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Outer Aylesbury Ring waymark

Outer Aylesbury Ring route opened

03 June 2013

A new 53 mile walking route created by the Aylesbury Ramblers to circumnavigate Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire was officially opened in May.

Hill track at Achnasheen

Help stop the spread of hill tracks in Scotland

03 June 2013

Nine of Scotland’s leading environmental organisations, including Ramblers Scotland, are appealing for help from walkers to prevent the spread of hill tracks.

Path maintenance volunteers

Let’s hear it for our volunteers

01 June 2013

We’re celebrating our volunteers and the work they do for walkers and are inviting you to get involved as one of the many organisations across the UK saying a thank you during Volunteers’ Week to people who volunteer.

HF Holidays

Happy 100th Birthday HF Holidays

31 May 2013

From its routes in Lancashire to destinations worldwide, HF Holidays celebrates 100 years of offering walking holidays today as it marks its centenary.

Health walk

More Lottery money to get inactive people walking

30 May 2013

We’ve secured £250,000 from the Big Lottery Fund to help tackle England’s epidemic of physical inactivity by helping local communities get more active through walking.

HS2 route

Reaction to the HS2 draft Environmental Statement – investment in good design crucial

29 May 2013

We’ve been studying the recently-announced draft Environmental Statement for Phase One of HS2 – the Government’s proposed high speed railway between London and the Midlands – due to our concerns for the effect HS2 will have both on ecology and the environment and on public rights of way.

Clearing vegetation

Roll up your sleeves on a path maintenance holiday

29 May 2013

Enjoy a working break in Cornwall helping to restore an inland path and exploring some of the walking opportunities near St Ives on our first ever path maintenance holiday.

Walk magazine summer 2013 edition

A bonnie summer of walking

28 May 2013

Walk magazine Editor Dominic Bates gives us his top picks from the latest issue – out this week – which has a distinctly Scottish flavour.

Waymark post Bidulph Ramblers large

Ramblers waymark success

24 May 2013

The Biddulph Ramblers have been working closely with Staffordshire Council to bring about vast improvements in the footpath network in North Staffordshire. In just one parish alone they have been responsible for nearly 800 waymarkers.

Get Walking Week walk

Get Walking Week photo competition winners

23 May 2013

We asked you to get snapping during Get Walking Week and send us photos that summed up what you love about walking. Take a look at the winning entries!