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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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Aiming low

Cat Bells.Dale Head.

Fleetwith Pike. Pillar. Scafell Pike, Illgill Head, Whit Fell and Black Combe. It’s a distinguished roll call of Lakeland tops. And over a windswept weekend in autumn, I didn’t climb any of them. It wasn’t exactly planned that way. I had tried to design a route that included some bits I hadn’t visited: the Newlands valley for one, then Mosedale and Wasdale Head. Then there... Read full blog entry

Save money on train tickets

The website MoneySavingExpert has launched a new tool to help you search for split tickets - splitting a long journey into two tickets.

Strange as it may seem, this can often be cheaper than a single for the same journey - no-one has yet worked out why! The TicketySplit website helps you search for these split tickets. They may not always be available, but it's well worth having a browse before booking... Read full article

Prizedraw: submit a walk and win

For the October to December 2014 prize draw we are giving away a seasonally-themed Car Free Walks goodie bag, containing some lovely warming treats to get you through the bleakest of winter months.

Or help you skip through the light powder snow if the weather is anything like our February trip to The Grey Corries back in 2010. To be entered for the draw, register here (if you haven't already), then... Read more on how to win

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