Below are some useful links to other websites that, as a walker, you may find of interest.

 

First Aid
The Ramblers website offers a lot of helpful information regarding first aid for walkers. Just enter “First Aid” in their search box. It includes:

The St John Ambulance website offers a lot of helpful information. It includes:

Footpaths
Worcestershire County Council (footpaths) – a site that will show you the definitive footpaths and also allows you to report problems.  You can see large scale maps that will help if you are uncertain about the exact route of a footpath.
Gloucestershire County Council (footpaths) – again a site that will help to discover the routes of footpaths and report any problems with them.
Warwickshire County Council – by entering the location you can check the route of a footpath and report any problems you may discover when walking in Warwickshire.
Oxfordshire County Council – by entering the location you can check the route of a footpath and report any problems you may discover when walking in the county. If you require more detailed information about footpaths and rights of way Oxfordshire C.C. also offer access to their definitive maps
Walks
Worcestershire County Council (walks) – a site that provides walk routes in Worcestershire.
Walking in Worcestershire Hundreds of FREE walks to download, details of all the books, maps and walking clubs in the county.
AA Walks & Rides  Enter your postcode to view a list of local walks. You can even select the level of difficulty.
Church2Church Walks – a new series of walks in Warwickshire that have been developed in conjunction with the Diocese of Coventry and which might be of interest to ramblers.  Details of all the walks are FREE on-line.
Getting There
AA Route Planner – need to know how to get to the start of a walk or how long it is going to take to drive there?  Then this is the website for you. 
Weather
Met Office – for all your weather forecasts. 
Places of Interest
The National Trust  – why not build a walk around a National Trust property? 
Other Useful Websites
BBC article on Ticks – Walkers are being warned to protect themselves against tick bites. Click here for information about tick removal tools. 

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