Active travel means making journeys by walking or cycling. These are usually short journeys, like walking to the shops, walking the kids to school, cycling to work, or cycling to the station to catch a commuter train.

Active travel keeps you fit and health by making exercise part of your daily routine. It also saves you money and reduces your carbon footprint, improving air quality and reducing road congestion.

Not sure where to start? We’ve got lots of tips to help you get started on your active travel journey.

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Tom’s Quick Bike Maintenance Tips

Kent County Council bike maintenance expert, Tom gives us a quick guide to checking your bike for problems and preparing for a safe ride.

Cycling UK bike maintenance tips

Back in the Saddle

Kent Cycle Training courses give people the skills and confidence to cycle more often for leisure and work.

Madhu and Ruth were nervous about their first lesson, but found themselves enjoying the experience and gaining a huge confidence boost!

Courses for electric bikes are also available in Canterbury and Deal.

Book a Kent Cycle Training Course

Cycling’s a Breeze

Breeze Rides are fun, free social rides for women run all over the UK, organised by Breeze Champions like Janet.

The Faversham Breeze ladies enjoy regular rides rides out in the the Kent countryside, and their members have found new friends and new confidence from being part of the group.

Find a HSBC Breeze Ride

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