Latest Walking for Health News

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.
Walk leaders taking part in a wildflower identification walk
Heritage health walks
Published: 18 October 2011
Walkabout Wrekin health walk programme has expanded into an inspired and ambitious Heritage Project.
Celebrating in a time of change
Published: 14 October 2011
Last month 40 walk leaders from all over Derbyshire attended a very successful day of celebration at Rosliston Park Forest.