24 June 2021 by Kate Davis, delivery officer at the Ramblers
When arthritis threatened to stop walk leader Chris in his tracks, he was worried he was going to have to stop walking. But, during the pandemic, he realised that it’s the experience – not the mileage – that’s the most important thing to him.
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.
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.
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.
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.
22 January 2021 by Lisa Wells
Wandering along the sandy beach with the sun setting in front of me, I was reminded that I don’t just walk to exercise the dogs. I walk for me and the peace I feel by simply putting one foot in front of the other.
In this blog, sunset chaser and Ramblers #walkinwinter ambassador, Lisa Wells, talks about what savouring the glow in winter means to her.
22 January 2021 by Sally Prosser
Not only have I survived being outdoors in December in the UK, I’ve relished every ramble during this allegedly Spartan time of the year. Being led on new routes to different places is one of the things I value most about being with Tavistock Ramblers. However, revisiting lanes, tracks, fields and tors during this striking season brings a new perspective.
16 December 2020 by Jo Moseley
Walking and hiking for me have always been about belonging and connection, to a place, to my family and more recently to my purpose and midlife wellbeing.