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: www.carfreewalks.org 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: www.carfreewalks.org 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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December 2014

Save money on train tickets

The website MoneySavingExpert has launched a new tool to help you search for split tickets - splitting a long journey into two tickets.

Strange as it may seem, this can often be cheaper than a single for the same journey - no-one has yet worked out why! The TicketySplit website helps you search for these split tickets. They may not always be available, but it's well worth having a browse before booking a journey. Another good website for split tickets is Raileasy's Trainsplit, where you can also book the tickets. Perfect for planning that winter weekend of walking!  ...

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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!