Blogs

A pool of sea water with a rock, surrounded by sand

Seashore safaris

23 May 2022 by Tom Hibbert, The Wildlife Trusts

Our seas are full of life, but so much of it is hidden from view. Rockpools offer a window into this wild, watery world. Take a ramble among the rocks, peer into the still water, and you could discover creatures you may have never seen before…

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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.

A lizard sitting curled upon a rock

History and wildlife walks

22 February 2022 by Tom Hibbert, The Wildlife Trusts

Older buildings and structures are full of nooks and crannies in which wildlife can find space to live. Here’s some species to look out for on your walks in historic locations.

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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.

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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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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 dolphin jumping from the water

Seaside wildlife spectacles

24 May 2021 by Tom Hibbert, The Wildlife Trusts

As an island nation, we’re blessed with an incredible wealth of wildlife, not least around our coast. Here are just some of the summer highlights to look for.

A red grouse poking its head out of the heather

At home in the hills

26 November 2020 by Tom Hibbert, The Wildlife Trusts

A look at some of the hardy creatures that call Great Britain’s hills and mountains their home.

What do we want? Nature!

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.

A bird sitting among berries

Winged foragers & secret snackers

20 August 2020 by Tom Hibbert, The Wildlife Trusts

Scan local hedgerows and bushes this autumn to see a range of birds, mammals and insects tucking into Autumn’s berry buffet – a vital energy source to many species.

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