Wirksworth walks


Wirksworth walks - Monday and Wednesday


Walking as part of a small group is a good way to start and keep going. You will make friends, encourage each other and discover new walks in and around your Wirksworth. What you can expect - trained walk leaders, good company with safe routes, and short walks around Wirksworth for beginners.

Our friendly, welcoming walks help people make new friends and get out and about—it's perfect for people who don't fancy intense exercise. You can start off slowly and build up gradually as you get more confident.

Think about it... your legs were made for walking. It's a wonderful form of natural exercise that can keep you healthy, living longer—and can even put a smile on your face.

Monday afternoon walks (weekly) 

Walk leaders: Peter and Roger
Walk level: Very Easy
Time: 2pm 
Duration: 60-90 mins
Meeting pointWirksworth Leisure Centre

We walk from the Leisure Centre . Each route is planned by the walk leaders before the day, taking into account the weather forecast and conditions underfoot.  These walks may take in hills but they will be taken at a very steady pace, stopping for breaks as necessary up the hills and on the walk supporting each other and enjoying being out walking together.  This walk is easier than the Wednesday walk.


Wednesday morning walks (weekly) 

Walk leaders: Rob, Peter and David
Walk levelModerate and Easy
Time: 9:45am 
Duration: 90-120 mins
Meeting pointWirksworth Leisure Centre

Since Covid we walk from the Leisure Centre . Each route is planned by the walk leaders before the day, taking into account the weather forecast and conditions underfoot.

This walks goes up and down hills at a steady pace on the local footpaths, using stiles and enjoying the environment around Wirksworth.  Breaks are taken but this walk is a little less steady than Monday and will walk further for a litle more time.