Active Outdoors

Welcome to Active Outdoors

Fresh air. Fun. Friends. Join us for a walk, run or bike ride - and discover the delights on your doorstep...

What's Active Outdoors?

They don't call it the great outdoors for nothing.

Our Active Outdoors team is here to get you moving with about 100 walking, running and cycling sessions every week.

There's bound to be something special happening near you.

Active Outdoors is for everyone

Active Outdoors sessions are suitable for adults of all fitness levels and abilities. Just bring yourself - and have fun! 


Weekend Walks/Rides

We’re providing a range of new walks and bike rides in March and April to get you exploring the amazing green spaces, paths and traffic free routes the borough has to offer. All the sessions are FREE and you can choose from easy or steady rides, Nordic walks, Sport Relief bike ride, Waggy Tails dog walks, Sunday road rides and much more...

Find a session near you here> Walks & Rides with Active Outdoors (choose Agenda view)

NOTE: Booking is highly recommended for the bike rides. Bikes and helmets are available when booking your place. T: 01942 488481.


We've got loads of walks happening across the borough of Wigan. We offer guided walks and we'll soon be providing you with lots of great walking routes you can enjoy on your own or with friends, whenever you like.


Come along for one of our cycling sessions and your first bike hire is free!


The Active Outdoors team runs casual running and jogging sessions throughout the year.

We've got Couch to 5K sessions for those brand new to running.

And we also help those who fancy taking the next step towards competitive running to get the most from the wide range of running events held across the borough of Wigan every year.

And we also host the hugely popular Parkrun Saturday morning running sessions at Pennington Flash Country Park and Haigh Woodland Park.

Find out more

Walk, run or cycle - the choice is yours.

If you'd like to find out more about Active Outdoors and how Inspiring healthy lifestyles can help you get fitter through activity...

Active Outdoors events

Now there's no excuse not to get active - we've got a packed calendar of events below featuring loads of ways to walk, run and ride your way round the beautiful borough of Wigan.

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