Healthy walks

HeartSmart walks programme

The HeartSmart walks programme provides volunteer-led guided walks at locations around the Chichester District with two to three walks per week throughout the year.

These walks are designed to cater for all ages and abilities, offering an opportunity to exercise and meet new people in a safe and friendly environment.

HeartSmart Walk Programme for May - July 2024

HeartSmart Walk Programme for August - October 2024


You must pre-book onto all our HeartSmart walks in the current programme. To book your place, please visit the Chichester District Council website (new window) 

HeartSmart Walks –  Guidance

Please find below the guidance for the HeartSmart Walks

  • Walks will be available to book one week in advance.
  • Booking your place: If you would like to join a walk, please book a place on the Chichester District Council website
  • There are limited spaces on each walk.
  • If you are unable to attend, please cancel your booking so that someone else can take your place. This can be done via the cancellation link on your confirmation email, or if cancelling on the day of the walk, please call 01243 521041. 
  • Please do not turn up for a walk without booking as we will have to turn you away.
  • Please be aware walks may be cancelled at short notice. All pre-booked walkers will be informed.
  • You MUST NOT attend a walk if you are unwell.

For more information please email Chichester Wellbeing or call 01243 521041.

To read about the benefits of joining a HeartSmart walk, visit the South Downs National Park website and read the 'HeartSmart: Walking for Health' case study' (2018).

Local walks

The list of websites below, provide lots of information about local walks in West Sussex:

Man and woman walking 

Your Wellbeing hub