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Box: 109726

new Female Walker, 53, based near Marlow

Message: Hello, I am hoping to find male or female interested in joining me for the highest peaks in North Pennines, North Yorkshire Dales and Northumbria. I've been enjoying the hills for 20 plus years. It all started with a great crowd in Lancashire and Manchester. We met every month to do the Lakes or Wales and whilst living in Stockport I would try to get to the Lakes or Peak District at weekends too. Now, living in the South of England, vertially on the Chiltern Way, the landscape is rambling and picturesque, but I miss the great times in the North. Hence I have set myself the challenge of climbing the HEWITTS (England to start with). 56 of 180 done so far. I tend to walk solo and drive North on a Friday to do an afternoon peak/s and then main peaks Saturday and Sunday. For me the greatest challenge is Time as I have a family, work and getting away at weekends can prove tricky. I'm happy to meet up with anyone in the local areas mentioned or drive up with you too. Even though my navigation is ok, I'd prefer someone with a good sense of direction! Happy walking and may your waterproofs never fail :D Caroline

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) Dartmoor : The Lake District : Northumberland : The North York Moors : The Peak District : The Yorkshire Dales : Berkshire : Buckinghamshire : Cheshire : Cornwall : Cumbria : Derbyshire : Greater Manchester : Lancashire : North Yorkshire : Northumberland : Oxfordshire: Staffordshire : West Yorkshire : The Orkney Islands : The Shetland Islands

Preferred Walk Grades*: 6:7:8:9

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Box: 109877

Male Walker, 59, based near Keith

Message: Hi, my name is John and I live and work near the Cairngorm Mountains in northern Scotland. I moved here recently because I love the beauty of this region in particular and Scotland more generally. In the coming years I intend to explore much of this landscape. I'm an experienced walker in both Britain and abroad but I take a very relaxed approach to walking with no hurry or mileage or peak targets to meet. I just love being in beautiful landscapes and enjoying the wonders of nature. I usually carry binoculars with me to observe any wildlife that puts in an appearance and Scotland has plenty to offer in this regard. I'm friendly and easy going and enjoy socialising. A visit to a nice pub with good company, food and beer is a perfect end to a day's walk. If any of this sounds interesting to you and you fancy joining me then please don't hesitate to get in touch. Best wishes for rewarding walking, John.

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) Argyll and Bute : The Borders : Fife : Highland and The Isle of Skye : Moray : The Orkney Islands : Perth and Kinross : The Shetland Islands : Stirlingshire : The Western Isles

Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:6:7:8:9

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Box: 106351

Male Walker, 57, based near Amersham

Message: I'm based in S Bucks but love the mountains and hills: Peaks, Dartmoor, Beacons, Shropshire hills, mid-Wales, N and S Downs. I can get to them all in no more than three hours, have a great day's walking, and home again - as long as I'm out of the car for more than I'm in it, that's OK. If you'd like to meet for a walk in these or any other (not too flat) regions, and are looking for friendship and company, I'd love to hear from you. I've recently (2017) taken to my tent again after many years, so a bike ride with tent turns into a splendid adventure. The Lakes, Snowdonia, and Scotland are the real draws though, especially in winter conditions. I've been up to the far NW and the W and Central Highlands for the last few years and love them. And the Alps of course, and Arctic Norway! I like mountains and hills. I walk among them and try to ski (downhill and touring) them, and recently mountain bike through them to save my legs when getting to the more remote ones. Try imagining the peaks and valleys under a kilometre of ice shaping the Lakes or Highlands into the dramatic wild places they can be today! Until recently, I worked right in the middle of London which was enjoyable and different; I live at the end of a Tube line with a usually-muddy field-and-woods walk to my local station. But I've made the move (end 2015) to working from home, in my own time, so I'm freed from the weekends-only bids for the outdoors. Oh, and my name is Robert.

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Brecon Beacons : Dartmoor : Exmoor : The Lake District : Loch Lomond and The Trossachs : The North York Moors : The Peak District : Snowdonia : The Yorkshire Dales : The Cairngorms : The Pembrokeshire Coast : The South Downs : Bedfordshire : Berkshire : Buckinghamshire : Cheshire : Cornwall : Cumbria : Derbyshire : Devon : Dorset : East Sussex : Gloucestershire : Lancashire : North Yorkshire : Shropshire : Somerset : South Yorkshire : Staffordshire : Surrey : West Sussex : West Yorkshire : Wiltshire : Aberdeenshire : Angus : Argyll and Bute : Dumfries and Galloway : Highland and The Isle of Skye : Moray : North Ayrshire : The Orkney Islands : Perth and Kinross : The Shetland Islands : Stirlingshire : The Western Isles : Blaenau Gwent : Caerphilly : Carmarthenshire : Conwy : Denbighshire : Gwynedd : Monmouthshire : Pembrokeshire : Powys : Rhondda Cynon Taff : Vale of Glamorgan

Preferred Walk Grades*: 4:5:6:7:8:9

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Box: 110145

Male Walker, 56, based near Bettws, Hundred House

Message: My Free Spirited Walking legs are back in the zone of this Bohemian Ridge Walker ... How about yours ? With Spirit from within who is Equally adventurous on Barefeet, MTB as a pair of well walked trekking boots... Most Fri afternoons - week ends can found exploring the many routes of the Elan Valley or southern Cambrians- Walking Companions always welcome to discover new alternative routes - scrambles - experiences along the ridge-tops , canyons and ; hidden treasures of these mystical lands. if you see me skipping along the ridge tops or clinging on to a side of a cliff with my camera and music in my soul just smile and laugh as you say hi. . love my solo walks but always open to sharing other souls light. . Life is about living with Passion and taking a few risks, sharing with friends & companions who value being at one with the ridge tops as the sun dances into another day with the moon overhead reflecting soulful smiles from below. are you that female soul-mate companion to share new untold adventures and blank canvasses .. Smile & Laugh with natures gifts Best CaptRidgeWalker ( Paul ) Mountain Hippie

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Brecon Beacons : Dartmoor : Exmoor : The Lake District : Loch Lomond and The Trossachs : Northumberland : The North York Moors : The Peak District : Snowdonia : The Yorkshire Dales : The Cairngorms : The Pembrokeshire Coast : The New Forest : The South Downs : Cornwall : Cumbria : Devon : Herefordshire : The Isles of Scilly : Northumberland : Shropshire : Somerset : Staffordshire : Warwickshire : West Yorkshire : Worcestershire : Worcestershire : Angus : Argyll and Bute : Highland and The Isle of Skye : The Orkney Islands : The Shetland Islands : Blaenau Gwent : Caerphilly : Carmarthenshire : Ceredigion : Conwy : Denbighshire : Flintshire : Gwynedd : The Isle of Anglesey : Monmouthshire : Pembrokeshire : Powys : Torfaen : Vale of Glamorgan

Preferred Walk Grades*: 3:4:5:6:7:8:9

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Box: 111602

Female Walker, 62, based near Muir Of Ord

Message: Hello my name is Sue and I live in the highlands. I'm looking for walking friend/s to enjoy the fabulous scenery! I've not done much serious walking for a few years as have been into triathlon and lately cycling. Now I feel it's a good time to get back to walking, either long or short but am a bit wary of ridges! My other interests are gardening (because I've got one) theatre, cinema, good food, travel and my dog. Just to mention a few! I'm retired so have time to go off whenever I feel like it, why don't you join me? Thanks for reading.

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Cairngorms : The Lake District : Loch Lomond and The Trossachs : Dumfries and Galloway : Highland and The Isle of Skye : Moray : The Orkney Islands : Perth and Kinross : The Shetland Islands : The Western Isles

Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:6:7:8:9

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Box: 106230

Female Walker, 63, based near Cirencester

Message: Hi I'm Karen. I'm single and now that I am retired I have a lot more time to go walking just for an afternoon or a day (week days and weekends) or for weeks. I'd like to meet up with other walkers to continue to do the SW Coast Path (I have done form Poole to nearly Plymouth and am happy to do other bits in any order), Offa's Dyke, the Coast to Coast or West Highland Way from 2017 onwards. I've walked the Thames Path from my home as I live on the Wiltshire / Gloucestershire borders, as well as most of my local walks and many more all over the UK - on my own and many in groups; always much more fun and interesting. I have a car and am happy to travel and go for walks all over the UK and abroad; I will tackle hills; have done Snowdon and other fairly high spots like the Jurassic Coast but my knees now really prefer fewer or shorter or less steep climbs. I love watching for wildlife along the way and would love to share the scenery and enjoyment with male or female friends. Its great to have a bit of a laugh and a chat along the way, especially if interspersed with stop offs for a cuppa or at a pub.

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Brecon Beacons : Dartmoor : Exmoor : The Lake District : Northumberland : The Pembrokeshire Coast : The New Forest : Bristol : Cornwall : Cumbria : Devon : Dorset : Gloucestershire : Hampshire : Herefordshire : Northumberland : Shropshire : Somerset : Wiltshire : Worcestershire : Worcestershire : The Orkney Islands : The Shetland Islands : The Western Isles : Gwynedd : Monmouthshire : Neath Port Talbot : Pembrokeshire : Swansea

Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:6:7:8:9

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Box: 111475

Male Walker, 50, based near Edinburgh

Message: Hi I am looking for regular walking partner/partners who are free over the weekend whether its getting away for a few hours or for a full weekend. I happy walking anywhere from low level to munros and anywhere in between I am happily married and live just outside Edinburgh, have my own transport and love being outdoors and am now free approximately one weekend a month so I am looking for a partner to get out and about with and explore our beautiful countryside and maybe visit a few hills, glens and Islands I am confident using a map and compass Thanks form reading my ad and I you interested I look forward from hearing form you, take care Mike

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Lake District : Loch Lomond and The Trossachs : Northumberland : The Cairngorms : Northumberland : Aberdeenshire : Angus : Argyll and Bute : The Borders : Clackmannanshire : Dumfries and Galloway : East Ayrshire : East Dumbartonshire : East Lothian : East Renfrewshire : Falkirk : Fife : Highland and The Isle of Skye : Inverclyde : Midlothian : Moray : North Ayrshire : North Lanarkshire : The Orkney Islands : Perth and Kinross : Renfrewshire : The Shetland Islands : South Lanarkshire : Stirlingshire : The Western Isles : West Dumbartonshire : West Lothian

Preferred Walk Grades*: 1 :2 :3 :4 :5 :6 :7 :8 :9

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Box: 85366

Male Walker, 64, based near Swindon

Message: I love walking and enjoy everything to do with the countryside, the coast, and the hills. I'm fairly fit but do need a breather now and again!! Be good to walk occasionally with someone whose happy to admire the view sometimes while I catch up. . . . at least until I get fitter!! I can manage 8-12 miles on the level at the moment. I managed the C2C a few years ago!! I'm retired so can walk during the week but have a fairly busy life. I have wheels and I'm happy to travel. I tend to be a bit busy in the summer with a few festivals and holidays!!

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Brecon Beacons : Dartmoor : The Lake District : The Yorkshire Dales : Gloucestershire : The Isles of Scilly : Somerset : Wiltshire : The Orkney Islands : The Shetland Islands : The Western Isles : Gwynedd : Pembrokeshire

Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5

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Box: 86690

Female Walker, 49, based near Worcestershire

Message: Hi, I am looking for walking friends for day walks, weekend away walking, national trails etc. Don't mind the terrain any area (abroad also) - open to suggestions.

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Brecon Beacons : Dartmoor : Exmoor : The Lake District : Loch Lomond and The Trossachs : Northumberland : The North York Moors : The Peak District : Snowdonia : The Yorkshire Dales : The Cairngorms : The Pembrokeshire Coast : The Broads : The New Forest : The South Downs : Cheshire : Cornwall : Cumbria : Derbyshire : Devon : Dorset : The East Riding of Yorkshire : Gloucestershire : Herefordshire : The Isle of Wight : The Isles of Scilly : North Yorkshire : Northumberland : Nottinghamshire : Oxfordshire: Shropshire : Somerset : South Yorkshire : Staffordshire : Warwickshire : West Midlands : West Yorkshire : Wiltshire : Worcestershire : Worcestershire : The Borders : Highland and The Isle of Skye : The Orkney Islands : The Shetland Islands : Blaenau Gwent : Carmarthenshire : Ceredigion : Conwy : Gwynedd : The Isle of Anglesey : Pembrokeshire : Powys : Wrexham

Preferred Walk Grades*: 3:4:5:6:7

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Box: 111404

Female Walker, 49, based near Ashbourne

Message: Your Message Hi I am looking for a single male walking companion of similar age. I walk every week and at every opportunity( and at least a mile a day with my lurcher/ lab puppy , his company is optional by the way)! I would like to walk any where and everywhere and would like to get better at map reading and learn more about walking/ walks. Would like to do some serious walks - Pennine way etc... I have no sense of direction and find it hard to find my way out of a paper bag mostly, so someone who is willing to be responsible for me!! would be nice as would someone with a wicked sense of humour who's company I could enjoy, so If you are young at heart, have a nice smile and would like to share some good walks (maybe easy on the eye - that always helps!!) please get in touch! I like to stop every now and then and look around at the natural beauty and drink it all in, not too keen on route marches. A nice pub is always good . I would like to have some walking holidays , weekends, travel. So if you would like to help a novice and impart your knowledge and stories ,that would be nice.

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Brecon Beacons : Dartmoor : Exmoor : The Lake District : Loch Lomond and The Trossachs : Northumberland : The North York Moors : The Peak District : Snowdonia : The Yorkshire Dales : The Pembrokeshire Coast : The Broads : The New Forest : The South Downs : Bedfordshire : Berkshire : Bristol : Buckinghamshire : Cambridgeshire : Cheshire : Cornwall : Cumbria : Derbyshire : Devon : Dorset : The East Riding of Yorkshire : East Sussex : Gloucestershire : Greater Manchester : Hampshire : Herefordshire : Hertfordshire : The Isle of Wight : The Isles of Scilly : Lancashire : Leicestershire : North Yorkshire : Northumberland : Nottinghamshire : Shropshire : South Yorkshire : Staffordshire : West Yorkshire : Dumfries and Galloway : Highland and The Isle of Skye : The Orkney Islands : Blaenau Gwent : Bridgend : The Isle of Anglesey : Merthyr Tydfil : Monmouthshire : Pembrokeshire : Powys

Preferred Walk Grades*: 2:3:4:5:6:7:8:9

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Box: 110274

Male Walker, 71, based near Matlock

Message: Hi, I'm Adrian, single, retired, fit, and keen to meet an active fit female walking companion to explore our beautiful islands, and further afield. I have a camper van to tour and also to use as a mobile base for circular and linear walks, perhaps on classic long distance national trails. I enjoy all types of walks both short and full day walks and long distance. On the latter I prefer to complete the walk in one go rather than spread over weeks, months or year. I have completed a number of classic long distance paths including The Pennine Way and Wainwrights Coast to Coast, but I'm not against doing these again if my companion wished to do them. Not so good on heights these days so I avoid walking on high level narrow ledges. I am a vegetarian who eats fish, non competitive nature, passionate about our natural world, fun loving, often quirky. Other interests include camping, cycling, casual nature walks, am NT and RSPB member, conservation volunteering, reading, eclectic taste in music, art cinema, theatre, the arts, wildlife gardening and DIY. Am politically a bit of a lefty. If any of this appeals, please get in touch.

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Brecon Beacons : The Lake District : Northumberland : The North York Moors : The Peak District : Snowdonia : The Yorkshire Dales : The Pembrokeshire Coast : The Broads : The South Downs : Buckinghamshire : Cheshire : County Durham : Cumbria : Derbyshire : Devon : Dorset : Gloucestershire : Greater Manchester : Herefordshire : Hertfordshire : Lancashire : Lincolnshire : Norfolk : North Yorkshire : Northumberland : Nottinghamshire : Shropshire : Somerset : South Yorkshire : Staffordshire : Suffolk : Warwickshire : West Yorkshire : Wiltshire : Worcestershire : Worcestershire : The Borders : Highland and The Isle of Skye : The Orkney Islands : The Shetland Islands : The Western Isles : Caerphilly : Carmarthenshire : Ceredigion : Conwy : Denbighshire : Flintshire : Gwynedd : The Isle of Anglesey : Monmouthshire : Pembrokeshire : Powys

Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:6:7

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Box: 108892

Female Walker, 57, based near Aberdeen

Message: Hi, I'm looking to meet fellow walkers who don't mind a wee dog coming along and a walker who doesn't really know her Corbett's from Munro's, but likes a biscuit at the top!- that's both of us. However I do walk regularly, love nature, and don't mind being outside in most weathers. I enjoy art, scuba, reading, music and am pretty easy going. I would like to extend my walking, and to share some company in doing so would be great. I'm not keen on heights so sheer ridges and summits are not for me I'm afraid, but I'm fairly fit and up for a wide range of walks, otherwise. I hope to extend some skills like map reading, compass etc without losing the enjoyment of just a good day of walking! I work full time so weekends are best, and holidays are much more flexible in the distances I can travel.

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Lake District : Loch Lomond and The Trossachs : Northumberland : The North York Moors : The Yorkshire Dales : The Cairngorms : Lancashire : North Yorkshire : Northumberland : West Yorkshire : Aberdeenshire : Angus : Argyll and Bute : Fife : Highland and The Isle of Skye : Moray : The Orkney Islands : Perth and Kinross : Stirlingshire

Preferred Walk Grades*: 2 :3 :4 :5 :6 :7 :8 :9

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Box: 106067

Female Walker, 42, based near Leicester

Message: Who doesn't love getting out in to the hills?! The usual places for me tend to be the Peaks, Lakes, Snowdonia or Scotland (especially the Cairngorms) but Scotland is such a loooooong drive away. I love cycling day to day, mostly road riding but also enjoy some gentle blue route mountain biking as well. I sometimes feel adventurous and try the red but am a bit technically inept :/ I started a new chapter in my life in Sep 2015 by heading back to Uni. Its been great fun and i am particularly excited about the chance I'll get to spend my summer weeks exploring the hills again. No preference to male or female companionship although i work weekends so am looking for regular company Mon - Fri (or occassionally a week or two away further afield when my timetable allows) and also people who don't mind dogs as mine goes everywhere with me. I also prefer walking with 1 or 2 people at a time. Tried the group walking and its just not for me. Hope to hear from all you fellow adventurers soon!

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Brecon Beacons : The Lake District : Loch Lomond and The Trossachs : The Peak District : Snowdonia : The Cairngorms : The New Forest : Cumbria : Derbyshire : Gloucestershire : Leicestershire : Nottinghamshire : Rutland : Staffordshire : Warwickshire : The Borders : Dumfries and Galloway : East Lothian : Falkirk : Fife : Highland and The Isle of Skye : The Orkney Islands : South Lanarkshire : Stirlingshire : The Western Isles : Carmarthenshire : Denbighshire : Gwynedd : Monmouthshire : Powys

Preferred Walk Grades*: 1 :2 :3 :4 :5 :6 :7 :8 :9

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Box: 109104

Female Walker, 58, based near Glasgow

Message: Hi, I live in Glasgow, with my border collie Rannoch, not far from Loch Lomond. I used to be a regular walker in my younger days and I'm looking to get back into the great outdoors but would prefer to do it with some company, so I am looking for new friends to go walking with. I've done the West Highland Way three times, The Great Glen Way once and would love to try some of our other long distance national trails, but, I'm also happy to do day walks. I'm easy going, enjoy new challenges, and always up for a laugh, life's too short to be too serious !!! I love nature and wildlife, love taking photos, and enjoy the simple pleasures in life. If you fancy some company on a walk get in touch.

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Lake District : Loch Lomond and The Trossachs : Northumberland : The North York Moors : The Peak District : The Yorkshire Dales : The Cairngorms : Northumberland : Aberdeenshire : Argyll and Bute : The Borders : Dumfries and Galloway : Fife : Highland and The Isle of Skye : The Orkney Islands : Perth and Kinross : The Shetland Islands : Stirlingshire : The Western Isles

Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:6:7

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Box: 101038

Female Walker, 53, based near Stourport-on-severn

Message: I've just come home from work, walking all day in the Worcestershire countryside in the sun with a pack of dogs, including my own. Having served my time climbing hills and mountains with groups of children in the Outdoor Education sector, I now spend my working hours walking with dogs and feel it would be good and healthy to spend my leisure time walking with adult company. About me - my name is Alison (50 next year and planning various walking trips to celebrate) and if you walk with me you walk with my Collie, Gwenon. For me its about being out there in the countryside, listening to the birds, hugging the trees, reconnecting with the natural world, catching the views as much as bagging peaks - although this is always an added bonus. I am as happy in the lowlands, in the woods, by the sea as I am navigating my way across highlands and moorland. I am a sound navigator and enjoy exploring as well as working out the maths! I enjoy exploring off the beaten track and have also been known to while away my time playing in the stream. If any of this sounds appealing and you are willing to join me being out there in the wild or not so wild, get in touch.

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Brecon Beacons : Dartmoor : Exmoor : The Lake District : Northumberland : The Peak District : Snowdonia : The Yorkshire Dales : The Cairngorms : Cornwall : Cumbria : Derbyshire : Devon : Dorset : Gloucestershire : Herefordshire : Lancashire : Northumberland : Rutland : Shropshire : South Yorkshire : Staffordshire : West Midlands : West Yorkshire : Worcestershire : Worcestershire : Argyll and Bute : The Borders : Dumfries and Galloway : Highland and The Isle of Skye : The Orkney Islands : The Western Isles : Blaenau Gwent : Carmarthenshire : Conwy : Denbighshire : Flintshire : Gwynedd : Merthyr Tydfil : Monmouthshire : Neath Port Talbot : Pembrokeshire : Powys : Rhondda Cynon Taff

Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:6:7

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Box: 111362

Female Walker, 56, based near Crook, Co Durham

Message: Hi everyone, this is the first time I have used this message board or anything like it so I am not exactly sure what to put. I am 56 coming up 57 and am on my own. As for the graded walks I am not sure, but I like to walk the hills in the Lake District and equally like a low level walk through the valleys. I don't like to start a walk when it's pouring down, but have got caught in the rain many a time whilst out. I've ticked a few of the boxes regards where I would like to walk but would be glad to go anywhere where there is countryside, woods etc. I would be glad to here from anyone, male or female with similar interests. If anyone would like anymore information please contact me any time.

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Brecon Beacons : The Lake District : Loch Lomond and The Trossachs : The New Forest : Northumberland : The North York Moors : Snowdonia : The Yorkshire Dales : Cornwall : County Durham : Cumbria : Gloucestershire : Herefordshire : Hertfordshire : Kent : Northumberland : Somerset : South Yorkshire : Tyne and Wear : West Midlands : West Yorkshire : Wiltshire : Worcestershire : Argyll and Bute : The Borders : Dumfries and Galloway : North Ayrshire : The Orkney Islands : The Shetland Islands : Stirlingshire : Blaenau Gwent : Conwy : The Isle of Anglesey : Neath Port Talbot : Rhondda Cynon Taff : Vale of Glamorgan

Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:6:7:8:9

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Box: 111242

Male Walker, 65, based near Llandrindod Wells

Message: There is nothing better than for me to be out walking in the hills and mountains of Wales (home now) or Scotland (home for 6 years until 2012) with my 2 spaniels. I would prefer to be out and about, joking and laughing with close friends rather than watching mind numbing TV on my own. I'm a Yorkshire lad, so any testing peak, anywhere in the UK or Europe, I would give it my best shot. There has to be some common sense prevailing when the location is chosen, so Wales, the Peak District, Cumbria, the South West would be easier to say yes to. Wild Camping, BandB, inns with good food and ale, I'm up for all of it, provided my dogs get to come too.

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Brecon Beacons : The Lake District : The Peak District : Snowdonia : The Yorkshire Dales : The Cairngorms : The Pembrokeshire Coast : Cheshire : Cornwall : Cumbria : Derbyshire : Devon : Herefordshire : Shropshire : Highland and The Isle of Skye : The Orkney Islands : Perth and Kinross : Carmarthenshire : Ceredigion : Conwy : Pembrokeshire : Powys

Preferred Walk Grades*: 3:4:5:6:7:8

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Box: 110987

Male Walker, 47, based near Stirling

Message: Your Message Hi My name is Huw, just joined to meet up with similar folk for decent social walks, on most occasions of suitable Id like to bring my mini daschund. I'm fit, run about 30 miles a week but fancy getting into walking and taking a little time to take in the great Scottish ( or maybe further afield ) countryside. Thanks

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Cairngorms : Loch Lomond and The Trossachs : Midlothian : Moray : North Ayrshire : North Lanarkshire : The Orkney Islands : Perth and Kinross : Renfrewshire : The Shetland Islands : South Ayreshire : South Lanarkshire : Stirlingshire : The Western Isles : West Dumbartonshire : West Lothian : Aberdeenshire : Angus : Argyll and Bute : The Borders : Clackmannanshire : Dumfries and Galloway : East Ayrshire : East Dumbartonshire : East Lothian : East Renfrewshire : Falkirk : Fife : Highland and The Isle of Skye : Inverclyde

Preferred Walk Grades*: 4:5:6

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Box: 103381

Male Walker, 55, based near Worcestershire

Message: Hello, my name is Alex, I am a well spoken, well educated male, fit, slim, single, 55 year old, living in a beautiful, rural area of Worcestershire. I received an email a couple of years ago from a chum who was backpacking his way around New Zealand, and he was encouraging me to get off my bottom, see more of this island, and perhaps join a walking club. . . . so here I am! In February 2016 I had a major operation, but all is well now thankfully. Initially, I would like to gently ease my way back into walking, until full fitness is restored. I regularly used to walk the Malvern Hills, all through the Cotswolds, and have done many, many miles in the West of Ireland when I lived there. I still want to walk my regular walks, but now I have a mind to cast my net wider, in search of some fresh challenges and experiences. My ideal companion who I would like to join me? Female, slim, bright, optimistic, good company, has a sense of direction (as my map reading ability is very rusty). Someone who would be happy to have a few well deserved drinks and a pub meal at the end of the day. I no longer have a dog, so if you do happen to have a four-legged friend who loves the outdoor life, and who of course loves me too, then even better. I have plenty of time on my hands, during the week and at weekends, and I drive, so if you are looking for some genial and intelligent company along the way, perhaps we should make a plan.

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Brecon Beacons : Dartmoor : Exmoor : The Lake District : Loch Lomond and The Trossachs : Northumberland : The North York Moors : The Peak District : Snowdonia : The Yorkshire Dales : The Cairngorms : The Pembrokeshire Coast : The Broads : The South Downs : Cheshire : Cornwall : County Durham : Cumbria : Derbyshire : Devon : Dorset : The East Riding of Yorkshire : Gloucestershire : Herefordshire : Lancashire : Lincolnshire : Norfolk : North Yorkshire : Northumberland : Oxfordshire: Shropshire : Somerset : South Yorkshire : Staffordshire : Warwickshire : West Midlands : West Yorkshire : Wiltshire : Worcestershire : Worcestershire : Aberdeenshire : Angus : Argyll and Bute : The Borders : Clackmannanshire : Dumfries and Galloway : East Ayrshire : East Dumbartonshire : East Lothian : East Renfrewshire : Falkirk : Fife : Highland and The Isle of Skye : Inverclyde : Midlothian : Moray : North Ayrshire : North Lanarkshire : The Orkney Islands : Perth and Kinross : Renfrewshire : The Shetland Islands : South Ayrshire : South Lanarkshire : Stirlingshire : The Western Isles : West Dumbartonshire : West Lothian : Carmarthenshire : Monmouthshire : Pembrokeshire

Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5

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Box: 110947

Female Walker, 55, based near Aberdeen

Message: Hi i am looking for male/female walkers too enjoys the great outdoors, can walk anytime, not really into big hills yet as just starting walking again, I have a golden retriever who comes with me and is very friendly, still young but well behaved. I have an easy personality and like a good laugh, can go for weekend trips. Would need someone with better map skills than me. . ;-) I am pretty fit so miles no problem. hope too hear from some like minded folks. Regards Denise.

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Cairngorms : The Lake District : Loch Lomond and The Trossachs : Aberdeenshire : Highland and The Isle of Skye : The Orkney Islands : Perth and Kinross : The Shetland Islands

Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5

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Box: 110728

Male Walker, 50, based near Oundle

Message: Hi ! I am looking for a female walking partner to enjoy the great outdoors and possibly the indoors too ! I am a qualified Mountain Leader , so hopefully there is no chance of us getting lost ! I am fun loving and like nothing better than a good walk , a laugh and a pint afterwards in a cosy pub. I love live music , making a good meal (I'm into Spanish food at the moment!) and travelling. Hope to hear from you soon !

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Cairngorms : Dartmoor : The Lake District : Loch Lomond and The Trossachs : Northumberland : The North York Moors : The Peak District : The Pembrokeshire Coast : Snowdonia : The South Downs : The Yorkshire Dales : Cambridgeshire : Cumbria : Derbyshire : Leicestershire : North Yorkshire : Northamptonshire : Tyne and Wear : The Orkney Islands : Perth and Kinross : The Shetland Islands : Argyll and Bute : Highland

Preferred Walk Grades*: 2:3:4:5:6:7:8:9

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Box: 110290

Female Walker, 46, based near Devon

Message: Having recently lost my regular walking buddy to a new romance I am looking for a companion who is keen to share ' Days to remember'! I am lucky to have lots of friends locally who enjoy sharing the great outdoors but I am keen to find a special someone who will perhaps have time to walk more of the world with me. I do have some basic navigational skills which I am keen to develop alongside a trusted companion who would be happy to face those unexpected times of adversity together and find rays of sunshine in wet mountain days! I generally love to be active and outdoors and am always curious to see what's around the corner. I am as happy walking to the end of the road on a moonlit night as I am to share a wet dog by an open fire or a view from a bivey bag bed on a mountain top! I live near the Dartmoor national park but have walked in the Pyrenees , Scotland, Wales and the Lakes and would be happy sharing adventures around the UK and Europe although I might be persuaded to go further afield.

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Brecon Beacons : Dartmoor : Exmoor : The Lake District : Loch Lomond and The Trossachs : Northumberland : The North York Moors : The Peak District : Snowdonia : The Yorkshire Dales : The Cairngorms : The Pembrokeshire Coast : Cornwall : Cumbria : Derbyshire : Devon : Herefordshire : North Yorkshire : Northumberland : Shropshire : South Yorkshire : Highland and The Isle of Skye : The Orkney Islands : The Shetland Islands : The Western Isles : Monmouthshire : Pembrokeshire : Powys

Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:6:7

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Box: 108751

Male Walker, 55, based near Newcastle Upon Tyne

Message: I shall be taking my campervan and awning with inner tent to Scotland on Monday 28th September for a week. Plan to stay in the Loch Lomand / Loch Tay area to bag some new Munros. I am currently sitting on 49 and wish to get beyond the 50 mark on this trip! I'd be keen to hear if anyone would like to join me for some or all of the time for some great walking? Some company would be a bonus! I am based in Newcastle Upon Tyne. I am a very keen walker ranging from level tea / pub stop walks to mountain bothying in Scotland and Munro bagging (only 30 odd so far). Life member of the YHA and Scotland Mountain Bothies member. Kids have now left home and being self employed have a fairly flexible life. Would be interested to hear from adventure seekers.

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Lake District : Loch Lomond and The Trossachs : Northumberland : The North York Moors : The Cairngorms : Northumberland : Argyll and Bute : The Borders : Dumfries and Galloway : Highland and The Isle of Skye : The Orkney Islands : The Shetland Islands : The Western Isles

Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:6:7:8:9

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Box: 109409

Female Walker, 53, based near Edinburgh

Message: Walking partner, male or female, wanted for short and longer walks primarily in Scotland but also in the North of England. I am fit and like long walks in all kinds of weather. I don't have a car so getting to the hills isn't always easy. Would be nice to have more outdoorsy friends to join me in exploring this lovely country.

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Cairngorms : The Lake District : Loch Lomond and The Trossachs : Northumberland : Cumbria : Northumberland : Angus : Argyll and Bute : The Borders : Highland and The Isle of Skye : The Orkney Islands : The Shetland Islands : The Western Isles

Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:6:7:8:9

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Box: 104379

Female Walker, 36, based near Castle Douglas

Message: When I first moved to the UK from Canada, one of the things that I looked forward to most was walking in places where I didn't have to worry about bears or overly-aggressive deer! Seven years on, I've managed to climb Snowdon, bag a couple of Munros (including Ben Nevis), and been on several mid-length walks from places as varied as Unst in Shetland to the North Downs Way, but that's about it. I would describe myself as a woman who is young at heart with a good sense of humour. I enjoy comedy, theatre, films, reading and history. I'm in decent shape, have two adorable rescued rotties (they're exceptionally friendly with people - but unfortunately have not been well socialised with other dogs), and am happy to travel to meet up for walks - or pitch in for petrol - as needed. I'm good at reading maps, but my compass using skills definitely need some work. As I work full-time, walking is limited to weekends and (Scottish) school holidays. If you're interested in meeting up for a walk, please get in touch. [Nb: I'm interested in walking pretty much anywhere, but figure it's good to start close to home when you're just meeting up for the first few times!]

Preferred Walk Area: (click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there) The Lake District : Loch Lomond and The Trossachs : Northumberland : The North York Moors : The Yorkshire Dales : Cumbria : North Yorkshire : Northumberland : Argyll and Bute : The Borders : Dumfries and Galloway : Highland and The Isle of Skye : The Orkney Islands : The Shetland Islands : South Ayrshire : The Western Isles

Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:4:5:6:7

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