Number of people participating in Walking for Health Schemes

Monitoring

Walking is simple, free, and one of the easiest ways to get more active, lose weight and become healthier. Walking groups also provides an opportunity to make new friends. The Shropshire Walking for Health scheme offers a wide range of walks throughout the county. New walkers with a medical condition are advised to seek advice from their GP/Practice Nurse prior to starting with a walking group.

The number of people currently participating in the Shropshire Walking for Health scheme is 1361. In addition there are 338 walk volunteers who lead the walks. 86% of participants are aged over 50 whilst 20% are over 75.

To find local walks visit:  https://www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/