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Outdoor exercise


Regular walking can:

  • Reduce your blood pressure and cholesterol
  • Aid weight loss
  • De-stress and relax
  • Improve stamina and endurance
  • Strengthen bones

Brentwood Health Traks. - details of free organised walks in Brentwood can be found on our Walking and Cycling web page or at the Ramblers website using the online walk finder tool. If you would like to become a volunteer walk leader, please contact

Parkrun is a 5km jog (on your own pace) held at Weald Park every Saturday at 9am. You can run for FREE on Saturdays by registering at

Junior Parkrun is every Sunday at Weald Park at 9am for children aged 4-14 years (also free!)

Active Essex has an activity finder if you are looking for new ways of getting active in the area.

Further information can be found in our Sports and Activities section of the website.

Please see our Older People section for information on the different services available for the elderly.

Outdoor gym - an outdoor gym is available to use free of charge at:

  • Warley Playing Fields
  • Mountnessing Coronation Playing Fields
  • West Horndon Playing Fields