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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

Car Free Walks newsletter #17, spring 2015

Walk here ...It’s a name that gets many hillwalkers a bit misty-eyed.

Knoydart is famous as a place of wild walks, and it more than lives up to its reputation. Whether you walk in from Glenfinnan or get the ferry from Mallaig to Inverie, there are numerous options for short, long or multi-day adventures. Look out for a blog on Tim’s trip to Knoydart, which will be online shortly. And the Knoydart... Read full article

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