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Lincolnshire Wolds

Part-time Project Officer wanted for Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival

06 September 2012

The Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire are looking for a part-time Project Officer to manage and develop the Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival.

Walkers on a road

Are our roads safe enough for walkers?

31 August 2012

If you regularly walk on roads, you can share your views about road safety in Britain by taking part in a survey being run by Brake, the road safety charity.

Campaign for National Trails logo

National Trails Appeal launched

23 August 2012

As walkers take to the footpaths for the bank holiday weekend we're stepping up our Campaign for National Trails by launching a National Trails Appeal.

London 2012 Led Walks

Beat the crowds to the Paralympics

23 August 2012

The nation is gearing up for another series of sporting spectaculars as the Paralympics draw closer, and you can stay one step ahead on a London 2012 led walk.

Coastpath sign

Plans for an English Coastal Path could extend to the Isle of Wight

14 August 2012

The entire coastline of the Isle of Wight could be opened up to walkers after lobbying from Ramblers to include it in plans for a long-distance coastal path around England.

Cotswold Way waymark (image credit Natural England/Jo Ward)

A new vision for National Trails

01 August 2012

The future of National Trails could be secured if there was a national champion to support and promote them.

Cotswold Way walker (image credit Natural England/Nick Turner)

Love National Trails? We want to hear from you!

25 July 2012

We’re looking for walkers who love National Trails to help us safeguard the gems of our footpath network for generations to come.

Wyre Forest Ramblers Olympic walk

Ramblers get into the Olympic spirit

23 July 2012

The Wyre Forest Ramblers went on a walk around Much Wenlock, a town with close connections to the modern Olympics, on 15 July to celebrate the UK's Olympic year.

Walking to the Games (image credit ODA)

Get to the Games on foot

23 July 2012

Those lucky enough to be going to the Games this summer will have a healthy and convenient alternative to travelling on public transport thanks to guided walks and cycle rides being run to London 2012 venues.

Cleveland Way (image credit: Natural England / Mike Kipling)

Strong support for the Campaign for National Trails

17 July 2012

Countryside advocates have shown their support for the Campaign for National Trails launched on 9 July by signing an open letter from the Ramblers to The Telegraph.