Walking and running groups | Sevenoaks District Council

Walking and running groups

Steps to Wellbeing walks  

Steps to Wellbeing walks last at least 45 minutes and generally explore wooded areas. These walks can involve hills and uneven walking terrains and are generally two or three miles long. They are not suitable for wheelchairs or buggies.

For further information on the Steps to Wellbeing walks and to confirm your attendance please contact Jolanda on 07730618595 or email healthy.living@sevenoaks.gov.uk.


Edenbridge Walking Group

Setting off from Church Street, TN8 5BD, adjacent to the Church, this gentle circular walk will go across open fields, countryside and woodland thickets.

The next walks are taking place on:

  • Monday 3 June at 2pm
  • Wednesday 28 June at 10.30am


Otford Walking Group

Join us fortnightly on every first and third Monday of the month at 10am for a beautiful 3.6 mile walk starting at the Otford High-Street car. The walk follows the River Darent and comes back through the beautiful village of Otford, which has plenty of tea rooms to visit after.  


Shoreham Walking Group

Join us fortnightly on every second and fourth Tuesday of every month for a stunning walk around Shoreham village taking in the local landmarks, rivers, vineyards and rolling hills. The circular walk begins at 10.30am from Station Road beside the Vicarage and last about 90 minutes.


Swanley Town Walking Group

Join us every Wednesday at 2pm for a walk around Swanley Town, and onto the surrounding countryside, taking in the local landmarks and sights. The circular walk begins from outside the main entrance of White Oak Leisure centre and lasts about 60 minutes. 


Swanley Park Walking Group

Join us every Tuesday at 2.30pm for an easy wellbeing walk of under two miles starting from the White Oak Leisure Centre, in Swanley. The weekly walk is focused around Swanley Park and Hextable Gardens but may sometimes extend to the surrounding countryside. 


Every Step Counts

Gentle paced walks lasting less than 45 minutes over flat, comfortable terrain.

Walks and meeting points:

  • Monday - 11am - The Riverside Tea Room, Eynsford 
  • Tuesday - 10am - The end of Tesco Riverhead car park near the bottle banks
  • Tuesday - 11am - The Castle Inn in Chiddingstone 
  • Wednesday - 10am - The car park beside Otford Village Memorial Hall 
  • Wednesday - 10.30am - the West Kingsdown Pavillion
  • Thursday - 10am - Chipstead Green opposite the Bricklayers Arms, Chevening Road 
  • Thursday - 10am - The Café in Swanley Park
  • Thursday - 2pm - The car park in Greatness Recreation Ground
  • Friday - 10.30am - The Kemsing Village Hall Car Park

For further details, or, to book your place, please email everystepcounts17@gmail.com.


Up and Running

We supported the development of the Up & Running 10 week women’s running course.

This course is for women aged between 18 and 65 who have experienced mental health difficulties and who are not currently runners but would like to learn.

Courses run twice a year from Hollybush in Sevenoaks. To find out more, please message via Facebook. Alternatively, please call or text Harriet on 07855 893863 or Shona on 07710 279497.