We are lucky to be surrounded by other Walkers are Welcome towns.
Kirkby Stephen have been a front runner in developing the WaW idea. It is a wonderful market town at the foot of the Howgills. Go to http://www.walkeden.org/ to find out more.
Alston Moor offers amazing upland walking. They organise regular walks so it is worth checking their website – https://walkalstonmoor.com/.
Up the dale from Barnard Castle Middleton in Teesdale is the latest town in the area to gain accreditation so they are just getting started.