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2024 – a year of opportunity for walkers in England?

The Ramblers’ Policy and Advocacy Officer, Stephen Russell, looks ahead at the potential for improving public access in 2024.

Ministers will make final Coul Links decision

Ministers will make final Coul Links decision

The Scottish Government has 'called in' a council’s terrible decision to allow globally-protected Highland dunes to become a golf course.

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Are walkers in England finally set to gain from farming reforms? 

After years of campaigning, there’s finally progress on farm payments for access .

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BBC finds nearly 32,000 places where paths are blocked in England and Wales

A BBC investigation has found nearly 32,000 places in England and Wales where walkers are blocked from using our path network.

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9 wins for walking in 2023

The Ramblers achieved a huge amount in 2023. Read about what Ramblers supporters helped make possible.

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Our verdict on the UK government’s plan to boost access to nature

How does the UK government’s recent announcement on access to nature stack up?

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UK Government set to crush our right to use up to 41,000 miles of paths across England

Defra ministers to confirm plans to impose a cut-off date of 2031 for lost paths to be registered dealing a crushing blow to England’s much-loved path network.

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Ramblers research reveals the wellbeing value of our paths

Paths hold the key to significant physical and mental health benefits. But communities that would benefit most from greater access to nature are missing out.

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Ramblers Scotland unveils eight of the nation’s best “hidden paths”

Ramblers Scotland has revealed eight of the country’s finest ‘hidden paths’, all of which have been mapped for the first time thanks to its award-winning Scottish Paths Map.

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