There is a whole range of walking related information, advice and resources available on the internet. Below we have picked out just a few websites which may be of interest:
Wakefield Council Walking Pages
Wakefield Council have a webpage dedicated to providing information on walking in the area. You’ll find links to various ‘Doorstep Discovery’ walks, information on parks and trails, recommended disability-friendly walks and more!
The Active 10 app is a free walking tracker from the NHS. It’s a simple way to take away the guesswork of how active you have been. The app uses sensors in your device to anonymously record every minute of walking you do, even when they’re spread out across the day.
To achieve an ‘active 10’ you just need to clock up 10 minutes of brisk walking throughout the day, you don’t have to walk for 10 consecutive minutes!
Living Streets is the national charity that stands up for pedestrians. Some of their campaigns include; safer routes to schools, protecting and repairing pavements, tackling air pollution and much more! Visit their website to explore more about what they do and even get involved!
Walking for Health
Walking for Health offers over 1,500 free, short walks over easy terrain each week. Find your nearest health walk scheme using the search function on their website.
Want to know where to walk or know how long a walk you do regularly is? Do you want to find someone to walk with?
Visit the Walk4Life website for lots of useful walking tips to track your walks and even monitor your fitness levels.