Wellbeing Walks

Nordic Walks


Nordic walking involves using specially designed poles. It combines walking with core and upper body conditioning, similar to Nordic skiing.

The poles reduce pressure on the knees and joints and 90% of the skeletal muscles are used in Nordic walking. It is suitable for all ages and abilities and can help improve balance and reduce the risk of falls.

Each session starts with a warm-up and aerobic section and ends with a cool down and stretches.

We offer a:





8 weeks

How to get involved

If you would like to get involved in a Nordic walking group, please contact us on 0131 653 3977 or complete our form.

Buddy Walking


Sometimes, people don’t feel ready or able to join a walking group. We can match you with a Volunteer Buddy Walker who can take you on short walks to help you to get back to walking or walk more. These matchings can take place over 10 weeks and are arranged individually to cater for the needs of each person.

Please note there is a waiting list to be matched with a buddy walker.

Get a Buddy Walker

If you would like to find out about being matched with Buddy Walker, please contact us on 0131 653 3977 or complete our form.

Contact us 0131 653 3977 or info@changeschp.org.uk