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Six reasons you should take a walk as soon as possible

Pól Ó Conghaile


Walking isn't just healthy, it can also help you think and stoke creativity, our Travel Editor writes

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Pól Ó Conghaile walking the Spinc Ridge over Glendalough's Upper Lake, in Co Wicklow.

Pól Ó Conghaile walking the Spinc Ridge over Glendalough's Upper Lake, in Co Wicklow.

Hikers walking the Camino at San Sebastian, Spain. Photo: Pól Ó Conghaile

Hikers walking the Camino at San Sebastian, Spain. Photo: Pól Ó Conghaile

Pilgrims over a Bridge on the Camino de Santiago, Spain. Photo: Deposit

Pilgrims over a Bridge on the Camino de Santiago, Spain. Photo: Deposit

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Pól Ó Conghaile walking the Spinc Ridge over Glendalough's Upper Lake, in Co Wicklow.

Stressed? Who isn't. But a solution may be hiding in plain sight.

Editing our walking pages on the Camino, I kept circling back to one thought: you don't have to go to Spain to reap the rewards of a stroll.

Lifestyle changes don't have to be expensive or complex.