General news archive

Thames

A short history of the Thames path

27 May 2015

The entire length of the path can be walked, often using stretches of original towpath.

Walks in a field

The Ramblers' reaction to the Queen's Speech

27 May 2015

What can we expect from the new Government for walking and the walking environment?

Cromer

Stunning coastal walks for sunny days

26 May 2015

Try out these walking routes along Britain’s beautiful coastal paths this summer. They’re free to view and come with a printable OS maps.

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You're just two feet from a Big Welsh Walk this half term

20 May 2015

Step out and explore Wales on foot with your family this half term and have fun with the Big Welsh Walk. From a teddy bears picnic walk to an under the sea themed adventure there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

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Footpaths Unknown Heroes

14 May 2015

Have you been out on a Big Welsh Walk this May? Wondered how our footpaths stay open and useable? Ramblers Cymru has many volunteer footpath maintenance teams who dedicate time to repairing and improving the footpath network.

David Cameron

Conservative win – what does it mean for walkers?

08 May 2015

What does the Conservative party triumph and the return of Mr Cameron mean for walkers and our ambition to build a walking Britain?

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Big Welsh Walk Kicks Off

01 May 2015

Big Welsh Walk kicked off today with a fabulous walk on the Wales Coast Path in Penarth. Ramblers Cymru Director, Angela Charlton was joined by our partners and supporters to launch our month long celebration of walking in Wales. Check out a taster of what Big Welsh Walk has to offer.

Dick Balharry

A Tribute to Dick Balharry

23 April 2015

Dick Balharry, one of Scotland’s leading and highly respected conservationists and Vice President of Ramblers Scotland (RS) has died following his battle with cancer.

Tayside Young Walkers

Meet our newest group!

22 April 2015

Introduction to our newly formalised group, Tayside Young Walkers. We’ve been working closely with the group, assisting them to develop, grow and strengthen. The group is aimed at people in their 20s, 30s and 40s.

Pennine way

50 Years of the Pennine way

20 April 2015

On 24 April the Pennine Way celebrates its 50th anniversary. To celebrate the anniversary we’re giving free access to one of our favourite walking routes, which begins at the start of the Pennine Way, continues up Kinder Scout, and includes a long section along the famous trail.

Advice for walkers

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