Blogs

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Anita Sethi My Walk of Life

03 March 2022 by Anita Sethi

A traumatic encounter with a stranger led the author to a healing ‘walk of reclamation’ through the Pennines.

Rob Owen Chair of WCEC

Ramblers Cymru chair reflects on first 12 months

22 February 2022 by Brân Devey

As I reflect on my first 12 months as Chair of Ramblers Cymru there are one or two key moments that had a profound effect on me.

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Connecting Communities by Public Transport: A day in the life of Ramblers Cymru’s South West Wales Regional Officer

16 February 2022 by Brân Devey

Public transport plays an important role in connecting communities across Wales. At the end of last year, Ramblers Cymru’s Regional Officer for South West Wales, Zoe, visited the town of Llanybydder, one of 18 communities selected to take part in their ‘Paths to Wellbeing’ project.

Take the Lead

Take the Lead - Dog Walking Competition

01 February 2022 by Brân Devey

To encourage more dog walkers to get involved with our work, Ramblers Cymru is exploring ways in which we can improve access whilst promoting how to head out responsibly with your four-legged friend. We're also running a social media competition where you can be in with a chance of winning some Ramblers Cymru goodies!

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Running Over All Of Wales’ Nuttalls

03 December 2021 by William Renwick

Will Renwick, President of Ramblers Cymru, reflects on his epic attempt to climb all of Wales’ mountains over 2000ft in one continuous, self-supported journey

A grassy valley

The story of a camera, lost and found

23 November 2021 by Natalie Hoare

Rambler Mike Price and fellow walker Ken Critchley recall the remarkable chain of events that led to the return of a beloved camera lost on a remote walk in the Scottish Highlands 12 years ago.

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Migratory bird watch

22 November 2021 by Tom Hibbert, The Wildlife Trusts

A guide to some of the evocatively named feathered visitors to see this winter, including redwings, fieldfares, bramblings, pintail and goldeneyes – as they pay a seasonal visit to the UK.

A woman swimming in a river

Beginner’s guide to wild swimming

25 May 2021 by Daniel Start

Where can you legally go wild swimming? How do you find the best spots? And how can I avoid getting into trouble? Follow our expert’s advice to find out. By Daniel Start

Heading back to Crickhowell

Paths for People: community, nature and landscape on the footpaths of South Wales

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

A team of men installing a gate

Maintaining paths for everyone: Ramblers’ BRAM Team volunteers

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.

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