Walking groups in East Lothian during National Walking Month 2023

May marks National Walking Month, and here in East Lothian, it’s the perfect time to get out and explore our beautiful coastal paths and countryside. Not only does walking offer physical health benefits, but it’s also fantastic for improving your mental wellbeing. Studies have shown that walking in nature can alleviate symptoms of anxiety and depression, boosting your mood and self-esteem.

With the longer days and warmer weather that May brings, there’s never been a better time to get out and take a stroll. If you’re looking for some motivation, why not join an initiative such as Walk to Work or Walk to School? These programmes encourage you to incorporate walking into your daily routine and develop a healthy habit.

For those who want to meet new people and improve their mental health, walking groups in East Lothian are an excellent option. Our walking groups offer a supportive and social environment where you can enjoy the benefits of being outside and connecting with others.

If you’re looking to improve your mental health by joining a walking group in East Lothian, you can fill in this form to note your interest or visit this page for more information on available walking groups and how to get involved.

Contact us 0131 653 3977 or info@changeseastlothian.org