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Explore the countryside with care this Easter

17 April 2014

Easter is an ideal time to head out walking and we've joined up with the NFU to remind people how to stay safe when enjoying the countryside this spring.

Medal Routes project marks 100 days to Commonwealth Games

RGU: Sport Aberdeen

15 April 2014

Three new walking maps for Aberdeen were officially launched at Robert Gordon University (RGU) this week as part of Ramblers Scotland’s Medal Routes project to mark the countdown to the start of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Easter on foot

Bluebells

14 April 2014

We’ve put together some ideas for a walking-packed Easter break, from joining an outing with one of our local groups to organising your own adventures with family and friends.

Almost 5,000 maps handed in as Ordnance Survey trades old for new

Ordnance Survey Snowdonia Maps

07 April 2014

An Ordnance Survey scheme encouraging people to trade in old maps for new has been hugely successful, with almost 4,500 maps, some nearly a century old, returned so far. The offer runs until the end of April.

General Council in pictures

General Council 2014 watching video

31 March 2014

We've put together a photo gallery from General Council, our annual conference, to give you a feel for this year's event.

Talking walking at General Council

David Rutley MP at General Council

31 March 2014

Our annual conference, held in Liverpool at the weekend, was an opportunity to celebrate successes, debate walking and outdoor issues and hear from special guests as well as enjoy the walking opportunities on offer around the city.

Seven routes to enjoy this spring

Chichester Canal

21 March 2014

We’ve picked seven stunning walking routes for you to enjoy this spring and with Mother’s Day and Easter just around the corner there are plenty of good excuses to go exploring on foot with family and friends.

Come for a walk, George

Walking route

20 March 2014

Chancellor George Osborne yesterday unveiled the Government’s budget for the next year. We were keeping a lookout for what was in it for walkers.

Give your unwanted outdoor gear a great new home

Gift Your Gear

19 March 2014

Gift Your Gear is a nationwide initiative which provides young people across the UK with outdoor clothing and equipment so they can explore the great outdoors. If you’ve got gear you no longer need Gift Your Gear can give it a great new home.

One week left to vote for our volunteers

Aylesbury & District Ramblers

14 March 2014

Time is running out to have your say in this year’s President’s Volunteer Awards which recognise the achievements of our volunteers in the last year. Make sure you vote for your favourite nominees in the six awards categories before voting closes on Friday 21 March.

Take to your feet during Get Walking Week

Get Walking Week: Brightlingsea walk

13 March 2014

Our short walks festival runs from 3-10 May and there are lots of ways to get involved whether it’s joining one of our local walks, organising your own outing with friends and family or making a simple change to include more walking in your daily routine.

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