Category Archives: Walkers Are Welcome Towns

The value of walking

Last weekend the Walkers Are Welcome Towns Network’s tenth anniversary get-together was held in Hebden Bridge, Calderdale.  Hebden Bridge was the first Walkers Are Welcome town, inspired by local residents Andrew Bibby and Gwen Goddard. The event was hosted by … Continue reading

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White Cliffs Festival launched at Walmer

I opened the fourth White Cliffs Walking Festival at Walmer on 24 August. Continue reading

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The legacy of the Big Welsh Walk

The Big Welsh Walk (Taith Gerdded Fawr Cymru) took place in Ceredigion on Saturday 6 May.  I joined the 200 people taking part.  We could choose from walks of 15, 10 or six miles and I went for the 15-mile one. … Continue reading

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Cardiff’s green trail

I had an hour to spare in Cardiff so walked a short stretch of the Taff Trail. It is surprisingly rural. Continue reading

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Learning through walking

Ramblers’ trustees try to attend all 59 of the Ramblers’ Area AGMs, and this year I went to five, including Somerset. Continue reading

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Lincolnshire Wolds, a well-kept secret

The Lincolnshire Wolds are unsung, but I had a splendid walk there during the Walkers Are Welcome Towns annual get-together Continue reading

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Walkers Are Welcome: never more relevant

Walkers Are Welcome Towns have never been more relevant. Continue reading

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