Footpath sign

Rights of way law in England and Wales

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Report a path feature

Pathwatch - report a feature or problem

Report a path feature or problem with Pathwatch - the Ramblers tool to protect, improve and celebrate paths.


These pages gives you all the information you need to make the most of open access land near you - so have a read, grab a map and go walking!

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Unfinished path sign

Paths and access

Get advice on where you're free to walk - from footpaths to hills, coast and woodlands.

Path maintenance

Improve the path network

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first aid kit


How to keep safe and tips for dealing with different situations that you may encounter when out and about walking.

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Medical issues

Walking with a disability or health issue

Walking is an excellent form of exercise which can keep you fit and active and improve your mental health. Walking can also help you recover from illness as well as prevent it.

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Compass in hand


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Woman in walking gear

Walking gear

Young people walk down a street

Facts and stats about walking

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