Nordic Walking Avon Health Adventure Walks

18/09/2020 @ 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

18/09/2020 @ 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 […]

Nordic Walking Stalbridge and Milborne Port

18/09/2020 @ 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 […]

Wildlife Walks with Bob Ford

18/09/2020 @ 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

18/09/2020 @ 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. […]

Gardening for Goodness Kingcombe Centre

18/09/2020 @ 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 […]

Flourish Ecotherapy Livability Holton Lee

18/09/2020 @ 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 […]

General Gardening at Portland House

18/09/2020 @ 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

Upton Heath Healthy Walk

18/09/2020 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm – Activity: An extended walk that lasts up to 90 minutes in duration which starts and ends in Upton Country Park and includes Upton Forest. Suggested things to bring: Waterproofs, suitable walking footwear. Cost: Free More info and to book: Just turn-up (Bus-shelter, Upton Country Park) or call 01202 261333 for more information.

Walking for Health Upton County Park

18/09/2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Activity: A 2/3km lunchtime walk around the park, taking in some of the fantastic scenery overlooking Poole Town and Holes Bay. Suggested things to bring: Waterproofs, suitable walking footwear. Cost: Free More info and to book: Just turn up or phone 01202 261333 www.poole.gov.uk/sports-and-leisure/sports-and-fitness/healthy-walks