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Walking & Cycling

Walking for Health

'Walking for Health' is a national programme which aims to get people walking more through regular group walks, led by trained volunteer leaders.

Walking is a great way to build physical activity into everyday life, whilst enjoying natural surroundings in a sociable setting. For more information, visit the Walking for Health website.

Find details of other walking groups in York via the Walking for Health website.

Health Walks Scheme

The York Health Walks scheme provides 14 free group walks of different lengths from 12 different locations across the city of York. 

For more information about:

  • The walks, what to wear, who are they for, how long are the walks
  • How to become a walk leader
  • What the benefits of walking are
  • Download the York Health Walks brochure

Please visit the York Health Walks website.


Electric bikes are rapidly growing in popularity with over 36 million now being sold worldwide each year.

iTravel York have produced a useful leaflet which covers the types of electric bike available and provides a range of reasons why one might be for you. To download the leaflet and find further information visit iTravel York.

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