News archive

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.

Walking for health

Walking for Health - progress update

18 October 2017

Read the latest update from Walking for Health and get more information on their desired outcomes for the future.

One step closer to the England Coast Path

01 September 2017

We are one step closer to walking the entire England coastline as Natural England announce that work has started on every stretch of the England Coast Path.

National Volunteers' Week - Here’s to all 26,000 of you

01 June 2017

From leading 47,000 walks a year, to clearing paths, or running one of our 500 groups and 50 areas: it's safe to say without our volunteers we wouldn't exist.

Active travel in cities

Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy - a big step forward?

03 May 2017

The first ever Cycling & Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) for England, has been recently published by the Department for Transport. We want to make sure that walking can an easy choice for any type of urban journey.

Garden bridge

Inner London Ramblers welcome decision to pull Garden Bridge funding

28 April 2017

The Mayor of London announced that he will not guarantee public funding for the project.

Stuart Maconie named as our new president

01 April 2017

Broadcaster, writer and journalist Stuart Maconie has been named as our new president.

Countryside in England

Article 50 and public access

30 March 2017

With the Government triggering Article 50 yesterday, the country has finally started the complicated process towards disentangling itself from the European Union. What does this mean for paths, access and walkers?