02 June 2021 by Tompion Platt
Looking back at the 70th anniversary of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside (1949) Act and the campaigners who made it happen.
17 May 2021 by Robert Mathlin
A research project for Ramblers Cymru to understand the impact of walking projects on communities through reflections from sensory experiences
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.
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.
11 December 2020 by Oliver Wicks
Working at Ramblers Cymru is filled with opportunities to head out and explore new places. One option I’d not really considered in my walking life though was how the railway could also bring places to life across Wales.
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 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.
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