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Group walks


Walking in a group is a great way to start walking, make new friends and stay motivated. Whether you're walking to improve your health, or simply for the pleasure of exploring your local area on foot, we offer a variety of walks to suit total beginners progressing up to the experienced rambler.

Walk Durham

Walk Durham offer three levels of walk:

  • Gentle Steps to Walking - on a flat running tracking
  • Get Walk Ready - short walks to get you back into walking
  • Wellbeing Walks - relatively flat with some stiles led by trained instructors

Walk Durham

Guided countryside walks

These walks take place throughout County Durham's countryside covering various terrain, from surfaced paths to rough track surfaces, moorland, streams, stiles and inclines. The walks range from short two mile strolls, to long, hard hikes of up to 15 miles. They are a great way to take in beautiful views, discover more about nature including the wide range of plants and animals that make their homes here, and explore the rich historical and geological heritage of County Durham.

Guided countryside walks

Contact us
Countryside Service
03000 264 589