Glasgow Eco Trust Walk to Grow walk for adults as part of our Food and Climate Action project, the Festival of Growing and our Active Travel programme. The walks are open to anyone over 16 but aimed at people who are looking to improve their healthy activity and want to explore the local area.

The walk will begin and end at the Heart of Scotstoun Community Centre and should be finished by 3pm. 

The walk will visit Yoker Allotments and will walk along the cycle path.

We would ask that you book in advance.

Please note:

  • Please dress appropriately for the wonderful Scottish weather
  • Unfortunately, we can’t guarantee that toilet facilities will be available on this route.
  • If you haven't been on a walk with us before you will need to complete a short registration form which will be sent to you in your booking confirmation email
  • The walk will be led by at a trained Health Walk leader
  • Please read the Walk Agreement shown below

Walk Leader Agreement

As Walk Leaders we have committed to the following:

  • We have tried to make this walk as safe as possible by doing a risk assessment of the route. This included trying to find a route where there aren’t many other people and there’s plenty of space so we can keep physically distant.
  • All staff and volunteers leading this walk have done the Paths for All Walk Leader training course.
  • We have tried to find a walk that is suitable for everyone, bearing in mind some of us might not have been very active for a while and may need to take things easy at first.
  • We will describe the route and any hazards to you before we start walking and will let you decide how far you want to walk.
  • We reserve the right to ask a walker to leave the walk if they are displaying symptoms that could be related to the Coronavirus or are putting others at risk by not following physical distancing guidelines.

Walker Agreement

By taking part in the walk, you are agreeing to the following:

  • I won’t take part in the walk if I am displaying symptoms that could be signs of the Coronavirus (according to Scottish Government’s most recent guidance).
  • I’ll only walk if I am fit enough, and it’s up to me to assess if I can do the Health Walk or Health Walk plus
  • If I have any concerns about my ability to participate in the walk, I’ll talk to the Walk Leader or a health professional.
  • I reserve the right to wear a face covering if I’m concerned about maintaining a 2 metre distance from others and feel safer doing so.
  • I’ll be mindful of other members of the public during the walk and stand to the side to maintain physical distance and let them pass if necessary.
  • I’ll tell a Walk Leader if I feel unwell while out on a walk.
  • I’ll tell a Walk Leader if I am leaving the walk before it has ended.
  • If I develop Coronavirus symptoms following the walk, I’ll notify the walk leader.
  • I understand that I come on this Health Walk or Health Walk plus at my own risk.

 Finally, as walkers and Walk Leaders we agree to respect each other.


  1. Please select a ticket below
  2. Click 'Book'
  3. You will be taken to the 'Confirm booking' page. Please answer all the questions
  4. Click 'Confirm'
  5. You will be taken to the 'Complete Purchase' page. There is no cost for the booking. 
  6. If you are not already registered on our website you will be asked to register. You cannot complete the booking without registering
  7. Complete the booking
  8. You will then receive two emails to confirm your booking
  9. If this is the first time you have booked to attend a Walk to Grow event you will also need to complete a short registration form which will be in the confirmation email


  • If all the places on the walk have been booked a 'Sold out' message will appear below


If you are showing any signs of coronavirus symptoms please DO NOT book a place on the walk. Please stay at home and follow the latest guidance from the Scottish Government.

Food and Climate Action Project

The Food and Climate Action project led by Glasgow Community Food Network and funded by the National Lottery. The two year project is a partnership between Glasgow Eco Trust, Urban Roots, The Space, St Paul’s Youth Forum and Central & West Integration Network.

The Food and Climate Action project has five key strands of activity including:

  • increasing urban agriculture
  • food education
  • establishing community-led food forums
  • online food hub
  • supporting action around COP26

You can find out more information here or #FoodClimateAction on Twitter 

Photo by Nik Shuliahin on Unsplash

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