Walking in St Andrews
How can I get started?
You do not have to walk for hours. Walking for 30 minutes five times a week is the recommended ideal and the best way to do this is to include walking as part of your commute that way you will not only feel better physically and mentally you will be lowering your carbon footprint too.
Don’t know where to start? Here are some walking tips from the National Health Service (NHS) to get you started. You could try the NHS Active 10 Walking Tracker App or Couch to 5k.
Local Route Inspiration
New to the area? Want to explore? Here are a few walking and running routes to get you started.
Check out the St Andrews Interactive Walking and Cycling Map.
Walk over the Fife Coastal Path. There is so much for you to discover on the Fife Coastal Path. Stretching for 117 miles from the Firth of Forth in the south, to the Firth of Tay in the north, the route offers an unrivalled walking experience.
Some other good walks include those listed here.
Why should I walk?
Walking has many health benefits, including: