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We provide free walks - free of cars and free of charge. All our walks can be reached using public transport - bus and train, coach and ferry. Search for a walk, add your own or create one from a GPX-file or check out what's been happening lately.
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Walk-editor offline

As some of you have noticed, gremlins snuck into our walk-editor and made a mess of it.

We fixed it, but the gremlins made a come-back and forced us to take it back offline. Please bear with us while we are chasing them away (the little critters do like to fall into pools of water, making everything worse.) If you encounter any problems on this site, please do get in touch with us either via the contactform... Read full article

Prizedraw: submit a walk and win

For the July to September 2015 prize draw we are giving away a seasonally-themed Car Free Walks goodie bag to the value of around £50.

To be entered for the draw, register here (if you haven't already), then click on submit a walk and follow the steps to add your route to the database. We will pick out the lucky winner in a draw at the start of October 2015 and don't forget that you can submit as... Read more on how to win

Carrying a compass: what’s the point?

I carried it on all my fledgling cycling adventures over the Sussex Downs and I seem to recall taking it on a family holiday to Cornwall "just in case".

I didn’t sleep with it under my pillow, but I did consider it part of my family's essential survival cache should Armageddon hit the South Coast unexpectedly. The thing was, I never actually knew how to use it. It wasn't until my University days... Read full blog entry

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