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Blaenavon June 2012

Pilgrimage 2012

27 June 2012

During the summer months of June and July 2012, a group of pilgrims will undertake a 22 day journey across South Wales to St Davids. The inspiration for the journey has risen from the ancient spirit of pilgrimage but also an occasion to culturally celebrate the arrival of the Olympics to Britain.

Map of successes

Ramblers successes on the map

25 June 2012

We’re always looking for ways to highlight the hard work done by our volunteers and now, thanks to our new interactive map of successes, it’s even easier to shout about their efforts.

Summer Evening Walks

Summer evenings on foot

20 June 2012

Ramblers walking groups across Britain will be making the most of the longer July days by putting on a programme of open-to-all evening walks throughout the month.

Llanthony Priory

Following the pilgrims’ trail

14 June 2012

Ramblers Cymru is inviting walkers to join a 22-day pilgrimage from Llanthony to St Davids taking place from 16 June to 7 July as part of the UK’s nationwide Cultural Olympiad celebrations.

Building path steps

Ramblers staff try their hand at volunteering

28 May 2012

In order to get a better insight into the work our volunteers do and show our support for their tireless efforts, staff at Ramblers central office took on volunteering roles from 21-27 May as part of staff volunteering week.

Walk Summer 2012 edition

A sneak peek inside Walk magazine

24 May 2012

The summer issue of Walk – the magazine of the Ramblers – is due to land on members’ doormats and newsstands in just a few days and we couldn’t resist giving you a preview of what’s coming up.

Cotswold Way (image credit: Natural England / Nick Turner)

Route change for the Cotswold Way

18 May 2012

The first major route change on the Cotswold Way National Trail for three years has opened through Lineover Wood near Cheltenham.

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Putting paths on the map

18 May 2012

Footpaths and bridleways in England and Wales created before 1949 which are not recorded by 1 January 2026 will be lost forever however new proposals released by DEFRA could address the problem.

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.