Skip to contentSkip to navigation
Rethinking Cities Ltd.


8 Breaths
An engaging and thought-provoking walking tour of Oxford brings tools for individuals to use to improve air quality ...MORE

5 10 20 .... 2017 is an Anniversary year
5, 10, 20 .... 2017 is an Anniversary year for Rethinking Cities & the Museum of Walking ...MORE



Enter your details below to subscribe to our occasional email newsletter


News story

Dr William Bird talking walking

Dr William BirdDr William Bird is a practising GP who in 1994 realised the potential that the Berkshire countryside around his practice offered as a resource for his diabetic patients.

His vision 15 years ago was to establish health walking on a national level.  He is credited as being the driving force behind the Walking for Health initiative, Green Gyms and host of other initiatives. 

Listen to this interview to learn how his childhood experiences of playing out doors has shaped his thinking and how he sees future health care integrated with discovering the outdoors and having fun on foot.


Listen or download this Talking Walking episode -

Date added: 21 December 2009

Go to the list of news stories

Please feel free to recommend this news story to a friend or colleague.