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Cape Wrath

MoD plans to purchase land around Cape Wrath withdrawn

15 May 2013

Ramblers Scotland along with the local community led by Durness Development Group and national NGOs, strongly opposed Ministry of Defence plans to purchase 58 acres of land around Cape Wrath lighthouse. The MoD has now withdrawn the plans.

Get Walking Week celebration walk - walking past MI6

Getting in the Get Walking Week spirit

09 May 2013

As part of Get Walking Week, Ramblers staff headed out on a celebration walk around 'Hidden Vauxhall'.

Overgrown footpath sign

Shropshire Council Campaign

09 May 2013

Shropshire Ramblers want to stop any further cuts to the footpath budget, and so have seized on the local elections as a time to influence change.

Spirit of Kinder Day choir

Walkers celebrate anniversary of Kinder Scout trespass

07 May 2013

Over 300 people attended the first ever Spirit of Kinder Day on 27 April to celebrate the 81st anniversary of the mass trespass on Kinder Scout which helped pave the way for increased access to the countryside for walkers.

Walking for Health group in Grimsby

A quarter of British adults walk for no more than an hour a week

06 May 2013

The results of an online survey commissioned from YouGov reveal that a quarter of adults in Britain walk for an hour or less a week including everyday walking to the shops, work or school.

Culture Minister walks Kidwelly

Minister celebrates Big Welsh Walk

03 May 2013

John Griffiths AM Minister for Culture and Sport joined us for a Big Welsh Walk and Coast Path celebration day in Kidwelly yesterday.

HF Holidays walking group

Win a walking holiday and heaps of other prizes during Get Walking Week

02 May 2013

Join a Get Walking Week walk from 4-11 May and take a picture which sums up what you love about walking during it and you could win some fantastic prizes including a walking break for two!

Stackpole lake

Stackpole family photo competition

23 April 2013

Win a fantastic goodie bag

Gwynedd on Foot

Gwynedd on Foot

17 April 2013

Caernarfon and Dwyfor Ramblers have recently brought the work they do together under a project, ‘Gwynedd on Foot’ with the aim of delivering even more positive results for local communities.

Merthyr Youth

Ramblers Cymru meets Merthyr Youth

15 April 2013

Ramblers Cymru has been working with Merthyr Youth