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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January 2015

Car Free Walks newsletter #16, winter 2015

Walk here ...Ever been to the Isle of Man?

There’s plenty of good walking to be done here. Regular contributor Mac Hawk has added three varying routes on the island – one up a hill, one around a headland and one along the coast. The Isle can be reached by ferry from Heysham, Liverpool and Belfast. Time to start planning your own trip! Look out for a blog on Martin’s trips, which will be online shortly. Been on a great walk? Submit it at: Prize draw We have something special up for grabs in our latest prize draw. Anyone who loves mountains will enjoy this stunning film from Terry Abraham, ‘Life of a mountain: Scafell Pike’ – a celebration through the seasons...

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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)... more

Each submitted walks increases your chance to win!