Over recent months we have had a host of great walks added to the site. Regular contributor Mac Hawk has been diligently submitting a wide range of routes from the Settle–Carlisle line in the north of England, such as this one to Great Shunner Fell, as well as classics like this route up Whernside.
MPs have voted to allow fracking for shale gas 1,200m below national parks and other protected sites.
CFW don't get involved with politics, we care about walking and the environment. However, just as was the case with the government's plan to sell off national forests, protecting the environment and walking requires getting involved.
Very encouraging news from Scotland as the Borders trainline re-opens.
As well as connecting these communities with Edinburgh, the restored line offers car-free access to several hills and valleys in the beautiful Borders region. Car Free Walks has relatively few routes in the Borders, largely due to the limited public transport options. Here's hoping we will see a few more added to the website in the coming weeks...