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Wild Walks can be found anywhere, in green spaces, city streets, cultural or historical sites. Just put one foot in front of the other and embrace a sense of adventure!

Barking and Dagenham is full of amazing places to visit and discover whilst walking, whether along the River Thames or wide tree lined streets, discover something new around the corner from your house.

 

55 RIPPLE ROAD, BARKING, IG11 7NT

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Barking History Walk

Saturday 27 July | 11.00am - 1.00pm

55 Ripple Road, Barking, IG11 7NT

I’m Colin and I’ve lived here most of my life. I began doing guided tours on bicycles. Come and soak up the rich history of Barking with me, starting at the Every One Every Day shop. It will be an easy walk at a leisurely pace.

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Paint Your Path

Tuesday 25 June | 3.30 - 5.00pm

55 Ripple Road, Barking, IG11 7NT

My name is Lola. I am a local artist and want to share my skill of painting with others. Join me and others at the Every One Every Day shop for a walk up to Greatfields Park, where we can paint the beautiful landscape together. Canvas and acrylic paints provided.

 

116 Church Elm Lane, Dagenham, RM10 9RL

Walk Down Memory Lane

Saturday 20 July | 12.30 - 2.00pm

Starting at 116 Church Elm Lane, Dagenham, RM10 9RL

My name is Sandra and I have lived and worked in the borough for a large part of my life. I enjoy Walking, gardening and meeting new people from all walks of life. Bring a picnic, a reusable bottle and join Sandra on a walk around Beam Park and learn about the history behind the area. All ages and friendly dogs welcome.

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Dog Walk

Wednesday 31 July | 10.30 - 11.30pm

Starting at 116 Church Elm Lane, Dagenham, RM10 9RL

My name is Yvonne and I have lived in the borough for 27 years. I have owned dogs for a long time and I currently have a dog called Skylar that is 8 years old. If you own a dog or are even just interested in walking outdoors, come and join resident Yvonne and enjoy a lovely walk with her dog Skylar.

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Paint Your Path

Tuesday 13 August | 11.00am - 12.00pm

Starting at 116 Church Elm Lane, Dagenham, RM10 9RL

Meet us at the shop for a walk up to Old Dagenham Park where we’ll paint the beautiful landscape and house using acrylic paints and a canvas. Lola is a local artist inspired by impressionism and will share her skills and knowledge in painting a beautiful landscape.

5 Porters Avenue, RM9 5YS

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Paint Your Path

Wednesday 17 July | 1.00 - 2.00pm

5 Porters Avenue, Dagenham RM9 5YS

My name is Lola. I am a local artist inspired by impressionism and will share my skills in painting a beautiful image. Meet Lola at the shop for a walk to Parsloes Park, where you’ll paint the beautiful landscape using acrylic paints on canvas.

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Wild Walk

Thursday 8 August 1.00 - 3.00pm

Valence Park 107 Grafton Rd, Dagenham RM8 3EU

Join Patti, who is part of Living Streets, as she leads us on a walk around Valence Park to explore the natural surroundings. Patti will tell us about the trees in the area surrounding the medieval house. Meet at Valence Park play area for a picnic and a fun walk.

 

Do you take a beautiful walk somewhere in Barking and Dagenham and would like to share this with others? Get in touch and we can add your walk to the growing Wild Walks Collection which will be online soon.