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.
27 August 2020 by Gemma Cantelo
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our relationship with nature and the outdoors. Gemma Cantelo, the Ramblers’ head of policy and advocacy, reflects on what we’ve learnt.
06 August 2020 by Kate Conto
The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the enormous value of green routes and spaces for walking in our towns and cities.
03 August 2020 by Oliver Wicks
Ramblers Cymru Walking Spaces Officer Olie was at a bit of a loss when he realised he wasn't going to be able to travel to go walking , so during lockdown he decided to discover his 'milltir sgwar' (local area).
30 June 2020 by Gemma Cantelo
As COVID-19 lockdown restrictions slowly ease across the nations of Great Britain, walkers everywhere can help protect the green spaces we love, ensuring they can be open for safe, responsible walking
03 March 2020 by Elaine Webb
The Ramblers doesn’t want to see the erosion of people’s rights to access and enjoy the countryside on the back of a Home Office consultation on strengthening police powers to deal with unauthorised encampments.
20 October 2019 by Alison Hallas
The final report of the government’s independent review of protected landscapes, landed at the end of September to wide acclaim. It’s full of ambition for how our National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (collectively called the ‘National Landscapes’ in the report) can meet our needs in the 21st century.
22 February 2019 by David Pitt
Last year was the 80th anniversary of the Pennine Journey – a lesser known route devised by Alfred Wainwright and subsequently turned into an official 247-mile circular route from Settle in North Yorkshire thanks to the efforts of two passionate long-distance walkers.
01 February 2019 by Stephen Russell
Outside of the EU, the UK will no longer be part of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), meaning a domestic alternative needs to be in place by 29 March. But what does this have to do with public access?