We've put together lots of advice for walkers from how to get started for people new to walking to practical tips on safety and how walking can benefit your health to information on maps and how to navigate. We've also got a whole category dedicated to your legal rights to walk in Britain.
After reading this advice we hope you'll feel ready, able and inspired to get outside and go for a walk!
Useful advice for dog owners when walking with you four-legged friend.
Practical tips to help keep walking fun and safe for little ones.
We answer frequently-asked questions about rights of way law in England and Wales, from who owns paths to what constitutes an obstruction.
Highway authorities are responsible for maintaining most rights of way. Where a highway authority fails to keep a right of way in a proper state of repair, you can use the law to oblige it to do so. We explain how.
Find out what constitutes a right of way and the different types of paths that exist.
Find out what is meant by a right to roam and the difference between access rights in England and Wales and those in Scotland.
We publish the definitive guide to rights of way law in England and Wales, also known as the 'Blue Book'
Advice produced on behalf of the Ramblers by Macmillan Cancer Support.
Walking advice for blind and partially sighted people.
Walking advice for deaf and hard of hearing people.
Walking advice for people with asthma.
Walking advice for people with diabetes.
Our extensive map library is free to use for members only and has the complete range of Ordnance Survey Explorer and Landranger maps.
Information about using digital maps.
How to keep walking boots, jackets, trousers, gaiters and rucksacks waterproof.
Some helpful tips on preventing and treating blisters.
Advice on keeping hydrated and maintaining your enegry levels when out walking.
Advice on choosing the right footwear for walking.
Advice on insects and how best to deal with bites and stings.
Use our online form to report any problems you encounter while out walking.