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Ramblers welcome Drumlean appeal result

27 March 2018

Ramblers Scotland welcomes the news that Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority has won a landmark legal appeal against the Drumlean Estate, which will ensure walkers and others can exercise responsible access within the estate which sits between Loch Ard and Ben Venue.

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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.

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.

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.

Public access is a public good

04 January 2018

Secretary of State - Michael Gove - talks of the importance of public access and connecting with the countryside as he sets out his vision on the future of the farming industry at the Oxford Farming Conference 2018

Can you go down to the woods today?

06 November 2017

800 years on from the Charter of the Forest, we’re calling for improved access to woodland.

The best places to roam free

06 November 2017

Where can you stray from the beaten track, wander wherever you want and find your own path through the wilderness?

Developing Group and Area support in 2018

03 November 2017

Following the survey on group and area support carried out earlier this year, here are some improvements you’ll notice to your feedback in 2018.