Marauders Mens health is a Mens Health charity that focuses on improving the mental health and well-being of men within the South Wales region. Funded by the National lottery, our aims are:

  • To improve mental health and well-being in men through walk and talk
  • To raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing in men through mental health and well-being training.
  • To provide a healthy boost to self-confidence, self-esteem, and life satisfaction by creating volunteering opportunities

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We can help you to reduce and understand:

We can help you to:

  • Increase fitness.
  • Make new friends and reduce your isolation.
  • See new places.
  • Increase your confidence.
  • Improve your self-esteem. 

And much much more!!!

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Upcoming Activities

Monday 11:00 – 14:00

  • Level 5 walks for men. Different locations every week. Please contact Lloyd Fox on 07375 647479

Tuesday 10:00 – 12:00

  • “Only tea and biscuits” Coffee morning Manage Money Wales, Welsh Hills Works, Jenkin Street, Porth, CF39 9PP.

Tuesday 13:00 – 15:00

  • Level 1 and 2 walks for men. Meet at the Sunken Gardens, Aberavon Beach

Wednesday 09:00 – 13:00

  • Level 5-7 RCT walks, the start times and meeting locations are varied due to the walks being in a different location every week. Please contact 07484748499 to be added to our what’s app group where more information can be found.

Wednesday 10:00 – 12:00

  • Coffee mornings at our social hub based at Dalton Road, SA12 6SF.

Wednesday 12:00 – 15:00

  • Models for veterans. Armed forces veterans only, model building (Airfix)

Wednesday 19:00 – 20:00

  • Well Being Football – Cefn Saeson 4g pitch

Thursday 13:00 – 15:00

  • Level 1 and 2 walks for men. Meet at the Sunken Gardens, Aberavon Beach

Friday 10:30 – 12:00

  • level 3 walks, meet at Neath YMCA

Sunday 09:00 – 13:00

  • These are our hardest walks, level 10 on the Marauder Walking scale. These are mountainous hikes which requires a decent level of fitness. Locations vary, please contact Adam on 07809 256914

Walk Scale

1 – Beginner short flat walk e.g. 100 metres flat walk or Sunken Gardens

2 – Beginner flat walk of about 1 miles on hard flat surface eg Half the Aberavon Beach prom .

3 – Flat walk of approximately 2.5 miles or so eg. Full Aberavon Beach prom walk

4 – Flat 3 mile walk but may have sand or rougher or slippery terrain.

5 – Approx 5 miles flat walk. Canals

6 – Approx 5 miles with some inclines or slippery terrain eg Margam Park Circular

7 – Flat walk between 6 to 8 miles. E.g. longer canal walks/ hill climbing

8 – Longer distance or with steeper inclines requiring good health. Eg Forest walk/hill walks

9 – Difficult walks requiring good fitness levels. Includes Hill climbing and rough terrain of approx. 5 miles or more eg  Pen y Fan (Pont ar Daf route)

10 – Very difficult requiring high fitness. 10 miles plus on difficult terrain . Eg Brecon Beacons Horsehoe/ Dragons Back

10 PLUS – Extreme walks. Brecon Beacons off track, Snowdon, Ben Nevis. Very challenging

There is something for everyone in the Marauders. This scale is just an indicator so walks can be chosen based upon fitness, confidence etc.

Please carry In Case of Emergency (ICE) contact details on you. Marauders will supply an ICE Card upon registration

Dogs are allowed but must be of good nature and under control at all times. Allowed off lead if good recall.

Please respect all other Marauders.

We recommend good quality walking boots and wet weather clothing. Please carry adequate water/drinks and light snacks.