Ramblers Scotland press releases archive

Wrap up warm and enjoy an Easter walk close to home

02 April 2015

It may still be winter on the hills, but there are still plenty of places to walk this weekend, says Ramblers Scotland

Ramblers call for public rights of access to be established over Scotlands level crossings

09 February 2015

10th anniversary of Scotland’s right to roam gives opportunity for Scottish Parliament to resolve long-running conflict

New App launched to combat inactivity and ensure Commonwealth legacy

11 November 2014

One hundred days on from the Commonwealth Games a new App has been launched to ensure the legacy of the games lives on. Ramblers Scotland developed the free App to inspire everyone in Scotland to be more active in their daily lives, helping to combat the severe consequences of inactivity.

If you go down to the woods today, you’ll be in for a lovely surprise!

29 October 2014

Clober Primary School and Bearsden & Milngavie Ramblers worked together to install signs along a path in a community woodland.

Ramblers campaigner retires on day of Wild Land debate

30 September 2014

On the day that the Scottish Parliament discusses the proposed Rannoch Moor windfarm and the future of Wild Land in Scotland, one of Scotland’s longest serving environmental campaigners leaves his desk.

Loved watching the Glasgow Games? Now it’s your turn!

05 August 2014

Now that the Commonwealth Games baton has been handed over to the Gold Coast of Australia, the Ramblers is urging everyone to get outdoors this weekend. (9/10 August 2014)

Games legacy starts today - walking routes in your pocket

04 August 2014

On the day after the 2014 Commonwealth Games drew to a close Ramblers Scotland has launched a new mobile phone App to help everyone to do more walking.

Enjoy the Summer of Sporting Excellence. Then it's your Turn!

17 July 2014

Ramblers Scotland is hoping that the inspiration of seeing Team Scotland in action, along with other athletes, will motivate everyone in the country to be a bit more active themselves

Ramblers launch Get Outdoors Weekend to kick-start Commonwealth Games legacy

08 July 2014

Ramblers Scotland is calling on everyone in Scotland to follow the inspiration of the Commonwealth Games and make a pledge to get outdoors and get active on the weekend of 9-10 August.

Ramblers welcome new policies for wild land protection

23 June 2014

Ramblers Scotland welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement on the protection of wild land within the National Planning Framework 3 and reviewed Scottish Planning Policy publications, through the ban on any wind farms in National Parks or National Scenic Areas and the adoption of Scottish Natural Heritage’s map of core wild land areas.