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House of Lords report supports public access

22 March 2018

A report from the House of Lords Select Committee has recognised the need to include public access as part of the reform of agricultural payments, to support our network of National Trails for the long-term and to promote responsible access to the countryside.


Hastings Old Town crowned Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood

19 March 2018

We’ve been searching for Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood – an urban area that is well designed for going about everyday life on foot. Following a public vote, Hastings Old Town scooped the award.

Vote for Britain's Best Walking Neighbourhood

26 February 2018

We’ve launched the very first Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood Award to celebrate the places that put urban walkers first.

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.

ITV’s ‘Britain’s Favourite Walks’

29 January 2018

On Tuesday 30 January ITV will be showcasing Britain’s favourite walks in a new two-and-a-half hour TV special.


Poll shows huge demand for investment in paths

23 January 2018

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

People walking in city

Department for Transport Walking and Cycling Statistics report

18 January 2018

A report by the Department for Transport, released today, reveals people are walking less often compared to ten years ago, yet people are cycling further.

Ramblers reaction to 25 year plan for the environment

11 January 2018

Reacting to Theresa May’s speech and publication of the government’s 25 year plan for the environment today, the Ramblers welcomes the positive ambition.

Holyrood celebration of 15 years of access rights

11 January 2018

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

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