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Cleveland Way (image credit: Natural England / Mike Kipling)

Have your say on the future of National Trails

14 May 2012

Natural England is inviting walkers and other rural users to share their views on the future of National Trails after revealing new proposals about how they could be managed, funded and maintained.

50 Great Coastal Walks

Fifty great coastal walks

11 May 2012

If the launch of the Wales Coast Path and the announcement of five more stretches of English coastal access have you itching for a stomp by the seaside, then make sure you don’t miss the Telegraph’s 50 Great Coastal Walks giveaway.

Coastal access

Coastal access just got even better

10 May 2012

Fresh on the heels of the launch of the Wales Coast Path, Natural England has announced plans to open a further 190 miles of path along the English coast.

Big Welsh Walk walkers

A big weekend for walking in Wales

08 May 2012

Walkers in Wales can now enjoy 870 miles of continuous footpath along the country’s coastline thanks to the launch of the Wales Coast Path.

Kinder Scout walkers

A Kinder Weekender

03 May 2012

Following the Kinder 80 celebrations on Tuesday 24 April, twelve current and former Ramblers staff and two honorary Ramblers took the train to the Peak District for a long weekend on and around Kinder Scout.

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Respect, protect and enjoy the countryside with the refreshed Countryside Code

01 May 2012

The Countryside Code, which applies to England and Wales, has been updated for 2012 to encourage walkers and rural visitors to "respect, protect and enjoy" the countryside and advise land managers how they can help.

Kate Ashbrook

A new president for the Ramblers

26 April 2012

Countryside campaigner Kate Ashbrook has been announced as the new President of the Ramblers.

Kinder 80 celebrations on College Green

Celebrating the Kinder Trespass anniversary

25 April 2012

The 80th anniversary of the Mass Trespass on Kinder Scout, an act of wilful trespass widely regarded as a significant moment in the history of walkers’ rights and the access movement, was marked by ramblers yesterday.

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Emergency closure to open access land in the North Pennines

29 March 2012

A section of the Moor House - Upper Teesdale National Nature Reserve in the North Pennines has had to be closed following an outbreak of the plant disease Phytophthora austrocedrae.

Tiger Bay Ramblers

Tiger Bay Ramblers celebrate 10 years

31 August 2011

Tiger Bay Ramblers (TBR) celebrated their 10th anniversary on 20 August 2011 with a fantastic party at the Norwegian Church in Cardiff.