News archive

Walk Summer 2012 edition

A sneak peek inside Walk magazine

24 May 2012

The summer issue of Walk – the magazine of the Ramblers – is due to land on members’ doormats and newsstands in just a few days and we couldn’t resist giving you a preview of what’s coming up.

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

Route change for the Cotswold Way

18 May 2012

The first major route change on the Cotswold Way National Trail for three years has opened through Lineover Wood near Cheltenham.

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Putting paths on the map

18 May 2012

Footpaths and bridleways in England and Wales created before 1949 which are not recorded by 1 January 2026 will be lost forever however new proposals released by DEFRA could address the problem.

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

Have your say on the future of National Trails

14 May 2012

Natural England is inviting walkers and other rural users to share their views on the future of National Trails after revealing new proposals about how they could be managed, funded and maintained.

50 Great Coastal Walks

Fifty great coastal walks

11 May 2012

If the launch of the Wales Coast Path and the announcement of five more stretches of English coastal access have you itching for a stomp by the seaside, then make sure you don’t miss the Telegraph’s 50 Great Coastal Walks giveaway.

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Coastal access just got even better

10 May 2012

Fresh on the heels of the launch of the Wales Coast Path, Natural England has announced plans to open a further 190 miles of path along the English coast.

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A big weekend for walking in Wales

08 May 2012

Walkers in Wales can now enjoy 870 miles of continuous footpath along the country’s coastline thanks to the launch of the Wales Coast Path.

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A Kinder Weekender

03 May 2012

Following the Kinder 80 celebrations on Tuesday 24 April, twelve current and former Ramblers staff and two honorary Ramblers took the train to the Peak District for a long weekend on and around Kinder Scout.

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Respect, protect and enjoy the countryside with the refreshed Countryside Code

01 May 2012

The Countryside Code, which applies to England and Wales, has been updated for 2012 to encourage walkers and rural visitors to "respect, protect and enjoy" the countryside and advise land managers how they can help.

Kate Ashbrook

A new president for the Ramblers

26 April 2012

Countryside campaigner Kate Ashbrook has been announced as the new President of the Ramblers.