Simply Walk update 9th April 2021
Nearly there - its been a long time coming...but
Monday 12th April = all systems go for Simply Walk.
- not all our walks as indicated on the map will be operational so please check via the booking site - which is now open (see below).
- some walks may be delayed in their start date - so check a few weeks forward if you cant see what your walk listed
- Bank Holidays Monday 3rd and 31st May - not all walks are operating as usual - please check the booking site
- All (i.e. past and new) walkers are required to submit a new registration form via the link below:-
Paper copies will be available for those walkers not online - we have posted them out to our walkers without an email address and your walk leaders will also have paper copies.
About Simply Walk
Walking is a great way to get out and about and meet new people while improving your health and wellbeing. Simply Walkers are out in all weathers, smiling, talking and enjoying each others company.
Our volunteer-led walks run all year, with over 700 walkers who join us on one of over 50 walks across the county every week. Volunteer leaders are there to help you walk at your own pace, so there is no need to worry about being left behind, lost or feeling left out.
Most walks are weekly, but we also hold fortnightly and monthly walks at some locations. All new walkers are welcome whether you are fit and active, haven't exercised in a long time, or have been advised to join by a doctor.
So, why not join us and start walking. We have walks to suit almost everyone, so come along!
Make a booking (not possible until Tuesday 6th April)
Book a Simply Walk event online. Read our instructions on how to make a booking.
You will also need to:
- have completed the walker registration form (see link above)
- read our information about taking part in a Simply Walk during coronavirus PDF, 107KB
Levels of walk
Level 1 - Get started with walks over flat ground and no stiles (up to 45 minutes)
Level 2 - Occasional stile and gradient (up to 60 minutes)
Level 3 - Occasional stile and gradient (between 60-90 minutes)
Level 4 - Occasional stile and gradient (90 minutes plus)
Please note the level 4 walks are "Progression Walks". These are not part of the national Walking for Health Scheme.
Please note: This video was produced prior to COVID 19 and social distancing rules.
What to wear
Please wear suitable footwear and clothing and bring a stick if you need one. We also suggest that you bring water with you.
Bringing your dog
Well behaved dogs on non-extendable leads are permitted, at the discretion of the walk leader. It is the owner's responsibility to ensure their pet is covered by liability insurance.
Registered assistance dogs are allowed on all walks.
Cancelling a booked event
When you make a booking you will receive an automated email with details of the walk.
If you need to cancel your booking, for any reason, follow the link to view booking within the email and this will give you an option to cancel.
Volunteering with us
Simply Walk is seeking more Volunteer Walk Leaders.
Supporting Simply Walk
Funding for Simply Walk is not guaranteed every year. From the fabulous feedback we receive we know how much Simply Walk means to you. We want to be able to continue offering this service throughout Buckinghamshire.
Therefore, if you feel able, please consider giving a donation.we need to raise funds to support and continue Simply Walk.
You can also donate by sending a cheque. Cheques should be made payable to Buckinghamshire Council. On the back of the cheque, write: Simply Walk LPRW 256 Cost Code 932636.
Our postal address is:
Simply Walk Coordinator
Wycombe Area Office
All funds will go directly to Simply Walk to help us to maintain the programme.