19 March 2019 by Helen Todd
Ramblers Scotland's campaigns and policy manager Helen Todd urges the Scottish walking community to consider why countryside looks the way it does - so we can better understand and influence the debates that decide its future.
22 February 2019 by Lucy Saunders
As we seek nominations for our annual walkable neighbourhood awards, we asked the transport specialist behind the Mayor of London’s Healthy Streets transport strategy to share her 10 indicators of healthy streets.
10 December 2018 by Danny Carden
Four years after his doctor suggested he join the Ramblers, 81-year-old Jim Snodgrass from South Queensferry has developed a deep love of walking, a new friendship group and his health and wellbeing are hugely improved.
18 June 2018 by Kathrine Payne
Edinburgh Young Walkers member Andrea Tomečková shares her story about the positive impact walking has had on her life.
01 November 2017 by Jess Dolan
On her return as Ramblers Scotland director after a year on maternity leave, Jess Dolan reflects on the huge, positive impact walking has had on her life in the last 12 months.
27 September 2017 by Kathrine Payne
Three years ago Ramblers member Jay Wilson decided it was time to fix the problem and create a big ‘missing link’ in Scotland's paths network – the first-ever dedicated walking route between Inverness and John O’ Groats.
12 September 2017 by Kathrine Payne
The beautiful Pentland Hills near Edinburgh are enjoyed by 600,000 people a year; with most visiting to enjoy the area’s 100km of scenic paths and trails. Such experiences are made possible thanks to the hard work of a small army of path maintenance volunteers, including one very special 83-year-old: Arthur Mackenzie from Penicuik.
01 August 2017 by Helen Todd
Our Scottish campaigns & policy manager Helen Todd discusses those horrible little biters - ticks - and how best to remove and avoid them.
27 April 2017 by Helen Todd
With the 2017 local elections looming in Scotland, Helen Todd says it's vital that outdoor interests engage with local democracy.
07 September 2016 by Helen Todd
Helen Todd reflects on how 'shared use' paths are working in Scotland - where cyclists, walkers, horse riders and paddlers have enjoyed equal rights of access since 2003.