Walking is great for the whole family.
It can improve health, save money, and make neighbourhoods safer and more enjoyable places to live. Children who walk regularly concentrate better at school and feel more independent. The more walking you can do, the better!
Perhaps you feel too busy to walk, or that your street or neighbourhood is unsuitable for walking. Maybe you find it hard to get your children out of the house.
Smart Steps: for Families has some great ways to help. Check out these ideas, and enjoy walking with your family more often.
Add a bit of extra fun into your next walk to school or neighbourhood stroll.
Understand how suitable your street and neighbourhood are for children to walk and play, and find out how you could improve them.
Find out how to start a local Walk Together Group, for walking children to school and to other destinations.
Remember these handy walking tips: