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 Tuesday 13:00 Gorebridge Leisure Centre
Dalkeith Tuesday 13:30 St Nicholas Church, Dalkeith
Mayfield Wednesday 11:00 Cornerstone Cafe, Mayfield Church
Newtongrange Thursday 11:00 Newtongrange Library
Loanhead Thursday 10:00 Loanhead Library
Woodburn Thursday 11:30 Grassy Riggs, Woodburn Road
Penicuik Friday 09:45 St Mungo's Church Hall
Rosewell Friday 13:30 Rosewell Parish Church Hall
Bonnyrigg Sunday 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