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Hiking

Hiking is walking in the natural environment as a recreational activity.

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Walking

An Overview of Hiking

Hiking is a natural exercise that promotes physical fitness, is economical and convenient, and requires no special equipment. Hiking is basic to many sporting activities and is also a widely recommended and practiced form of physical training. The ability to walk considerable distances without becoming overtired enhances the enjoyment of such other activities as bird-watching, nature walks, orienteering, and even sightseeing.

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National Governing Bodies

Ramblers Association

Contact Name
General enquiries
Contact Email
ramblers@ramblers.org.uk
Contact Telephone
020 7339 8500

wildaboutexmoor

Wildaboutexmoor was founded to enable visitors and locals alike to make the very best of Exmoor national Park. We offer guided walks and experiences both at night to stargaze and spot wildlife and during the day - walking safaris and story walks, history,

Bicton College

Bicton College is set in the beautiful East Devon Countryside. We are a part of The Cornwall College group and provide education for students from 14-16, FE16-19 and HE Degree courses. Here you can study a wealth of courses from Military, Arboriculture, H

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