Walking

Photo of family walking on cycling and walking path, National Cycle Network

The Government has set an ambition in the CWIS of getting 55% of primary school children walking to school by 2025 | Photo credit: ©2015, Sustrans

The Government is in serious danger of missing its targets to increase levels of cycling and walking in England unless there is an increase in funding. Giving evidence to the House of Commons...
23 January 2019
Photo of Lee Craigie meeting Transport Scotland’s active travel delivery partner organisations on an urban cycle path in Scotland

Lee Craigie as Active Nation Commissioner meeting Transport Scotland’s active travel delivery partner organisations

Photo of Lee Craigie next to a bicycle on National Cycle Route 78- The Caledonia Way

Lee Craigie was announced as Active Nation Commissioner for Scotland in December 2018 | Image credit: James Robertson, ©2017

In her first official appearance in her new role Scotland’s newly appointed Active Nation Commissioner, Lee Craigie is to meet the people at the frontline of delivering walking and cycling...
23 January 2019
Photo of Angelica Bell and children at Wormholt Primary School in London

Image credit: ©2019, Paul Tanner

Photo of Angellica Bell posing by a road bicycle

I’m delighted to be supporting this year’s Big Pedal. It’s a fantastic way to encourage more children to cycle, walk or scoot– doing wonders for their health and the environment around them

Photo of two young girls walking to school on pavement by a road.

Photo credit: Neil Hanna

Families are being invited to take up the Big Pedal 2019 – the UK’s largest cycling, walking and scooting challenge for schools. This year’s competition is backed by Angellica Bell, British...
22 January 2019
Photo of Sustrans officer and school children in brightly coloured t-shirts in a classroom holding up pieces of paper.

Sustrans' air quality project officer, Daisy Addison and Eastbrook Primary school children make ending air pollution their New Year resolution

We are working with 25 schools across Sussex on a major air quality education project funded by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA). Working in partnership with Sussex...
21 January 2019
Photo of older man on a bicycle on Quietway 2 in Dalgarno Gardens, west London. There is a female pedestrian crossing street in the background

Freeing up our roads and making them safer for everyone makes environmental and economic sense

Photo of 2. Young woman on a bike riding on Quietway 2 on Westway, west London
Photo of young man on a bike in the foreground on Quietway 7 in Shepherd’s Bush, west London
We are proud to have published our latest London review. 'Our work in London 2019: Streets ahead' shows just some of the progress we've made to help transform the capital, working with London...
14 January 2019
A photo of a bicycle outside of Down the Hatch, a vegan restaurant in Liverpool

Down the Hatch is right along National Route 56 and serves top notch vegan grub

A photo of vegan wraps from the Jumping Bean - a vegan restaurant in Durham

Grab yourself some tasty vegan food at the Jumping Bean - just off National Route 14

A photo of a  Tibits restaurant front, with stools and bar for eating at

Southwark is home to Tibits, a great vegan-friendly restaurant selling fresh food every day

'Veganuary' may only roll around once a year, but you can still get yourself down to a vegan foodie spot for some delicious grub. We've put together a list of Sustrans staff recommended vegan-...
21 December 2018

Sustrans Scotland Deputy Director Grace Martin and Active Nation Commissioner Lee Craigie

Sustrans Scotland welcomes the appointment of Lee Craigie as the new Active Nation Commissioner for Scotland. This is a significant step in recognising the importance of active travel for the future...
20 December 2018
Man in blue t-shirt and shorts and woman in red t-shirt and jeans walking on shared used path with dog. Grass and buildings on either side and cyclist following up the path behind

Walkers on the Comber Greenway, a path that runs through East Belfast

Two women walking on waterside shared use path, man and woman walking further up the path. Sail-like structure on the right side of the path

Walkers on the Cardiff Barrage, part of the Cardiff Bay Trail

The city is often thought of as the domain of motorised vehicles. But many of the National Cycle Network routes passing through the UK’s urban areas provide ample opportunity for interesting and...
13 December 2018

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