 10am for a Bournemouth Parks Ranger led gentle guided walk around our lovely Nature Reserve, stopping to look at wildlife and anything of interest, it’s a great opportunity to enjoy being outside surrounded by Nature and fresh air. Suggested things to bring: Waterproofs, suitable walking footwear, snack & drink or […]

Flourish Ecotherapy Livability Holton Lee

20/01/2020 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm – Activity: Flourish is an ecotherapy-based (green care) wellbeing project that aims to support individuals to learn new skills, improve life opportunities, reduce social isolation and increase resilience and wellbeing. As part of the programme individuals are encouraged to participate in a range of activities including horticulture, conservation, woodworking/garden maintenance, landscaping, forestry and catering. Individuals can […]

Canford Heath Education Walk

20/01/2020 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm –   Activity: A monthly nature health walk on Canford Heath.  Up to 2.5 miles in length, the walk is of moderate intensity and takes place on uneven ground with some slight inclines.  The walk often takes around two hours. Suggested things to bring: Waterproofs, suitable walking footwear. Cost: Free More info and to book: Just […]

Monday Morning Meanders (Bournemouth)

20/01/2020 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Activity: Walks looking at the flora and fauna, with the occasional joke or poem thrown-in.  Beat the Monday morning blues with a refreshing fun stroll through some of our most beautiful countryside.  All meanders last between 1.5 and 2 hours. Suggested things to bring: Waterproofs, suitable walking footwear. Optional, Camera and Binoculars Cost: Free More info […]

Shed Project – Durlston Pleasure Grounds

20/01/2020 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm – Activity: Numerous activities including basket-making, bird-boxes, hurdle-making, plant propagation, painting and general site maintenance. Everyone is welcome including those with disabilities/dementia. Groups are also very welcome, please contact us beforehand so that we can make any special arrangements for you. (‘Tramper’ mobility-scooters available from Durlston Castle) Suggested things to bring: Suitable clothing for the tasks […]

Walking for Health Dorchester Strollers

20/01/2020 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am – Activity: Dorchester Strollers is an accredited Walking for Health Group offering two walk occasions each week – a slow walk of up to 45 minutes and a longer faster walk of an hour. For each walk there is a leader and a backmarker. Afterwards there is always opportunity for tea/coffee. No need to book but […]

Inspired by Archives

20/01/2020 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm – Activity: Enjoy the countryside? Love history? Enjoy both with pictures, maps or recordings at the Dorset History Centre and learn something new about the natural world and local artists. The group is open to everyone including carers, those with dementia or with mobility, sensory or learning difficulties or those who would just enjoy the company […]

Walking for Health Hamworthy Common Healthy Walk

20/01/2020 @ 1:15 pm – 2:00 pm – Activity: A 45 minutes walk that commences at Rockley Park Viewpoint and encompasses Hamworthy Common before arching down to Lake Pier and then completing a circular loop. All walks are led by experiences trained volunteer walk leaders and offer a great social opportunity to keep fit and have fun! All walks are free and are […]