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Here you’ll find Slow Ways stories, films, blogs and news. Things to browse and share, to be informed and inspired by.

We’ll put out requests for stories and images at regular intervals, and share collaborations that link Slow Ways with music, art, maps and other creative projects.

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Join the next Slow Ways National Swarm / Ymunwch â'n Penwythnos Prysur Cenedlaethol

18th May, 2022 by Slow Ways

Up for an adventure with purpose? Join our next National Slow Ways Swarm!

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Swarm stories #1

14th April, 2022 by Hannah Engelkamp

2424km / 1500 miles walked all over Great Britain in one weekend! Here are some of the stories of our first ever National Slow Ways Swarm

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Growing Great Ideas backing for Slow Ways

20th July, 2021 by Cristie Moore

We are delighted to be one of nine initiatives offered long-term funding by the National Lottery Community Fund’s ‘Growing Great Ideas’ programme.

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June newsletter

10th June, 2021 by Cristie Moore

With the summer months upon us, light evenings and a focus on home turf for holidays it’s an ideal time to check out Slow Ways across Great Britain. Whether looking to see what’s local or planning adventurous longer journeys, it’s a great time to join thousands of others in exploring Slow Ways and helping to create a national network of walking routes. Here’s a news update from the past few weeks.

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‘Slow Ways Voices’ captured in short films

7th June, 2021 by Cristie Moore

6 films of 1-2 minutes’ duration have been created by 2 film-makers to show people in different settings, enjoying walking and making use of Slow Ways for a variety of reasons.

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Help make a new national walking network!

7th June, 2021 by Cristie Moore

During the Spring 2020 lockdown volunteers from across the nation plotted a network of walking routes that connect all of Great Britain’s towns and cities.Without leaving home over 7,000 ‘Slow Ways’ walking routes were mapped using existing paths, trails and roads. Combined, the routes stretch for 100,000km and lap the equator twice.

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April newsletter

7th June, 2021 by Cristie Moore

Firstly, thank you. Thank you for your continued interest in Slow Ways. There’s been a lot going on. There’s been a few delays. Yet we know there are thousands of you waiting and willing to get out, to find out what Slow Ways walking routes look and feel like – on screen and under foot. As the world around us opens up, we hope you are in good health and spirits and are looking forward to opportunities for new adventures in the coming months.

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Slow Ways in numbers, four weeks in

7th June, 2021 by Cristie Moore

After four weeks of walking and reviewing Slow Ways the scores are in! Thanks for all your inputs and efforts to get Slow Ways off to a flying start. Here’s an early mix of metrics, a stocktake of Slow Ways statistics.

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