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Cattle

Stay safe in the countryside this Easter

24 March 2013

We’ve teamed up with the NFU to remind people to take care when walking in fields with livestock this Easter.

50th 'Donate a Gate' installed on Isle of Wight

50th ‘Donate a Gate’ installed by Isle of Wight Ramblers

21 March 2013

The Isle of Wight Ramblers officially opened the 50th gate donated by the public this week, cutting the ribbon on a gate installed on the footpath near St Helens Church on the East side of the Island.

Spring lambs on Kinder Scout

Great spring walking routes

18 March 2013

Explore the best of spring on foot with Ramblers Routes - our online library of high-quality walking routes.

Town walks

Big Lottery Fund backs healthy living

18 March 2013

The Big Lottery Fund has announced a £40 million investment into initiatives across the country that increase physical activity, improve eating habits and tackle mental health.

Group walk in Spring

Gearing up for Get Walking Week

15 March 2013

We’re getting excited about Get Walking Week – our free short walks festival encouraging you to get outdoors and get active.

Cape Wrath

Ramblers call on Ministry of Defence to abandon Cape Wrath purchase plans

15 March 2013

Dick Balharry, President of Ramblers Scotland, is calling on the Ministry of Defence to abandon its plans for the purchase of additional land at the Cape Wrath NATO firing range.

Walk magazine spring 2013

Walk into spring

01 March 2013

Looking forward to leaving the thermals behind when you go out walking? We are too! It’s just as well that the latest edition of Walk magazine is here and it’s got a real spring in its step.

Walking along the Inverclyde coast

Inverclyde Ramblers help secure funding for coast path

28 February 2013

The Inverclyde Ramblers have helped Inverclyde Council secure £375,000 from the Big Lottery’s Coastal Communities Fund to develop a coastal trail from Wemyss Bay to Langbank as a heritage project.

Ben Challum near Crianlarich

Winter safety advice: Prepare to enjoy

25 February 2013

Mountaineering bodies have issued a joint safety reminder emphasising the need for preparation before heading out into the mountains.

Health walk

Walking the way forward to tackling obesity

20 February 2013

We responded to an article in the Guardian which focussed on how what we eat is contributing to the nation’s obesity levels, highlighting the need for increased physical activity to truly tackle the problem.