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Woodlands

Can you go down to the woods today?

02 October 2014

Probably not. If you go down to the woods today, you’re sure of a big surprise, because disappointingly, only a third of woodland in England is currently available for people to fully explore.

Nick Clegg walks with us

Nick Clegg walk

15 September 2014

On Friday Ramblers Chief Executive Benedict Southworth joined local Ramblers members for a short walk in the Peak District with Sheffield MP and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.

The best places to roam free

Best places to roam

15 September 2014

Where can you stray from the beaten track, wander wherever you want and find your own path through the wilderness?

England Coast Path in sight!

English coast

03 September 2014

Today we’re celebrating the government’s announcement that the entire English Coast Path will soon be open for walkers.

Walking a mile a day could beat cancer

Walk a mile a day

29 August 2014

Patients diagnosed with two of the most common cancers (breast and prostate) could reduce their risk of dying by walking just one mile a day, according to new calculations by Walking for Health, run by Macmillan Cancer Support and the Ramblers.

Lets Walk Cymru Launches New Website

Mark Drakeford and Melanie Jones

11 August 2014

The Minister for Health and Social Services supported the launch of the new Lets Walk Cymru website making it easier for people in Wales to start walking towards a healthy future.

Join us at the National Eisteddfod

view of the Eisteddfod

01 August 2014

We are inviting visitors to the Eisteddfod to join us for a walk and discover there’s something for everyone with the Ramblers. Come and find out more about all the ways you can get involved.

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