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A walk in the park (image credit: George Torode)

A walk in the park

29 July 2013

With National Parks Week and Love Parks Week underway there’s no better time to get out and explore a park on foot, whether it’s your local green space or one of Britain’s 15 National Parks.

Looking towards Kinder Scout

Path in the Peak District preserved

24 July 2013

The Peak District National Park Authority has announced a ban on motor vehicles using the historic Roych path, part of the Pennine Bridleway near Edale and Kinder Scout.

Hill track at Achnasheen

Time running out to stop hill tracks 'vandalism'

18 July 2013

We’re now mid-way through our campaign to try and stop the unregulated construction of hill tracks in Scotland and are calling on hill walkers to send photos of damaging hill tracks by 1 September.

Isle of Wight Walking Festival

Mixed news for the England Coast Path

18 July 2013

Plans for new stretches of the England Coast Path were announced by the Government today and while there is good news for coastal walking in the North of England, the outlook for a coast path around the Isle of Wight is not so bright.

Railway track

Route for high-speed rail extension to Manchester and Leeds revealed

17 July 2013

We’ll be scrutinizing proposals for the extension of the HS2 network from Birmingham north to Manchester and Leeds as a formal consultation on the preferred route gets underway today.

Marika Kovacs leading her walk

Personal triumph for Ramblers member

16 July 2013

Visually impaired walker Marika Kovacs achieved her goal of leading a group walk earlier this summer, taking ten Ramblers members on a walk in Herefordshire.

Hadrian's Wall (image credit: Dave McGlade)

Iconic National Trail celebrates first decade

16 July 2013

The 84 mile, coast to coast Hadrian's Wall path celebrates its 10th anniversary with a programme of walking events this summer.

Cirencester Ramblers Saturday Farm walk

Cirencester Ramblers star on Saturday Farm

12 July 2013

Members of the Cirencester Ramblers led a short walk from Adlestrop, Gloucestershire, for a feature on the ITV programme Saturday Farm.

Children leading group walk

Helping families get walking in Wales

10 July 2013

Families and young people across Wales will find it easier to get out and be active this summer using our new family walking packs, launched today.


Call for enhanced wild land protection

05 July 2013

We have joined seven other charities to call on the Scottish Government to give enhanced protection to Scotland’s iconic landscapes.