30 April 2021 by Alan Manning
We have made a great start in Greater Manchester to increase spaces to walk, but more needs to be done
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.
15 December 2020 by Olly Hicks-Pattison
Despite the challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic, our work protecting and improving our ability to access and enjoy the outdoors hasn’t stopped. Here are ten standout milestones we achieved together this year.
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.
16 November 2020 by Matt Strong
Pavement parking is a major barrier to walking in residential areas, it's time to ban it.
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.