Car Free Walks Blog

July 2021

Devon's Coast to Coast Walk - Day 4

Widecombe in the Moor to Drewsteignton (and a bit more)

Some months had passed since my previous leg of the Two Moors Way had ended in the dark. Since then a new job had lessened the opportunity for mid-week days out and a plan to beat the seasonal heat had been curtailed at short notice due to illness. So the troops (or three of us at least) reconvened on a June weekend not far shy of the longest day.
January 2021

Make this your new year's resolution

Get the what3words app - just in case

Nick Ackfield works with National Park Authorities, tourism boards and local councils in the UK to help them improve their visitors’ experience with what3words. He explains how the system, which has given every 3 metre square in the world a unique combination of three words and is available via a free app and online map...
December 2020

Five Things Every Beginner Hiker Should Know

Some helpful advice from David Gray at

Getting into hiking can be one of the best decisions you make in your life. Perhaps you're looking to get fitter, join a club to meet new people or just to get to know the great British countryside a little better – whatever your motivation, it’s a great way to spend your time.

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.