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new Box No: 215352

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

My Message: Hi all,
My name is Bry, looking primarily for walking partner(s) in the Yorkshire area but am also mobile and with a keen desire to explore new areas once the current regulations permit this.
I am physically in reasonable shape, ex military (Royal Navy) and currently work at sea in the commercial Geoscience sector, so geophysical / geotechnical seabed surveys for the oil and gas, wind and cable industries. This means I am away for a few weeks at a time, but when not at sea have complete freedom. I am currently single with no ties, and try and spend as much time as possible in the hills. Currently restricted to the moors around Ilkley due to national constraints, but love driving to the Dales for longer walks. I consider myself of above average fitness for my age, but always room for improvement. Would not be adverse to overnight trips or expeditions, have a love of exploration that won't seem to go away. I am fortunate to be well travelled, have done hikes in Antarctica, Falklands and South America amongst others but don't let that put you off.
Laid back, articulate and confident. Will walk with anyone of any ability for companionship, would not rule out anything more if there was any chemistry but not looking for that to be a defining reason for being on here.
Sky is the limit, so please get in touch if you want to know more, chat or maybe arrange a meet. I consider myself socially responsible, so will need to be within current guidelines for meeting until things change. Current situation wont last forever!

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

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:

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. 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;
  • 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;
  • 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: 215346

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

My Message: Hello. Having played sport for many years I now enjoy walking regularly and love exploring the countryside, coastal areas and beautiful scenery. I particularly like seeking new adventures and going to places I haven't seen before.
I have a good sense of humour (I think we need it at the moment!), am not put off by inclement weather and will try most things! I also enjoy historical places of interest, art galleries, watching sport and sometimes grabbing a coffee or a beer on the way!
I am comfortable in my own company but would love to share some adventures with someone likeminded and kind.
I am from Kent but have my own car and will travel to most places to have a nice day's walking and:or days out. I currently walk around the Kent coast and countryside, but often (when not in lockdown!) will travel anywhere right across the south of England and further afield.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
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'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;

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: 204985

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

My Message: Hello to my fellow hikers i hope you are all keeping well. i hope when the lockdown is eased, i am hoping to meet other hikers for walking up peaks like ben nevis scaffell pike and popular walking trails i am looking for others with the same interest, i have to tell you i am hopeless at map reading and i do not drive, but i will always put my half up for petrol costs, i am easy going and open to new experiences, look forward to hearing from you all

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; Ulster (Uladh), Ireland Connacht, Ireland; Leinster (Laighin), Ireland; Munster (Am Mhumhain), Ireland;
(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. I'm happy to walk in most weathers but do not like snow and ice. Sorry, but I really do not like walking with Dogs. Sadly, my map reading & navigation skills are pretty hopeless. I don't drive.

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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new Box No: 209276

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

My Message: Hi.
Retired,very young at heart lady, with good sense of humour, enjoys walking in nice places, and taking in the scenery, visiting a gallery, quaint coffee shop, historical building, places of interest. Currently tend to walk alone locally in west Berkshire area, taking the train to villages outside of area at times..
Always enjoyed adventures to new places..it's been ok doing things alone but got to thinking it may be more fun to share nice walks
Now I have more time, would be lovely to share the moments and have a laugh and an adventure along the way...stop off to take in the scenery and some lunch...
I'm open to walking in most places, usually near to home, And surrounding areas, but not restricted to that and happy to venture further afield,once I know someone to go for walks with...Love walking in countryside and to villages with things to see 😊..
I do enjoy a tranquil setting...in the countryside and also can enjoy a walk in London, at one of the many parks...
I completed the walk around Hadrian's wall some time ago..completed over a few weekends...😊👍
Hoping to hear from someone soon...don't seem to be many people in my area.. 🤣 🤣..

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

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 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. Sadly, my map reading & navigation skills are pretty hopeless. I don't drive.

I am also interested in:

  • Camping on Campsites - Camping where there is a shop, toilets, showers & possibly a pub;
  • Trips Away, Watching Some Sport, Visiting Historical Buildings ,

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: 215250

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

My Message: Hi folks, I haven't been as proactive in getting out and walking in the last few years as much as I would have liked to. My aim is to change al of that and I would like to meet likeminded people to enjoy walks with.
I don't mind where I walk and would like to be introduced to some new places to explore.
I am fairly fit and used to run Marathons, but my knees won't take that level of punishment anymore but I can walk all day long.
I work during the week so preferably i'd like to meet up for weekend walks.
Hopefully i'll hear from someone shortly!

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
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:

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;
  • 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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new Box No: 103631

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

My Message: Hello, I'm Mark I enjoy walking and discovering places. I occasionally lead walks for my friends or just enjoy a walk on my own. Most walks end up with a pint or a meal. I'm looking to meet someone who enjoys the scenery and wildlife and enjoys a occasional challenge. I'm currently trying to do all the peaks in the Yorkshire Dales over 2000ft and get a few Wainwrights done but not in any great rush.I also do a bit of mountain biking now and then (no mad off road down hill routes). Look forward to hearing from anyone with similar interests. P.s. not having much luck downloading a new photo.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; 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:

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 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:

  • 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;
  • 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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new Box No: 215007

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

My Message: I have always had a deep feeling of spiritual fulfilment after, and for example, a walk in The Lake District, or a walk along a beautiful beach somewhere. Years ago I lived and worked in the Lakes but have somehow lost my contact with that place. Subsequent domiciles have included The Hebrides, Dartmoor, Snowdonia, North Downs, and now West Yorkshire.
Guess I'm not a gear freak or a competitive walker, my main aspiration is oneness with nature.
My preferences are walking just by myself or equally with just one other person.
Reasonable travel is okay but I would have a priority on walks available close to me ( appropriate at this time of restrictions, but maybe when it's all sorted, a wonderful celebratory party walk??).
Reasonably fit and healthy and an ideal sort of walk for me would be in the range of 5 - 12 miles.
Can be a good conversationalist and a mindful/soulful quiet walking buddy.
Friday - Sunday are my available days.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; 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. Sorry, but I really do not like walking with Dogs. 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;
  • 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: 214870

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

My Message: Hi looking for some company on walks, I don't mind walking anywhere I have a car and can travel.
Mainly weekend until the lighter nights come as I still have a couple of years to do at work.
Would be nice to have someone to talk to and maybe share a drink and meal at the end of a walk while planning the next one

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
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. 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;
  • 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: 213337

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

My Message: Hi,
I like to think I'm still in my 30's but my knees tell me otherwise after a days walking..Ha! I enjoy picking up an OS Map and plotting a 12-15 mile circular walk using footpaths, bridleways etc. There are lots of lovely places waiting to be discovered and even better when your walking with someone to share them with. I'm hoping to meet someone that would like to have a walking companion who hopefully doesn't live to far from where I live, fit, young at heart, a good sense of humour and would like to join me in discovering more of this beautiful countryside. I'm available to walk most days as I have taken early retirement and although I do have commitments they can normally be juggled to suit. I also enjoy mountain biking, camping and currently converting a campervan for adventures further afield.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; Yorkshire; Wales; The Heart of 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 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:

  • 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;
  • Mountain Biking

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

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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: No messages since I registered anyone out there in West or East Sussex want to go 4 a walk!! Hi I am 58 and love to walk. My adorable dog Rocket my walking buddy is 18 months old and is willing and able to cope with distance or challenging terrain. Married with two sons 20 and 26 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: 108966

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

My Message: Spurred on by doing more challenging walks ahead of doing the Three Peaks Challenge 6 years ago I have continued to enjoy walks as often as I can. I am active and fully fit enjoying a variety of activities. I enjoy varied walks from relaxed countryside walks to something more challenging. Part of enjoying walks for me is good company. I am happy to enjoy a drink or meal afterwards and would like to plan multi day trips to enjoy something more interesting. Prefer mid-week although I could do weekend walks. I have indicated walking areas and counties but are not limited to those indicated. If my post interests you do get in touch

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

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. 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:

  • 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: 85610

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

My Message: Hi, I am looking for pleasant, easy going male or female walking friends preferably located in The Midlands, but not limited to this area as I'm more than willing to travel for an adventurous day out. Someone who loves the outdoors and likes to have a gentle chat, someone who can listen as well as talk, who has a good sense of humour and who isn't averse to a bit of adventure. I love to take advantage of the lighter evenings in the Spring and Summer to walk locally (within a 20ish miles radius) during the week. I work a couple of days a week, but can fit in daytime walks on other weekdays and at weekends. Happy to discuss any possibilities. It would be great to hear from you. Best wishes and happy walking, Mo (Maureen).

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

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. 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:

  • 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: 87638

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

My Message: Hi all,

I'm Lee, a mid-forties male, and I would like to meet new walking friends, male or female to spend time walking and enjoying our wonderful countryside and just being outdoors.

I enjoy both multi-day, long distance paths and less strenuous steady walks too. Oddly enough my walks usually end at a nice country pub or two!
I'm experienced at map reading and navigating, although that doesn't necessarily mean I always finish the walk at the intended time!
Sometimes I'll take a lightweight tent and camp and make it an outdoors weekend or a B&B etc.
My 'bread and butter' walking area is the Settle-Carlisle railway, but I'm equally happy anywhere in the quiet countryside.

I work part-time; so I've some availability on a weekday and also some weekends too. If you want someone to walk with who ( probably!) won't get you lost and has a good sense of humour, that would be me! Do drop me a line..

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West Scotland; North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; 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 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 but do not have access to a vehicle.

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;

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: 209365

I am a Male Walker, in my mid 20s, based near Ipswich hoping to meet both Male and Female new friends to go walking with.

My Message: Hi,
Forgot I had unused credits here, so just getting back into walking especially with lockdown hit again.
Easy going and happy to go for any length walk, up for a challenge of any long distance treks as well.
Happy to travel to meet as well.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales; East Anglia; South East England; South West England; Ulster (Uladh), Ireland Connacht, Ireland; Leinster (Laighin), Ireland; Munster (Am Mhumhain), 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 most weathers but do not like snow and ice. 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;

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 just 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. At least it's something we can still do at this time. (However, I'd be keen to meet a man who shares my love of walking)
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 Tuesday mornings and Wednesday evenings at the moment. I play tennis but don't want to appear super fit, just normal for a walker in her early 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

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

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Box No: 213948

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

My Message: I am a very active 64yr old with a fun sense of humour and enjoy interesting conversation, have a wide range of interests.
Have just purchased a tent and hope to go away for longer breaks around the UK next year but also do hostels and cottages. Have done some activity holidays which I thoroughly enjoyed.
Enjoy walking but also like to have the opportunity to take in the scenery and wildlife. Love hill walking but also enjoy coastal walks where can take in a dip in the sea. I
am retired and intend to live it to the full, anyone out there feel the same?

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North East England; North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; 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. 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;
  • 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: 213623

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

My Message: I'm coming up to Semi retirement and looking for a hiking "buddy" to have some fun and adventures with. Not my wifes cup of tea and although I have done plenty of solo hikes I now prefer some company.Dartmoor is my local playground and I often do day and multi day hikes there. Am looking to complete some LDP's in U.K. and further afield. Love to backpack and camp and carry all my gear.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West Scotland; North East Scotland; Southern Scotland; North West England; 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. 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 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;
  • Skiing and/or Snowboarding

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: 59832

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

My Message: I now work part time so have plenty of time to go walking locally and nationally. I am friendly and reliable and like to chat on a walk.

I am looking for people who love walking and are looking for someone to join them. I would like to meet someone who is also interested in walking some of our long distance paths. Sometimes we need a bit of motivation and encouragement and it is always better to have some company and support. Distance and speed are not that important. I equally enjoy local half day walks in the south of England to all day challenges in the mountains. But, it's always nice to end up in a country pub at the end of the day.

I am a reasonable map reader and whilst generally cautious by nature, I am fairly confident in the mountains. I have a car so can travel as necessary. I like to chat about about most things and it would be a bonus if you had a good sense of humour too. I'll try to respond to all responses.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West Scotland; North East Scotland; Southern Scotland; 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. 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;
  • Mountain Biking

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: 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. 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) Usually 10 miles a day is fine by me! Join local walking groups but prefer to walk with a friend.
Free to walk anywhere here or abroad in an area with some interest or beauty, with a pub or cafe at the end. Pretty adventurous, don't do bleak or freezing tho'! Would like to be introduced to some new areas. Interested in completing SWCP in doable chunks.
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;
(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. 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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Box No: 213053

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

My Message: I'm hoping to meet a female companion to travel the world for two years plus, taking in national trails. My plan is to start Spring 2021 in the UK on the South West Coast Path, then where ever we choose, COVID permitting, hopefully moving to Europe at a later date. I've been walking in the Lake District, Scotland, Snowdonia and a section of the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path.
I'm walking some evenings(short), weekdays(medium) and weekends(longer). I am working 2-3 days a week at the moment. My interests are local history, Nature and Photography. As well as Europe I'd like to take in The Pacific Crest Trail in the USA and The Bibbulmun Trail in Australia. All this on a tight budget which I believe is achievable with the use of Workaway and Trusted house sitters.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; The English Midlands; Wales; 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'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;
  • 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;
  • International Long Distance Path Walking

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

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Box No: 213037

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

My Message: Hi. I love been outside walking. I'm looking for some friendly people to enjoy longer day walks with,I lack motivation on my own. Sadly I have not done as much walking as I'd like, but I keep fit with swimming and Netball.
As a single mum it gets a bit tricky to do longer walks! I am free every other weekend for walks with or with out my dogs.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
Yorkshire; Wales; 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. 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;

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: 211872

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

My Message: I live on Herefordshire and enjoy the outdoors. Walking gives me a sense of freedom and takes me away from all the noisy stimulus and brashness of every day life. Being in nature feeds my soul. I've done short and long distance (Camino de Santiago) walks and want to do many more. Happy to walk in most weather's providing I have the right hear. Map reading skills are averages and I work on the principle that getting lost is just a chance to re-orientate myself.
I'm happy to walk alone and quite adventurous in that regard. However, some times it would be nice to share the view and adventures with someone else and walk places I haven't been.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
The English Midlands; 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. 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. To be honest, my map reading & navigation skills are a bit averagely average. I can drive and have a car.

General walking

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;

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: 211694

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

My Message: Hi,

I have only recently started to really embrace walking and hiking. I have completed a few challenging peaks and now looking for more. Looking to find like minded people, game for a laugh and great sense of humour to enjoy on a walk! I live in the Lake District so it's all on my doorstep but also looking to travel to new areas for new challenges. I have played sport for a long time and maintain a good level of fitness. Available for mid week or weekend walks depending on shift patterns. Meet new people, have a laugh and enjoy the scenery with a beer at the end of the day!

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West Scotland; Southern Scotland; North West England; Yorkshire; The English Midlands; Wales; East Anglia; The Heart of 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 and will bring 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;
  • 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
  • Skiing and/or Snowboarding
  • Wild Swimming

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: 208046

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

My Message: Hi all, I'm Mark. I live in Snowdonia National Park. I have self catering holiday accommodation here so get in touch if you're looking for somewhere to stay. Having lived here for 10 years now I'm ashamed to say that there are so many local places I haven't had time to explore (long story!) so ideally looking for guys who would be happy to go for walks in this and other areas with me. I am a gentle soul, intelligent, thoughtful and really interested in people so do get in touch if you are up for sharing your map reading skills with a willing companion. I love history, archaeology, nature and my Welsh is improving, too. I garden for a living and love being outdoors.

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

My Preferred Walk Areas:
North West England; The English Midlands; Wales; 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 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.. great website! 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 hope to complete Hadrian's Wall Path 2020. 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 2020!! 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;
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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. 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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