Websites listed below are useful sites for finding out more about walking and have all been recommended by club members. To recommend a site for this page or notify us of broken links, please use our contact form.
Footprints is a member or associate of the following organisations:
Some of our members also go out with these other walking groups
Footprints has supported these walking-related charities:
- BMC 'Mend Our Mountains'
- Fix The Fells. Protecting our spectacular Lakeland fells from erosion by repairing and maintaining the upland paths
- YHA. Family Breaks programme
- Mountain Rescue England and Wales. Saving lives in the hills
- Walking in England. Thousands of FREE walks to download, details of all the books, maps and walking clubs in the country.
- walkingforum.co.uk. A forum discussing all aspects of walking.
Over the years we have stayed at a large variety of hotels, guest houses, B&Bs, hostels and bunkhouses. Some of these are listed below (the club is not endorsing any of these venues: while they were pleased to accept walking groups and we enjoyed our stays at all of them, owners and accommodation standards may have changed since our visit).
- Cairn Hotel, Harrogate. A 3-star hotel in the famous spa town, visited March 2011, November 2014 and February 2017.
- Chichester University. Modern student accommodation, visited August 2017.
- Clifton Hotel, Scarborough. Another seaside hotel, visited in April 2012 and November 2016.
- Craiglands Hotel, Ilkley. A grand Victorian hotel, visited October 2012, November 2015 and March 2019.
- Cober Hill. A conference and recreation centre near Scarborough, visited November 2019.
- Cumbria Grand Hotel, Grange-over-sands. Visited in 2010, 2014, 2016 and October 2018.
- Gladstone's Library, Hawarden. An unusual venue, visited in July 2011.
- Glaramara Outdoor Centre, Borrowdale. Visited too many times to count...
- Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester. Student accommodation visited in August 2018.
- Stanley House. A former CHA property with its own railway station, now a B&B. Visited in May 2013.
- Y Glennydd Hotel. A small family-run hotel in St David's, Pembrokeshire, visited in 2012 and July 2017.