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Derek Brockway Book Launch with the Vale Ramblers

Derek "The Weatherman" Brockway joins Ramblers Cymru for special book launch

18 August 2021

Derek Brockway joined Ramblers Cymru to celebrate the launch his new book Weatherman Walking – The Welsh Coast. The walk went from Merthyr Mawr to Southerndown in the Vale of Glamorgan on Saturday the 14 August.

Walker on Offa's Dyke

Ramblers Cymru announce Big Welsh Walk to celebrate 50 years of the Offa’s Dyke Path

11 August 2021

Working in partnership with National Trails, Ramblers Cymru has announced a series of guided walks over three weekends in September for this year’s Big Welsh Walk to showcase the Offa’s Dyke Path.

Southerndown Derek Brockway Book Launch

Join Derek Brockway and Ramblers Cymru for a special book launch walk

10 August 2021

To celebrate the launch his new book Weatherman Walking – The Welsh Coast Derek Brockway will be joining Ramblers Cymru on one of his walks from Merthyr Mawr to Southerndown in the Vale of Glamorgan on Saturday the 14 August.

Group walking along path

Work to start on planning coast to coast footpath across northern England

06 August 2021

Work to start on planning coast to coast footpath across northern England

Highway Code victory for walkers

30 July 2021

Highway Code victory for walkers

Two people walking along a path in the countryside, with hills in the distance

Hot weather walking – top tips to stay safe in the heat

20 July 2021

If you're heading out walking in the hot weather, make sure you take a few simple precautions to stay safe.

People in field

Sustainable Farming Incentives fail to live up to Government promises on access

09 July 2021

Sustainable Farming Incentives fail to live up to Government promises on access

Ramblers join campaign to protect people and nature from damaging planning reforms

06 July 2021

Ahead of the UK Government publishing its Planning Bill, the Ramblers have joined a coalition of organisations setting six key tests for planning reform

A view down a valley with hills, stone walls and a wooden gate

Government’s proposals for protected landscapes don’t go far enough

24 June 2021

Defra released its long-awaited response to Julian Glover’s review of protected landscapes, which includes some promising lines, but was it worth the wait of nearly two years?

A group of people walking across a grassy field

The People’s Postcode Lottery Climate Challenge programme

15 June 2021

The Ramblers is delighted to be part of the People’s Postcode Lottery climate challenge programme.

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