General news archive

Pathwatch campaign

The Big Pathwatch reveals 59,000 problems on our path network

14 November 2016

The Ramblers has today, 14 November 2016, released the results of the Big Pathwatch, the nation’s biggest ever footpath survey.

Network Rail plans risk fragmenting the path network

29 September 2016

Our volunteers across Essex, Hertfordshire, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire are responding to proposals being put forward by Network Rail for the closure of 130 level crossings in their Anglia region.

Vanessa Griffiths

Vanessa Griffiths has been appointed our new Chief Executive

24 August 2016

We are delighted to announce that Vanessa Griffiths has been appointed our new chief executive.

Ramblers Cymru sign at Senedd

Opportunities in the new Welsh Assembly

06 June 2016

After the drama of the tied vote for First Minister, we welcome the announcement of new Welsh Government and the election of the new Assembly members.

Walk leader

We welcome a new sport strategy

20 May 2016

The Ramblers welcome Sport England’s new strategy which emphasises increasing physical activity and helping inactive people to become active.

westminster

Queen's speech - Ramblers reaction

18 May 2016

Today the Government has outlined its legislative programme for the coming year. But how will the proposed new legislation impact walking and the walking environment?

Arthurs Seat and Holyrood

Welcome to the new Scottish government

09 May 2016

Ramblers Scotland warmly welcomes the new Scottish government, following the 2016 Scottish Parliament election.

Quality Wellies 'Muck boots'

Discount and prize with Quality Wellies

22 April 2016

Fancy joining us? Join this weekend and be in with the chance to win a pair of high-end wellies.

The Ramblers chief executive Benedict Southworth stands down

06 April 2016

After four successful years, Benedict Southworth has stepped down as our chief executive.

Delegates at Scottish Council

Update from Scottish Council 2016

17 March 2016

Scottish Council 2016 was a great success with 140 people attending over the 11th and 12th March

Advice for walkers

Information on walking topics including gear, health, safety, maps and where you can walk.