Car Free Walks Blog

November 2008

The north end of the Nantlle Ridge

Once known as Snowdonia’s best kept secret, the Nantlle Ridge lies southwest of the Snowdon massif

These days, the narrow crests and rocky peaks attract their fair share of walkers and scramblers, but rarely suffer from the overcrowding that afflicts other parts of the National Park. If the views alone don’t take your breath away, then the sharp breezes that whip in from the Irish Sea will finish the job.
September 2008

The Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Inspiration from overseas - The worlds most famous car-free walk?

The worlds most famous car-free walk? New Zealanders proudly proclaim the Tongariro Alpine Crossing as the worlds best one-day walk.Its a challenging 18.5 km hike across dramatic volcanic landscape in the heart of New Zealands North Island, where dark red craters with smoking fumaroles rise up amidst ancient lava flows
September 2008

A tale of two valleys: my first car

It all began with a small acorn

Every weekend in the summer, people swarm to the Lake District’s myriad attractions.The campsites book up months in advance, spilling over with families, barbeques and guy ropes; crossing the field to join a toilet queue becomes an SAS-style mission.

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.