Hi, I’m Sam and I’m the Everyday Active Champion for Gravesham. I have a real passion for this community and I want to encourage people to become more active. Here are some of the great activities happening in and around the local area. If you would like to talk about getting more active around Gravesham, just get in touch with me by clicking the button to the right.
We are fortunate to have two parkruns in the local borough: Cyclopark parkrun and Shorne Woods parkrun. Taking place every Saturday morning at 9am, these free 5km timed events welcome all abilities. Bring the whole family including the dog and enjoy a walk, jog or run around the park. If you don't fancy running, then you can always volunteer and help cheer everyone on! There's also Gravesend junior parkrun for 4-14 year olds every Sunday.
parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed community events that are open to everyone. There are 24 parkruns and 13 junior parkruns across Kent & Medway.
Shorne Woods Country Park is one of the most popular country parks in Kent, offering everything you need to spend a day enjoying the great outdoors. With an easy access trail and open spaces for the children to play, this is definitely worth a visit.
Shorne Woods Country Park
This circular easy access walk travels through precious areas of Shorne Woods country park woodland and past important wildlife areas. The Furzy Leas Meadows at the start of the walk...
The Big Bike Revival from Cycling UK aims to make cycling accessible to everyone. There are a number of Big Bike Revival events taking place across Kent in 2022 and everyone is welcome to get involved.
The benefits of walking are almost endless, and whether you used to walk regularly, have no experience of walking for exercise, or even if you're living with mobility issues, walking can provide real benefits for your health and welbeing.