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Joyful Highlights Part 2: Health and Happiness

In a joyful celebration of 20 years spent walking on air, Clare Balding digs deep into the exhilarating archives of Ramblings to share the best moments from her favourite walks.

In a joyful celebration of 20 years spent walking on air, Clare Balding digs deep into the exhilarating archives of Ramblings to share the best moments from her favourite walks. This week she explores the theme of Health and Happiness to discover how walking can provide a real boost to both our physical and mental health.

The featured programmes include The Diamond Ramblers, a group who discuss their achievements with weight loss; the positive and uplifting Forget Me Not dementia group; and Dr. Kate Harding who persuades Clare to walk in silence, always a challenge, however this was an encounter that proved very meaningful for Clare and it's a walk she's never forgotten.

Please scroll down to the 'Related Links' box to access the full programmes included in this edition. Many, many more are available on BBC Sounds.

Walking for Spiritual Renewal
Mental Health Walking Group
Black Men's Walking for Health Group (now Walk4Health)
The Diamond Ramblers
Up to the Labyrinth on St. Catherine's Hill
'Forget Me Not' Dementia Group

Producer: Karen Gregor

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24 minutes