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Dave Dunford portrait

Walks from the Door is a small business that provides bespoke, professional-quality walking guides (on paper and online) to pubs, hotels, B&Bs and similar establishments.

It's the brainchild of Dave Dunford (left), a keen walker and professional writer, editor and web designer. Dave was brought up in Oxfordshire and now lives in northwestern Derbyshire. He has many years' experience as a writer and walk leader, and has had five walking guides published:

  • Pub Walks Around Oxford and the Thames Valley (Ensign Publications, 1994)
  • Waterside Walks in Oxfordshire (Countryside Books, 2000)
  • Adventurous Pub Walks in Cheshire (Countryside Books, 2010)
  • Top 10 Cheshire Pub Walks (Northern Eye Books, 2020)
  • Cheshire Dog-friendly Pub Walks (Countryside Books, 2020)

For many years Dave was the webmaster for birdguides.com, one of the most innovative and popular websites among British birdwatchers.

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I and the rest of my party can't wait to return, hopefully during the summer as there were several free maps on the bar that showed several walking routes from the pub that we would like to try.