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Ramblers Scotland research reveals shocking inequality in the outdoors

New statistics highlight urgent need for investment in access, and how poorer Scots lack local paths to get active

The Ramblers Handbook

The Ramblers Handbook

We’re delighted to announce the release of The Ramblers Handbook, a new guide to Britain’s best walking routes for every season.

3 walkers with backpacks putting up a waymark with a hammer

Partnership project to improve sustainability of the public rights of way network

Ramblers Cymru will be delivering the Paths to Communities project for Monmouthshire County Council developing ways to make the public rights of way network more sustainable in the long term.

male walker on grassy Craig Rossie path

Ramblers Scotland unveils eight of the nation’s best “hidden paths”

Ramblers Scotland has revealed eight of the country’s finest ‘hidden paths’, all of which have been mapped for the first time thanks to its award-winning Scottish Paths Map.

Ramblers Scotland president Zahrah Mahmood joins volunteers to mark success

Walkers celebrate “incredible” first year of Magnificent 11 Trail in Glasgow

Ramblers Scotland president Zahrah Mahmood joined Glasgow Ramblers to celebrate the first birthday of the city’s hugely-successful Magnificent 11 Trail. 

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Open letter to Welsh Government

Our new ambassador Leanne Wood has written an open letter calling on Welsh Govt to lead the way in connecting people with nature and walking.

People taking a walk in the countryside

72% of people in Wales think more time, money and resources should be invested in the path network

Ramblers Cymru research reveals that our paths are valued, but more investment is needed, and more needs to be done to help people access information to enjoy the outdoors.

Amar Latif is wearing a scarf and a grey winter coat with a Ramblers badge on the lapel.  The background is blurred but contains trees and a path.

Amar Latif to be appointed as President of the Ramblers

Known for his television appearances as the Blind Adventurer, Amar hasn’t let sight loss be a barrier to walking outdoors.

A dirt path winding around a wetland and grasses

85 more miles of the England Coast Path open in Essex

New sections of the England Coast Path are now open creating 150 more miles of the coastal trail in Essex.

A rocky tor at sunset on Dartmoor

Dartmoor: Progress, but what's next?

Why we are concerned about changes to the legal right to camp on Dartmoor which had long been the only place in England where you could camp without permission.

Bont Abermaw

Ramblers Cymru yn lansio partneriaeth efo Trafnidiaeth Cymru

Mae Trafnidiaeth Cymru a Ramblers Cymru wedi lansio partneriaeth i gael mwy o bobl i ddefnyddio trafnidiaeth gyhoeddus i gael mynediad at lwybrau cerdded lleol.


Sussex celebrates new section of the England Coast Path

Opening of the newest stretch of the iconic England Coast Path, from Shoreham-by-Sea to Eastbourne in Sussex.

Gate on a path

What happened to access in the government's ELM plans?

Why the announcement on farm payments is the latest kick in the teeth for our ability to access nature.

don't lose your way

Government breaks promise to scrap deadline for saving lost paths

The UK government has broken its commitment to abolishing the 2026 deadline for saving thousands of miles of lost paths.

dog walkers in the countryside

Ramblers Cymru and NFU Cymru share guidance on enjoying the Welsh countryside

Ramblers Cymru has joined forces with NFU Cymru to encourage those looking to enjoy the Welsh countryside over the coming months to follow the Countryside Code.


Autumn Statement: a missed opportunity to harness the benefits of our natural spaces

By disregarding access, the Autumn Statement fails to recognise the benefits that walking in nature provides

A small group of people walking along a path surrounded by trees, chatting and smiling

An attack on nature and our connection to it?

Environmental Land Management has the potential to connect more people with nature. But its future is in jeopardy.

volunteers install new gate

Paths to Wellbeing project creates 145 walking routes

New walking routes created and equipped volunteers with the skills and knowledge to manage and improve paths and nature in their local areas at the ready.


Opening the way

The Ramblers reveals a new identity, designed to reflect our vibrant and growing community, and our work to help everyone enjoy the simple pleasures of walking.

Barmouth bridge

Ramblers Cymru launch partnership with Transport for Wales

Transport for Wales and Ramblers Cymru launch a partnership project to get more people using public transport to access local walking routes.


We’re campaigning to expand the freedom to roam

We are campaigning to expand the freedom to roam. It is one of the biggest things we can do to increase access to the outdoors for everyone.

Ramblers Cymru and TfW staff launch new walks

22 New Railway Station Walks Launched in Wales

These family-friendly and beginners walks aim to encourage local people and visitors to be more active and explore lesser-known places using public transport.