Sport and leisure

Walking is an activity that all the family can do together. It's a great form of exercise and good for your mental and emotional wellbeing too.

Here in Barnsley we have a range of fantastic places to walk, from countryside footpaths bordering the Peak District, to multi-user trails such as the Trans Pennine Trail. There are paths through woodlands, parkland, reservoir trails and nature reserves. There's something to suit everyone so just pick a route, or find a group ...

Where to walk

If you're thinking about getting your walking boots on, check out the following websites to find out where you can walk in Barnsley.

All Trails - best trails in Barnsley

The Trans Pennine Trail

Walking for health

Walk Well Barnsley is a walking for health scheme which runs a programme of led walks to suit all ages and abilities. All walks are free and people with long-term health conditions are particularly encouraged to join at their own pace.

You can also search for 'walk well' in our Live Well Barnsley directory to find other groups that might be suitable near you.

Find a walking group

There are groups across the borough running regular walks for fun and fitness. These are often organised by community groups or charities. Search for 'walk well' on Live Well Barnsley to find a group near you.

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