News and Events

Guided Town Walks

Published: 14 Aug 22

Monthly guided walks take place around historic Alton where you can learn more about the town's history and points of interest. The next one is Saturday 20 August, at 11am. The walks meet at the Cairn near the Curtis Museum on Crown Hill. Adults £3, children £0.50. Call 01420-85057 for more information. Read More...

Alton Women Walkers

Published: 14 Aug 22

We are a group of local women of all ages and interests who meet for a country walk (usually c5-6 miles/2-3 hours) on a Saturday morning each month. Our next walk is on Saturday 24 September, and is a circular c6 mile walk taking in Chawton Park Woods, Wivelrod and Beech. If you would like to go on our mailing list for future walks please contact Helen on 07887-744959 or at helendudley78@sky.com. Read More...

Petersfield Walking Festival 20-27 August

Published: 10 Jul 22

Petersfield launches inaugural Walking Festival Read More...

Alton Lions Club sponsored walk - Saturday 3 September

Published: 10 Jul 22

Walk Alton is supporting the Alton Lions Club in organising a sponsored walk in aid of Home Start Hampshire Read More...

670 miles covered! July news from Walk Alton

Published: 1 Jul 22

A recap of the Walking Festival's success and news of forthcoming opportunities to Start Walking! Read More...

'Married to amazement'

Published: 1 Jun 22

With the Walking Festival at an end, let's go wild for June and make the most of all this beautiful month has to offer... Read More...

Walking for Health

Published: 1 May 22

Kicking off the Walking Festival month with inspiring stories about people who have used walking to regain their fitness... Read More...

Family friendly walks

Published: 1 Apr 22

Tips to get the kids walking from The Ambling Path... Read More...

Walk to run

Published: 1 Mar 22

This month, George Longland is explaining why walking is not just the poor relation to running... Read More...

The core is strong in this one

Published: 1 Feb 22

This newsletter is all about core strength, spine stability and back health! Read More...

Let's go, 2022!

Published: 11 Jan 22

Is getting out more on your list of New Year's Resolutions? Read on for five tips to help you stick to your goals when life, the weather, or something else tries to get in your way. Read More...

Get Off the Couch Before It's Too Late

Published: 17 Dec 21

NEW BOOK by Hugh Bethell, a local doctor and founder of Cardiac Rehab and supporter of Walk Alton. The book explains the crucial role exercise has in treating and preventing many of the conditions that beset people as they advance in age. Read More...

Phytonicides all the way!

Published: 9 Dec 21

Have you heard of forest bathing but don't know what it is? Kate Care shares a beginner's guide. Click through to read the December newsletter and subscribe here: https://tinyurl.com/7kdsdyvf Read More...

Dust off the cobwebs

Published: 1 Nov 21

Don't let the weather put you off - walking is so good for you, and at this time of year there are lots of beautiful things to see! Click through to read the November newsletter and subscribe here: https://tinyurl.com/7kdsdyvf Read More...

Ticket to stride

Published: 1 Oct 21

This month's newsletter extols the benefits of using public transport to access local walks. Click through to read all about it and sign up to receive the newsletter here: https://tinyurl.com/7kdsdyvf Read More...

Walking the school run

Published: 7 Sep 21

The September newsletter is now available and details the health and social benefits of walking to school. Click through to view, and sign up for next month's newsletter here: https://tinyurl.com/7kdsdyvf Read More...

Map Reading

Published: 5 Aug 21

Ordnance Survey advice on map reading Read More...

What can walking contribute to your health and wellbeing?

What can walking contribute to your health and wellbeing?

Published: 12 Dec 20

Walk Alton organised an event looking at the benefits of walking for all aspects of our wellbeing, social, mental and physical health. There were some compelling messages. And you can read the full and interesting report here. Thanks to Dr Hugh Bethell, Sally Thomas, Helen Fisher and Amy Holder for their amazing insights. Read More...

Interactive Travel Map

Published: 20 Jun 20

Hampshire County Council have developed an interactive travel map that covers both walking and cycling as part of their campaign to help plan your trips during Covid-19 Read More...