Improve your Health this summer with Walks for All in the Tamar Valley



The latest programmes of walks in the Tamar Valley, aimed at those who are looking to improve their health and meet new people, are available now to pick up from local outlets or to view online.

Three different weekly walks take place in the Tamar Valley area every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday morning. All are free; the walks are a great way to explore your local area and get to know new people.

Walk & Talk: Saltash meets every Monday morning. The summer programme includes walks around Trematon, Antony Passage and Cargreen, as well as Seaton Valley, St Germans and the Plym Valley.

Walk & Talk: Tamar Valley on Wednesday mornings, explores Tavistock Railway & Canal, Meavy & Burrator Dam and the Bere peninsula, plus a new walk around Hingston Down and the Danescombe Valley.

walk2 croppedWalking for Health, every Thursday morning, offers a series of easier walks varying from 30- to 90-minute strolls. On each walk there will be two fully trained walk leaders, giving all the support and encouragement you’ll need if you’re just starting out, or getting back into shape after an illness or operation. Most walks begin at the Tamar Valley Centre, Drakewalls, near Gunnislake.

New this season are the Norris Green/Honicombe Circular, Calstock/Higher Kelly Lane Circular, Harrowbarrow Coombe & Prince of Wales Mine Circular, and a beautiful walk from Bere Ferrers to Thorn Point and back. Don’t miss the summer special on Thursday 24th August, with free BBQ for all walkers after the walk on Kit Hill (booking essential by 17th August – 01822 835030).

If you’d like to delve a little deeper into the Tamar Valley, discover more with our trained Heritage Guides, Les Deering & Ann Marcer, who will share their knowledge of, and passion for, the area with you. This season’s walks include the Tamar & Royal Albert Bridge, the River Walkham, Cremyll and more.

View all walking programmes at, click on Explore, Walking, then follow the links. For further information, or printed versions of the programmes, please contact the Tamar Valley AONB team – 01822 835030, All are welcome to join the walks, no need to book.


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