Local Groups

Walking for Health - Local Groups

Details below taken from:  South Somerset District Council's 'Health Walks Directory' 

If you are considering trying out any of the walks below for the first time, it is advisable to contact the leader to ensure the walk is taking place. Don't forget to wear suitable footwear and clothing. If this is your first walk, please arrive early to fill in a Walker Registration Form before the walk.

South Somerset Walking for Health walks are led by trained volunteers.

Langport Health Walks

When: Mondays at 11.30

Where: Langport Library

length of walk: 45-60 minutes

Description: Walks are mainly flat but some of the terrain may be uneven and muddy when wet, Walks start and finish at the library where refreshments are provided for a modest fee! No need to book. Just turn up in weather appropriate clothing and footwear. Please check the library foyer noticeboard for details.

From January 2019 there will be more Langport walks on offer:

  • Monday -  Most week’s there will be a choice of walks: easy pace up to 60 minutes; steady pace up to 90 minutes.  information tel 01458 250130
  • Sunday - Information to follow 

  

                                           Langport walkers November 2018. Photos taken by walker, Dave Vigar

 

Curry Rivel Health Walks

When: fortnightly, 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. Meet at 10.15, depart 10.30

Where: The Green, Curry Rivel

Length of walk: 60-75 minutes

Description: Walks are generally flat covering a mixture of urban terrain and fields in dry weather.

Leader: Andrew Jordan Tel 01458 250725

 

Somerton Health Walks

When: 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at 11.30

Where: Somerton Library

Length of Walk: Up to 1 hour

Description: A mix of pavements and countryside routes. Please wear appropriate footwear such as walking boots. At the end of the walk we visit a pub for refreshments

Leader: Mo Fletcher Tel 01458 274631  email fletcher080@btinternet.com

 

Somerton Short Walks

When: 4th Thursday of the month at 1.30

Where: Somerton Library

Length of Walk: Up to 1 hour

Description: A gentle low impact walk for beginners who would like to start excercising and socialise

Leader: Annie Morley and  Mo Fletcher Tel 01458 274631  email fletcher080@btinternet.com