Choose How You Move in Leicester and Leicestershire!

Explore Leicester & Leicestershire

Get Active in your area

We launched the Choose How You Move rewards challenge in Leicester and Leicestershire in April 2018.

The challenge is open to people who reside in or commute into Leicester and the Leicestershire area. The Choose How You Move rewards challenge, powered by BetterPoints, allows you to earn points for walking, cycling or using public transport. Track your journeys using the free BetterPoints app, earn points and redeem them for high street vouchers or donate them to your favourite charity. 

Reward yourself, by selecting a voucher, or donate them to a charity. 

How do I take part?

Click below to download the BetterPoints app.


Watch a short video here to get you started or follow these instructions:

1. Download the BetterPoints app from the App Store or the Google Play Store.
2. Tap “Join Now” in the app and fill out the form.
3. You will be automatically added to the Choose How You Move challenge due to your postcode. There will be a welcome message about this on your timeline in the app.
4. Tap the Play ▶ button in the top right corner of the app. 
5. Track your activity via Automatic (always on) or Manual Tracking (when you want to track a specific activity.)
6. Start earning BetterPoints!
7. If you reside outside of Leicester and Leicestershire but are commuting in and would like to participate please contact customer care for a code to add you to the challenge:

How can we help you to stay motivated?

With BetterPoints you can see your points accumulate on the app for your efforts, we will also share news of what is going on in your area to help you to stay active. 

From time to time we will ask you questions about your travel and activity habits, please answer these promptly and honestly so we can put you in the appropriate reward level. This will also help us evaluate the impact of the challenge when it ends. 

So get out there and start earning rewards for your activities!

Use the Journey Planner!

The Choose How You Move journey planner will help you plan your trip – and then you can earn BetterPoints for your journey! 

Explore on foot

  • Free walking maps, public rights of way, parks/open spaces, walking groups and guided walks.

Explore by bike

  • Free cycling maps, free cycling courses, cycling groups and guided bike rides.

Explore by public transport

  • Many of the attractions in the heart of The National Forest can be reached by using the National Forest Hopper bus service between Leicester and Burton upon Trent.

Need some help deciding where to stay, play and explore?

Take a look at Visit LeicesterGo Leicestershire and The National Forest – for a whole host of suggestions for visitors and residents alike.