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Walk magazine cover summer 2014

Smuggle the latest issue of Walk magazine with you this summer

29 May 2014

Us walkers owe the bootleggers and pirates of yesteryear a huge debt of thanks. Because without their centuries-old legacy of clandestine tracks, we’d be robbed of some of the most thrilling trails these isles have to offer.

Epping Forest

Joint letter to David Cameron to save our woodland walks

27 May 2014

We’ve come together with other organisations to urge David Cameron to create a new public body to manage our woodland forever.

National Park sign

Chapel Gate path in the Peak District protected

22 May 2014

The Peak District National Park Authority have today implemented a ban on motor vehicles using the historic Chapel Gate path near Edale.

Walking Class Hero wins

Walking Class Hero wins UK Blog Award 2014

14 May 2014

Congratulations to our very own Walking Class Hero who has won a UK Blogger Award 2014 for his sideways look at walking.

Oxon Weekend Walkers

Get Walking Week in pictures

13 May 2014

During Get Walking Week thousands of people stepped out on one of our group led walks and discovered the wonders of walking.

Cattle

Legislation around bulls must be reviewed

07 May 2014

We’re calling for a review of the legislation around bulls being kept in fields with footpaths passing through them following the recent trial over the death of walker Roger Freeman.

Medal Routes walking hub at Twechar

Survey reveals people in Scotland are the best for weekly walking

06 May 2014

Scots have come out as the best in Great Britain for walking more than the recommended amount according to a YouGov survey we commissioned.

Enjoying a walk

A third of Britons wouldn’t consider walking for more than 20 minutes to get from A to B

02 May 2014

According to a YouGov survey we commissioned, an alarming 34% of people would not consider walking for more than 20 minutes when planning a journey.

John Muir Way signage

Ramblers help launch the John Muir Way

01 May 2014

Last week (21-26 April) nine Ramblers groups helped launch the John Muir Way, a new national long distance route, by leading a series of walks from its start in Dunbar through to the end point in Helensburgh, a distance of 134 miles in total.

Wales Pedometer Challenge

Wales Steps Up

30 April 2014

This spring, Wales is a nation on it’s feet, looking to get healthier. The Big Welsh Walk is around the corner and results from the Wales Pedometer Challenge so far are showing that we’re a country prepared to take a step in the right direction.