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Isle of Wight Walking Festival

Mixed news for the England Coast Path

18 July 2013

Plans for new stretches of the England Coast Path were announced by the Government today and while there is good news for coastal walking in the North of England, the outlook for a coast path around the Isle of Wight is not so bright.

Railway track

Route for high-speed rail extension to Manchester and Leeds revealed

17 July 2013

We’ll be scrutinizing proposals for the extension of the HS2 network from Birmingham north to Manchester and Leeds as a formal consultation on the preferred route gets underway today.

Marika Kovacs leading her walk

Personal triumph for Ramblers member

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.

Hadrian's Wall (image credit: Dave McGlade)

Iconic National Trail celebrates first decade

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.

Cirencester Ramblers Saturday Farm walk

Cirencester Ramblers star on Saturday Farm

12 July 2013

Members of the Cirencester Ramblers led a short walk from Adlestrop, Gloucestershire, for a feature on the ITV programme Saturday Farm.

Children leading group walk

Helping families get walking in Wales

10 July 2013

Families and young people across Wales will find it easier to get out and be active this summer using our new family walking packs, launched today.


Call for enhanced wild land protection

05 July 2013

We have joined seven other charities to call on the Scottish Government to give enhanced protection to Scotland’s iconic landscapes.

Path on the outskirts of Guisborough

Local Ramblers secure circular route linking to Cleveland Way

05 July 2013

A section of a well-used path on the outskirts of Guisborough, North Yorkshire, has been reopened to the public thanks to a local campaign and now links residents to the surrounding countryside and to the Cleveland Way National Trail.


Explore the coast on foot this summer

04 July 2013

Choose from our collection of great seaside walking routes around the British coastline.


New Government proposals to make recording paths simpler

04 July 2013

The Government has published plans to simplify the process for putting paths on the ‘definitive map’ – the official record of all public rights of way.