A walking nation starts with you

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.




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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.

#Try20 Summer Challenge

Get in the sporting spirit and take our #Try20 Summer Challenge.

Check out our fun ways to add 20 minutes' walking to your everyday, and if you once you've hurtled your way through these, you can try our 20 tips from National Walking Month too.

#Try20 Summer Challenge

Even more #Try20 tips

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.

Our latest campaigns

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.

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.

Call for a pavement parking ban in Scotland

We should all be able to walk on pavements without worrying about vehicles blocking our way.

Living Streets Local Groups

Get more people walking in your area. Our Local Groups help build a walking nation one street, community, town and city at a time.

Join a Local Group or if there isn’t one near you, we can help you set one up.

Living Streets Local Groups

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