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    Walking for Health Summer Programme 2021

    The Health Walk programme restarts - why not join in with these free and covid safe walks

    Walking for Health Summer Programme 2021

    “Walking can make us happier and healthier by providing a chance to get some head space and connect with nature. It is a great way to help us get moving while exploring our local communities.”

    Mike Diaper, Executive Director Children, Young People and Tackling Inactivity, Sport England

    The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of access to the outdoors, staying active and the wellbeing benefits of walking.  To support our local communities achieve this we continue to deliver our successful programme of health walks both within the city and across our beautiful district.  In partnership with the Ramblers Association a programme of Wellness Walks are now available, as lock down restrictions are eased. Wellness Walks are friendly short group walks within our local area, all walks are led by trained walk leaders.  

    Tuesday Trundle Walking Programme Autumn 2021

    Tuesday Trundles are restarting - why not stretch your legs with these free and covid safe walks

    Tuesday Trundle Walking Programme Autumn 2021

    “Walking can make us happier and healthier by providing a chance to get some head space and connect with nature. It is a great way to help us get moving while exploring our local communities.”

    Mike Diaper, Executive Director Children, Young People and Tackling Inactivity, Sport England

    Tuesday Trundles are walks run by trained volunteers exploring our beautiful local area.  These are more strenious walks than the Wellness Walks, involving walking for 2 hours in more challenging environments.

    If you would like to come along, pleasae pre-book and spaces on each walk are limited.  To book please contact Carlisle City Council on 07935 001511 or email [email protected]

    Bitts Park (CA3 8UL)

    The park is a peaceful haven only 800 metres from the City Centre, comprising formal gardens, riverside walks, children’s play area and splash park (operates 11am-6pm), running routes and sports facilities.

    Bitts Park (CA3 8UL)

    A great place for relaxing, having fun and connecting with nature. The Rivers Eden and Caldew form the park’s Northern and Western boundaries respectively..

    Bitts Park is the home to Carlisle's premier play area with splash park, an outdoor active space and skate park.

    A limited amount of free parking is available on a first come first served basis opposite the entrance to the Sheepmount athletics stadium, off Sheepmount Road. Further pay and display car parks can be found off Dacre Road (East of Carlisle Castle) and Devonshire Walk (West of Carlisle Castle).

    Further pedestrian access to the park may be gained from Hardwick Circus, Eden Bridge and the City Centre.

    Bitts Park is easily accessable by using public transport links to Carlisle City Centre.

    Kingmoor North Nature Reserve (CA3 OJQ)

    Kingmoor North is a wildlife haven sandwiched between a growing industrial city. Assess by foot is gained from Kingstown Broadway, Bankend Road, A689 ,Chandler Way, Coopers Way various entrances from Kingmoor Park and also from Kingmoor South Nature Reserve

    Kingmoor North Nature Reserve (CA3 OJQ)

    Designated in 1913 Kingmoor North is the oldest nature reserve in Cumbria, follow the old Waverley railway line to discover areas of mature woodland as well as newer planted areas in this little wildlife haven.

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