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1. Regular walking can reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, diabetes, stroke, high blood pressure, cancer, osteoporosis and arthritis. It can help you to deal with anxiety and stress, and may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease?
2. If you are going out for a longer walk, perhaps in the hills or away from the crowds and busy towns as well as suitable footwear what is recommended that you take with you as a minimum?
3. If you walked from Overton Hill in Wiltshire to Ivinghoe Beacon in Buckinghamshire, you would have just completed which National Trail?
4. Many people go "peakbagging" or set out to climb a particular group of mountains. What is the name given to the group of Scottish mountains that are over 3,000 feet high?
5. England and Wales have 14 National Trails. What symbol do they use on their signage to show you are going the right way?
6. You are walking along an English bridleway. A cyclist is coming towards you. What is the correct protocol?
7. It's important that you take a detailed map (or equivalent electronic device) with you when you go out and about. The national mapping agency for Great Britain is called what?
8. This sugary mint cake is thought of as part of the staple diet of walkers. Which Cumbrian town is it associated with?
9. If you were looking at an Ordnance Survey map and saw a symbol that looked like a + sign, what would it mean?
10. A traditional walk that is usually done in aid of charity is?
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