A walking nation starts with you

Walking people

It's May. It's National Walking Month.

Want to get more walking into your day?

This May why not pledge to #Try20 and we can show you how.

Two steps to become a walking hero...

For most of us, walking is as simple as putting on a pair of shoes and opening our front door. Yet it’s not always that easy.

That’s why we’re building a movement about a movement.

Together we can create a nation where people from all generations walk and enjoy the benefits that this simple act brings.





Let's walk together

Fitting more walking in to your day is easy. It will help you feel healthier, improve your mood, get you more involved in your community and can even give your relationships a boost! What’s not to love? Our tips and tools will help inspire you.

Set up a FEZ

That's short for a food exclusion zone.

All those sandwich shops round the corner are BANNED!

Find out more

Step one, step two, step three…

Counting your steps and aiming for a daily target is one of the most motivating ways to get yourself walking more. Get a simple pedometer and watch those steps add up.

Squirrel count

They’re everywhere! See how many of these furry critters you can spot each day… obviously the longer the make your walk, the easier it will be to beat your existing score. Not a squirrel fan? How about spindly legge…


Mobile meetings

Got a heavy meeting schedule at work this week? Challenge yourself to make at least one meeting a week a walking meeting, and feel the benefits of an active ideas session.


Campaign with us

Imagine our roads free from congestion and pollution. Imagine a world with less risk of many preventable illnesses. Imagine better streets that everyone can use and enjoy.

Join thousands of people across the country making a big difference.


Thousands of people across the country have joined forces to make streets fitter for walking. We need you to make a big impact. You’ll be surprised what a big difference a small action could make.

We #WalkBecause

Love walking? Let us know why. Tell us your #WalkBecause and help us in our new, potentially never-ending sea…

Get Wales Walking

Help us create a walking Wales – healthier, cleaner, safer and more connected.

London: #putwalkingfirst

Our groundbreaking schemes are creating a new walking generation. Get more info – and get involved.

Latest blogs
at Living Streets

Cities Alive: Towards a Walking World

Arup has today (June 20) published a new report: Cities Alive: Towards a Walking World. The built en…


Why you should take a walking lunch

As part of National Walking Month, Westfield Health launched a campaign called ‘Walking Lunch’, wh…


Why walking is a great way to explore

National Walking Month has come to a close and I have just returned home from my second ever walking…