Car Free Walks Blog

June 2009

Going to walk on an egg

A fried egg sandwich with a cup of tea is a welcome snack at any time

As an unscheduled breakfast before venturing into a thunder storm for two days, it assumes previously unknown qualities – comforting, motivational and warming – not to mention a boost of caffeine and grease, those two staples of the UK diet. Our expedition to walk across the Howgill Fells had suffered from an inauspicious start.
March 2009

Falling for the South Downs

A tribute to our southern National Park

The Devil’s Dyke, on a sunny Saturday morning in May, is probably not the best introduction to the South Downs. People sit impatiently in their cars on the approach road, waiting for a free spot in the vast concrete car park.
February 2009

What's the Devil's Point?

Exploring the Cairngorms in Winter

With the Christmas festivities and New Year passing, my thoughts turned to the weeks ahead and an irresistable urge for some adventure. A couple of phone calls to like-minded friends, and some rooting around the internet for some cheap travel tickets, and plans were set.

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.