Car Free Walks Blog

January 2009

A one-way ticket through Yorkshire

A long, long walk through the Dales

One of the joys of car-free walking is making up your own routes. Rather than sticking to a well-trodden path, or a particular peak, you can select two stations or bus stops – one to start and one to finish – and make up the bit in between. With this cunning plan in mind, I spread out my maps of the Yorkshire Dales and started scanning.
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

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.