Car Free Walks Blog

June 2011

Window gazing

A short but very sweet stroll near Bristol

Two foxes; a brace of pheasants; one green woodpecker and one grey heron; 300 seagulls; two jays; a family of rabbits. What reads like a recipe for some gluttonous medieval feast is actually the wildlife I glimpsed on a recent train journey from Brighton to Bristol. Window gazing is a simple pleasure for the regular train traveller.
January 2011

London's waterways

Through the heart of the capital

Think ‘canals’ and Amsterdam or Venice come to mind. But London’s vibrant waterways are just as impressive; overlooked only because there is so much else crammed into the capital. A day wandering the banks gives you a glimpse into their industrial past and a chance to share in the recreational present.
November 2010

The night train

Getting your head down on the move

Some people might think it unwise to plan a trip to the hills more than two days in advance, let alone two months. But being southern in address, frugal by nature and a non-driver by choice, there is little I can do but throw caution to the wind and commit to the uncertainties of the Scottish weather and plan my adventures early.

Create your walk and win!

Each quarter we enter everyone who submits a car-free walk into a prize draw

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