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

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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.

Find Hiking Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

Make your Move

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The greatest benefits to our physical and mental health comes when we go from doing no physical activity at all to doing just a little bit!

Your local Physical Activity, Sport & Health Team

Delivering programmes to support you to become more active.

National Governing Bodies

Ramblers Association

Contact Name
General enquiries
Contact Email
Contact Telephone
020 7339 8500

Hinckley Ramblers

Located in Hinckley and have been offering walks for 45years the area's leading walking/hiking group
We offer Walks 3 times a week and
are members of HBC Ramblers Walking for Health on Burbage Common.


  • O&W LSA
    Blaby LSA
    Active Partnerships
    Charnwood LSA
  • Melton LSA
    H&B LSA
    Sport England
    Equality Standard
    Active Leicester
    Harborough LSA
    Active Rutland
    Leicestershire County Council


  • Sport England
    Blaby LSA
  • O&W LSA
    Melton LSA
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Active Partnerships
  • Equality Standard
    H&B LSA
  • Harborough LSA
    Charnwood LSA
  • Safeguarding
    Active Rutland
  • Active Leicester