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Make a change for Get Walking Week

Walking for Health group in Grimsby

25 April 2014

Our short walks festival, Get Walking Week from 3 May - 10 May, is the perfect opportunity to get out more on foot.

Two new stretches of the England Coast Path now open

Cumbria coast path launch

17 April 2014

This week we’ve been celebrating the opening of the first stretches of the England Coast Path in Cumbria and County Durham which will become part of a continuous route along England’s coastline.

Explore the countryside with care this Easter

Cattle

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.

Ramblers volunteers clear the way for local walkers

Path Maintenance day, Milngavie

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.

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.

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.

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