Type: On exercise routes, exertion is foremost

Paths, which were once simply means for enjoying fresh air, outdoor socializing and reaching destinations, have been more recently since work and travel have become less physically demanding called upon increasingly to provide opportunities for physical exertion. Walking at any speed provides fundamental, wide ranging beneficial exercise. As the American physician Alvah H. Doty recommended […]

Rousham offers a strollers’ paradise English-style

The Rousham landscape as completed in 1741 and still today offers the ingredients solo and social strollers seek in a naturalistic setting: easy access, broad, clear walkways, a sense of safety, a world apart, apparent extent, and opportunities for exploration. The primary walk is readily accessible. It starts and ends at the house, which is […]