Car Free Walks Blog

April 2024

Exploring Cheltenham by bus and on foot

Walking from the front door around Cheltenham

John and Mandy, recent retirees from the USA, share a few diary extracts from their month spent car-free walking around Cheltenham. "So, in the end, I walk 12.8 miles. From our place in Cheltenham, I walk through the town, up and over the hills and into the town of Winchcombe. I like Winchcombe so much that it’s now on our schedule for thi
December 2023

Aiming low in the Lakes

A wet-weather walk in Langdale

For late October, the weather hadn’t been too bad. Honestly. The walk from Threlkeld to Helvellyn via the Dodds on Monday had been grey and windy, but mostly dry. The tops east of Patterdale – Beda Head then across to High Raise – had been greyer and windier, but with occasional bursts of sunshine through the low cloud.
September 2023

The Sandstone Trail

A guest Blog post from Mike McLeish

Cheshire’s Sandstone Trail is a 32-mile waymarked hike starting in Frodsham and ending in Whitchurch. It’s a gentle enough route with a high point of just 227 metres. But don’t let the lack of height fool you, the route follows a sandstone ridge (hence the name) that gives sweeping vistas over the Cheshire Plain and Dee Valley below.

Create your walk and win!

Each quarter we enter everyone who submits a car-free walk to our website into a prize draw to win some goodies.