Nordic Walking Stalbridge and Milborne Port

06/03/2020 @ 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 […]

Nordic Walking Avon Health Adventure Walks

06/03/2020 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am – Activity: Enjoy sociable nordic walking in and around the Avon Heath. Begins with a selection of warm-up exercises before the walk and finishes with cool down stretches. The walks are led by an accredited instructor or leader and are a relaxing way to enjoy being active outdoors. Participants must hold a freedom passport to attend. […]

Poles Ahead Nordic Walking: Shaftesbury

06/03/2020 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am – Activity: A one hour session that involves learning the Nordic walking technique initially (it usually takes 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 […]

Okeford Fitzpaine Health Walks

06/03/2020 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am – Activity: A walk of around one hour covering 1 to 2 miles. Suggested Things to Bring: Please wear suitable footwear and bring waterproofs if the weather looks inclement. Cost: Free More info and to Book: All welcome, no need to book, just turn up. Well behaved dogs can come along too. Please let us know […]

General Gardening at Portland House

06/03/2020 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm – Activity: Gardening in general, weeding, pruning, lawn care, etc. with the National Trust.   Tea and coffee provided. Steel toe cap boots provided if attendance regular. Suggested things to bring: Bring waterproofs, suitable footwear, snack/drink/lunch if staying all day. Cost: Free More info and to book: 07826 890940 Cost: Free

Wildlife Walks with Bob Ford

06/03/2020 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am – Activity: All walks are for 90 minutes (unless otherwise stated) over a distance of 1-2 miles. No booking required. Walks are never cancelled due to bad weather, but sometimes the list does have to be changed – so please check the website for details. Locations vary across Dorset – see website for details: www.dorsetwalks.com Suggested […]

Avon Heath Country Park Volunteer Conservation Task

06/03/2020 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Activity: Will involve conservation activities such as using hand tools to cut small pine trees and other invasive plants threatening the heath land. Tasks will reflect the needs of the park depending on the season and may even be based round visitor facilities if required to support the running of the park such as creating planters. […]

The Greenwood Club

06/03/2020 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm – Activity: The Greenwood Club, run by Dorset Forest Schools, aims to provide positive shared experiences/memories for those individuals living with dementia and their amazing carers or partners. The group learn green woodworking techniques, rural crafts and cooking outdoors in a relaxing woodland environment. A typical session would include: 1.  Meeting new friends and sharing yummy cake 2. Collecting […]

Gardening for Wellbeing at Greengage

06/03/2020 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm – Activity: Come along and take part in vegetable and fruit growing as well as wildlife gardening. There are activities to sort all abilities both indoors and outdoors, no experience is necessary. Join our friendly group for a cuppa, an hour or all day – it really is up to you! All are welcome as part […]

Gardening for Goodness Kingcombe Centre

06/03/2020 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm – Activity: Dorset Wildlife Trust’s Kingcombe Centre is set in a wonderful peaceful location, in the heart of the amazing nature reserve and wildflower meadows. These sociable gardening mornings each Friday are an opportunity to get outdoors and meet like-minded people, build your confidence, make new friends and improve your gardening skills working in the centre’s […]