Guided Walks 2022

Update: 28/09/22

*** New weekly Bradgate Park Wellbeing Walks are beginning on Monday 24th October 2022 ***

The timetable of walks for October through to the Christmas 2022 is now published below. Here are some notes on the walks coming up.

Bradgate Park Wellbeing Walks

On Monday 24th October weekly Wellbeing Walks will begin at Bradgate Park led by the fantastic Park volunteers. Each week there will be two walks on offer, a shorter fully accessible walk of up to an hour and a longer walk up to 90 minutes.

Meet for a 10am start in the car park at Newtown Linford. No need to pre-book, turn up and take part. More details on the dedicated page here.

Prostaid Wellbeing Walks

Coming up on Saturday 24th and Tuesday 1st November are two walks aimed at men living with Prostate cancer and their partners, friends or supporters. An opportunity to get active and have a chat with others.

These Wellbeing walks are up to 3 miles, with a shorter walk option as well. They are being led by Jerry & Ann Bullock from the Gorse Covert Wellbeing walks team.

The walks will both begin at 10.30am. Details are shared a week before the walks. If you'd like to join in, or find out more, contact Jerry & Ann at or text 07793 056 780

Loughborough Female Fitness walks

Loughborough Female Fitness Club run a range of activities aimed at promoting and engaging in healthy active lifestyles within a safe and fun female only environment. Sessions are welcoming and friendly.

They lead two walks each week.

* The Monday Motivation walk is a steady paced walk up to an hour, meeting each week at Gorse Covert, Loughborough to set off at 10am

* The Wednesday Nature walks are walks of up to 2hrs at various locations

For more information and contact details click here

Countryside walks

These walks explore different areas of the Borough and beyond. Often a little longer in length that the Wellbeing Walks. They will follow rights of way across fields and alongside waterways to visit some lovely countryside locations.

Walk leader Martin is leading two half-day walks or 8/9 miles:

* East Leake explorer on Thursday 13th October

* Hoton Hills & Cotes on Thursday 10th November

Walk leader John is leading:

* Mountsorrel Riverside circular a 5 mile walk on Thursday 20th October

* Bradgate Park circular a 5 mile walk on Monday 14th November

* Beacon Hill, a 3.5 mile walk on Tuesday 13th December

All of these walks require pre-booking here.

Weekly Wellbeing Walks:

You're welcome to turn up and join in all of our weekly Wellbeing Walks at Shepshed, Barrow, Gorse Covert (Loughborough), and Loughborough Town (John Storer House, Loughborough). New walkers are welcome.

Charnwood Action Group:

The free monthly walks with Charnwood Action Group supporting people with learning disabilities continue with the next walk from Quorn on Weds 14th September. The full timetable of walks for the rest of the year can be found here

Walkie Talkie

The monthly workplace networking walks at Bradgate Park continue on Weds 7th September. Meeting at the Newtown Linford car park for a walk and talk of around an hour. Booking required at

Nordic Walks:

We have weekly free Nordic walks at Queen's Park in Loughborough suitable for new walkers** There are also weekend Nordic walks at The Outwoods with Loughborough Nordic Walking.

** If you're new to Nordic walking and would like to give it a go you're welcome to join in. In order to get involved:

-> We can offer a short term loan of a pair of poles for a 2 month period for a small refundable deposit.

-> You'll need to undertake a short instruction session we call an induction. During October to December please contact Loughborough Nordic Walking to arrange an induction and a taster walk

Accessing our walks by public transport

To find out how to get to our walks without using your car we recommend using the journey planner and walking & cycling maps on the Choose How You Move webpages, click here.

Details of all these walks are on the timetable below, click on the image to open it up.

Guided walks October to December 2022

Click the image/s to show the full timetables

Online booking link

Queens Park Nordic walks

Gorse Covert walks

Barrow walks

Guided walks with Martin

Guided walks with John

Walkie Talkie networking walks with Leslie & Jo

Safe, Well, Happy Group walks

Charnwood Action Group walks