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3 men standing beside a new gate.

Rossendale Ramblers Footpath Fixers

Rossendale Ramblers work hard to keep local paths, tracks and trails open and accessible to as many people as possible.

Tryfan mountain with greenery and a lake in the forefront

A room with a view: the best youth hostel walks in England & Wales

The YHA festival of walking is a wonderful to chance to get out and discover all that walking in England and Wales has to offer.

Daniel is taking a selfie photo with his grandparents sitting on the grass behind him.  They are surrounded by walking poles, a rucksack and refreshments.

Passing on the love of walking through the generations

Daniel’s grandparents inspired in him a love of walking which he is in turn passing on to his young daughter.

Peter and his son are walking side by side along the edge of the canal.  There is a narrowboat in the background.

Towpath walks: the answer to one walker’s failing eyesight

Despite failing eyesight, Peter, a member of the Ramblers, is enjoying long-distance canal-side towpath walks with his son.

A group of asylum seekers and walk leaders smiling, standing on a bridge in a sunny woodland.

Organising walks for asylum seekers

Mole Valley Ramblers are giving asylum seekers in Surrey the opportunity to get out walking in the beautiful Surrey Hills.

zahrah mahmmod hillwalking with newborn baby

Walking when pregnant and as a new mum

Zahrah Mahmood, president of Ramblers Scotland, shares her experiences of walking whilst pregnant and as a new mum.

A selfie photo of Arron smiling.  There are large rugged hills behind him.

Challenging perceptions of the Ramblers

Arron, the chair of Fillyaboots Merseyside Young Walkers talks about being a young, LGBT+, working class Rambler.

amar latif up mount machu picchu

An introduction to Amar Latif, President of the Ramblers

Despite losing 95% of his vision by the age of 18, Amar hasn’t let sight loss be a barrier to walking outdoors or to travelling around the world.

group walking by the coast

5 key moments in the people-powered fight for the Freedom to Roam

We have launched a petition calling for a greater Freedom to Roam. But to explain how we got here, let us take you back to some key moments in history…

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