General news archive

Walk in the woods

Autumn stomps in the woods

22 October 2012

Explore your local forests on a guided walk this autumn. Woods are synonymous with autumn – the amber glow of the trees, leaves crunching under foot, the sight of rutting deer and the weather serving up anything from a crisp breeze and blue skies to moody damp days full of inviting puddles.

HF Holidays receives award

HF Holidays win two travel awards

12 October 2012

Our recommended walking holiday partner HF Holidays have been awarded two Guardian and Observer Travel Awards.

BFI London Film Festival logo

Explore film locations in the capital on foot

11 October 2012

Join guided walks to famous film locations around London during our annual Films on Foot Festival.

Two walkers

Help create inspiring walking routes

24 September 2012

We’re looking for walkers with a keen eye for detail to help quality-check our growing library of walking routes for independent walkers.

Lincolnshire Wolds

Part-time Project Officer wanted for Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival

06 September 2012

The Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire are looking for a part-time Project Officer to manage and develop the Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival.

Walkers on a road

Are our roads safe enough for walkers?

31 August 2012

If you regularly walk on roads, you can share your views about road safety in Britain by taking part in a survey being run by Brake, the road safety charity.

London 2012 Led Walks

Beat the crowds to the Paralympics

23 August 2012

The nation is gearing up for another series of sporting spectaculars as the Paralympics draw closer, and you can stay one step ahead on a London 2012 led walk.

Route developer

Learn how to develop great walking routes

20 August 2012

We're running a series of workshops throughout the autumn designed to help independent walkers learn the skills needed to develop great walking routes.

London 2012 led walks - Eton Dorney (image credit: Brenda Horwill)

London 2012 led walks in pictures

13 August 2012

Ticketholders saw a different side of London 2012 over the last few weeks thanks to free led walks to Games venues in Weymouth, Eton Dorney, Essex and the capital.

Wyre Forest Ramblers Olympic walk

Ramblers get into the Olympic spirit

23 July 2012

The Wyre Forest Ramblers went on a walk around Much Wenlock, a town with close connections to the modern Olympics, on 15 July to celebrate the UK's Olympic year.

Advice for walkers

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