Walking is an easy way to see more of the local area for free. 

Bournemouth is a beautiful part of the world with award winning parks and gardens, as well as heathlands and beaches to enjoy.

Walking is a great way to see some of the towns hidden gems, whether you enjoy a gentle stroll though Stour Valley Nature reserve, or take in breath-taking views on a seafront walk towards Hengistbury Head, you're bound to see something new. 

To find out where things are, take a look at our map of the local parks and gardens.

Guided Walks

The Parks Team offers a range of guided walks and Monday Morning Meanders through out the year, so whether you're trying out leisure walking for the first time, or you have been enjoying it for years, there is bound to be something to suit you. 

You could explore the local countryside, go stargazing or wildlife spotting, learn about local flowers and fungi or make a natural materials Christmas decoration. 

Events usually last between 1 to 2 hours and there may be a charge.