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Walking

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Walking is a great way to get around Greater Manchester. It's free, kind to the environment and good for your physical health and mental wellbeing. A brisk 25 minute walk every day can add up to seven years to your life!


walking week october 2017

Greater Manchester walking week

21-29 October 2017

Over 100 free guided walks suitable for all ages and abilities.

Look out for our other Walking Festival in May each year and walking weekends throughout Spring and Autumn.

You can also sign up for the walking newsletter and follow the Facebook page for updates on what event's are coming up and how to take part.


Rural walk

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Walking Workforce

Walking support for businesses

We can advise you about encouraging walking at your workplace as a way to get fitter and save money:

Find out more about a walking workplace: email walking.works@tfgm.com

A walking workforce is good for your business. Staff who walk to work, or walk during the day, are more likely to be on time, and less likely to take time off.

We can advise your business about encouraging walking - by setting up direct, safe paths segregated from traffic for example, or by installing changing facilities or lockers, and through promotions and events, like Walk to Work Week and lunchtime walks.

Contact us about encouraging staff to walk: email business.travel@tfgm.com


Walking to school

Walking support for schools

To make walking a natural choice for children, we can improve the quality and safety of walking routes and other spaces used by pupils on their way to school.

Contact us about the school walking programme: email walking.works@tfgm.com

Also, see campaigns like the Free your feet challenge with our partner, the 'Living Streets' charity, to encourage children to walk to school: