Walking is really good for your health and your bank balance too. Derby is a compact city which means that many shops, workplaces and schools are often not too far away. Getting around Derby on foot really might be the best option for lots of your journeys.

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Enjoy some time to yourself away from the daily distractions of life and get some much needed fresh air.  At a steady walking pace you get the chance to appreciate the scenery, the historic buildings and the landmarks that make up Derby’s rich and eventful history… all whilst burning some calories.

So don’t overlook walking as a way of getting around. It might take a bit longer to get there but it might just help you to live a bit longer too.

See how Richard decided to get more active so started walking three miles to work …