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Loch Lomond

A ban on informal camping in the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park

28 January 2016 by Helen Todd

From March 2017, anyone wishing to camp along approximately 150km of loch shores within the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park will find they are faced with a ban.

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A Hell of a Walk

27 January 2016 by Benedict Southworth

Yesterday I walked a few miles with Jo Brand on her Sport Relief Hell of a Walk.

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Embrace the season

21 December 2015 by Helen Todd

In the darkest days of winter, it’s tempting to think back with a touch of nostalgia to long, warm summer days.

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Five Things I Will Miss About The Big Pathwatch

16 December 2015 by Benedict Southworth

Ramblers chief executive Benedict Southworth looks back over our most ambitious survey ever.

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Brian Jones hones in on a celestial showpiece

09 December 2015 by Brian Jones

Celebrating the winter months with a celestial showpiece, Brian Jones explains how to see Andromeda and her galaxy…

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Phil Pickin winter wildlife walks

09 December 2015 by Phil Pickin

It might be the time of year for hibernation, but that’s not to say there isn’t plenty of wildlife to keep an eye out for on those winter walks, as Phil Pickin explains…

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Paul Stancliffe on what to keep an eye out for this winter

09 December 2015 by Paul Stancliffe

For much of our wildlife, winter is the time to batten down the hatches, find somewhere warm and dry to hibernate, roost, or just to keep out of the worst that a British winter can throw at them.

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Fifteen years on

30 November 2015 by Kate Ashbrook

Ramblers president Kate Ashbrook celebrates fifteen years of CRoW

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The Munros and the joy of bagging

18 September 2015 by Helen Todd

Helen Todd explores her passion for bagging in the mountains of Scotland

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Stargazing: Cepheus, the father of Princess Andromeda

14 September 2015 by Brian Jones

Autumn highlights for astronomers include a total lunar eclipse on 28 September and the chance to spot the constellation of Cepheus.