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Insurance matters

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The Ramblers has full guidance on the civil liability insurance policy provided for groups and areas. To view the guidance and download the certificate, visit the online toolkit by clicking on the following link: Insurance...

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Insurance toolkit

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For further information and advice about insurance please email volunteersupport@ramblers.zendesk.com or contact our main...

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Frequently Asked Insurance Questions

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Frequently asked questions about the Ramblers insurance guide.

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Insurance FAQ

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Frequently asked questions about the Ramblers insurance guide.

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Insurance Guide 2016 2017

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Personal accident insurance claim form for path maintenance teams

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Use this form to make a personal accident claim through Ramblers insurance if you are injured while on a Ramblers path maintenance activity. Note this form cannot be used for group walks.

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Insurance

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Ramblers Insurance for Path Maintenance Teams  Many Areas and Groups actively engage in volunteer path maintenance or improving paths and rights of way. This is normally carried out in collaboration with the local authority or similar agency. Sometimes insurance cover is arranged by...

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Walking for Health

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With about two thirds of adults in the UK not doing enough physical activity* there is a clear need to provide support for people to become and stay active. Walking is easy, free and accessible to nearly everyone, no matter...

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Working Party

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Ring John if you can join us so that some insurance paperwork can be...

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Leaders Information

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Useful information for Walk Leaders or potential Walk Leaders The following links provide access to the Ramblers Toolkits for Leaders information and Insurance information. There is a very useful web utility here that allows you to find out grid references; postcodes; map...

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Noticeboard

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Walks Leaders Information At our AGM recently, a request for more information on Leaders workshops and insurance matters was raised. A new page has been created on this website to help Walks Leaders and walkers alike obtain more detail until we...

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How to Cancel a Walk

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The 4050 Group makes every effort to put on the walks published on its website, on their respective due dates; however, there are circumstances (albeit rarely) that necessitates a walk being cancelled. Dependent upon the circumstances and the amount of time...

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How to Plan & Lead Walks

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All walks demand careful planning, co-ordination and consideration. Basic guidelines in selecting a route, you should think carefully about the following: You should never plan and or create a walk on your own (if at all possible), no walk should be totally dependent...

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How to Report an Incident

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It is the walk leaders responsibility to report any incidents that happens their walk; the Group Chairman needs to be advised as soon as possible and kept updated throughout the process. Incident Report Forms may be downloaded as follows; Go to the...

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West Dorset

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You’re welcome to join us on our walks whether you live in and around the area, or are a visitor to it. Just look at our walks programme, select a walk, ring the leader for details and come along. After you’ve...

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ROW in Hertfordshire

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These pages include information on the following topics: County Council Rights of Way Service Definitive Map and Statement Rights of Way Improvement Plan Countryside Management Service Local Access Forum (To report footpath problems in Hertfordshire use the contact details on our Problem Reporting page.)   County Council Rights...

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About us

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About us Welcome to the Inverness Group! Fancy walking and exploring the stunning countryside in the Highlands? Then do join us one Saturday or Sunday and try us out. You will find a very warm welcome awaits you plus an exhilarating day in...

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Chorley

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Chorley Rambler group offers an active and substantial walking programme commonly including three walks a week with ready access to further walks in the Mid Lancs area. All the walks are led by experienced leaders often having many years experience...

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Walking with us

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PLEASE NOTE: WALKERS SHOULD AT ALL TIMES STAY NEAR TO THE LEADER AND NOT OUT OF SIGHT OR EARSHOT, OR LEAVE A WALK WITHOUT INFORMING THE LEADER. The main objective of the programme is to help members enjoy walking. With this in...

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Path Work

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Footpath Committee Interested members of the group meet bi-monthly with RMBC Rights of Way officers to help preserve and protect our footpath network. The footpath committee decides on all cases, referred to it by Rotherham Council and Ramblers Central Office, involving...

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Group FAQs

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Answers to some questions specific to our group What is Woking Ramblers – Woking Ramblers is one of 16 walking groups in the Surrey Area of the national Ramblers organization. We have over 200 group members. What about footpath maintenance – Woking Ramblers work with...

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Information for walk leaders

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Thank you very much for volunteering to lead walks for the West Midlands Walking Group. Being a walk leader is an important role for the group. There is a certain amount of responsibility & there are also certain things that...

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Win a four night holiday in the Lake District

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The Ramblers, with the generous people at Ramblers Worldwide Holidays (01707 386673, www.ramblersholidays.co.uk) are offering you the opportunity to win a 4 night walking holiday in the picturesque Lake District. One lucky winner will win a four-night break for two...

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Join as an affiliated organisation

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  Affiliation to the Ramblers: What does it mean? Since 1935 we've worked to protect and expand the places people walk, preserve the beauty of the countryside for walkers and increase the opportunities for walking in both towns and rural areas. By affiliating with us,...

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Ramblers Summer Raffle 2015 - Prize Winners

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  Our 2015 summer raffle has now closed. Thank you to everyone who had bought a ticket to support the Ramblers. Are you a lucky winner? Check your name here: 1st Prize: Mrs F Carter (£5,000 cash prize) 2nd Prize: Mrs ML Chimes (Walking...

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80th anniversary raffle

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  Our 80th anniversary raffle has now closed. Thank you to everyone who has bought a ticket. Are you a lucky winner? Check for your name here: 1st Prize: Mrs M J Platt (wins £5,000) 2nd Prize: Mr Michael Fineron (wins a walking...

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Previous raffle winners

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Thanks to everyone who entered our winter raffle. Congratulations to the winners and runners-up: First prize: Mr TJ McCullough Second prize: Miss P Hine Third Prize: Mr S Priestley  Plus 25 runners-up: Mr S Tompkins Mr P Lewis Mrs HE Baldwin Mr JP Lillott ...

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The Big Walk: Ullswater Way

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Words by Mark Rowe, photography by Steve Morgan A quick swig from the water bottle, then a modest zig-zag up and over boulders and turf, and I'm there. Standing on top of Airy Crag, the 481m summit of Gowbarrow Fell, I’m repaid...

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Walking the Beacons Way

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WORDS Mark Rowe | PHOTOGRAPHY Steve Morgan       A flock of goldfinches flits above the rowan trees that overhang the Afon Tawe, a river that clatters rather than babbles its way over the limestone rocks. Together with the freeze-frame heron on the riverbank...

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Walk and Talk with George Monbiot

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What is rewilding? The mass restoration of natural systems. It doesn’t strive to produce a particular ecosystem, but allows the richest and most dynamic ecosystem processes to take place by reintroducing keystone species.  Why has the concept been more easily accepted in...

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Reader Awards Raffle terms and conditions

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Win a fantastic four night Guided Walking holiday for two, worth up to £998! Choose from one of 19 UK Country Houses across the UK, located in the finest walking areas. Includes Full Board en-suite accommodation, daily choice of up to three...

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The Big Pathwatch reveals 59,000 problems on our path network

Britain, England, Wales

The Ramblers has today, 14 November 2016, released the results of the Big Pathwatch, the nation’s biggest ever footpath survey. Citizen surveyors walked every path in almost half the total area of England and Wales recording more than 100,000 features including...

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Improving how we support your work as a volunteer

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The Ramblers wants to give volunteers all the support you need to carry out your work. To help with this we are making some changes to how we handle and answer your queries. At the moment, we provide a range of...

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Working together to improve the North York Moors for walkers

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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. After finding that problems they’d...

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Helping move fitter walkers from health walks to Ramblers

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A new Walking for Health accreditation system launching next spring will create new opportunities to welcome people who have got fit through health walks into the Ramblers, leaving local Walking for Health schemes in England free to concentrate on the...

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Walk Leader training in Wales

Britain, Wales

Ramblers Walk Leader Training Course – May 11 2013 South Wales Special! Karen Inkster, Led Walks Officer, will deliver an all day walk leader training session on 11 May 2013 in the Coastal Path Discovery Centre, North Dock, Llanelli. There is...

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Walk Leader toolkit

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Our Walk Leader toolkit contains handy resources for walk leaders to use when planning and leading walks.  We also have training presentations and guidance notes for use by groups running training locally on leading group walks and navigation.  If you...

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Ramblers and Macmillan Cancer Support to take over walking for health

Britain

The Ramblers and Macmillan Cancer Support have announced today that they will jointly take over Walking for Health, providing support for the largest network of health walk schemes and over 75,000 participants in England. Having won a national tender to...

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Incident report form 2016 2017

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It's essential that you report all incidents on Ramblers walks and other activities, even if they result in no or only minor injuries. Please use this form.

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Options for joining the Ramblers for former health walks and other walking groups

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Options for joining the Ramblers for former health walks and other walking groups. You may be considering running your walk with the Ramblers for lots of reasons. This toolkit has guides that take you through what we offer and what your next...

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Joining the Ramblers as a group

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An introduction to running your walks as part of an existing Ramblers group or setting up a new Ramblers group. Includes information on the support we offer and our insurance.

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Joining Ramblers as a group

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An introduction to running your walks as part of an existing Ramblers group or setting up a new Ramblers group. Includes information on the support we offer and our insurance.

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Path maintenance registration form

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This form must be completed if you are not a Ramblers member but wish to volunteer with a Ramblers path maintenance team. This is for insurance purposes and once registered you will be covered by the Ramblers’ liability and personal accident insurance.

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How do we support path maintenance teams?

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What do Ramblers path maintenance teams get? Ramblers volunteer path maintenance teams can get access to support, insurance and resources to help them to maintain and improve paths. This support includes: Personal accident and civil liability insurance 'Improved for you by the...

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