Walking Advice

Walking is a simple pleasure, open to everyone. Find all the advice you need to get outdoors on foot.

The joys of walking belong to everyone: no matter where you live or your walk of life. That’s why we’ve got advice to help you every step of the way.

With a little help to get started, it doesn’t take much to experience the simple pleasure of walking in nature.

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Where to go walking

Discover all the information you need to feel well equipped to head out on a walk and know where to go.

Problems on public paths

Problems on public paths

We’re committed to removing barriers to help everyone get out walking. Learn how to deal with any problems you encounter on your walk.

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Find all the guidance you need to get started in knowing where to walk and how to navigate a route.

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It’s important to stay safe while out walking. Read our guidance on how to be prepared for all situations.

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We have got guidance tailored to your health and circumstances, to help you get more out of your walks.

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Skills and confidence

Build your skills, confidence and knowledge to help enjoy your walks even more.