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Best places to roam

The best places to roam free

15 September 2014

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

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.

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.

England Coast Path coming soon to Somerset

Coastal access

18 July 2014

Government announces work is to start on the implementation of the England Coast Path from Brean Down to Minehead in Somerset.

A wind farm on Rannoch Moor?

Braes of Doune

16 July 2014

Ramblers Scotland has objected to a proposal to construct a 24-turbine wind farm at Talladh-a-Bheithe on Rannoch Moor, between Loch Rannoch and Loch Ericht. The turbines, at 125m in height to the blade tip, would be visible from such iconic mountains as Ben Alder and Schiehallion.

Isle of Wight seaside path is coming!

Isle of Wight beach huts

10 July 2014

Bring out the ice-creams because today we’re celebrating the government’s announcement to create a path along the entire Isle of Wight coastline.

Get active, get outdoors, have fun!

Get Outdoors Weekend

08 July 2014

Ramblers Scotland is calling on everyone in Scotland to follow the inspiration of the Commonwealth Games and make a pledge to get outdoors and get active on the weekend of 9-10 August.

The Ramblers respond to Infrastructure Bill

Walking in the South Pennines

01 July 2014

The Infrastructure Bill had its second reading in the House of Lords on 18 June. Ahead of the reading we briefed seventy peers on our response to the proposals.

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