There’s no time like the present to work on your fitness goals. Whether you’re looking to get your 10,000 steps-a-day in or are searching for thrilling ways to burn off some energy, there are plenty of ways to keep active in Cambridgeshire.

  1. Walks in Cambridgeshire

From leisurely strolls to intermediate hiking, find the best walks in Cambridgeshire to suit you. Just a 15-minute drive from our Wintringham development, and easily accessible with public transport, is Paxton Pits; one of the many scenic walks in St.Neots. The intermediate hiking tour boasts a variety of highlights, including the Heronry South Lake, as well as having a range of wildlife to discover.

If you’re looking for walks in Peterborough, Ferry Meadows is close to our Hampton Lakes development. Boasting over 500 acres of open space, beautiful lakes and home to a variety of wildlife, it’s an ideal spot for walks, picnics and lots of outdoor fun.

For more walks in Cambridge, visit the Fen Drayton Nature Reserve. The 5.1km circular trail is a 20-minute drive away from our Waterbeach development and is a stunning route for a leisurely walk. Popular with the locals, it’s a great way for people of all abilities to get their steps in. So, pack your wellies and a warm drink and enjoy the nature surrounding you – it won’t even feel like exercise!

  1. Green open spaces in Cambridgeshire

To get your kids involved, take advantage of the array of greenery that Cambridgeshire has to offer. In 2011, the Cambridgeshire Green Infrastructure was introduced. Designed to provide social, environmental, and economic benefits, the initiative shows how great the county is for keeping active outdoors.

Why not enjoy the scenic walk around the green open spaces at our Wintringham development, followed by an hour or two of fun at the park? With a new 3.5km nature trail along the perimeter of the development and an exciting playground, there’s something exciting for all ages to enjoy while keeping active in the fresh air.

When it comes to Peterborough, you’ll be spoilt for choice. With its serene lake, green parkland and range of walking trails close to our Hampton Lakes development, there are so many routes to explore, so you’ll never get bored!

  1. Fitness in Cambridgeshire

If you’re looking for ways to maintain an active lifestyle while being indoors, there are plenty of gyms in Cambridge to choose from. Not only is this a great way of staying active, but it also has amazing benefits for mental health. According to the Mental Health Foundation, it can contribute to improved self-esteem and mood, as well as reducing anxiety and depression.

Whether you want to play a tennis match or shoot some hoops, Waterbeach Barracks sports hall and community centre has squash courts, tennis courts and more. To bring the Waterbeach community together, there are also a range of local groups and clubs that you can join for fun and fitness including jazzercise, yoga, pickleball and more.

Just a three-minute drive away from our Waterbeach development is Inspired Health & Fitness Club. Whether you want to take control in the gym or need an extra push with some fitness classes, it is the perfect place to start your active life.

  1. Watersports in Cambridgeshire

For an active day out in the water, visit Cambridge Aqua Park for some family fun time. Suitable for children and adults alike, the inflatable assault course combines excitement and fitness into one day.

If you’re looking for a water-based hobby, there are seasonal watersports programmes available at Waterbeach to provide the perfect work-life balance. Cala at Waterbeach is located near the 23-acre lake, which provides the perfect place for paddle boarding, kayaking, and more. It’s a great way to complete your day.

So, whether you’re a fitness fanatic or just looking to spend more time outdoors, there are so many things to do in Cambridge and Peterborough.

If you’re interested in moving to one of our homes in Cambridgeshire, discover our range of great incentives, including Part Exchange and Assisted Move, to help moving into your new space a smoother process.

From tranquil walks to assault courses, there’re plenty of activities to do with the kids and by yourself right on the doorstep. Discover your new home today.


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