Latest Walking for Health News

Perambulations and poetry in the forest
Published: 3 November 2011
Poet Dave Wood and local walkers have just completed a wonderful, historical 3-month walk through Sherwood Forest. Many joined him along the way to enjoy walks, writing workshops and readings.
2 Nov:Stress Awareness Day
Published: 31 October 2011
Finding ways to manage stress has never been more relevant than it is today. Walking regularly is known to be effective.
Britain must get walking
Published: 25 October 2011
Number of journeys on foot lowest for 15 years. In 2010 only 41% of Britons walked for 20 minutes three times a week or more.
Urban areas: why more people don’t walk
Published: 21 October 2011
Report highlights the main reasons urban dwellers don’t walk or cycle as much as they would like to.
National Trust ‘Walk with Us’ week
Published: 21 October 2011
This week of walks for all the family runs from 22-30 October. In many parts of the country, WfH and the National Trust work together to put on regular health walks.
World Osteoporosis Day - 20th October
Published: 20 October 2011
Did you know that the 20th October was World Osteoporosis Day? Brisk walking can strengthen and stimulate bones, helping to prevent the onset of osteoporosis.