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Worm's Head

Seaside tops places to walk in summer

31 July 2013

You voted walking beside the sea as the best place to walk in summer in our recent poll – find out about great places to walk on the coast and how to enter our next poll!

Oxon Weekend Walkers

Out and about with the Oxon Weekend Walkers

31 July 2013

The Oxon Weekend Walkers have produced a video - find out what they get up to on their weekend walks!

Coastal access

Queuing up for the coast path

29 July 2013

We queued up with the Shadow Environment Minister on Saturday 27 July to wait for the England Coast Path. Barry Gardiner MP joined us in Portishead, North Somerset, to urge the Government not to delay any further on plans for a complete path around England’s coast.

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.