Walking is a free and easy way to be active and stay healthy. Portsmouth is an ideal city for walking and has the highest walk to school rate in the country, with over 70% of children walking to school every day.
In addition to the historic waterfront and coastline, Portsmouth boasts a wide range of parks, gardens and open spaces to walk in. From beautiful formal parks to small pocket parks and informal wildlife havens, it’s easy to walk away from the busy city streetscape into greener surroundings.
There are plenty of ideas for walks below, whether using the services of a walk leader, or following trail maps.