Outdoor interests

Walk to the future

The global pandemic has underlined the importance of walking and accessing nature, raising some big questions – and unique opportunities. Mark Rowe considers the implications.

Gear reviews

Boots made for walking

Time to upgrade your footwear? Our experts Jen and Sim Benson sample the best ‘all-purpose’ walking boots and accessories to make them last

Gear reviews

Ultralight Kit

Our experts Jen and Sim Benson seek out the best ultralight outdoor kit for fast-and-light day and multi-day hikes.

A dirt path between dense trees

Join the hunt for lost paths

Finding forgotten paths just got much easier, thanks to the introduction of the Ramblers’ new online tool. Discover why we should all be playing ‘spot the difference’ this spring.

A group of people laying boards to create a new path

A picture of our paths

Making journeys on foot improves our physical and mental wellbeing and brings a multitude of benefits to society and the environment, so it’s vital that we
preserve and protect footpaths. Across Britain, we’re addressing the challenges facing our path network – and asking you to get involved.