Category Archives: Walkers Are Welcome Towns

Hurly-burly over bridge

The 120-year campaign for a bridge over the River Wharfe at Burley in Wharfedale is at last making progress. Continue reading

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The Dales Way at 50

I was a guest at the lunch organised by the Dales Way Association to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the way. Continue reading

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Chilterns’ future

I have commented on the draft management plan for the Chilterns AONB: mostly good but too laid-back on paths and access. Continue reading

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Cromer’s crabsters

Cromer in north Norfolk, which hosted the Walkers Are Welcome towns annual get-together last October, has a proud fishing industry.  Cromer crab and lobster are great delicacies.  As I walked around the town in the interstices of the conference, I … Continue reading

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Japan welcomes walkers

Friends from the Japan Footpath Association and Walkers Are Welcome visited the Chilterns to talk about paths and promoting walking Continue reading

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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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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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