May is National Walking Month, encouraging people to find their feet and pound the pavements or countryside more!
There are lot’s of initiatives, tools and groups set up to help encourage and promote more walking. Walking combined with socialising, whether it be with family of new found friends, will boost your enjoyment and also your likelihood of continuing.
Here are some great walking resources
Walk Unlimited is a fab resource that delivers walking advice and projects. Their aim is to reduce barriers to walking and to ensure that the public have free access to high quality information.
Walks With Buggies has some routes and free information for those wanting to find buggy friendly walks.
National Parks has a huge range of walks, easily categorised by walker or interest. They also do guided walks.
Health Walks are run by Eastleigh Borough Council. The walks take about 1 hour and and are a great way to socialise and get some exercise. They take place frequently throughout the week, covering different areas. They also offer a gentler walk too.
Eastleigh Ramblers are another fantastic resource, take a look at their regular walks.
Nordic Walking is another alternative way of getting out and about and exercising through walking.