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 Walkers Tuesday 13:00 Arniston Rangers Car Park
Gorebridge Striders Tuesday 13:00 Arniston Rangers Car Park
Dalkeith Walkers Tuesday 13:30 St Nicholas Church, Dalkeith
Dalkeith Striders Tuesday 13:30 St Nicholas Church, Dalkeith
Mayfield Walk & Talk Wednesday 11:00 Pavilion Cafe, Mayfield Park
Loanhead Walkers Thursday 10:00 Loanhead Library
Loanhead Striders Thursday 10:00 Loanhead Library
Newtongrange Walk & Talk Thursday 11.00 Newtongrange Library
Woodburn Walk & Talk Thursday 11:30 Grassy Riggs, Woodburn Road
Penicuik Walkers Friday 09:45 St Mungo's Church Hall
Roslin Walkers Friday 10:00 The Original Roslin Inn
Mayfield Walking Group Friday (starts 29/04/2022) 11:00 Mayfield Park Pavillion
Rosewell Walkers Friday 13:30 Rosewell Parish Church Hall
Rosewell Striders Friday 13:30 Rosewell Parish Church Hall
Bonnyrigg Walking Group Sunday (starts 24/04/2022) 13:30 The Lasswade Centre

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