Ridgeway and Vale Diabetes Expeditions

RV Diabetes Walks Ridgeway and Vale Diabetes Expeditions (RAVE) is an association for patients with diabetes, which organises a monthly walk for groups of 10 –15 people with diabetes to encourage them to take regular exercise and to gain further experience in managing their condition.

The walks through the Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire countryside vary in length with an average time of 5 hours covering a distance ranging from 8 to 11 miles.

rvdiabeteswalks2All walks are planned in advance and the experienced walk leader will know the route in great detail.

The group also plans a 5 –7 day annual expedition in September usually in one of the UK National Parks. The walks are often accompanied by medical staff who are involved in the treatment of diabetes.
Newly diagnosed patients with either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes can find their confidence restored by the companionship of walkers who have been on our previous walks and expeditions.

Join a group of like minded diabetic patients on a journey of discovery!

Latest Walks

RAVE Walk 14th January 2017 – Woodstock & Blenheim Palace Circular

Woodstock - Hensington - Samsom's Cottage - Stonesfield Steps - Park Farm - Combe Lodge [...]

RAVE Walk 12th November 2017 Three Locks Circular

Three Locks - Grand Union Canal - Rushmere Park - Stockgrove Park - Great Brickhill [...]

RAVE Walk 08 October 2017 – Wingrave Circular

Wingrave - Rowsham - Hulcott - Long Marston - Broadmead Farm -  Wingrave OS Map [...]

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