Walk tall naturally with purpose

Beginner Courses, including for children … book now !

Booking is now open for these fixed date weekend and weekday courses:

Brighton & Hove area

  • Wednesdays from 10.30am to 12midday on 29 May, 12 & 19 June and 3 July (with extra dates of 10 & 17 July)
  • Saturdays from 10.30am to 12midday on 25 May and 1, 8 & 15 June (with extra dates of 20 June & 4 July)

Prices are from £45 per person (£11.25 a session) in Brighton & Hove. Maximum group size is six. Courses will take place in Stanmer Park.

Brighton & Hove Healthwalks
Discounted courses are available for city residents wanting to Nordic walk on the free, green Healthwalks or to join the free amber/red Nordic Progression Walks run by the City Council’s Healthwalks Scheme. Booking & more information about the next courses is at Healthwalks

Eastbourne & Seaford area

  • Thursdays from 10.30am to 12midday on 30 May, 13 & 20 June and 4 July (with extra dates of 11 & 18 July)
  • Saturdays from 1.30 to 3pm on 25 May and 1, 8 & 15 June (with extra dates of 22 June & 6 July)

Prices are from £41 per person (£10.25 a session) in Eastbourne/Seaford. Maximum group size is six. Courses will take place Seaford and the surrounding area.


To make an enquiry or book a place (stating which location is convenient), click on Nordic Walking for Health to send an email or text/phone 07813 524587. If you can, let us know your availability for more than one course that suits you.

For all courses:
- bookings can be made by family groups, i.e. children aged 14 & over if accompanied by a parent or adult carer. The course is free for under 16s and half-price for those aged 16 and over.
- beginner courses to reach the ’green traffic light’ foundation level of Nordic walking technique consist, if fully booked, of four 1.5 hour sessions, all of which should be completed
- dates are rolled forward one week if more bookings are required to make a course viable to run, i.e. the start and finish dates move on a week
- a beginner course can also be completed in less than four weeks by booking a more flexible version over two days be that consecutively, e.g. over a weekend, or two days a week apart
- extra dates are used when a session is postponed due to the weather and/or if participants extend the course to learn the higher Health and/or Fitness levels of technique beyond foundation
- applicants need to be ‘walking-fit’ to get a place (a ‘readiness to participate’ questionnaire must be completed beforehand)
- prices are described as ‘from £xx’, because they vary depending on location and the number of people on a course
- full course payment is required before or at the first session.

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