Where to Walk & Talk in your local area
There are lots of places to Walk & Talk in the Northern Area for more information:
- Visit Antrim and Newtownabbey Council’s Walking Routes Page
- Causeway Coast and Glens Walks and Hikes
- Mid and East Antrim Walking and Hiking
- Visit Mid Ulster Walks and Trails
If you want to discover more routes in Northern area or elsewhere WalkNI.com is a great online resource for walkers in Northern Ireland. It provides up-to-date information on walking routes with route descriptions and maps for over 200 short, medium and long-distance walks. WalkNI.com has been developed and is managed by Outdoor Recreation NI who also host the Green Spaces Map
Join an existing walking group
You’ll also be able to find out about walking groups in Northern area through:
- The Healthy Living Centre Alliance website www.hlcalliance.org
- Recovery Colleges – available in each Trust area
There are also a number of Walking for Health groups in Belfast. To find out about Walking for Health groups in the Northern Area contact Nicola Arbuckle; [email protected] Or phone: 028 2563 5575
Walking for Health
If you want to Walk & Talk with more people and make it a regular activity in your local community or workplace, we would encourage you to attend Walk Leader Training.
Walking for Health is delivered by Health and Social Care Trusts across Northern Ireland and is supported by the Public Health Agency (PHA). All Walk Leaders are provided with training updates, networking opportunities, and advice and support on establishing, promoting and running a successful walking group. Insurance cover is also provided.
If you are interested in attending walk leader training and leading regular walks in the Northern Area contact: Nicola Arbuckle; [email protected]