Walk for Health

Cardiff Walking Festival 2013

Butetown, Riverside & Grangetown Taff Trail Walk

Wed 8th May

Our “Old is Gold” group took part in a “Walk for Health” yesterday with “Outdoor Cardiff” The group walked from South Riverside Community Development Centre (SRCDC) to Pedal Power, Pedal powerPontcanna, along the Taff Trail.

Outdoor Cardiff promotes a rich variety of open air events, places and activities that the city has to offer.

If you would like to take part in a “Walk for Health” please get in touch. You can also have a look at Outdoor Cardiff’s website to see what they have coming up. There portal provides links to a wide range of web sites, allowing residents and visitors to discover what outdoor opportunities are on offer in the city and its surroundings.

“Walking is simple, free and one of the easiest ways to get more active, lose weight and become healthier” (NHS). The benefits of walking are huge, not to mention enjoyable. If you would like to read more about the benefits of walking take a look at the NHS website here.

Walk for health


Walking the dog! This is beneficial for both you and your dog. Cardiff City has some great parks where dogs are welcome. Just remember to be a responsible dog owner! Read more about responsible dog ownership here with Keep Wales TidyWalk for health

If you don’t have a dog of your own you can become a volunteer with a rescue center such as Cardiff Dogs Home. Read more about volunteering with Friends of Cardiff Dogs Home here

If you would like to take part in walking activities in the future or would just like to find out more and have a chat with your Communities First Health Team give us a call on 029 20340975 and ask for Tony, Lucy or Rebecca.

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