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Hiking

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

See Also:
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

Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    Active Partnerships
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    CPSU
    Disability Confident
    Somerset Skills & Learning
  • Youth Sport Trust
    activity alliance
    pluss
    Sedgemoor District Council
    Avon & Somerset Police
    South Somerset District Council
  • Somerset Partnership
    Yeovil Hospital Healthcare
    Taunton & West Somerset Council
    Mendip District Council
    Homes in Sedgemoor
    Zing Somerset