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.




Man walking on London's South Bank with other walkers and City Hall in background

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.


This year not only are we asking you to get out walking - we also want you to help build a picture of how walkable our towns and cities are.

#Try20 and #RateYourWalk.

National Walking Month 2017

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.

Walking Cities

Call for cities that are designed around people not vehicles.

Walking Cities: London

We are campaigning to make Oxford Street one of the world’s great public spaces.

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




people walking

Help us build a walking nation

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children walking


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 this national walking month

We are gearing up for another fantastic National Walking Month this May.

We'll be asking you to get try walking for 20 minutes every day - and we will also be looking for walkers to rate their walk using our online tool.

National Walking Month 2017

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 they make your walk, the easier it will be to beat your existing score.

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.


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