Chesterfield Walking Festival
14-22 May 2022
Enjoy the Chesterfield Area on foot, discovering our moorlands including Big Moor with its stone circles, searching out wildflowers in ancient woodlands, and going on a treasure hunt around Spital Cemetery. Explore history in the landscape on the George Stephenson – Rocket Man walk or a Tale of Two Pits. Help Clean Up Chesterfield or go on a Bumblebee Safari. Discover hidden secrets on the Unstone Line or step out on the Family Adventure Journey.
Living Streets' National Walking Month
May is Living Streets' National Walking Month. This year, they're encouraging you to #Try20 - and walk for 20 minutes each day during May.
Walking is an easy and accessible way to improve physical and mental health and a 20-minute walk can reduce the risk of a number of preventable health conditions, including certain cancers, depression, heart disease and Type 2 diabetes.
By swapping a short drive for a short walk, you can also help reduce air pollution, congestion and road danger - whilst saving yourself some money and getting active in the process!
Visit their website for more info and take part National Walking Month #WALKTHISMAY
The National Forest is the boldest environmentally led regeneration project in
the country. Three decades of forest creation and 9 million trees in the ground – so far – demonstrate to the whole country how trees transform landscapes, communities and the economy.
National Walking month falls during May, and we think this is one of the best times of the year to be outdoors.
The drama of spring blossom, the heady scent of bluebells carpeting ancient woods, and the chance to see wildlife in abundance are all wonderful for the mind and soul.
Walks for all ages and abilities!