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Organised walks to improve your health

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Join a walk​​​​

​Ramblers MacMillan​ health walks are easy, short walks suitable for those with lower physical ability or long term conditions.

They start at 10am (except for Thursdays). Walks last for approximately 30 to 40 minutes​. They're located on bus routes and have car parking facilities. ​

Watch Walking for Health: walker's stories on YouTube

Walk timetables

Walks take place every week in Jersey, setting off from different locations. Use the link below to see the Jersey Walking for Health walk calendar. 

Jersey Walking For Health timetable on the Walking For Health website​

What you need to bring​​​​

Bring the following items with you for the walk:

  • an emergency contact number

  • reading glasses if you need them, as we will ask you to complete a basic questionnaire before your first walk
  • your medication if you take any for conditions, eg asthma or angina etc
  • if you have diabetes, bring a sugary snack or drink   
  • a completed copy of the outdoor health questionnaire

Walker registration form

​H​ealth and Safety during the walk​​​

​Qualified, first-aid trained walk leaders lead all walks. They adjust the pace of each walk to make sure nobody gets left behind.

The most important thing is that you start slowly and build up gradually. You don’t need to try to compete with others w​hen walking. Your aim is to steadily improve, rather than to walk farther or faster than anyone else. 

You should try to walk at a brisk pace. T​his means that you breathe a little faster, feel warmer and have a slightly faster heart beat. It doesn’t need to be hard and you should still be able to talk.

Listen to your body when you walk. If you feel dizzy, or develop pain or nausea, inform a walk leader about your condition.  

Health walks: a step in the right direction fact sheet

Ramblers / MacMillan Walking for Health w​ebsite​​

Become a volunteer walk leader​

If you would like to attend the training to ​become a volunteer walk leader, email our health walks co-ordinator or call +44 (0) 7797 758510.​

Email the health walks co-ordinator

Watch a short video to find out more about being a volunte​er walk leader​​

Volunteering with us on the walking for health website

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