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Orkney Healthy Walkers Group

Would you like to walk more?
Do you need the motivation of a regular walking group?
Would you like company to walk with?
Would you like to meet new people and chat along the way?

If so joining a health walk might be for you.

If you are interested in joining a walk feel free to just turn up on the day.  Please wear weather appropriate, comfortable, loose clothing and flat supportive footwear.  Please come along a few minutes early to allow time for registering.

If you would like more information on health walks, benefits of walking or are interested in becoming a health walk leader please contact Jessica Jones:

Telephone:  01856 888 180

Or go online at:

Health Walks in Orkney  

West Mainland Walkers
Meet outside the Smithfield Hotel at 10am on the second Monday of each month.
(Check Radio Orkney Daily Diary on the day)
Contact:  Email:

Balfour Healthy Walkers
Meets 1pm Balfour Hospital Memorial Building most Fridays.
(Check Radio Orkney Daily Diary on the day)
Contact Jessica : Telephone 01856 888180

Meets fortnightly on a Tuesday.
Leaves from 30 Victoria Street at 6.15pm
(Check Radio Orkney Daily Diary on the day)
Contact : Elspeth or Karen.
Telephone : 01856 873393

Orkney Islands Council
Meets 1pm in the reception area at OIC
Customer Services, School Place
Most Tuesdays
(Check Radio Orkney Daily Diary on the day)
Conatct: Phyllis Towrie
Telephone: 01856 873535

Orkney Blide Trust
Members only
Contact: Orkney Blide Trust: Sheena
Telephone: 01856 874874

Shapinsay Community Health Walk
Meets most Sundays
(Check Facebook and shop for meeting point)
Conatct: Annabel Bews
Telephone: 07701032679

Wheelie Walks
Meets most Wednesdays
Leaves from Balfour Maternity Ward at 1.30pm
(Check Radio Orkney Daily Diary on the day)
Contact: Balfour Maternity Ward
Telephone: 01856 888238

Last updated April 2017

For more information on walking, up to date information on health walks in your area, becoming a Volunteer Walk Leader

Contact: Jessica Jones
Telephone: 01856 888180


Or go online at

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