General news archive

Black Lives Matter – a message from the Chair and CEO

18 June 2020

The worldwide protests that have followed the killing of George Floyd have prompted many of us to reflect on what we as individuals and organisations are doing to end racism and discrimination in our society.

Ramblers welcomes funding for walking and cycling

15 May 2020

The Ramblers has welcomed the government’s announcement of a new £250 million fund to support more people to walk and cycle and avoid public transport during and after the coronavirus pandemic.

Ramblers welcomes funding for walking and cycling

15 May 2020

The Ramblers has welcomed the government’s announcement of a new £250 million fund to support more people to walk and cycle and avoid public transport during and after the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus update

Coronavirus update

10 May 2020

Ramblers current position and advice on walking and the Coronavirus.

Roam Sweet Home

Keeping walk-lovers connected during lockdown

08 April 2020

With staying active more important than ever during current the COVID-19 ‘lockdown’, for both mental and physical health, a multi-faceted new campaign called #RoamSweetHome has been launched.

'Selfies' of 7 different people

Young Ramblers use quizzing to stay connected while walks are on hold

03 April 2020

Young Ramblers group members across the UK are taking innovative steps to stay in touch while they can't go out walking.

Ramblers response to the budget announcement

11 March 2020

The Ramblers called for the Budget to deliver a better deal for walking and cycling and ambitious funding to protect the places we love to walk – through strong measures to tackle climate change, boost biodiversity and enhance people’s connection and access to nature. Read our response to today's budget announcement.

Home Office consultation on unauthorised encampments

02 March 2020

The Ramblers response to the Home Office consultation on strengthening police powers to deal with unauthorised encampments

Off-road vehicles - Little Langdale and High Tilberthwaite, Lake District

19 December 2019

Ramblers volunteers in the Lake District have been working closely with other partners to challenge the Lake District National Park Authority’s decision not to ban 4x4s and trail motorbikes from farm tracks.

Grass field

A step in the right direction for public access in Agriculture Bill

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.

Advice for walkers

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