Category Archives: Walkers Are Welcome Towns

Peakin’ at the Wrekin

I have fulfilled my long ambition to climb the Wrekin but was sorry that the toposcope did not show that you can see Cader Idris from the top. Continue reading

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Telford’s new 50-mile trail

I was pleased to launch the Telford T50 50-mile trail around Telford, to celebrate the anniversary of the new town. Continue reading

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The Big Welsh Walk: another triumph

The second Big Welsh Walk in Ceredigion, organised by Ramblers Cymru, was a great success. Continue reading

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What about Henley’s pedestrians?

We need to clear the clutter from the pavements in Henley-on-Thames to make way for pedestrians. Continue reading

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On top of Cleeve Common

A perfect walk on Cleeve Common on a bright November day. Continue reading

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The impact of Walkers Are Welcome

In the last ten years, Walkers Are Welcome towns have developed 1,200 walks totalling over 6,342 miles—the distance from London to Lima—and raised massive sums of money for their local economies. This information is revealed in a recent survey of … Continue reading

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A humane, welcoming landscape

The contributions of our Japanese guests to the Walkers Are Welcome tenth-anniversary get-together were outstanding. Takashi Oda, interpreter and tour guide, spoke about Hebden Bridge in Calderdale seen with a foreigner’s eyes.  Hebden Bridge was the first Walkers Are Welcome … Continue reading

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