Ageing Well - activities for over 50s

Health walks for the 50+

Would you like to join Be-Active, Midlothian's Ageing Well Project, in a range of local walking programmes taking place throughout Midlothian?

The walks are designed for older people of all abilities.

All walks are free of charge.

Each walk is guided around a variety of landmarks and areas of interest in Midlothian by a Community Health Volunteer. Each volunteer has been fully trained through the National Paths for All programme.

Health walks timetable
Walk Day Times Meet at
Gorebridge Tuesdays 13:00 Gorebridge Leisure Centre
Dalkeith Tuesdays 13:30 St Nicholas Church, Dalkeith
Newtongrange Thursday 11:00 Newtongrange Library
Loanhead Thursdays 10:00 Loanhead Library
Penicuik Fridays 09:45 St Mungo's Church Hall
Rosewell Fridays 13:30 Rosewell Parish Church Hall
Bonnyrigg Sundays 14:00 Outside Ladbrokes, Polton Street

Functional Fitness Checks

Functional Fitness Checks are offered to Ageing Well participants in Midlothian. They are available in various locations throughout the year. Checks include grip strength, blood pressure and 6 other short fitness tests, as well as optical checks and physiotherapy advice.

Become a volunteer

Find out how to get involved as a volunteer