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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.

A path going straight through a field, clouds in the sky

Letter to the PM to secure public access as a public good

29 August 2018

A group of leading environment, access and animal welfare organisation joined forces this week in a letter to the Prime Minister, outlining support for a public goods approach to future farm payments.

A young boy holds a football whilst walking in a garden path

It's Coming Home

06 July 2018

Football is coming home and we’ve put together a few routes to guide it back to the spiritual home of football, Wembley Stadium.

Cyclers, walkers and runners in the park

Working together to move the nation

28 June 2018

A group of the UK’s leading walking and cycling organisations, including the Ramblers, has today launched ‘Moving the Nation’.

Kent Ramblers

Walk About 2018 round-up

15 June 2018

Between Saturday 26 May and Sunday 3 June Ramblers groups ran over 1,500 walks across GB – that’s over 150 walks every day!

Janet Davis

Janet Davis awarded OBE for services to the environment and walkers

09 June 2018

Janet Davis, our retired senior policy officer has been awarded an OBE in the 2018 Queen’s birthday honours list.

Oxford Street

Decision to drop pedestrianisation of Oxford Street is a missed opportunity

08 June 2018

We are disappointed by Westminster Council’s announcement yesterday (7 June) that they are dropping plans to pedestrianise London’s Oxford Street.

Urban park

Making sure we can all take a walk in the park

04 June 2018

The Ramblers and the Town & Country Planning Association have today released a new report on Walking in Urban Parks and Green Spaces.

Ramblers welcome Drumlean appeal result

27 March 2018

Ramblers Scotland welcomes the news that Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority has won a landmark legal appeal against the Drumlean Estate, which will ensure walkers and others can exercise responsible access within the estate which sits between Loch Ard and Ben Venue.

Hastings

Hastings Old Town crowned Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood

19 March 2018

We’ve been searching for Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood – an urban area that is well designed for going about everyday life on foot. Following a public vote, Hastings Old Town scooped the award.