The latest news from Car Free Walks
Focus on… the Settle–Carlisle railway Over recent months we have had a host of great walks added to the site.Regular contributor Mac Hawk has been diligently submitting a wide range of routes from the Settle–Carlisle line in the north of England, such as this one to Great Shunner Fell, as well as classics like this route up Whernside.He’s also shared his knowledge of the region in this blog post. Read full article
Each quarter we enter everyone who submits a car-free walk to our website into a prize draw to win some goodies.
For the April to June 2016 prize draw we are giving away £50 credit to spend at e-outdoor.co.uk.Owned and run by White and Bishop Ltd, an independent outdoor shop based in Rugby, e-outdoor.co.uk offers a friendly and personal service with fast mainland UK delivery.Keeping up with the tradition of providing an extensive range of stock, they sell all types of camping equipment and gear, outdoor clothing, footwear and tents from all the top brands. Read more on how to win
“England’s Most Scenic Railway.”
That’s what the publicity machine tells us, but does it really hold up?And is it as scenic once you are away from the rails?Well, the answer to both questions is a resounding “YES!” The signs at the stations along the line tell of “72 miles of scenic splendour”, but that barely does it justice.The line passes through the Pennine and Cumbrian countryside, full of hills – including the iconic Yorkshire Three Peaks – and valleys, notably the lovely Upper Eden Valley. Read full blog entry