We offer free Nordic walking courses and low cost Nordic walking classes and beginner workshops. If you’re interested in Nordic walking and want to try it, we also offer free Nordic walking tasters.

We also support the following Nordic walking groups: 

St George Park (Beehive centre) Nordic walking group for older adults. This group meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays 10-11am with tea/coffee/hot chocolate afterwards at the Beehive. It is for adults aged 70 and over. If you are interested in joining this group please Email us. This group is free to join thanks to the support of The Grateful Society.

The Jubilee Green Nordic walking group. This group meets on Thursdays. It is organised by the South Gloucestershire Chinese Association. Please Email us for more information.

The Bangladesh Association Men’s Nordic walking group. This group meets on Tuesdays, with refreshments afterwards. Please Email us for more information.

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Free Nordic walking courses

We offer free (funded) Nordic walking courses in some of our local parks in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

The courses are sociable, welcoming, and friendly, supporting your health and wellbeing through Nordic walking. Most of our courses have some eligibility requirements so please check before you apply for a place.

Our course schedule for 2023 has now finished. Email us or contact Subitha on 07721 711687 for more information about our 2024 programme.

Regular Nordic walking classes

We run low-cost regular Nordic walking classes for our course and beginner workshop graduates. 

These hour-long classes are run by qualified instructors. They include a warm-up and cool-down and a sociable Nordic walk with technique instruction to help improve your fitness, energy and strength in an enjoyable way.

Most of our regular classes cost £3, but we also offer some free spaces. We run regular classes in the following parks:

Page Park

Our Page Park walk meets Mondays 10-11am. Please Email us  or contact Subitha on 07721 711687 to join this class.

Blaise Castle Estate

Our Blaise Castle Estate walk meets Tuesdays 10-11am. Please contact Sunita on 07916 439436 to join this class.

Eastville Park 

Our Eastville Park walk meets Wednesdays 10-11am. We have an online booking system for this class. Click here to book.

Nordic walking beginner workshops

Our Beginner workshops teach you the basics to get you started if you’re new to Nordic walking. They are in a small group, cost £10, and are suitable for all fitness levels. Once you’ve done this workshop you can join any of our regular walks.

We run Beginner Workshops regularly throughout the year. Please Email us  or contact Subitha on 07721 711687 for more information.

Free Nordic walking tasters

If you want to try Nordic walking, we run fun and friendly Nordic walking tasters. They are led by qualified instructors and will give you a taste of Nordic walking, it’s wellbeing and fitness benefits, and what courses and classes we offer. They are suitable for all fitness levels.

If you would like a private taster for your own group please Email us or contact Subitha on 07721 711687.