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Walking in the Garnock Valley

The Walking in The Garnock Valley Project aims to encourage and support more walking around the Garnock Connections project area. There is lots of beautiful countryside and miles of coastline to be explored and we want to give people more opportunities to do just that.

The Walking in the Garnock valley project will work with volunteers to train more walk leaders who are confident to lead a variety of walks in the area. Volunteers will receive walk leader training and support in organising and leading guided walks.

First aid training is now also offered to complement walk leader training for newly trained and existing walk leaders to boost confidence even more in leading walks and broadening their skill set and strengthening local communities and the wider society. 

 A programme of guided walks during the Garnock Connections delivery phase will establish the walk leaders and build a self-sustaining network that will continue to facilitate access to heritage sites and the wider landscape long after the Garnock Connections programme has come to an end.

Did you know?

Walking is a great way to stay healthy and to stay in touch. It has many benefits:

Helps to control weight, improves heart and lung function. Reduces signs of stress and anxiety, reduces high blood pressure, keeps your brain active and boosts your self confidence and that is just for starters!

Get Involved

If you want to walk more, enjoy walking as part of the group and would like to encourage and support others to walk you are invited to contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. about how you can get involved.  Walk leader training will be organised at various locations and will be offered several times a year.

Contact Details

Kate Cuthbert

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01294 32 4298

North Ayrshire Council
Cunninghame House
Irvine, KA12 8EE

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