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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June 2015

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 Foundation has plenty more information about the area.  Been on a great walk? Submit it at: Prize draw Ever fancied having a personalised map of your favourite corner of the UK? One that doubles as a survival blanket?  Our old friends at Aqua3 are offering five customised...

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Submit a walk and win!

For the October to December 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)... more

Each submitted walks increases your chance to win!