12 September 2018
We have welcomed the inclusion today (12th September) of support for public access as part of the new Agriculture Bill something we have been calling for in our Your Path Awaits Campaign.
16 November 2016
Following the results of the Big Pathwatch, our biggest ever footpath survey, we’ve embarked on an ambitious week-long path maintenance project to fix problems along the popular national trail Offa’s Dyke.
14 November 2016
The Ramblers has today, 14 November 2016, released the results of the Big Pathwatch, the nation’s biggest ever footpath survey.
20 May 2016
The Ramblers welcome Sport England’s new strategy which emphasises increasing physical activity and helping inactive people to become active.
09 May 2016
Ramblers Scotland warmly welcomes the new Scottish government, following the 2016 Scottish Parliament election.
22 September 2015
Ramblers Cymru has updated and re-issued “Paths for people: a guide to public paths for members of town and community councils”. Download a copy in English or Welsh.
18 September 2015
Tiger Bay Ramblers are inviting younger Ramblers from across Britain to join them for a weekend of walking and talking in Cardiff on 13th – 15th May 2016. Book with a £30 deposit by 30th October to secure your place!
03 August 2015
The Welsh Government has published the long awaited Green paper on improving opportunities to access the outdoors for responsible recreation. Ramblers Cymru will be taking a keen interest in the debates this will generate, and will be developing a strong response that stresses the importance of protecting our path network while building the vibrant walking culture we want to see in Wales.
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.
02 April 2015
It may still be winter on the hills, but there are still plenty of places to walk this weekend, says Ramblers Scotland
20 March 2015
To help and support our volunteers, a new programme of Volunteer Development Days has been planned for 2015.
02 March 2015
We have joined eight other environment and conservation organisations in signing a joint letter calling for an overhaul of the Scottish planning system
18 December 2014
From dog-walkers or people who commute to work on foot, to regular Munro-baggers and hardy hikers, Ramblers Scotland is calling on all regular walkers to have their say about the great outdoors and help shape a new 10-year vision for walking in Scotland.
17 December 2014
Scottish Gathering to be postponed till 2016 in order to refresh the format
16 December 2014
Recognise a volunteer or team of volunteers who have done something special. The President's Volunteer Awards are an opportunity to celebrate and highlight the successes of our volunteers. Anyone is able to nominate somebody for an award.
04 December 2014
Today we’re celebrating the Government’s announcement that more than £5.3 million has been committed to ensure the England Coast Path will be completed and open for all to enjoy by 2020, ten years earlier than was originally planned.
03 December 2014
It may come as no surprise that both coalition parties are seeking to sweeten the years of belt-tightening austerity but the extra investment in infrastructure and health has particularly attracted our attention.
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.
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.
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.
18 July 2014
Government announces work is to start on the implementation of the England Coast Path from Brean Down to Minehead in Somerset.
16 July 2014
Ramblers Scotland has objected to a proposal to construct a 24-turbine wind farm at Talladh-a-Bheithe on Rannoch Moor, between Loch Rannoch and Loch Ericht. The turbines, at 125m in height to the blade tip, would be visible from such iconic mountains as Ben Alder and Schiehallion.
10 July 2014
Bring out the ice-creams because today we’re celebrating the government’s announcement to create a path along the entire Isle of Wight coastline.
08 July 2014
Ramblers Scotland is calling on everyone in Scotland to follow the inspiration of the Commonwealth Games and make a pledge to get outdoors and get active on the weekend of 9-10 August.
01 July 2014
The Infrastructure Bill had its second reading in the House of Lords on 18 June. Ahead of the reading we briefed seventy peers on our response to the proposals.
23 June 2014
For the first time, Scotland now has a high level commitment to develop a national walking and cycling network within the National Planning Framework which was published yesterday. When fully developed, this network of long distance routes will enable people to exploit the opportunities on their doorsteps for walking and cycling, both for leisure purposes and for everyday trips.
23 June 2014
Ramblers Scotland has welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement on the greater protection of wild land through the ban on any wind farms in National Parks or National Scenic Areas and the adoption of Scottish Natural Heritage’s map of core wild land areas.
19 June 2014
The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has reiterated that English farmers must maintain public rights of way or face losing EU subsidies.
13 June 2014
We joined other outdoor organisations in Westminster to launch a new report which shows the popularity of outdoor activities and the benefits it brings for the UK economy.
13 June 2014
Walkers' advice that the Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) is preparing for an essential improvement programme on Ben A’an in the Trossachs.
09 June 2014
On 3 May, Huntingdon MP Jonathan Djanogly joined local Ramblers for a walk through Ouse Estuary Nature Reserve.
06 June 2014
In the run up to the 2015 General Election we’ve been encouraging our local groups to go for a walk with their MP.
05 June 2014
Our work to protect the places we walk and encourage people to get out walking for both health and leisure wouldn’t be possible without the help of our thousands of dedicated volunteers.
04 June 2014
With today’s State Opening of Parliament the coalition government has published legislation it intends to pass into law before next year’s General Election. Here's our take on the Queen's Speech.
04 June 2014
New figures have revealed our volunteers contributed the equivalent of almost £1million last year through their time and efforts helping to improve the countryside and paths we walk along.
30 April 2014
This spring, Wales is a nation on it’s feet, looking to get healthier. The Big Welsh Walk is around the corner and results from the Wales Pedometer Challenge so far are showing that we’re a country prepared to take a step in the right direction.
30 April 2014
The second annual Spirit of Kinder Day took place in Sheffield on Saturday, marking the 82nd anniversary of the mass trespass on Kinder Scout in what is now the Peak District. The trespass took place at a time when much of the countryside was out of bounds to the public and was a pivotal event in the access movement which led to the creation of National Trails and National Parks.
30 April 2014
Yesterday we hosted a reception at parliament to talk to politicians about how they can help us build a walking Britain.
25 April 2014
Our short walks festival, Get Walking Week from 3 May - 10 May, is the perfect opportunity to get out more on foot.
17 April 2014
Easter is an ideal time to head out walking and we've joined up with the NFU to remind people how to stay safe when enjoying the countryside this spring.
14 April 2014
We’ve put together some ideas for a walking-packed Easter break, from joining an outing with one of our local groups to organising your own adventures with family and friends.
07 April 2014
An Ordnance Survey scheme encouraging people to trade in old maps for new has been hugely successful, with almost 4,500 maps, some nearly a century old, returned so far. The offer runs until the end of April.
31 March 2014
We've put together a photo gallery from General Council, our annual conference, to give you a feel for this year's event.
31 March 2014
Our annual conference, held in Liverpool at the weekend, was an opportunity to celebrate successes, debate walking and outdoor issues and hear from special guests as well as enjoy the walking opportunities on offer around the city.
21 March 2014
We’ve picked seven stunning walking routes for you to enjoy this spring and with Mother’s Day and Easter just around the corner there are plenty of good excuses to go exploring on foot with family and friends.
20 March 2014
Chancellor George Osborne yesterday unveiled the Government’s budget for the next year. We were keeping a lookout for what was in it for walkers.
19 March 2014
Gift Your Gear is a nationwide initiative which provides young people across the UK with outdoor clothing and equipment so they can explore the great outdoors. If you’ve got gear you no longer need Gift Your Gear can give it a great new home.
14 March 2014
Time is running out to have your say in this year’s President’s Volunteer Awards which recognise the achievements of our volunteers in the last year. Make sure you vote for your favourite nominees in the six awards categories before voting closes on Friday 21 March.
13 March 2014
Our short walks festival runs from 3-10 May and there are lots of ways to get involved whether it’s joining one of our local walks, organising your own outing with friends and family or making a simple change to include more walking in your daily routine.
28 February 2014
Hundreds of walkers will be coming together to discuss issues affecting our use and enjoyment of the outdoors at our annual conference in Liverpool from 29-30 March and we’re starting the conversation now so you can get involved.
27 February 2014
Walk magazine Editor Dominic Bates reveals his top picks from the latest issue of our magazine from hostel hikes in England and Wales to the John Muir Way.
24 February 2014
We received over 50 nominations for Ramblers volunteers, groups and areas whose achievements you thought deserved celebrating at our President’s Volunteer Awards. The shortlist has now been unveiled and you can vote to decide the winners.
21 February 2014
Another 13 National Nature Reserves in England have been permanently opened up to walkers as part of an on-going programme to give people access to some of the country’s most inspiring landscapes.
20 February 2014
The Farmer’s Guardian and National Sheep Association are inviting dog owners to complete a short online survey about how your dog behaves when out in the countryside. The survey looks at topics such as letting dogs off leads and how dogs behave near livestock.
13 February 2014
The Cirencester Ramblers are celebrating 40 years out on the trail throughout 2014 with a series of social events and special walks tracing the routes of original outings made during the group’s inaugural year.
11 February 2014
Following the recent flooding and severe weather we've put together some safety advice for walkers. We'd also like to know how you've been affected out walking.
10 February 2014
If you know of a Ramblers volunteer, group or area whose achievements deserve celebrating you can help give them the recognition they deserve by nominating them for our volunteer awards by 16 February.
06 February 2014
Cotswold Outdoor share their tips for keeping your walking boots in top condition, from how to remove mud and re-proofing to the best way to dry your boots. Read their step by step guide or watch a video.
31 January 2014
A new report launched today by ukactive reveals the staggering levels of physical inactivity in England and urges the Government to do more to deal with this growing problem.
30 January 2014
New research shows that a positive approach to life can improve your walking speed and contribute to healthy ageing.
27 January 2014
Find out what’s going on at the Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show from 13-16 February and what we’ll be up to during it!
23 January 2014
Visitors to the Peak District National Park are being encouraged to help identify 'dark sky sites' - places where there is minimal light pollution and stars are clearly visible - by searching out the constellation of Orion this winter. By recording the quality and location of dark sky sites within the park, it's hoped parts of it and the surrounding area could be put forward for international recognition as a Dark Sky Park.
20 January 2014
Could you walk the distance of the Wales Coast Path or the number of steps it would take to climb Snowdon, Cadair Idris and Pen y Fan? Let's Walk Cymru, Ramblers Cymru and Change4Life Wales are helping everyone in Wales get on their feet with the Wales Pedometer Challenge.
17 January 2014
Ramblers Scotland is starting a new walking group in Tayside which aims to provide people with the opportunity to get outdoors on foot, take part in other outdoor activities and enjoy a social scene.
14 January 2014
A new website dedicated to the 15 National Trails in England and Wales has been launched featuring Ordnance Survey mapping, recommended itineraries and suggestions from trail users, making it easier to walk these inspiring long-distance routes.
13 January 2014
Following a long campaign by the area’s many fans, the popular walking destination of the Lake District will be put forward as the UK’s next World Heritage nomination in 2016.
10 January 2014
Our annual winter walking festival saw people turn out in their droves from 21 December to 5 January for bracing strolls in the crisp cold rewarded by mince pies, carols and a sense of satisfaction all round.
08 January 2014
Ramblers guest blogger Cumbrian Rambler wants to encourage kids to get outside more and is inviting parents, guardians and teachers to email her ‘postcards’ from young adventurers explaining in their own words what’s so great about the outdoors.
07 January 2014
Six of England’s finest wildlife and geological sites have now been permanently opened up for people enjoying the outdoors on foot with more to follow.
06 January 2014
We’ve come up with twelve walking-related resolutions for the coming year and we’d love to hear what yours are too.
02 January 2014
Do you know of a Ramblers volunteer, group or area whose achievements deserve celebrating? If you do you can nominate them for our President’s Volunteer Awards, which will be presented at our General Council in March 2014.
30 December 2013
Our Chief Executive Benedict Southworth presents his selection of the most inspiring walking routes of 2013 to entice you into the great outdoors, chosen from our growing online library of downloadable walking routes.
20 December 2013
We’ve looked back at the last year and picked 12 successes we’ve achieved thanks to the help of our volunteers, members and supporters which have benefitted walkers everywhere.
17 December 2013
Want to experience midwinter on Wales’ highest peak? Fancy a Christmas morning stroll to work up an appetite for the turkey? Our Festival of Winter Walks has this and plenty more in store from 21 December to 5 January.
17 December 2013
One year on from the launch of our new website, Web Editor Emma Bovill gives her top ten picks from ramblers.org.uk.
16 December 2013
For the last three months people across the country have been telling us what matters to them about the outdoors - from good public transport in rural areas to the importance of getting kids active outside - and there’s still time to get involved and have your say.
03 December 2013
We ran a poll to find out how much visitors to our website walk a week on average – and the results were encouraging! Find out about opportunities to go walking this winter and how to enter our next poll.
02 December 2013
Walking Works, the report we produced with Macmillan Cancer Support, revealed the wonders of walking and its benefits to our health, the economy and the environment. We’ve taken a look at some of its more extraordinary findings about the ways walking can change not only our own lives but also the world around us.
29 November 2013
Pull on some thick socks, grab your gloves and hat and get into the festive spirit – the Festival of Winter Walks is coming to town and there’s even more to get excited about this year.
27 November 2013
Walk magazine Editor Dominic Bates gives us his top picks from the winter issue, plus find out about Walk's new online home on the Ramblers website.
15 November 2013
This week experts from across the outdoor industry gathered to talk about the challenges facing the future of the great outdoors. Our 'Big Discussion' brought together charities, industry professionals and outdoor user groups to address the big issues.
15 November 2013
Ramblers Scotland is calling for Scotland’s third national park to be established on the Isle of Harris and for a western extension to the Cairngorms National Park boundary.
07 November 2013
Bangor and Bethesda Ramblers welcomed the Chief Medical Officer for Wales, Dr Ruth Hussey OBE, on their walk in Aber last weekend.
04 November 2013
Show your support for the Ramblers and vote for us in the Great Outdoors Awards before 10 November.
30 October 2013
Check ascents and descents on Ramblers Routes using our route profile tool and know the lay of the land before you head out on your next walking adventure.
18 October 2013
Ramblers President Kate Ashbrook and our One Coast For All campaign for the England Coast Path have been nominated in the Great Outdoors Awards 2013. Have your vote before 10 November.
18 October 2013
Over a thousand people have already told us what impacts their enjoyment of the outdoors and there’s still time to share your own views.
02 October 2013
The Active Travel Act aims to improve routes and facilities for walkers and cyclists in Wales.
01 October 2013
We’ve launched a new area of the website featuring in-depth advice on rights of way and access issues as well as the latest queries our Walk magazine experts have been setting their minds too.
26 September 2013
We ran a competition this summer to celebrate the launch of our first ever family walking pack featuring the National Trust Stackpole estate in Pembrokeshire. Find out who won!
18 September 2013
The Thames Path has been voted the second best urban walk in the world in a new Lonely Planet guide published this month.
17 September 2013
We’ve produced an infographic to show what people have been saying as they join our big conversation about the great outdoors. Get inspired and find out how you can get involved.
16 September 2013
In the lead up to the next election we’ve been out walking with MPs across England to show them what we do at a local level and tell them about our work for walkers everywhere.
13 September 2013
Google has been capturing off road routes in Britain on camera with the help of Canal & River Trust volunteers as it expands the places accessible via its Google Maps Street View technology.
12 September 2013
A big conversation about the outdoors can take many forms, from a casual chat with friends over a post walk pint to a lively discussion amongst outdoor enthusiasts, and there’s plenty to talk about. Make sure your views are heard by getting involved.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
12 August 2013
Britain’s largest walking and outdoor leisure holiday specialist are opening the doors of two of their country houses on 6 October and will be running local walks to give you a taster of what an HF Holidays walking holiday is all about.
07 August 2013
The Shropshire Young Ramblers undertake a wide variety of walks all over Shropshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire and Wales and even took on the 4,167m Mount Toubkal, the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains and North Africa, in May.
05 August 2013
Born 160 years ago this month, the nineteenth century rambler Edmund Seyfang Taylor, who wrote walking guidebooks under the pseudonym “Walker Miles”, has found a place in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
02 August 2013
The days are still long in August which means there’s still plenty of time to enjoy an evening walk near you with one of our groups or exploring on your own using our collection of walking routes.
31 July 2013
You voted walking beside the sea as the best place to walk in summer in our recent poll – find out about great places to walk on the coast and how to enter our next poll!
31 July 2013
The Oxon Weekend Walkers have produced a video - find out what they get up to on their weekend walks!
29 July 2013
With National Parks Week and Love Parks Week underway there’s no better time to get out and explore a park on foot, whether it’s your local green space or one of Britain’s 15 National Parks.
16 July 2013
Visually impaired walker Marika Kovacs achieved her goal of leading a group walk earlier this summer, taking ten Ramblers members on a walk in Herefordshire.
16 July 2013
The 84 mile, coast to coast Hadrian's Wall path celebrates its 10th anniversary with a programme of walking events this summer.
12 July 2013
Members of the Cirencester Ramblers led a short walk from Adlestrop, Gloucestershire, for a feature on the ITV programme Saturday Farm.
04 July 2013
Choose from our collection of great seaside walking routes around the British coastline.
02 July 2013
A bench in memory of Tony Drake has been unveiled on the Cambrian Way.
01 July 2013
The National Farmers’ Union’s ‘Love Your Countryside’ drive is encouraging people to get outdoors and enjoy the British countryside responsibly this week and beyond.
17 June 2013
We've organised a walk celebrating the history of Neath Abbey and the Cwm Valley as part of a new partnership with Cadw, the Welsh Government’s historic environment service.
11 June 2013
We've been working with youth charity Youth Cymru and HF holidays to share our path maintenance skills with young people in North Wales.
10 June 2013
As the weather finally heats up and more people head out for a walk in the countryside, we’re reminding people to take care when walking through fields with livestock.
01 June 2013
With the days getting longer there’s even more reason to get out and explore Britain using one of our expertly developed and checked walking routes.
01 June 2013
We’re celebrating our volunteers and the work they do for walkers and are inviting you to get involved as one of the many organisations across the UK saying a thank you during Volunteers’ Week to people who volunteer.
31 May 2013
From its routes in Lancashire to destinations worldwide, HF Holidays celebrates 100 years of offering walking holidays today as it marks its centenary.
29 May 2013
Enjoy a working break in Cornwall helping to restore an inland path and exploring some of the walking opportunities near St Ives on our first ever path maintenance holiday.
28 May 2013
Walk magazine Editor Dominic Bates gives us his top picks from the latest issue – out this week – which has a distinctly Scottish flavour.
23 May 2013
We asked you to get snapping during Get Walking Week and send us photos that summed up what you love about walking. Take a look at the winning entries!
21 May 2013
Ramblers members and friends will be coming together to celebrate the life and achievements of the late Tony Drake MBE on Wednesday 22 May.
15 May 2013
See what walkers got up during Get Walking Week from 4-11 May.
09 May 2013
As part of Get Walking Week, Ramblers staff headed out on a celebration walk around 'Hidden Vauxhall'.
03 May 2013
John Griffiths AM Minister for Culture and Sport joined us for a Big Welsh Walk and Coast Path celebration day in Kidwelly yesterday.
02 May 2013
Join a Get Walking Week walk from 4-11 May and take a picture which sums up what you love about walking during it and you could win some fantastic prizes including a walking break for two!
29 April 2013
We’re looking for walkers with an eye for detail to help quality-check our growing online collection of walking routes.
23 April 2013
Win a fantastic goodie bag
15 April 2013
Ramblers Cymru has been working with Merthyr Youth
12 April 2013
After the slow start to spring in Scotland following the pre-Easter snowfall, Ramblers Scotland and Scottish Land & Estates are urging walkers to take care around animals and keep dogs under close control.
08 April 2013
To celebrate the Big Welsh Walk 2013, HF Holidays is giving away a fantastic family holiday.
05 April 2013
Our short walks festival Get Walking Week takes place from 4-11 May and there are hundreds of free group walks on offer to help people discover the joys of exploring the outdoors and their local area on foot.
02 April 2013
Rights Of Way: A Guide to Law and Practice – the definitive guide to rights of way law known as the ‘Blue Book' – turns 30 this year. Ramblers Senior Policy Officer Janet Davis and Waymark magazine have been helping wish it a happy birthday.
02 April 2013
Wander through hues of blue as Britain’s bluebells come into bloom.
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.
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.
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?
25 March 2013
Dr Andrew Murray, the Scottish Government’s first Physical Activity Champion, was elected the President of Ramblers Scotland earlier this month.
24 March 2013
We’ve teamed up with the NFU to remind people to take care when walking in fields with livestock this Easter.
18 March 2013
Explore the best of spring on foot with Ramblers Routes - our online library of high-quality walking routes.
15 March 2013
We’re getting excited about Get Walking Week – our free short walks festival encouraging you to get outdoors and get active.
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.
25 February 2013
Mountaineering bodies have issued a joint safety reminder emphasising the need for preparation before heading out into the mountains.
16 January 2013
Take a look at our new films which show what Ramblers membership can offer you around Wales.
10 December 2012
Thriving Llanelli group and their family walks
03 December 2012
Llanelli Ramblers started their walk along the Cambrian Way on Saturday with a sent off in Cardiff's Bute Park. The sun shone and the walkers had a great day for the first stretch of the walk.
27 November 2012
Autumn’s nearly behind us and so it must be time for another edition of Walk, the magazine of the Ramblers, which will soon be landing on members’ doormats and newsstands. So what’s inside the new winter issue?
01 November 2012
Following concerns about the spread of ‘ash dieback’ in British trees we’re issuing advice to walkers heading for the woods this autumn.
24 October 2012
A plaque commemorating the late access campaigner Benny Rothman will be unveiled at his former home in Manchester today.
22 October 2012
Explore your local forests on a guided walk this autumn. Woods are synonymous with autumn – the amber glow of the trees, leaves crunching under foot, the sight of rutting deer and the weather serving up anything from a crisp breeze and blue skies to moody damp days full of inviting puddles.
12 October 2012
Our recommended walking holiday partner HF Holidays have been awarded two Guardian and Observer Travel Awards.
11 October 2012
Join guided walks to famous film locations around London during our annual Films on Foot Festival.
24 September 2012
We’re looking for walkers with a keen eye for detail to help quality-check our growing library of walking routes for independent walkers.
06 September 2012
The Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire are looking for a part-time Project Officer to manage and develop the Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival.
31 August 2012
If you regularly walk on roads, you can share your views about road safety in Britain by taking part in a survey being run by Brake, the road safety charity.
23 August 2012
The nation is gearing up for another series of sporting spectaculars as the Paralympics draw closer, and you can stay one step ahead on a London 2012 led walk.
20 August 2012
We're running a series of workshops throughout the autumn designed to help independent walkers learn the skills needed to develop great walking routes.
13 August 2012
Ticketholders saw a different side of London 2012 over the last few weeks thanks to free led walks to Games venues in Weymouth, Eton Dorney, Essex and the capital.
23 July 2012
Those lucky enough to be going to the Games this summer will have a healthy and convenient alternative to travelling on public transport thanks to guided walks and cycle rides being run to London 2012 venues.
23 July 2012
The Wyre Forest Ramblers went on a walk around Much Wenlock, a town with close connections to the modern Olympics, on 15 July to celebrate the UK's Olympic year.
13 July 2012
Mountain guide and former General Secretary of the British Mountaineering Council Roger Payne has died following a major avalanche in the Chamonix region in France.
27 June 2012
During the summer months of June and July 2012, a group of pilgrims will undertake a 22 day journey across South Wales to St Davids. The inspiration for the journey has risen from the ancient spirit of pilgrimage but also an occasion to culturally celebrate the arrival of the Olympics to Britain.
20 June 2012
Ramblers walking groups across Britain will be making the most of the longer July days by putting on a programme of open-to-all evening walks throughout the month.
14 June 2012
Ramblers Cymru is inviting walkers to join a 22-day pilgrimage from Llanthony to St Davids taking place from 16 June to 7 July as part of the UK’s nationwide Cultural Olympiad celebrations.
28 May 2012
In order to get a better insight into the work our volunteers do and show our support for their tireless efforts, staff at Ramblers central office took on volunteering roles from 21-27 May as part of staff volunteering week.
24 May 2012
The summer issue of Walk – the magazine of the Ramblers – is due to land on members’ doormats and newsstands in just a few days and we couldn’t resist giving you a preview of what’s coming up.
18 May 2012
The first major route change on the Cotswold Way National Trail for three years has opened through Lineover Wood near Cheltenham.
11 May 2012
If the launch of the Wales Coast Path and the announcement of five more stretches of English coastal access have you itching for a stomp by the seaside, then make sure you don’t miss the Telegraph’s 50 Great Coastal Walks giveaway.
03 May 2012
Following the Kinder 80 celebrations on Tuesday 24 April, twelve current and former Ramblers staff and two honorary Ramblers took the train to the Peak District for a long weekend on and around Kinder Scout.
01 May 2012
The Countryside Code, which applies to England and Wales, has been updated for 2012 to encourage walkers and rural visitors to "respect, protect and enjoy" the countryside and advise land managers how they can help.
26 April 2012
Countryside campaigner Kate Ashbrook has been announced as the new President of the Ramblers.
29 March 2012
A section of the Moor House - Upper Teesdale National Nature Reserve in the North Pennines has had to be closed following an outbreak of the plant disease Phytophthora austrocedrae.
31 August 2011
Tiger Bay Ramblers (TBR) celebrated their 10th anniversary on 20 August 2011 with a fantastic party at the Norwegian Church in Cardiff.