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David Cameron

Conservative win – what does it mean for walkers?

08 May 2015

What does the Conservative party triumph and the return of Mr Cameron mean for walkers and our ambition to build a walking Britain?

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Big Welsh Walk Kicks Off

01 May 2015

Big Welsh Walk kicked off today with a fabulous walk on the Wales Coast Path in Penarth. Ramblers Cymru Director, Angela Charlton was joined by our partners and supporters to launch our month long celebration of walking in Wales. Check out a taster of what Big Welsh Walk has to offer.

Medal Route NHS Challenge winner announced

23 April 2015

Congratulations to James Neil from NHS Dumfries and Galloway – he is the lucky winner of the Medal Routes NHS Challenge. James has won himself a fabulous iPad Mini for setting himself goals to be more physically active and achieving them, well done James!

Dick Balharry

A Tribute to Dick Balharry

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.

Tayside Young Walkers

Meet our newest group!

22 April 2015

Introduction to our newly formalised group, Tayside Young Walkers. We’ve been working closely with the group, assisting them to develop, grow and strengthen. The group is aimed at people in their 20s, 30s and 40s.

Pennine way

50 Years of the Pennine way

20 April 2015

On 24 April the Pennine Way celebrates its 50th anniversary. To celebrate the anniversary we’re giving free access to one of our favourite walking routes, which begins at the start of the Pennine Way, continues up Kinder Scout, and includes a long section along the famous trail.

Abernethy

Wrap up warm and enjoy an Easter walk close to home

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

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Another landmark moment in push to improve the recording of our rights of way

27 March 2015

The very last day of the Parliamentary session before the General Election saw the Deregulation Bill receiving Royal Assent. This last formality means that the Bill is now an Act, and that the package of measures intended to improve the processes surrounding the recording of paths on official definitive maps is now law.

Volunteering

Volunteer Development days

20 March 2015

To help and support our volunteers, a new programme of Volunteer Development Days has been planned for 2015.

Ramblers reaction to the Budget

18 March 2015

Presenting the government’s budget this afternoon Chancellor George Osborne declared that "Britain is walking tall again". So does that mean he’s pulling on his walking boots, stepping out on foot and seeing how it contributes to Britain’s growing outdoors economy?