Category Archives: Walkers Are Welcome Towns

Hooray for the Dartmoor Way

I was pleased to take part in the official opening of the Dartmoor Way walking route around Dartmoor. Continue reading

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Kinder’s legacy

The 90th anniversary of the Kinder trespass is a chance to call for a new movement for access. Continue reading

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We are a movement

This year’s Walkers Are Welcome towns get-together was hosted by Kington in Herefordshire. It was a great event. Continue reading

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On Offa’s Dyke

This year’s Walkers Are Welcome towns annual get-together began with a splendid walk along Offa’s Dyke. Continue reading

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The River Coln Trail is coming

The River Coln rises just north of Brockhampton in Gloucestershire and flows south and south-east for 33 miles to join the Thames near Lechlade. It is an enchanting river, and the two Walkers Are Welcome Towns which are close to … Continue reading

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Welcome renewed

Five years ago I opened the Welcome Way in West Yorkshire. It has been so popular that the promoters have published the second edition of the guidebook. Continue reading

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Coppet Hill hasn’t copped it

I returned to Coppet Hill above the Wye in Herefordshire after eight years for an autumn walk. Continue reading

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Shropshire Way sculpture

I joined a small group to celebrate the unveiling of the splendid sculpture at the start and end of the Shropshire Way. Continue reading

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Japan Footpath Association is ten

I made a video to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Japan Footpath Association. Continue reading

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Last post for Bob

My good friend Bob Coles, indefatigable Northamptonshire rambler, has died aged 90. Continue reading

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