Wishing you a Good Journey
We are very excited to link up with Good Journey, a new initiative to encourage and support the use of public transport to attractions and activities across the UK. Nat Taplin, the director of Good Journey, tells us more about what they’re doing.
Spring is around the corner, so it’s time to start planning those weekends away – and where better to start that the glorious Peak District? Here is a selection of our favourites in the region.
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Our friends at holidaycottages.co.uk picked out some of the best routes from a great walking county: Devon. From moor to shore, from river to city, there’s something here for everyone.
With the pre-Christmas weather a bit grim, we took the chance to look back on sunnier days and a short walk in North Norfolk. This wild coastline is even more stunning over winter, so why not head there now?
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Focus on… car-free guides
A couple of visitors have asked us recently about the best way to plan a car-free walking trip, so we pointed them in the direction of our handy little guide to all things car-free walking. From what to take with you, to how to save a few pounds on tickets, you’ll find plenty of tips on our website.
We’ve got a cracker of a prize in our latest quarterly draw – the chance to win a OS Maps subscription gift pack. To enter, simply submit a walk and follow the steps to add your route to the database before the end of March.
We’ll pick out the lucky winners at the start of April – and don't forget that you can submit as many walks as you like for more chances to win.
If you want to know when a new walk is online, follow us on Twitter or ‘like’ our Facebook page. If that’s not your thing, no worries – they are all on the website. We also put up photos, news and any other titbits, so please keep sending them in.
A quick reminder about all the great discounts and offers available to Car Free Walks members:
- 20% off at Cicerone
- 15% off at Onya’s environmentally friendly products
- 15% off at reusablebottle.co.uk products
- £25 off a booking with Snaptrip
Visit the community page of Car Free Walks for more details of these great offers.
The latest stats…
831 walks on the website
5,249 registered users
61 blog posts
Many, many happy walkers
As usual, a big thank you to all our sponsors, who help to keep Car Free Walks running.
If you would like to sponsor us – the website or individual walks – drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org
The next newsletter will be out in the summer. Please send us any news and until then, happy walking!