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Richard Benyon walk

Richard Benyon joins the Ramblers on the Ridgeway

18 February 2014

We took a walk along the Ridgeway National Trail in Berkshire with Richard Benyon MP, farmer and former DEFRA Minister, to discuss the future of England’s cherished long-distance paths and other countryside issues.

Cirencester Ramblers 40th anniversary walk

Cirencester Ramblers mark 40th anniversary with a year of celebrations

13 February 2014

The Cirencester Ramblers are celebrating 40 years out on the trail throughout 2014 with a series of social events and special walks tracing the routes of original outings made during the group’s inaugural year.

City of Birmingham Ramblers

Birmingham Ramblers heading out on summer evenings

12 February 2014

The City of Birmingham Ramblers are introducing monthly short circular walks on midweek evenings throughout the summer to offer people the chance to make the most of the longer daylight hours and warmer weather during the working week.

Flooded path

Flooding: Advice for walkers

11 February 2014

Following the recent flooding and severe weather we've put together some safety advice for walkers. We'd also like to know how you've been affected out walking.

Mike Slater accepts the Campaigner Award

Volunteer awards: Still time to make your nomination

10 February 2014

If you know of a Ramblers volunteer, group or area whose achievements deserve celebrating you can help give them the recognition they deserve by nominating them for our volunteer awards by 16 February.

Bridleway

Campaign launched to protect historic paths

07 February 2014

We’ve launched a campaign to ensure plans to make it easier to add historic paths to official maps continue to progress. These plans will mean unrecorded paths aren’t lost forever under the threat of a looming Government deadline.

Muddy boot

How to look after your walking boots

06 February 2014

Cotswold Outdoor share their tips for keeping your walking boots in top condition, from how to remove mud and re-proofing to the best way to dry your boots. Read their step by step guide or watch a video.

Torridon, Scotland

Calling for mutual respect on the hills

05 February 2014

Walkers on the Ledgowan Estate in Achnasheen are likely to be stopped and asked for their name and address, and if these details aren’t forthcoming, photographs of them and/or their vehicles will be taken, the West Highland Free Press has reported.

Walking for Health in Reigate

Turning the tide of inactivity

31 January 2014

A new report launched today by ukactive reveals the staggering levels of physical inactivity in England and urges the Government to do more to deal with this growing problem.

Walk in the woods

Walking your way to health and happiness

30 January 2014

New research shows that a positive approach to life can improve your walking speed and contribute to healthy ageing.