Carrentals offers map downloads

1st Aug 2006 is encouraging British families to get out and walk this summer by offering free map downloads of 56 walks across the UK.
Part of the new Family Active 2006 campaign, the walks proved so popular last year, with nearly 8,000 people downloading over 12,000 maps in six months alone, that they’re being offered again to help families see somewhere new over the summer holidays.

The walks cover some of the UK’s most scenic locations and have been selected by walking specialist to offer something for all abilities.  From the Scottish Highlands, to the West Country, Wales and Kent each map offers easy to follow routes, together with information on the distance, ascent, time and a difficulty grading.  The downloads also provide a commentary on the route to support the map.

The maps can be downloaded from the Free Maps section at, with each walk categorised by individual UK regions.

Richard Game, marketing director of, said: “The maps proved extremely popular last year, and with the incredible summer weather we’re having we think they’ll get an even bigger following.  Go4awalk has selected a great mix of walks, everything from short rambles to full day hikes, offering something for all fitness levels.

“Family Active is all about encouraging families to get out and try or see something new over the summer holidays, with the walks revealing some of the most stunning regions of the UK, offering a great day out without huge expense.”

ADVERTISEMENT is an award winning website providing information about where and how to go walking across the UK, and offers a growing choice of walks for all levels.

To download the full range of walks visit  The Family Active 2006 site also includes special offers and discounts at UK family attractions, a range of unusual holiday ideas, a special offer from for two free car sunshades, plus travel tips for the summer months, including ideas for driving games to help entertain children on long journeys.


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