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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

Spring lambs on Glen Fyne

Walkers in Scotland should be careful around animals as spring finally arrives

12 April 2013

After the slow start to spring in Scotland following the pre-Easter snowfall, Ramblers Scotland and Scottish Land & Estates are urging walkers to take care around animals and keep dogs under close control.

Looking towards Kinder Scout

Spirit of Kinder lives on

08 April 2013

Following the 80th anniversary of the mass trespass on Kinder Scout last year a new Spirit of Kinder Day has been launched to mark the historic event on an annual basis.

Walking for health walk in park

Countdown to Get Walking Week

05 April 2013

Our short walks festival Get Walking Week takes place from 4-11 May and there are hundreds of free group walks on offer to help people discover the joys of exploring the outdoors and their local area on foot.

South West Coast Path

No national body for National Trails

04 April 2013

After much delay the Government finally published the conclusions of its review into National Trails at the end of last week. Sadly, it doesn't include any plans to introduce a national body or organisation for National Trails.

Blue Books past and present

Happy Birthday Blue Book!

02 April 2013

Rights Of Way: A Guide to Law and Practice – the definitive guide to rights of way law known as the ‘Blue Book' – turns 30 this year. Ramblers Senior Policy Officer Janet Davis and Waymark magazine have been helping wish it a happy birthday.

Walker with bluebells

In search of beautiful bluebells

02 April 2013

Wander through hues of blue as Britain’s bluebells come into bloom.

Long Mynd, Shropshire

Be prepared for bad weather this Easter

28 March 2013

Following recent snowy weather across parts of the UK we’re recommending walkers plan ahead before setting out on a walk over the Easter break.

Walking in woodland

Advice for walkers as new plans to manage ash dieback announced

26 March 2013

In light of new plans to manage ash dieback in the UK revealed by Defra, the advice for walkers remains the same – learn how to spot the disease, look out for signs of it, report any cases and follow advice on signs.