healthy walks programme launches in Burnham-On-Sea
in the Burnham-On-Sea area are being encouraged to pull on their
walking boots and join a series of outdoor walks, which start
on Monday (September
Sedgemoor District Council's Healthy Lifestyles team is launching
the 'Walking for Health' programme, which includes a number of
free guided local walks arranged in conjunction with Natural England
with the aim of encouraging people to be active.
"The new programme runs from September to December this year
and features new weekly Monday Morning Ambles that are aimed at
those wishing to walk at slower paces and shorter distances,"
spokeswoman Claire Faun told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
ambles are ideally designed for those recovering from illness
or injury, plus the elderly, people with disabilities and anyone
new to exercise."
first event will be held at 10am on Monday (September 6th) at
Highbridge's Apex Park.
will meet at Apex Park's main car park and wander through the
park, along the River Brue to Burnham beach and back.
The full schedule of walks can be downloaded here
or you can contact the council's Health Promotion Co-ordinator
on 01278 435715 to get a paper copy sent to you. Volunteer Walk
Leaders are also bought sought.
are some of the previous walks along the River Parrett and at
the Steart bird watching tower