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iFootpath features in Best Staffordshire Winter Pub Walks

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We are delighted that an independent journalist has chosen to recommend iFootpath as part of a collection of The Best Staffordshire Winter Walks that end in a pub. Becky Loton, the What’s On Editor for The Sentinel, a local newspaper for Stoke-on-Trent, has compiled the article which recommends seven walks within the county. Two of the chosen walks are iFootpath creations so thank you to Becky and the team for the endorsement…

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Dolphins living year-round off English Coast

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The first resident pod of bottle-nosed dolphins has been confirmed to be living off the south-west coast of England. This pod adds to the UK’s other existing dolphin populations, in Cardigan, Wales and Moray Firth, Scotland. Dolphins are one of the most popular marine mammals, a favourite of adults and children alike, and scientists and local people are hoping to work together to ensure these resident populations continue to thrive…

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iFootpath Expert: Sharing iFootpath walks and more…

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This iFootpath Expert guide will help you share iFootpath walks and other website pages with your friends and family and also suggest ways that you can add iFootpath links to social media sites and your own website. First, we will introduce the easiest way to share walking guides from the iFootpath website. Then we will provide some tips about sharing on social media and last a little about the structure of the iFootpath website and how we have tried to make sharing and linking to iFootpath walks and the iFootpath App as easy as we can.
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The World’s Most Beautiful Countries on Your Doorstep

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It is all too easy to spend excessive time dreaming about far-flung holiday destinations which might be out of reach in terms of time and money. There’s no doubt that there are plenty of tempting and exotic places to have on our travel wish lists, but don’t let that stop you appreciating what there is closer to home. A survey of Rough Guides readers has revealed the Top 20 most beautiful countries in the world, and you might be surprised by the results…
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How Dogs Protect Our Hearts

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Regular followers of the iFootpath blog, will know that I am often singing the praises of our canine pals. Who can blame me? Dogs are wonderful walking companions and you don’t have to look far to find scientific studies that show the many health benefits of dog ownership. The latest paper comes from Sweden, revealing how dog owners have a lower risk of cardiovascular disease…
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iFootpath Expert: Zoom into iFootpath Walks for a Closer Look

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We’ve listed below some ways that you can zoom into the iFootpath website and App so that the directions and maps are easier to read. We hope that these will prove helpful whether you are out walking or checking out the routes in the comfort of your home.

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5 Recommendations for Taking Your DSLR Camera for a Walk

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I like to take a camera with me when I walk. Sometimes it’s a comfort blanket in case I come across something that I just must capture and share. At other times, I need a camera to take pictures for a new iFootpath walk or perhaps to gather some more snaps to add to an iFootpath walk Gallery.

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iFootpath is the new home for East Sussex Walks

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iFootpath has teamed up with East Sussex County Council to bring you 19 brand new East Sussex circular walking guides on the iFootpath App. The walks have been carefully selected by the council’s countryside team to allow walkers to discover the county’s countryside gems. From the famous chalk cliffs and the rolling South Downs to nature reserves, parklands, woodlands, country inns and former mills; there is plenty to discover and enjoy…
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The Science of Walking on Autopilot

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One of the joys of iFootpath is having access to more than a thousand UK walking routes, meaning there is always somewhere new to discover. Many of us also have our tried and tested favourite routes and, if you are like me, you may have four or five local dog-walking routes that you have walked hundreds of times. If so, have you noticed that sometimes you walk these routes whilst barely noticing your surroundings? It’s a bit like travelling to work, when some days you are not sure you can remember all the details of the commute. This always left me a little worried and wondering if a such a lapse of concentration might be unsafe. Well researchers at Cambridge University have put my mind at rest, with research showing that autopilot mode is a very normal part of our brain’s activity…

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iFootpath Expert: Tag your Favourite and Completed Walks

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The iFootpath collection of digital walking guides is constantly growing. With more than a thousand guides, we know lots of our customers have followed many of our walks, mounting to the handful, tens or even hundreds. People often have a wishlist of walks they want to try for the first time or a list of trusted walks they want to repeat and share with friends. So how can you keep a record of which walks you have already completed and which walks you love? Help is at hand with the ‘My Completed Walks’ and ‘My Favourite Walks’ feature on the iFootpath App and website.

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