What to wear and what to bring on a walk

Clothing appropriate for walking includes:
 
  a waterproof outer layer/jacket
 
  a pair of quick-drying walking trousers
 
  walking boots with appropriate socks
 
  a small rucksack or day bag
 
Walkers may also consider bringing (depending on the time of the year):
 
  walking poles
 
  gaiters or waterproof over trousers
 
  a sit mat
 
  a hat/sunhat
 
  sunglasses and sun cream
 
  a torch
 
Walkers are strongly advised to bring:
 
  a mobile phone
 
  emergency contact details
 
  sufficient food and water to last the day