“Walking is simple, free and one of the easiest ways to get more active, lose weight and become healthier” National Health Service  This blog is an area to read reputable articles about many outdoor related health benefits written by our very own Outdoor Dr, Hilary Fox. You will also find some other inspirational articles about walking and the great outdoors. 

Benefits of Children and Nature – Let Nature be your Teacher

The Outdoor Doctor talks about the benefits of getting children outdoors in nature …

7 reasons why being in the outdoors is so good for your mental health

Going for a walk is one of the best ways of reducing stress levels. All walking is beneficial …

Three ways to reduce Hay fever symptoms by The Outdoor Doctor

Hay fever is an allergy to pollen in the air, causing rhinitis (sneezing, runny nose), itching eyes …

Motivation

My spirits lift as I open the door and step outside. This is no coincidence, nor just a reflection of the chaotic house that I am leaving behind …

Walks for Life

The Ramblers Association found physically active people have up to a 30% reduced risk of becoming depressed …