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Scramblers HF project

Generations sharing skills

11 June 2013

We've been working with youth charity Youth Cymru and HF holidays to share our path maintenance skills with young people in North Wales.


Stay safe in the countryside

10 June 2013

As the weather finally heats up and more people head out for a walk in the countryside, we’re reminding people to take care when walking through fields with livestock.

Widford Church, Hertfordshire

Ancient path on the Hertfordshire Way saved

07 June 2013

An ancient and well-used footpath on the Hertfordshire Way has been saved for the public, thanks to the efforts of our staff and volunteers.

A Tapnell Trail information board

Accessible trail opens on the Isle of Wight

04 June 2013

The Tapnell Trail, the third accessible trail developed by the Isle of Wight Ramblers on the island, opened on 15 May.

Outer Aylesbury Ring waymark

Outer Aylesbury Ring route opened

03 June 2013

A new 53 mile walking route created by the Aylesbury Ramblers to circumnavigate Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire was officially opened in May.

Hill track at Achnasheen

Help stop the spread of hill tracks in Scotland

03 June 2013

Nine of Scotland’s leading environmental organisations, including Ramblers Scotland, are appealing for help from walkers to prevent the spread of hill tracks.

Path maintenance volunteers

Let’s hear it for our volunteers

01 June 2013

We’re celebrating our volunteers and the work they do for walkers and are inviting you to get involved as one of the many organisations across the UK saying a thank you during Volunteers’ Week to people who volunteer.

HF Holidays

Happy 100th Birthday HF Holidays

31 May 2013

From its routes in Lancashire to destinations worldwide, HF Holidays celebrates 100 years of offering walking holidays today as it marks its centenary.

Health walk

More Lottery money to get inactive people walking

30 May 2013

We’ve secured £250,000 from the Big Lottery Fund to help tackle England’s epidemic of physical inactivity by helping local communities get more active through walking.

HS2 route

Reaction to the HS2 draft Environmental Statement – investment in good design crucial

29 May 2013

We’ve been studying the recently-announced draft Environmental Statement for Phase One of HS2 – the Government’s proposed high speed railway between London and the Midlands – due to our concerns for the effect HS2 will have both on ecology and the environment and on public rights of way.