20 April 2021 by Kate Davis, delivery officer at the Ramblers
Wendy and daughter Kathleen are keen walkers and used some of their time in lockdown figuring out what makes the perfect stile. Kathleen is dyspraxic so stiles can act as barriers to the enjoying the countryside.
12 April 2021 by Helen Todd
During the 2021 Holyrood campaign period we’d love Ramblers members and others who enjoy the outdoors to help spread the messages in Scottish Outdoor Recreation Alliance's joint Manifesto for the Outdoors.
11 March 2021 by Keith Weller
When I retired, I was looking for something to get involved with... I remembered that, in my youth, I’d spent a couple of satisfying sessions with the Scouts clearing an overgrown pathway.
04 March 2021 by Gemma Cantelo
Gemma Cantelo, Ramblers’ head of policy and advocacy, reflects on the Chancellor’s 2021 Budget statement – and whether it delivers for walking.
23 February 2021 by Sian Evans
Sian Evans was eight years old when she and her family walked the 285km/177-mile length of the Offa’s Dyke Path a year after it opened. As the National Trail marks its 50th birthday, she and her family share some of the memories of this long-distance family adventure.
23 February 2021 by Roly Smith
GHB Ward was a walkers’ rights campaigner who founded the Sheffield Clarion Ramblers, considered to be the first working class walking group. This is the third excerpt from the recent book Walking Class Heroes, in which the lives of 20 pioneers of the Right to Roam are examined.
23 February 2021 by Dr Nick Summerton
The decades-old Japanese practice of Shinrin-yoku is becoming increasingly popular in the western world for good reason. Spending more times in nature – especially among trees – can work wonders on our physical and mental health.
23 February 2021 by Tom Hibbert, The Wildlife Trusts
The warming temperatures and lengthening days switch male songbirds into one-man-bands as they establish and defend territories and seek to woo a mate. This welcome sign of spring is about so much more than a celebration of the season for birds.
19 February 2021 by Lahari Parchuri
I definitely wanted to meet new people and to build new friendships. In hindsight, I don't think I realised how much of a motivation this was for joining the Ramblers. And now, all my best friends are from the group, we socialise a lot outside of the walks, and it's fantastic to be a part of it. Read Lahari's story.
08 February 2021 by Tanne Spielman
At the Ramblers, we believe everyone, no matter what age or background, should have the chance to discover the joy of walking in the great outdoors. And that’s exactly what the brilliant ‘Out There Award’ that is delivered by Ramblers Scotland is all about.