People use a cycle pathWalking is an easy and convenient way to get around Willoughby. Not only is it healthy for the environment, but thirty minutes or more of moderate exercise a day is healthy for you too! You could get this just by walking to the shops, station, park, or school.

Willoughby City Council promotes sustainable transport and is working towards creating a liveable city where car dependency is reduced and the city is easy to get around by walking, cycling and public transport. Council is working on a number of projects to encourage walking in Willoughby.

There are many bushwalks available in the Willoughby area, including The Round Willoughby Walk. You will also find information about other scenic walks around Willoughby and Sydney Harbour at www.walkingcoastalsydney.com.au. Willoughby Walks is a free, interactive self-guided walking tour app brought to you by Willoughby City Library.

Walk This Way

Willoughby City Council is making improvements to facilities along existing walking routes to increase walking amenity and improve the comfort level for walkers. Facilities such as seating and bubblers will be installed along selected routes. Resident suggestions for suitable locations for these facilities and other improvements are welcome. If you would like to nominate a suitable location please phone 9777 7706.


Council has developed several informative maps, showing cycling and walking routes in the Willoughby area. You can download the walking maps by clicking on the link below. Printed copies are available from Willoughby City Council.

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Transport Access Guides are also available to help you travel to key locations in a sustainable manner.

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