Category Archives: Access

Roaming the Cromer coast

On my recent visit to Cromer for the Walkers Are Welcome annual get-together I found time to explore the Norfolk coast. Continue reading

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Activist Anne Wilks’s centenary

Anne Wilks, an activist for paths and greens in East Kent, would have been 100 today, 9 November. Continue reading

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What is the impact of Walkers Are Welcome?

At the Walkers Are Welcome towns annual get-together in Cromer we agreed that the towns need to demonstrate their impact more. Continue reading

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MK Ramblers help wayfinding

Milton Keynes Ramblers have teamed up with Milton Keynes Council rights-of-way department by funding and installing five new waymark posts on footpaths in the parish of Moulsoe.  Continue reading

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Stonehenge shenanigans

Today is the centenary of Stonehenge’s acquisition for the nation, but before that it was the scene of access battles. Continue reading

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Hikers’ Henley welcomes walkers

Henley-on-Thames, which was launched as a Walkers Are Welcome town on 30 September, is the second in Oxfordshire. Continue reading

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National parks: a common good

I was invited to have the last word at the national park societies’ conference, held on Dartmoor during World Commons Week. Continue reading

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