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Autumn mushrooms

Autumn walking adventures

09 September 2013

We’ve got lots of walking routes to inspire you for the season ahead, including over 200 woodland walks to choose from.

Naseem Akhtar

Ramblers vice-chair joins the great outdoors debate

06 September 2013

We’ve started a big conversation all over the country to help us decide what we should be doing over the next ten years. Ramblers vice-chair Naseem Akhtar believes we need to tackle the nation’s obesity problem and wants to know what you think too.

The great outdoors debate

The great outdoors debate begins

05 September 2013

Our big conversation about the outdoors, and what we can do to help keep it great, officially launched this week with outdoor enthusiasts gathering in the Peak District to share their views. Find out what they had to say and how you can get involved.

Autumn in Glen Nevis

A national tree for Scotland

05 September 2013

Should Scotland have a national tree? And if so, what would it be? The Rowan with its bright berries, the silvery Birch, the gnarled and ancient Scots Pine, or the fluttering Aspen? You can help choose.


Thames Path signpost pictured during the Thames river relay

Thames river relay walk led by Ramblers member a great success

05 September 2013

Stuart Dyer of the Cirencester Ramblers led a walk from the source of the Thames on Sunday 1 September, getting underway a relay along the river.

Walkers in conversation

Help shape the future of the outdoors

04 September 2013

We all love the outdoors, but is there anything that would make you enjoy it even more? And what can we do to make it happen? We’ve started a big conversation with people all over the country and we want to hear from you.

Blog post

Keeping you up to date with the world of walking

02 September 2013

If you love hearing about all the latest walking news and views you’ll be pleased to know you can now find blogs on the Ramblers website and can even get involved by becoming a Ramblers blogger yourself.

Walk magazine autumn 2013 edition

A new season ripe for walking

01 September 2013

There’s no need to mourn for summer thanks to the arrival of the latest edition of our magazine, Walk, which is packed with walking ideas for the autumn ahead. Editor Dominic Bates gives us his top picks from the latest issue.

Stuart Dyer

Ramblers member to get epic Thames river relay underway

30 August 2013

Stuart Dyer of the Cirencester Ramblers will be leading a walk from the start of the Thames on Sunday 1 September, kicking off a source to sea relay along the iconic river which will take place over more than a fortnight.

Edinburgh Young Walkers

Join for the walking, stay for the people

21 August 2013

From great days in the outdoors to social activities like ceilidhs, the Edinburgh Young Walkers show just how much fun you can have as a Ramblers member!

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