Car Free Walks Blog

August 2017

Hinterland (Y Gwyll)

The Vale of Rheidol has much to offer walkers, steam fanatics and TV spotters alike

The Vale of Rheidol (Cwm Rheidol) is well known by industrial archaeologists for its historic lead and silver mine workings and levels, but over the course of a century, nature has reclaimed the landscape.
July 2017

Lancashires's best-kept secrets

The new car-free way to experience the beauty of the Forest of Bowland during the summer months

The Forest of Bowland is one of England’s hidden gems – an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) tucked well out of the way off the beaten track between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. And there’s a new bus service that allows keen walkers to explore the Forest of Bowland without a long drive at either end of the day.
June 2017

Hiking in the North East

A dog-lover's guide to walking in the North East

Untouched natural landscapes, a strong sense of tradition and a fascinating local culture all make the North East one of the most magnificent – and yet least explored – corners of the UK. From the array of rare wildlife to the miles of rich history, there’s no doubt that the North East is the perfect place to explore on foot.

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.