April 2016

Car Free Walks newsletter 18

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.On the blog Elsewhere on the blog, you can also read about our recent trip to Knoydart and an earlier trip along the Lairig Leacach.Walk here Our North Wales correspondent Pete Roberts has been adding more walks from his neighbourhood in recent months, including this stroll along the coast from Llanfairfechan.

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December 2015

MPs back fracking in national parks

CFW don't get involved with politics, we care about walking and the environment.However, just as was the case with the government's plan to sell off national forests, protecting the environment and walking requires getting involved.Fracking is known to endanger water supplies and cause earthquakes.Today the MPs have voted to allow fracking under national parks.Sign the petition to stop the government from endagering our AONBs and national parks.You can sign the petition here.

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September 2015

A new trainline in the Scottish Borders

As well as connecting these communities with Edinburgh, the restored line offers car-free access to several hills and valleys in the beautiful Borders region.Car Free Walks has relatively few routes in the Borders, largely due to the limited public transport options.Here's hoping we will see a few more added to the website in the coming weeks...

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Submit a walk and win!

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. more

Each submitted walks increases your chance to win!