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Meet the volunteers keeping our footpaths open

06 June 2015

Two of our President's Volunteer Awards winners tell us about their experiences in these new videos.

The Heavy Gang

President's Volunteer Awards - winners announced

01 June 2015

We’re starting Volunteers' Week by announcing the winners of our President’s Volunteer Awards, as voted for by you.

Thames

A short history of the Thames path

27 May 2015

The entire length of the path can be walked, often using stretches of original towpath.

Walks in a field

The Ramblers' reaction to the Queen's Speech

27 May 2015

What can we expect from the new Government for walking and the walking environment?

Cromer

Stunning coastal walks for sunny days

26 May 2015

Try out these walking routes along Britain’s beautiful coastal paths this summer. They’re free to view and come with a printable OS maps.

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You're just two feet from a Big Welsh Walk this half term

20 May 2015

Step out and explore Wales on foot with your family this half term and have fun with the Big Welsh Walk. From a teddy bears picnic walk to an under the sea themed adventure there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

First Minister urged to protect wild land

16 May 2015

Ramblers Scotland has joined forces with the John Muir Trust, Mountaineering Council of Scotland and the Save Monadhliath Mountains campaign group to write to the First Minister calling for strong leadership on wild land protection.

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Footpaths Unknown Heroes

14 May 2015

Have you been out on a Big Welsh Walk this May? Wondered how our footpaths stay open and useable? Ramblers Cymru has many volunteer footpath maintenance teams who dedicate time to repairing and improving the footpath network.

David Cameron

Conservative win – what does it mean for walkers?

08 May 2015

What does the Conservative party triumph and the return of Mr Cameron mean for walkers and our ambition to build a walking Britain?

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Big Welsh Walk Kicks Off

01 May 2015

Big Welsh Walk kicked off today with a fabulous walk on the Wales Coast Path in Penarth. Ramblers Cymru Director, Angela Charlton was joined by our partners and supporters to launch our month long celebration of walking in Wales. Check out a taster of what Big Welsh Walk has to offer.