Latest volunteer success stories

Path Maintenance day, Milngavie

Ramblers volunteers clear the way for local walkers

07 April 2014

Ramblers Scotland is working to establish path maintenance teams across Scotland to carry out minor repairs on paths in and around the places where people live.

Volunteer awards winners revealed

President's Volunteer Awards winners

31 March 2014

The winners of our President’s Volunteer Awards were unveiled during our annual General Council at the weekend. Presented by Ramblers President Kate Ashbrook and Maria Eagle MP, the awards celebrated achievements including keeping paths clear, leading health walks and promoting the Ramblers.

Ramblers volunteers save Lincolnshire path from continual flooding

Lincoln footpath

28 March 2014

A footpath on the outskirts of Lincoln has finally been restored after being covered by a large area of water. The 'pond' was impossible to get around and meant the path had been unusable since 2005.

Working together to improve the North York Moors for walkers

Scarborough Ramblers clearing vegetation in the North York Moors National Park

18 March 2014

The Scarborough Ramblers have built up a strong relationship with the North York Moors National Park Authority (NYMNPA) to improve the places people walk in the park, giving their time to practical projects such as vegetation clearance.

Stratford Ramblers mark out threatened path

Ettington path

14 March 2014

A path in Ettington, Warwickshire, which was at risk of being overlooked by developers has been clearly signposted by Stratford Ramblers and the rights of way team at Warwickshire County Council.

Give our volunteers your vote

Trafford Ramblers path maintenance team

24 February 2014

We received over 50 nominations for Ramblers volunteers, groups and areas whose achievements you thought deserved celebrating at our President’s Volunteer Awards. The shortlist has now been unveiled and you can vote to decide the winners.

Birmingham Ramblers heading out on summer evenings

City of Birmingham Ramblers

12 February 2014

The City of Birmingham Ramblers are introducing monthly short circular walks on midweek evenings throughout the summer to offer people the chance to make the most of the longer daylight hours and warmer weather during the working week.

Feeling inspired?

Find out how you can get involved by volunteering with us.

Will Renwick

Meet our volunteers

We have beautiful countryside in Wales that is incredible for walking, so I've been out and about with the Ramblers, talking to local groups and trying to encourage them to get walking and out enjoying our landscape as much as they can.

Will Renwick
Champion for Young Walkers

Map of path successes

See what paths our volunteers have successfully unblocked, created and saved.

Map of successes

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