Walking in Bracknell Forest

Walking is a great way to improve fitness levels at a gentle pace. There are a number of free health walks in Bracknell Forest which can be found on our Community Map (filter ‘get active’).

A selection are below – click the links to jump to that section:

Bracknell Forest Walks for Wellbeing – various routes

Our guided Walks for Wellbeing programme aims to promote physical and mental wellbeing through light exercise. Most are approx. 2 miles in length and will take about an hour, however are suitable for adults of all ages. Most include Bracknell Forest’s magnificent green spaces such as South Hill Park, Cabbage Hill, and Peacock Meadow.
Find out more on the Walks for Wellbeing web pages.

Sport in Mind wellbeing walk – South Hill Park

Fun, gentle drop-in walk to promote mental wellbeing. Come and get a breath of fresh air and explore the local area. Remember to wear weather appropriate clothes and shoes and bring a bottle of water.

Meet outside main reception, South Hill Park, every Thursday, 2pm – 3pm. Feel free to join them for a cup of tea afterward in the cafe too!
Find out more details on the Sport in Mind website.

Sandhurst health walks group

The Sandhurst health walks group meets daily from Monday to Friday at 9.30am at Sandhurst Community Centre.
For more information call Colleen Pidgeon (volunteer scheme coordinator) on 01344 774754 or email: colleen.pidgeon@lineone.net

Local places to walk

Countryside walks suitable for a range of abilities are available in the borough. Find out more on the council’s website. Walks include:

  • moderate countryside circular routes of between 4km and 10.8km distances.
  • circular walks leaflets that advertise routes suitable for dog walking or admiring nature
  • long distance trails such as the Bracknell Forest Ramblers Route and Blackwater Valley Path.

If you would like to meet similar minded people and get more involved in walking with a club, more information can be found at The Ramblers Association.

If you know a route that we haven’t covered – contact us at public.health@bracknell-forest.gov.uk. We’d love to tell others about it!