General news archive

Walker with bluebells

In search of beautiful bluebells

02 April 2013

Wander through hues of blue as Britain’s bluebells come into bloom.

Long Mynd, Shropshire

Be prepared for bad weather this Easter

28 March 2013

Following recent snowy weather across parts of the UK we’re recommending walkers plan ahead before setting out on a walk over the Easter break.

Walking in woodland

Advice for walkers as new plans to manage ash dieback announced

26 March 2013

In light of new plans to manage ash dieback in the UK revealed by Defra, the advice for walkers remains the same – learn how to spot the disease, look out for signs of it, report any cases and follow advice on signs.

SeenSend - Buttermere and Crummock Water inspired by @Si_Bailey

Sharing a love for the outdoors

25 March 2013

Artist and outdoor enthusiast Joseph Anthony Connor creates paintings from inspiring photos sent to him via Twitter – could your next walking snapshot make the cut?

Dr Andrew Murray in Antarctica

A new President for Ramblers Scotland

25 March 2013

Dr Andrew Murray, the Scottish Government’s first Physical Activity Champion, was elected the President of Ramblers Scotland earlier this month.

Cattle

Stay safe in the countryside this Easter

24 March 2013

We’ve teamed up with the NFU to remind people to take care when walking in fields with livestock this Easter.

Spring lambs on Kinder Scout

Great spring walking routes

18 March 2013

Explore the best of spring on foot with Ramblers Routes - our online library of high-quality walking routes.

Group walk in Spring

Gearing up for Get Walking Week

15 March 2013

We’re getting excited about Get Walking Week – our free short walks festival encouraging you to get outdoors and get active.

Walk magazine spring 2013

Walk into spring

01 March 2013

Looking forward to leaving the thermals behind when you go out walking? We are too! It’s just as well that the latest edition of Walk magazine is here and it’s got a real spring in its step.

Ben Challum near Crianlarich

Winter safety advice: Prepare to enjoy

25 February 2013

Mountaineering bodies have issued a joint safety reminder emphasising the need for preparation before heading out into the mountains.

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