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Walking How To & Advice Hub

Walking Tips And Tricks

“The sovereign invigorator of the body is exercise, and of all the exercises walking is the best.” – Thomas Jefferson.
Welcome to our walking advice hub! Here you will find out information about every aspect of walking, from techniques to try to routes to explore. So whether you’re a casual stroller or an intrepid hiker, we’ve created these guides to help you get something different out of every walk you go on.

Walking Location Guides

Grasmere from Loughrigg Fell Lake District

Image by Kirsty Hitchen – Instagram: @kitchd_explore

Want to know where to go walking? Read our handy location guides to help you choose the best place for your next adventure, including the best things to do in the Lake District. There are so many stunning locations in Britain to explore: many you may not have even thought of. Let us take you on a virtual tour, before you tackle the terrain for real.

Discover the Best Walks in the UK

Chosen which part of the country you want to explore? The next stage is to choose where you want to explore more specifically. Why not have a look at our walking guides about the best walking routes in Britain. Not only will you be able to wander through the beautiful British countryside, but you might also learn a thing or two about the history of your chosen location.

Walking Tips & Advice
Family walking in woods with dog.

Want to know how to get a few more calories burned walking? We have some advice on how to do exactly that – there is more to it than just speed walking! This guide will give you the best techniques for getting even more the health benefits out of your walk.
Wondering what you should take with you on your next walk? Find out exactly how to pack a rucksack for maximum comfort, while making sure you have all the essentials with you.

Browse Our Walking Guides

How To Guides
How To Pack A Rucksack
How To Burn More Calories Walking
How to Keep Warm Using the Layering System
How To Use Walking Poles
Location Guides
10 Active Things To Do in Buxton
Location Guide: Things To Do In The Peak District
Location Guide: Things To Do In The Lake District
Walking Routes
Lake District Walks: In the footsteps of Beatrix Potter
Lake District Walks: Wandering With Wordsworth
We’e constantly adding all sorts of different walking guides to suit your thirst for the great outdoors. Make sure you keep checking regularly – you never know what walking tips you’ll learn next.

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