Let's Get Scotland Walking           A step change for Scotland

The Strategy

Let's Get Scotland Walking - The National Walking Strategy (NWS) was published in 2014 and is a key step in the delivery of the National Physical Activity Implementation Plan (NPAIP)Building a Legacy from the Commonwealth Games.

The National Walking Strategy sits within the context of the Active Scotland Outcomes Framework which describes the key outcomes desired for sport and physical activity in Scotland over the next ten years, the National Planning Framework 3 and the Long-term Vision for Active Travel in Scotland 2030.

The success will rely upon the collective efforts of a wide range of stakeholders.


A Scotland where everyone benefits from walking as part of their everyday journeys, enjoys walking in the outdoors and where places are well designed to encourage walking.