Now the weather is warming up a bit and we’re shortly to be allowed out more, I was looking for places to walk locally. Where would be nice for a couple of friends or 6 of us to meet up for a saunter and a picnic?
As usual National Trust comes up trumps.
Warmer spring days mean you can shed a few layers on a local walk, and it’s also the time of year when you can experience the world waking up around you – from tiny green shoots pushing up through the soil, to birds nesting in hedgerows and trees bursting into leaf.
You too can walk holding your skirt out…???!!!
Studies have shown that walking regularly can improve mood, reduce anxiety and help you sleep better. Even taking 20 minutes in nature can lift your mood, from noticing how the blossom moves in the wind to listening out for birdsong.
When was the last time you spotted a chaffinch in a hedge, or made the most of the coastline near you and went for a wellbeing walk?
Heading out for a stroll is the perfect way to enjoy spring, and we’ve even got some top tips for exploring the great outdoors so you can really make the most of your adventures.
Spring Walks page to find suggestions in your neck of the woods (literally) and tips on spotting wildlife and wild flowers. Enjoy your new freedoms! x