General news archive

Clober Primary School waymark

If you go down to the woods today, you’ll be in for a lovely surprise!

03 November 2014

We've been working with Clober Primary School in Milngavie to design signage for a path around Mains Estate in Milngavie, East Dunbartonshire.

Woodlands

Can you go down to the woods today?

02 October 2014

Probably not. If you go down to the woods today, you’re sure of a big surprise, because disappointingly, only a third of woodland in England is currently available for people to fully explore.

Ramblers Campaigner retires on day of Wild Land debate

30 September 2014

On the day that the Scottish Parliament discusses the proposed Rannoch Moor wind farm and the future of Wild Land in Scotland one of Scotland’s longest serving environmental campaigners leaves his desk.

Nick Clegg walk

Nick Clegg walks with us

15 September 2014

On Friday Ramblers Chief Executive Benedict Southworth joined local Ramblers members for a short walk in the Peak District with Sheffield MP and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.

Best places to roam

The best places to roam free

15 September 2014

Where can you stray from the beaten track, wander wherever you want and find your own path through the wilderness?

English coast

England Coast Path in sight!

03 September 2014

Today we’re celebrating the government’s announcement that the entire English Coast Path will soon be open for walkers.

Walk a mile a day

Walking a mile a day could beat cancer

29 August 2014

Patients diagnosed with two of the most common cancers (breast and prostate) could reduce their risk of dying by walking just one mile a day, according to new calculations by Walking for Health, run by Macmillan Cancer Support and the Ramblers.

Mark Drakeford and Melanie Jones

Lets Walk Cymru Launches New Website

11 August 2014

The Minister for Health and Social Services supported the launch of the new Lets Walk Cymru website making it easier for people in Wales to start walking towards a healthy future.

view of the Eisteddfod

Join us at the National Eisteddfod

01 August 2014

We are inviting visitors to the Eisteddfod to join us for a walk and discover there’s something for everyone with the Ramblers. Come and find out more about all the ways you can get involved.

Coastal access

England Coast Path coming soon to Somerset

18 July 2014

Government announces work is to start on the implementation of the England Coast Path from Brean Down to Minehead in Somerset.

Advice for walkers

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