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National Trails petition hand in

Ramblers campaigners hand in 18,000-strong National Trails petition

30 January 2013

Over 30 Ramblers campaigners joined with Ramblers Chief Executive Benedict Southworth to hand in an 18,000 signature petition for National Trails.

Railway track

Phase two of high-speed rail route to avoid sensitive countryside areas

28 January 2013

Outdoor enthusiasts will be pleased to discover the proposed route of phase two of the HS2 high-speed rail network from Birmingham to Manchester and Leeds - which was revealed by the Government today - avoids the Peak District and Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Ramblers Cymru films - family walks

New films show what great things our Ramblers get up to

16 January 2013

Take a look at our new films which show what Ramblers membership can offer you around Wales.

Silver Slashers

Silver Slashers keep Anglesey’s paths clear for over 5 Years

14 January 2013

Last Friday (11 January) Benedict Southworth, Ramblers Chief Executive, visited Anglesey’s ‘Silver Slashers’ to celebrate the opening of a new boardwalk and see firsthand their dedicated work to keep the countryside open for walkers.

Llanelli Family walk

Thriving Llanelli by Alwyn Williams

10 December 2012

Thriving Llanelli group and their family walks

Cambrian Way walk

Cambrian Way send off

03 December 2012

Llanelli Ramblers started their walk along the Cambrian Way on Saturday with a sent off in Cardiff's Bute Park. The sun shone and the walkers had a great day for the first stretch of the walk.

Walk magazine winter walkers

Inside winter's Walk magazine

27 November 2012

Autumn’s nearly behind us and so it must be time for another edition of Walk, the magazine of the Ramblers, which will soon be landing on members’ doormats and newsstands. So what’s inside the new winter issue?

Flintshire new stile

Flintshire path success

26 November 2012

In the late 1980s a footpath survey was carried out in the Community of Whitford in Flintshire. This found that 76% of the paths were either “obstructed or difficult to use”. As a result the local Ramblers began a campaign to get the paths open.

Walking in woodland

Advice on 'ash dieback' for woodland walkers

01 November 2012

Following concerns about the spread of ‘ash dieback’ in British trees we’re issuing advice to walkers heading for the woods this autumn.

Kinder Scout arrests

Walking hero remembered

24 October 2012

A plaque commemorating the late access campaigner Benny Rothman will be unveiled at his former home in Manchester today.