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Get active

Walking

Get more from your walking with our handy tips, maps and much more

Walking is great for both your mental and physical health.

Getting started

Walking plans and routes

We’ve put together a number of simple walking programmes that you can easily introduce into your busy schedule.

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Beginner’s walking plan

Our beginner's walking plan is a great way to get started. Taking place over a six week period, you'll gradually increase the length of your walks and pick up lots of handy tips along the way.

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Walk to run plan

Use this eight week plan to explore the delights of jogging and running. You’ll start with a 15 minute walk, and by the end of the plan you’ll be striding along with the best of them.

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Ramblers routes

Ramblers has a great collection of over 2,500 inspiring routes for all abilities. These range from short urban strolls right through to challenging hillside walks. 

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MapMyWalk routes

Perfect for those of you who like to try something new. All you need to do is enter your location and choose your distance and type of walk and you're ready to get started.

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Walking events

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Facebook | CSSC Walking Group

This group is here to help build an online community for CSSC members, wherever you're based in the UK, who simply love staying active through a great walk!

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Meet new friends

Strava Communities

Not a group for your area? Please get in touch to request a group for your area.

National Walking Community

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National Hill Walking Community

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North East & Yorkshire Community

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South East Community

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South West Community 

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Premium Membership Promotion | Go Jauntly

Go Jauntly is an award-winning walking and wayfinding app to help you discover walking guides, tours, nature and city trails to bring you extra happiness outdoors! 

The app also allows you to create your own walking routes and share with others. A great way to give people in your area new places to walk.

CSSC have partnered with Go Jauntly to offer CSSC an exclusive offer.

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We're here to help

Hints and tips

Use our handy hints and tips to get the best out of your walking.

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Advice surgery

Let our expert advisors help you get the most out of your walks.

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Nordic walking

Get the lowdown on this unique brand of all-terrain walking.

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Become a Member

Join today and become the latest member of the CSSC community!

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