Latest Walking for Health News

Walkers talking on a walk in Hemel Hempstead
Help to shape a new vision for the Ramblers
Published: 5 June 2013
Over the next year the Ramblers will be starting a conversation across Britain to help guide their plans for the next 5-10 years. They want to talk to as many people who love the outdoors as possible to find out what they think are the big issues...
Browtowe Get Walking Week launch event
Walking hits the headlines for Get Walking Week
Published: 30 May 2013
Launching the week The week kicked off with three launch events in England, run by Walking for Health schemes in Browtowe, Swindon and Hillingdon. We were (mostly) lucky with the weather and the walks went down a storm with the participants. This...
Get Walking Week photo competition winners
Published: 24 May 2013
Overall WinnerSusan Green wins a three-night full board walking break for two from HF Holidays! She can choose from 19 Country Houses around the UK to stay in with walking right on their doorstep in National Parks and Areas of...
Walking with bluebells
Time to get moving – it’s Get Walking Week!
Published: 2 May 2013
Walking for Health schemes up and down the country are celebrating the start of Ramblers Get Walking Week – Britain’s biggest short walks festival. We love our walks and we’re sure you will too. They’re great for meeting new friends, filling your...
Smiling walkers on a health walk
Win a holiday this Get Walking Week!
Published: 2 May 2013
The Ramblers and Britain on Foot partners have teamed up to offer a range of fantastic prizes for a Get Walking Week photo competition. So join Walking for Health schemes and Ramblers groups around the country for a short walk and make sure you take...
Walkers in Barnes Green
Walk this May! Survey reveals the need to get more people walking
Published: 1 May 2013
As Walking for Health schemes up and down the country take part in Ramblers Get Walking Week from 4th-11th May, the results of an online YouGov survey reveal that a quarter of GB adults walk for only an hour or less a week. And that includes...