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new Box No: 110247

I am a Female Walker, in my late 60s, based near Southampton hoping to meet just Male new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi, I'm Sally, single, retired, with time and energy to walk. Keen to meet a single, fit, friendly guy to help map read, who likes to stop and admire the views. Would prefer to walk 5-10 miles locally initially with a pub or cafe on route.
I've trekked the Tramuntana mountains in Mallorca, part of the SWCP in Cornwall, Isle of Skye and The North Atlas Mountains, Morocco. Closer to home - The New Forest,The Monach's Way, South Downs, Clarendon Way (25 miles in one hit)
Other interests include: cycling, kayaking, sailing, coastal walks are great, love being by the sea, music, live gigs, anything arty, local exhibitions or performances on route.
If this type of relaxed walking companion appeals, please get in touch.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
South East England; South West England;
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A bit more about me:

When it comes to Scrambling & Edges I'm OK with the occasional edge or scramble but don't go looking for it. With regard to the weather, this is the UK so it's going to rain sooner or later isn't it? Fine with me, I've got waterproofs. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. If pushed, I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are rather poor at best. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;
  • Sailing, Art, Live Music ,cycling, Kayaking

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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new Box No: 169462

I am a Male Walker, in my mid 60s, based near Netley Abbey hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: I have quite an active job, so my fitness level is good, I enjoy coastal and country walks, nice to sometimes have a purpose such as a decent walk to a lovey country pub and back making a nice day of it.
Love walking abroad and have travelled to many countries such as Crete, Morocco, Alaska, Kenya, Spain, etc.
It's always nice to be able to have a nice chat along the way, maybe even a picnic lunch I'm always happy to carry the picnic backpack.
I prefer the company of women while walking mainly because it's easier to smile, and I'm not a great football fan. I enjoy wildlife, nature, photography, and travel.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
South East England; South West England;
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A bit more about me:

When it comes to Scrambling & Edges I'm OK with the occasional edge or scramble but don't go looking for it. I'm happy to walk in all weathers - sunshine, snow, hail, wind & rain - bring it on. I like walking with dogs but do not have one of my own. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Wild Camping - Camping out in the wilds well away from anyone & any facilities;
  • Back Packing - Multi-day walks carrying all your gear & wild camping;

By putting my profile on here I am hoping to meet someone special.

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new Box No: 102098

I am a Male Walker, in my late 60s, based near Nottingham hoping to meet just Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: I live close to the Peak District. I know it really well and love it, but equally love walking in Wales, The Lakes, Yorkshire, Northumbria and other parts too. I first got the walking bug whilst doing a charity walk in Snowdonia in 1998 (Crib Goch at 4 a.m.). I'm happy walking on hilltops and along valleys, canals, rivers and dales as well as mountain tops. I walk to chill and enjoy what's there, not to just race to the end, what would make my day complete though is some good company to share the views, some good conversation (serious or silly), laughter and after walk refreshments. I'm chilled, have a quick wit and great sense of humour. My other interests are landscape photography, art, city breaks and the theatre. If you enjoy your walking and are interested in joining me, get in touch.

Chris

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales; The Heart of England; South East England; South West England;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

I quite enjoy Scrambling & Edges but don't like too much exposure. I'm happy to walk in all weathers - sunshine, snow, hail, wind & rain - bring it on. I like walking with dogs but do not have one of my own. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Wild Camping - Camping out in the wilds well away from anyone & any facilities;
  • Road Cycling

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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new Box No: 111940

I am a Male Walker, in my early 60s, based near Bovey Tracey hoping to meet just Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: I am a dog owner and like to go walking on Dartmoor and south Devon. My miniature schnauzer and Standard Poodle take me for a walk most days, but they don't have much to say. So I am looking for some company along the way.I enjoy the beauty of the moor, and all its history, so I don't rush along, and am happy stop for coffee breaks and to enjoy the scenery. My dogs are very friendly and get along with most dogs, they much prefer to walk off the lead in the countryside.

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
South West England;
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A bit more about me:

I really don't like Scrambling & Edges - they are defintely not for me. I prefer warm, dry & sunny weather but can cope with the odd shower. I like walking with dogs and will bring my own. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I can drive and have a car.

Important: For the avoidence of doubt I am definitely not looking for anything other than someone to go walking with.

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new Box No: 111888

I am a Female Walker, in my mid 50s, based near Littlehampton hoping to meet just Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Anyone out there in West or East Sussex want to go 4 a walk!! Hi I am 59 and love to walk. My adorable dog Rocket my walking buddy is 2 years old and is willing and able to cope with distance or challenging terrain. Married with two sons 21 and 27 and a hard working husband. Live only 5 minutes stroll from the English Channel and the back drop of the South Downs with its extensive walking path routes. I travel to Austria almost every year to hike/walk whilst my husband finds the road cycling routes. I work part time with flexible hours. I am looking for female walking buddies for walking all levels weekdays and/or weekends close to home or further afield. I am interested in architecture, flora and fauna, wildlife and also any walking routes that are themed. I am quite a brisk walker but like to stop and take in my surrounding. I look forward to meeting you........... Recently obtained NNAS Bronze Certificate.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
The English Midlands; Wales; East Anglia; The Heart of England; South East England; South West England;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

I really don't like Scrambling & Edges - they are defintely not for me. With regard to the weather, this is the UK so it's going to rain sooner or later isn't it? Fine with me, I've got waterproofs. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I can drive and have a car.

NNAS Bronze certificate

I am also interested in:

  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;
  • Bird Watching

Important: For the avoidence of doubt I am definitely not looking for anything other than someone to go walking with.

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Box No: 217845

I am a Male Walker, in my mid 60s, based near Maidenhead hoping to meet just Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi, I'm looking to meet some friendly company to go walking with mainly on weekends due to work commitments and ideally within an hours drive of Maidenhead. I like to walk 5-10 miles at a reasonable pace, but don't want a route march. The perfect walk includes good lighthearted conversation, a coffee break and a pub at the end. I mainly walk the Thames Path and the Chilterns these days, with a bit of the South West Coast Path thrown in when I'm in the area. Happy to consider longer walks further afield when time permits and definitely want to do more of the South West Coast Path.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
The English Midlands; East Anglia; The Heart of England; South East England; South West England;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

When it comes to Scrambling & Edges I'm OK with the occasional edge or scramble but don't go looking for it. With regard to the weather, this is the UK so it's going to rain sooner or later isn't it? Fine with me, I've got waterproofs. I like walking with dogs but do not have one of my own. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;
  • Motorcycling

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 219725

I am a Female Walker, in my early 50s, based near Amersham hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Looking for both Female and male walking friends to explore different areas in the UK. I live in Buckinghamshire Chilterns hills and would like to have friends to explore more around here. At the same time would love to explore together other places!!
I have my own car but can drive only around my area. Rely on the train for longer distances.
Visited the peak district last May and very soon going to the lake district.
I'm aiming to improve my hiking skills.

I'm calm and peaceful. Spiritual, but not religious.Not actively looking for anything except a walking companion, unless the right person comes along

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; The English Midlands; Wales; East Anglia; The Heart of England; South East England; South West England;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

I can cope with a little bit of scrambling if it is short and there are no steep drops. I prefer warm, dry & sunny weather but can cope with the odd shower. I like walking with dogs but do not have one of my own. To be honest, my map reading & navigation skills are a bit averagely average. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Wild Camping - Camping out in the wilds well away from anyone & any facilities;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;
  • Back Packing - Multi-day walks carrying all your gear & wild camping;

By putting my profile on here I am hoping to meet someone special.

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Box No: 218375

I am a Male Walker, in my mid 60s, based near St Austell hoping to meet just Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi I am a 65 year old fit and active male retired and separated, but with a love of the great outdoors.
I am a Capricorn, and hopefully kind, polite and honest, and never drink more than one pint of beer or one glass of wine.
I have done a lot of walking and backpacking in the past, but always alone.
I have spent a lot of time on Dartmoor and once lived close to Bodmin Moor, so spent even more time there.
I now live in Cornwall and very close to a beach which I love and visit every day.
I have walked all the SW Coast Path, and the Cornwall part in both directions. Have completed the Two Moors Way and the Isle of Wight coast path. Most of this was a few years ago but now I am retired I am getting back into it again. I used to cover 20-30 miles a day, but now 10 miles is more realistic.
I am now getting back into backpacking/wild camping and starting on repeating the SWCP in 10 mile sections and exploring Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor all over again. This time hopefully with a like minded partner to share and enjoy it all with.
I also like day walks to beauty spots and interesting places, but not on my own.
I do have a well behaved friendly Border Collie who loves long walks, but she doesn't chat too much.
I need a new partner to be with now, to enjoy life with, and to enjoy all these walks with.
I have met a few people to walk with for a day in walking groups, but no one who is looking for a lifelong relationship.
I need the inspiration and company of a partner so we can be happy wanderers together and share those special moments together.
All I can offer is a life filled with travel, and adventure, hoping that is enough for a fit and active like-minded woman aged 56-69 who also has a love of the great outdoors.
Open to new ideas for even longer walks, plans and adventures.
Would love to share the art of lightweight backpacking and the enjoyment of wild camping with a new partner.
Would be willing to meet for a short walk and a long chat in a cosy pub over a drink or a meal.
Lets have a laugh at the world.
Laurence

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
South West England;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

When it comes to Scrambling & Edges I'm OK with the occasional edge or scramble but don't go looking for it. With regard to the weather, this is the UK so it's going to rain sooner or later isn't it? Fine with me, I've got waterproofs. I like walking with dogs and will bring my own. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I can drive and have a car.

I am a Walk Leader for my Local Ramblers Group(s).

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Wild Camping - Camping out in the wilds well away from anyone & any facilities;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;
  • Back Packing - Multi-day walks carrying all your gear & wild camping;
  • Walking With A Partner

By putting my profile on here I am hoping to meet someone special.

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Box No: 218001

I am a Male Walker, in my late 50s, based near Brighton hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: I'm looking for walking companions of any age or gender. At present I prefer walks of 5-10 miles per day. I'm moderately fit and like to walk at a leisurely pace, with occasional stops. I like a lunch stop at a pub, but this isn't essential. I'd like to do more walking on the South Downs Way & the South West Coast Path, either day walks or walking holidays. I've done a lot of walking in Sussex & around the London area, mostly day walks. Have been on walking holidays in Devon, Wales & the Lake District.

I'm not working currently & can do most days except some Saturdays. I usually travel from Brighton by train & don't have a car at present. My other interests are spirituality, personal development, cinema & gardening on my balcony. My personality is sometimes playful & outgoing, & sometimes quiet & thoughtful. Sometimes I like to have a break in conversation & walk together in silence to take in the views. I enjoy taking photos during my walks.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
The Heart of England; South East England; South West England;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

I can cope with a little bit of scrambling if it is short and there are no steep drops. With regard to the weather, this is the UK so it's going to rain sooner or later isn't it? Fine with me, I've got waterproofs. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I can drive. I do not have my own vehicle but can borrow or rent one.

I am also interested in:

  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 110493

I am a Male Walker, in my mid 60s, based near Paignton hoping to meet just Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi, I have walked the countryside and coasts for years with walking groups, family and friends and I can navigate OK. I prefer to take time to enjoy the scenery rather than march along. I am 6ft 2ins tall, slim/medium build, pretty fit and prefer quiet places away from the crowds. I look forward to hearing from you, Dave

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 1:2:3:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
South West England;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

When it comes to Scrambling & Edges I'm OK with the occasional edge or scramble but don't go looking for it. I prefer warm, dry & sunny weather but can cope with the odd shower. I like walking with dogs and will bring my own. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Road Cycling
  • Skiing and/or Snowboarding

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 110341

I am a Female Walker, in my mid 60s, based near Portsmouth hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: I walk both for fitness and pleasure and I am particularly interested in meeting someone who would like to travel and walk. Not simply to clock up loads of miles (I mostly keep under 10) but for sightseeing and to enjoy local communities, live music and a few drinks. Someone who camps would be great, as I would like to get away for short breaks in the summer. I also want to do more walking abroad; excluding anything very extreme! Not keen on cold nor spiders! As a person I am quite practical, independent, thoughtful but not intellectual, a bit daft at times, relatively non judgmental, not keen on snobbery and do not follow a religion or a sport. Walking, theatre, art and listening to a variety of music are my main interests.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
South East England; South West England;
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A bit more about me:

I really don't like Scrambling & Edges - they are defintely not for me. With regard to the weather, this is the UK so it's going to rain sooner or later isn't it? Fine with me, I've got waterproofs. I like walking with dogs but do not have one of my own. To be honest, my map reading & navigation skills are a bit averagely average. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 218762

I am a Male Walker, in my mid 40s, based near Rotherham hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: I am looking to meet people who own boots and wellies and don't mind getting them covered in mud. I am happy to meet people of any age who shared a love of the outdoors and doesn't mind me stopping from time to time to take photographs.

The Peak District is on my doorstep, but have walked in areas including Wales, the Yorkshire Dales, the Lake District, Assynt in Scotland. I have been up Ben Nevis, Snowdon, and Scafell Pike, but would happily walk there again.

I have done the three peaks in the Yorkshire Dales but over a couple of days.

I work full time in a college, but school holidays and weekends I am free. Evening walks are possible if they are local.

My level of fitness is good and improving, though that is a story to share during a walk.

I am a life member of English Heritage and the National Trust. As such I can visit such places with a guest. I love photography, history, wildlife etc. I would rather not talk about education or computing (Unless its for a good cause).

My walking aims are to look at amazing views, Camp in amazing places including a plot of land I can wild camp on in Scotland, and just enjoy it all.

If you are cold, wet, have been rained on all day and can still smile then anything is possible.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West Scotland; North East Scotland; Southern Scotland; North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales; East Anglia; The Heart of England; South East England; South West England; Ulster (Uladh), Ireland Connacht, Ireland; Leinster (Laighin), Ireland; Munster (Am Mhumhain), Ireland;
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A bit more about me:

I quite enjoy Scrambling & Edges but don't like too much exposure. I'm happy to walk in all weathers - sunshine, snow, hail, wind & rain - bring it on. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. Even if I say so myself, I consider my map reading & navigation skills to be excellent. I can drive and have a car.

Worked as a Leader approved by WML. Started ML but Job in Outdoors came to an end.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Wild Camping - Camping out in the wilds well away from anyone & any facilities;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;
  • Back Packing - Multi-day walks carrying all your gear & wild camping;
  • Caving And Potholing

By putting my profile on here I am hoping to meet someone special.

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Box No: 112112

I am a Male Walker, in my early 50s, based near Malvern hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: I'm looking for a walking partner for local, regional and national walks. Maybe also overseas! I've recently moved to the Malvern Hills area and there is some nice walking here, so do come and visit! I enjoy all kinds of walks, from low level meandering along a wooded valley to scrambling in the Lake District. I also like camping, in the right weather!

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales; The Heart of England; South East England; South West England;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

I love Scrambling & Edges - the more exposure the better. I'm happy to walk in all weathers - sunshine, snow, hail, wind & rain - bring it on. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. Even if I say so myself, I consider my map reading & navigation skills to be excellent. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Wild Camping - Camping out in the wilds well away from anyone & any facilities;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;
  • Back Packing - Multi-day walks carrying all your gear & wild camping;
  • Road Cycling
  • Mountain Biking

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 217678

I am a Female Walker, in my early 60s, based near Warminster, Wiltshire hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi, I live in Warminster, Wiltshire. I am looking for both male and female walking companions. I am now retired which gives me free time during the week as well as weekends.

I am very happy to walk locally but also really wish to explore new areas. I have walked some sections of the South West Coast Path and West Wales Coast Path and would love to walk more.

I am not a hardened walker but enjoy walks from 5 to 12 miles and occasionally longer weekend/few days walking. To finish off occasionally with a pub meal is an attractive thought. I love the outdoors and really appreciate the countryside and scenery on route.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
Wales; The Heart of England; South West England;
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A bit more about me:

I really don't like Scrambling & Edges - they are defintely not for me. With regard to the weather, this is the UK so it's going to rain sooner or later isn't it? Fine with me, I've got waterproofs. I like walking with dogs but do not have one of my own. To be honest, my map reading & navigation skills are a bit averagely average. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;

Important: For the avoidence of doubt I am definitely not looking for anything other than someone to go walking with.

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Box No: 217814

I am a Female Walker, in my early 40s, based near Stoke On Trent hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi, I am looking to find companion to go for a walk. I work full time during the week so only have time to do walks on Saturdays/Sundays. I enjoyed walking in the Peak District and around Staffordshire Moorlands, but an easy stroll around villages or parks would be great too. Would like to walk again to Snowdonia and Lake District and open for possibilities to walk somewhere down south. I like taking photos every now and again with either my phone or my other cameras.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales; The Heart of England; South West England;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

When it comes to Scrambling & Edges I'm OK with the occasional edge or scramble but don't go looking for it. I'm happy to walk in most weathers but do not like snow and ice. I like walking with dogs but do not have one of my own. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;

Important: For the avoidence of doubt I am definitely not looking for anything other than someone to go walking with.

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Box No: 217857

I am a Female Walker, in my late 50s, based near Bournemouth hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi, I live in the South West and would like to meet people to walk with locally in Dorset and Hampshire. I work full time so can usually only manage weekends, but would also be interested in walking breaks/holidays in UK or Europe.

I'm reasonably fit and have walked in the Lake District, Snowdonia National Park, SW Coast Path, Ben Nevis, and walked the whole of Hadrian's Wall. I enjoy a bit of a challenge, and love to walk up mountains, so would really like to bag a few more when I get the chance.

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 2:3:4:5:6:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
South East England; South West England;
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A bit more about me:

When it comes to Scrambling & Edges I'm OK with the occasional edge or scramble but don't go looking for it. With regard to the weather, this is the UK so it's going to rain sooner or later isn't it? Fine with me, I've got waterproofs. Sorry, but I really do not like walking with Dogs. To be honest, my map reading & navigation skills are a bit averagely average. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;

Important: For the avoidence of doubt I am definitely not looking for anything other than someone to go walking with.

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Box No: 217515

I am a Male Walker, in my early 40s, based near York hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: I'd like to meet some new active people or just walking pals.
I'm familiar with Yorkshire Dales, NY Moors, and some of the Lake District fells. I'm from near Loch Lomond originally, but currently live in York.
I plan to do the Peak District, North Pennines and more of the hills in Scotland. If you're up for sharing in some of this, do get in touch.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West Scotland; North East Scotland; Southern Scotland; North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales; The Heart of England; South West England;
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A bit more about me:

When it comes to Scrambling & Edges I'm OK with the occasional edge or scramble but don't go looking for it. I'm happy to walk in all weathers - sunshine, snow, hail, wind & rain - bring it on. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. Even if I say so myself, I consider my map reading & navigation skills to be excellent. I can drive and have a car.

Mountain Leader Training week completed - not bothered about doing the award

I am also interested in:

  • Wild Camping - Camping out in the wilds well away from anyone & any facilities;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;
  • Back Packing - Multi-day walks carrying all your gear & wild camping;
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skiing and/or Snowboarding

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 188827

I am a Male Walker, in my mid 30s, based near Exeter hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: hello, well mannered, clean, tidy, professional male who absolutely loves the outdoors and I love most activities that help me achieve this come rain or shine. i mainly walk the moors and coastlines in the Devon area. but i venture to more distant feels seeking new challenges occasionally. i have a solo walking holiday planed in the lake district for 10 days start 27th may 2021, i am back there with a group mind June, and then a solo walk in the peak district in September.

being happy with all grades and distances, any route i can be shown i will most certainly enjoy either on foot or by mountain bike.

Instagram: 102km_charity_walk
I am walking from Minehead to Dawlish in 24hr hopefully, but under 30hrs would be good. Raising money for Dartmoor search and rescue

A little about me:
I manage continuous improvement projects for an aerospace company;
I also have a small engineering business: and I am addicted to studying, currently studding a masters degree in engineering among other things. i have 2 young children, i enjoy walking, mounting biking and strength training.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales; South East England; South West England;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

I love Scrambling & Edges - the more exposure the better. I'm happy to walk in all weathers - sunshine, snow, hail, wind & rain - bring it on. I like walking with dogs but do not have one of my own. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Wild Camping - Camping out in the wilds well away from anyone & any facilities;
  • Peak Bagging - where the aim is to climb all the hills or mountains on a particular list such as 'bagging' all the Wainwrights or Munros;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;
  • Back Packing - Multi-day walks carrying all your gear & wild camping;
  • Mountain Biking
  • Strongman Competitions

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 213953

I am a Female Walker, in my mid 60s, based near Bath hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: I love walking and want people to go walking and to socialise with. If we can get a good weather day and a view, all the better. I'd be happy to meet up with men or women for a day's walk, anytime soon. Also happy to join a group walk. At least it's something we can still do at this time.
I've walked the whole of the SWCP, circuit of the Isle of Wight, the South Downs Way and the Cotswold Way. I love walking in the Lake District and would love to do the Coast to Coast. Am also trying to the Wessex Ridgeway in single day trips from home. But I also love a blow on the Marlborough Downs or just an amble along the canal. Tea or a pub meal at the end is a bonus.
I'm retired and don't have any regular commitments except Wednesday evenings at the moment. I play tennis but don't want to appear super fit, just normal for a walker in her 60's! Am happy to travel to meet up with someone and hope it might be you.

My Preferred Walk Grades*: 2:3:4:5:6:

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales; The Heart of England; South East England; South West England;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

When it comes to Scrambling & Edges I'm OK with the occasional edge or scramble but don't go looking for it. With regard to the weather, this is the UK so it's going to rain sooner or later isn't it? Fine with me, I've got waterproofs. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;
  • Skiing and/or Snowboarding

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 91254

I am a Male Walker, in my early 60s, based near Bishop Auckland hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi! I have enjoyed hill walking since my childhood - It gives me a sense of freedom, space and challenge. I feel that it helps me refuel my inner strength to deal with anything during the working week. I moved up to Bishop Auckland in 2010 because of my love of the scenery. I walked the Pennine Way 30+ years ago and always enjoy revisiting bits of it. More recently I've completed the Dales Way, WHW, Great Glen Way, Dava Way,C2C,Offa's Dyke Path & Isaac's Tea Trail and hoped to complete Hadrian's Wall Path 2020 but didn't!!. In June 2021 I'll be taking on the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge for Alzheimer's Society.I enjoy regular walking in the Lakes, Yorkshire Dales, Scottish Highlands, the Borders and Northumberland with a fantastic local fell walking club and am free many weekends and during the school holiday times.I am a musician who teaches in County Durham schools and at the Sage Gateshead. Looking forward to hearing from you. Happy 2021!! Andy

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West Scotland; North East Scotland; Southern Scotland; North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales; South East England; South West England; Leinster (Laighin), Ireland;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

When it comes to Scrambling & Edges I'm OK with the occasional edge or scramble but don't go looking for it. I'm happy to walk in all weathers - sunshine, snow, hail, wind & rain - bring it on. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Peak Bagging - where the aim is to climb all the hills or mountains on a particular list such as 'bagging' all the Wainwrights or Munros;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 110457

I am a Female Walker, in my early 70s, based near London Ontario Canada hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hello fellow walkers. I am a 70+ year old Canadian female who visits the UK yearly. I hope to visit fall 2021 and am open to finding walking companions in the Lake District, Yorkshire, central and southwest England. I am not up for steep elevations but more leisurely climbs are OK. About Me: When not out and about I knit, cook, read, putter in my garden, lunch with friends, visit art galleries/museums and travel. I hope to meet for good exercise, conversation and social times as I love to end my walks at a pub or cafe. Get in touch if you have an interest in joining me.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; The Heart of England; South East England; South West England;
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A bit more about me:

I really don't like Scrambling & Edges - they are defintely not for me. With regard to the weather, this is the UK so it's going to rain sooner or later isn't it? Fine with me, I've got waterproofs. I'm not bothered about dogs one way or the other. To be honest, my map reading & navigation skills are a bit averagely average. I can drive but do not have access to a vehicle.

Important: For the avoidence of doubt I am definitely not looking for anything other than someone to go walking with.

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Box No: 214063

I am a Male Walker, in my mid 60s, based near Bath hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: My name is Steve and I am in my mid 60's. I lost my wife very suddenly last year and that has left a very big hole in my life. We always walked together rather than in a group and now that the lockdown is starting to ease I would like to get out again but it is not much fun by yourself.
Ideally I would like to find a widow / widower in a similar situation to myself and develop a friendship / mutual support with some social activities such as pub lunches as well as walking.
I would class myself as a 'general' walker who would average 8 or 9 miles per day but could do more, like to stop for a sit down and take in the views. Not particularly in to peaks and long distance paths but having said that we had completed over 75% of the SW Coast Path.
I live in Bath and am really looking to walk in the Mendip and South Cotswold area although have done a fair bit on the Quantocks and Exmoor in the past.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
South West England;
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A bit more about me:

I can cope with a little bit of scrambling if it is short and there are no steep drops. I prefer warm, dry & sunny weather but can cope with the odd shower. Sorry, but I really do not like walking with Dogs. To be honest, my map reading & navigation skills are a bit averagely average. I can drive and have a car.

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 197629

I am a Male Walker, in my early 50s, based near Exeter hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Love getting out and about. Favourite places are Snowdonia, Cornwall, Devon and the Highlands but happy traveling anywhere.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West Scotland; North East Scotland; Southern Scotland; North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales; The Heart of England; South East England; South West England;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

When it comes to Scrambling & Edges I'm OK with the occasional edge or scramble but don't go looking for it. I'm happy to walk in most weathers but do not like snow and ice. I like walking with dogs but do not have one of my own. I'd say my map reading & navigation skills are pretty good. I don't drive.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Peak Bagging - where the aim is to climb all the hills or mountains on a particular list such as 'bagging' all the Wainwrights or Munros;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;
  • Back Packing - Multi-day walks carrying all your gear & wild camping;

I am not actively looking for anyone other than a new walking companion but if that right person came along . . .

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Box No: 217415

I am a Male Walker, in my early 50s, based near Rugby hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi! I'm Andy. Having recently taken early retirement I want to spend as much time as possible walking and exploring our beautiful country (and abroad, when we're allowed!), something I didn't have enough time to do when I was working. I often walk alone, but it would be good to have company sometimes, especially on trips further afield and multiday walks. I go walking midweek (Monday to Thursday) which might fit your schedule if you work shifts or at weekends.

A perfect walk for me is one where you can constantly look around in awe at fantastic scenery, so I tend to gravitate towards hillwalking, mountains and coasts. I am reasonably fit and may walk up to 13 miles in a day, but I always look at the quality of the walk rather than the length, so often walk shorter distances. A perfect walk should also have some food and a couple of beers built in, either during or afterwards (preferably both!)

My day-walking in the past few years has been in the Peak District and The Cotswolds, as they are fairly local to me, but with longer trips to Snowdonia and Scotland. However, I am a confident navigator and am looking forward to exploring other areas of the country. I am a fan of staying in nice pubs with rooms when away from home for a night or two.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West Scotland; North East Scotland; Southern Scotland; North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales; East Anglia; The Heart of England; South East England; South West England;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

When it comes to Scrambling & Edges I'm OK with the occasional edge or scramble but don't go looking for it. I prefer warm, dry & sunny weather but can cope with the odd shower. Sorry, but I really do not like walking with Dogs. Even if I say so myself, I consider my map reading & navigation skills to be excellent. I can drive and have a car.

Important: For the avoidence of doubt I am definitely not looking for anything other than someone to go walking with.

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Box No: 217316

I am a Female Walker, in my early 30s, based near Devon hoping to meet just Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi there :)

I'm relatively new to the Devon area and enjoy walking. I am self employed so I am available to walk most days, given some notice. I love walking all areas and I'm happy to bring food to keep us fueled!!

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
South West England;
(click each link to see other walkers wanting to walk there)

A bit more about me:

When it comes to Scrambling & Edges I'm OK with the occasional edge or scramble but don't go looking for it. I'm happy to walk in all weathers - sunshine, snow, hail, wind & rain - bring it on. I like walking with dogs but do not have one of my own. To be honest, my map reading & navigation skills are a bit averagely average. I can drive and have a car.

I am also interested in:

  • Peak Bagging - where the aim is to climb all the hills or mountains on a particular list such as 'bagging' all the Wainwrights or Munros;
  • Long Distance Path Walking - Multi-day walks like The Pennine Way, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk;

Important: For the avoidence of doubt I am definitely not looking for anything other than someone to go walking with.

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