Organisations which may be able to help you choose a physical activity which is suitable for you - and which could benefit your physical and mental health.


Active Partnerships

A network of 43 local organisations across England that support sport and physical activity opportunities for participants, coaches and volunteers. Has a search tool to find your nearest partnership, with opportunities to be active in your local area.


Activity Alliance

Supports disabled people to become more active. Provides information about how to start, where to find inclusive programmes and gyms, and personal stories about getting more active with a disability.


Be Inspired

Guides on how to get started with a range of different sports, including how to find a local organisation and clubs, as well as ideas for exercising on a budget, and with a disability.


Carry on Gardening

Help for anyone with a disability to start or continue gardening.


Get Set to Go

Mind programme that supports people with mental health problems to take up sport or physical activity in England.


NHS Live Well

Advice, tips and tools to help with health and wellbeing.


Organises free, weekly, 5km timed runs across the UK.


Charity whose goal is to protect people’s ability to enjoy being outdoors on foot.

Run Together

A directory of running groups across the UK. Supports mental health via a network of Mental Health Champions and #runandtalk events.

Social Farms & Gardens

Information on care farming and community growing projects, including a network of local farms.


Provides information about taking up cycling, including information about cycle safety, and ideas and maps for local rides.

Has a search tool to find your local swimming pool, information about adult swim classes and water-based sports, as well as pool exercises you can do on your own.


The Conservation Volunteers (TCV)

Runs a network of Green Gyms across the UK.


This Girl Can

Ideas to help anyone who identifies as female become more active, providing information about a wide range of sports and other activities, including ways to add more activity in your day-to-day life.


Walking for Health

Supports a network of walking groups across England.