The Ramblers Association
With over 142,000 members the ramblers' association has been
working for walkers for almost 70 years. They support all who walk,
from beginners to experienced enthusiasts, family groups to
solitary strollers and the very young to the young at heart. They
organise local walking activities and their website provides a
useful source of detailed information on events and walking related
activities, as well as information on maps, equipment and places to
Peterborough Younger Walkers
Peterborough younger walkers is the local ramblers association
group for people in their 20's and 30's from Peterborough and the
surrounding area. If you enjoy the countryside and all it has to
offer, would like to make new friends, discover new pubs and have
fun whilst keeping fit at the same time, then why not give them a
Beyond the margins of the city, the villages and rural
landscapes surrounding Peterborough are waiting to be explored.
Starting the walk by bus is a good way to get to know the other
walkers first. The walks are a time for looking at the surrounding
landscapes and soaking in the atmosphere. The walk pace is varied,
with regular stops for relaxing and recharging the batteries.
Sustrans is the UK's leading sustainable transport
charity. Their vision is a world in which people choose to
travel in ways that benefit their health and the environment. Every
day they are working on practical, innovative ways of dealing
with the transport challenges that affect us all.
Change 4 life
Change4life is a public health programme in the United Kingdom
which began in January 2009, organised by the Department of Health.
The campaign aims to encourage people in Britain to live healthier
lives, using the slogan "eat well, move more, live longer".
Travelfootprint is a Clear Zones project that enables you to
compare the lifecycle environmental impacts of the main methods of
passenger travel in the UK. It also allows a detailed emissions
comparison of cars available since 2001.
Walk England promotes walking as a way to be healthy, travel and
relax - by bringing together and inspiring people who want to walk
more, with those health, transport and environmental professionals
responsible for supporting their choice.
Walking for Health (WfH)
WfH is for everyone with an interest in walking for health. They
offer information, support and encouragement to complete beginners,
existing walkers and health and leisure professionals. WfH aims to
get more people walking in their own communities, particularly
those who take little exercise or who live in areas of poor
‘Natural Networks’ is a partnership of organisations that work
to help protect and enhance the green spaces of Peterborough as the
city grows. It represents not only a network of local organisations
working together towards a shared vision, but also the network of
high quality well maintained open spaces, wildlife corridors,
woodlands and lakes that we are striving to achieve.
Peterborough's Rights of Way Network
We manage more than 250km of public rights of way in and around
Peterborough. We are responsible for maintaining a definitive
map and statement (the legal record for the right of way) and
asserting the public's right to use public rights of way. For more
information vist the
city council website.