Scotland news archive

Young Ramblers discover signs of spring at Botanic Gardens

22 February 2018

Walking project at Edinburgh drug rehabilitation centre hailed a success

05 February 2018

An innovative new trial scheme has been hailed as a success, after introducing staff and service users at a Lothian drug treatment testing centre to the benefits of walking.


Poll shows huge demand for investment in paths

23 January 2018

New figures have shown huge demand for developing the nation’s path network.

Holyrood celebration of 15 years of access rights

11 January 2018

Outdoor personalities, politicians and access campaigners came together at the Scottish Parliament on 10 January to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the passing of the nation’s world-class access legislation.

Make the most of the festive season in Scotland with the Ramblers Festival of Winter Walks

18 December 2017

Objection to plans for golf course in beautiful Highland dunes

20 November 2017

We’re opposing plans to build a golf course on dunes at Coul Links at Embo, near Inverness.

Updated Walk Leader checklists and ICE cards

19 October 2017

We’ve republished our Walk Leader checklist and In Case of Emergency cards, a handy list of top tips to follow before, during and after your walks and cards can be filled in with personal emergency contact details and medical information.

Join us in saying #ThanksForThePath

26 September 2017


Concern over access restrictions in Cairngorms new town plans

17 August 2017

We're concerned about the potential for plans for a new town at An Camas Mor near Aviemore to limit access for the public.

Ramblers praise Speyside Way access result

03 August 2017

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