26 November 2020 by Roly Smith
A life-long campaigner for public paths and open spaces and a firm fixture at the Ramblers, Kate Ashbrook was particularly active in seeing the CROW Bill through Parliament. This is the second excerpt from the new book Walking Class Heroes, in which the lives of 20 pioneers of the Right to Roam are examined.
26 November 2020 by Dr Nick Summerton
One way to boost the health benefits to be gained from walking is to quicken your pace. Those who regularly exceed three miles per hour have better brain function, according to recent research. Here’s how to increase your speed.
26 November 2020 by Tom Hibbert, The Wildlife Trusts
A look at some of the hardy creatures that call Great Britain’s hills and mountains their home.
26 November 2020 by Guest blogger
The freedom to roam offers the opportunity to get out, explore and connect with nature. We campaigned for decades for this right across some of our wildest landscapes as part of the Countryside and Rights of Way Act. As we reflect 20 years later, we’ve asked Stuart Maconie and others what the freedom to roam has meant to them.
16 November 2020 by Matt Strong
Pavement parking is a major barrier to walking in residential areas, it's time to ban it.
23 October 2020 by Matt Strong
The Ramblers have backed a UK Government consultation that proposes changes to the Highway Code which would make the roads safer for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.
02 October 2020 by Kate Conto
When was the last time you left your home to go for a walk? The chances are that you encountered obstacles that made your walk more difficult or unpleasant.
21 September 2020 by Matt Strong
In this blog, Matt Strong, explores why access to green spaces matters, and why we believe that nobody should live more than five minutes walk from green space
21 September 2020 by Stephen Russell
People on low incomes and those who identify as being from a BAME background are less likely to have access to their own garden, and are less likely to have green space within a five-minute walk of their home. The Environment Bill gives us an opportunity to change this.
09 September 2020 by Eli Bishop
In this blog, Ramblers #FeelMore Ambassador Eli Bishop explores the Forest of Dean Ramblers Beechenhurst Trail and shares what finding her place in the great outdoors means to her.