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
▪︎ gloves
▪︎ 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