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Welcome to Walking Places

Walking Places is your place on the web to store and publish your walking journals, diaries and guides. Whether you keep a record of the walks you do with the dog or write a daily diary of your long distance walks, we want you to tell the world about it, through the medium of Walking Places.

We can provide you with a complete hosting service, with your own sub-domain* (for example, or simply publish your account on our journals page. You don’t need to know any HTML or have any technical knowledge of creating web sites, we will do all the hard work for you and best of all its COMPLETELY FREE!


New Microsite:
Mark & Rachel have opened a new site to log their long distance paths. First one up there is a South Downs Way journal.

New C2C Blog:
Seven men and a dog have walked the C2C path - you can follow their blog as they walked it, on the Walking Places Blog Service.

Blogging Service Available

NEW! We now offer a self-contained Blogging service, which will allow you to update your website on a much more frequest basis. Perfect for anyone wishing to document their progress through the Wainwrights for example.

It's simple to use and of course it's completely free to sign up and maintain.

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The site has been developed to allow walkers to publish their daily diary or journal, even if they have no experience of web publishing.

Walking Places includes the following:

JOURNALS: This section of the site is home to the hosted journals which members have asked us to publish. These are normally restricted to one or two pages. Anything bigger and you may wish to consider a Microsite.

MICROSITES: The main portal page for accessing all the hosted members’ websites. You can design and manage your own microsite if you wish, or allow us to select a template for you and publish your words. If you would like to have a journal or indeed a website hosted on Walking Places, please contact us using the e-mail link on the right.

COAST TO COAST: A landing page for all the Coast to Coast related information on Walking Places. This includes information on the route, guidebooks, the Ordnance Survey strip maps and other information that may be useful to anyone planning on doing the walk.

DOWNLOADS: A collection of downloads that compliment the other resources on Walking Places. On this page you will also find a number of walks (in Memory Map format) for some of the more popular walking destinations in the UK.

LINKS: An extensive repository of useful walking related links, the perfect homepage for anyone with an interest in walking, rambling, hiking or climbing. The links are categorised for ease of access and new links are added regularly, so keep checking back.

FORUM: A dedicated chat forum for Walking Places. If you wish to gain access to this forum, click on the link at the top of this page. To post on the forum you will need to register.