Car Free Walks Blog

January 2018

Car-free walking in Devon

From coast to moor and back again

With its sheer variety of landscapes and places to visit - from rolling moors to beautiful beaches, cathedral cities and quaint villages - it’s easy to see why Devon is much-loved by holidaymakers. Although some parts can be very rural, it is possible to enjoy a car-free holiday and still take on some of the best walks the county has to offer.
December 2017

Changing horizons

A walk without kids in North Norfolk

Holidays are different with kids. They used to be a time to head for the hills and tick off some long-targeted routes; now, they are meticulously planned around a different set of priorities: where can we get essential supplies? What will we do if it’s too rainy for the beach? How many chips are too many chips for a two-year-old?
November 2017

Three Peaks, no cars?

How to reduce the impact of your challenge event

There’s a notice on the wall outside the Pen-y-ghent café in Horton-in-Ribblesdale, the traditional start and finish point for the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge. It provides a list of all the things that groups of walkers completing the route shouldn’t do: don’t cheer as people finish; don’t make too much noise; don’t cheer loudly...

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.