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Walker's guide


Did you know that walking is almost perfect exercise?  It requires no special equipment or expense, and almost anyone can do it. Regular walking can help to improve weight control, stamina and energy, as well as reducing your risk of developing serious health conditions.


Use the Walker's Guide to prepare for your walk and to stay safe in the great outdoors.  Learn about the Countryside Code, a national set of guidelines on how to behave in the countryside, and read some Health and Safety Guidelines.


Not everyone has experience of using a map, so browse through the Map Reading Guide for hints and tips.  Discover the answers to common queries about walking and countryside management in Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).