For those who are physically able, walking is a great option for getting where you need to be. You don’t need specialist equipment and you don’t have to buy tickets or think about parking. It’s also a great way to fit exercise into your day and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

 

Why walk?

 

According to the NHS choices website, regular walking has been shown to reduce the risk of chronic illnesses, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, asthma, stroke and some cancers. The website has some really useful information about fitting walking into your life to improve your health, you can click here to find out more.

 

Plan your route

 

Walking routes can be planned using the journey planner on the Walkit website, and the home page also has a link to download the Walkit app. The app will help you choose between quieter and more direct routes to suit you.

 

Getting around your local area

 

The map below highlights that Lidget Street, a 20 minute walk from Lindley Moor Meadows, offers a high street environment with a number of amenities including shops, cafes, a library and a pharmacy. Salendine Shopping Center is located within a 15 minute walk on Moor Hill Road. There are also a number of amenities closer to Lindley Moor Meadows including a convenience store located on Weatherhill Road and a Restaurant/ Bar on Lindley Moor Road.

 

 Local amenities close to Lindley Moor Meadows

Walking to school

 

Walking or scooting to school is an easy way of including exercise in children's lives. There are a number of schools within walking distance of Lindley Moor Meadows, as shown on the map, and there is more information on the travel to school page.

 

 

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This website has been produced by the Lindley Moor Meadows Travel Plan Coordinator on behalf of Persimmon Homes