Walking and Healthy Eating

Walking and Activity Articles

Walking Apps

Either click on the links below or search for the app in the app store for your device:

  • Charity Miles - Earn money for charity when you walk, run, or bike. IOS and Android 
  • Health – IOS Built-in App. On IOS 8
  • iFootpath - Online Walking Guides and Directions for the UK. IOS and Android.  
  • Mapmywalk - GPS walk tracking app. IOS, Android and Windows phone 
  • Runtastic - GPS Running and Walking Fitness Tracker. IOS, Android, Blackberry app & windows phone
  • Walk4Life  - a simple way to record all your walking journeys. IOS.

Walking Campaigns

  • Be a Friend -  Friends of the Elderly is calling on everyone to help change the future of loneliness, going for a walk with an elder person is a great way of providing friendship and getting exercise at the same time.

Walking Exercise Programmes

  • Ramblers – Wales pedometer Challenge 
  • The Walking site - Zero to Sixty in Twelve Weeks. An easy to follow schedule to get you walking 60 minutes in 12 weeks.
  • World Walking - Gives you walking goals to aim for

10,000 Steps Challenges

Walking Facts

Walking Groups and Organisations

  • Green Exercise - Walking and Conservation groups activities in South Yorks Hasting and Norwich 
  • Living Streets - Working to make the streets you live, work, shop and play in safe, attractive and enjoyable spaces
  • Ramblers - Britain's biggest walking community
  • Walking for Health - Walking for Health is England’s largest network of health walk schemes
  • Walk4Life - Find walks, events and groups to walk with
  • Walk Unlimited (formerly Walk England) - A Social enterprise helping people walk

Walking Routes

  • Walk for Life - find a walk there are thousands to choose from
  • Walk London - London’s top seven walking routes including Thames path route
  • Woodland Trust – Over 1,000 woods to visit

Health Organisations