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Extensions to National Parks announced

23 October 2015

The Ramblers is delighted that the extensions to the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks have today been approved by Defra Secretary of State, Elizabeth Truss.

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Ramblers Cymru calls for the freedom to explore

08 October 2015

In response to the Welsh Government’s consultation on improving access to the outdoors for recreation, Ramblers Cymru is calling for Welsh Government to be ambitious and introduce a ‘freedom to explore’, giving people access to all of Wales’ countryside and coastline.

New sections of England Coast Path announced

28 September 2015

We’re celebrating today, 28th September, as Elizabeth Truss MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, announced her decision to approve three new stretches of the England Coast Path.

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Ramblers part of new team leading path and park improvement work in Powys

22 September 2015

Powys County Council has launched a pilot scheme working with volunteer leaders to improve paths – and over half of the first group of leaders to be trained are Ramblers members.

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Path guide for town and community councils

22 September 2015

Ramblers Cymru has updated and re-issued “Paths for people: a guide to public paths for members of town and community councils”. Download a copy in English or Welsh.

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The Big Pathwatch on Countryfile

21 September 2015

Ramblers Head of Engagement, Daniel Brett-Schnieder, was interviewed on the BBC’s Countryfile last night (20th September) about the Big Pathwatch.

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Meirionydd Ramblers help youngsters to enjoy the great outdoors

21 September 2015

Meirionydd Ramblers recently spent time with the 1st Dolgellau Girl Guides at Coed y Brenin Forest Park in Snowdonia, helping the girls achieve their 'Finding Your Way' badge

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Book now for Young Rambler Weekend Away – May 2016

18 September 2015

Tiger Bay Ramblers are inviting younger Ramblers from across Britain to join them for a weekend of walking and talking in Cardiff on 13th – 15th May 2016. Book with a £30 deposit by 30th October to secure your place!

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The great work of our volunteers goes on

18 September 2015

All over the country our volunteers are hard at work on our footpaths

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Angela Penny walks away with top prize

10 September 2015

Angela Penny from Aberdeen scoops the top prize in Ramblers Scotland’s Get Outdoors Competition