Unless you grew up as a character from a Famous Five book, walking isn’t something many of us have done as a go-to hobby… until now.
Lockdown seems to have unlocked our desire to move through nature, taking in the rustle of leaves, the crunch of gravel, the slip slop of puddles.
Sure, lots of people have taken to running for the first time but many more have discovered the deliciously slow, calming joy of walking – appreciating each step rather than beating the stopwatch or clocking up the Strava miles.
So it seems almost too much of a happy coincidence that May is, in fact, National Walking Month.
Created by the UK charity for everyday walking – Living Streets – the aim of the month is to encourage more us to walk every day. Living Streets wants us to #Try20.
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