“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. 

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

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

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

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 …

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