Dudley Mind Walking Group
Dudley Mind Walking Group
Our walking group is a friendly, welcoming and supportive group of people who all enjoy meeting up once a month for a walk and a chat together, to help improve and manage their mental health and wellbeing.
The walks are led each month by our two friendly walk leaders Kirpal and Ade who both have their own experience with mental health as well as being members of our board of trustees.
Below is our schedule of walks for July – December 2019
All walks are between 3-5 miles, allow up to 2 1/2 hours. Basic level of fitness needed and ability to climb steps or use stiles.
Saturday July 27th – Walk and Summer Picnic in the Park, Baggeridge Country Park, Sedgley
Meet at 10:00am, Baggeridge Park Car Park (note there is a small fee of £3 for parking at Baggeridge).
Please bring a picnic item or two to share (unless it’s raining – then we’ll go to the Café!). Easy walk, some slopes and steps.
Saturday August 31st – The Pedmore Loop, Stourbridge
Meet at 10:00am, Ounty John Lane, Pedmore, Stourbridge.
Easy to moderate walk, some steps – nice views over fields
Saturday September 28th – Bunkers Hill Wood in Autumn, Stourbridge
Meet at 10:00am, Bunkers Hill Wood car park.
Moderate walk, some steep hills – nice views and changing leaves?
Saturday October 26th – Kinver Edge – The Witches’ Cave, Kinver
Meet at 10:00am, Kinver Rock Houses Car Park, Kinver.
A Halloween theme to this walk! Moderate walk, some steep slopes – might be mud.
Saturday November 30th – Wollaston Canal Winter Walk (including café stop and warm up at Bell’s Fisheries)
Meet at 10:00am, Wollaston Tennis club car park, Wollaston
Easy walk. One stile – might be mud.
Saturday December 28th – Clent Hills Country Park, Hagley
Meet at 10:00 am – Nimmings Wood Car Park, Clent Hills, Hagley (Note there is a fee for parking at this car park)
Moderate walk, some steep climbs. Great views of a winter wonderland?
If you would like to join the group call Simon at Dudley Mind on 01384 442938 or email firstname.lastname@example.org You can also fill out the form at the bottom of this page and we will be in touch with you soon.
Physical activity, nature and mental health
The Mind Get Set to Go Programme has proven that taking part in a physical activity improves peoples mental health and wellbeing. If you would like to learn more about the Get Set to Go Programme and the findings from it, please download the GStG Summary Evaluation.
As well as taking part in a physical activity, being outside amongst nature can also have positive effects such as