Volunteer toolkits

We’ve grouped our volunteer support materials into a series of ‘toolkits’ based on both volunteering activities and roles  - each toolkit is made up of downloadable resources and web pages.

If you prefer, you can head to this page to view all our toolkits in A-Z order.

The toolkits fall into six categories:


Recruiting and retaining members toolkits

Our members are crucial to the work we do, without them we wouldn’t be the organisation we are. Here are the toolkits:

Supporting and developing volunteers toolkits

Volunteers founded the Ramblers in 1935, and they remain the heart and soul of the organisation. Today over 25,000 volunteers give their time, knowledge and skills to ensure we can continue to deliver our mission. Here are the toolkits:

Area, group and democratic structure toolkits

Across England, Scotland and Wales the Ramblers have a network of 60 areas and 550 groups. These are managed by volunteer committees. These are critical in making sure we run effectively and deliver our mission on the ground across all of Great Britain. Here are the toolkits:


Organising group walks and developing routes toolkit

A key part of our mission is to help everyone everywhere enjoy walking. This might be through leading walks, maintaining websites to ensure anyone can access our extensive programme, or developing routes. Here are the toolkits:

Paths, access, countryside protection and urban green space toolkits

We protect, maintain and keep an expert eye on every single path. This means that everyone can explore the wilds of the Scottish countryside, walk along the pioneering Welsh Coast Path and enjoy England’s stunning national parks and trails. Here are the toolkits:

Talking about or campaigning for walking or the Ramblers

Whether campaigning for the English Coast Path, taking MPs for a walk or encouraging everyone to get outside and discover how walking boosts your health and happiness, Ramblers is the leading voice on walking matters both nationally and locally. Here are the toolkits: