Walking issues

Illustration of people enjoying access to lands, past a fence

Something to CRoW about

The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 enshrined the right of walkers to roam freely across mapped areas of open country – a significant victory for the Ramblers. How has it changed access in England and Wales in the last 20 years?

Wild food

Follow our experts’ guides to sourcing a range of edible delicacies found growing wild among the hedgerows, woodlands, countryside and coasts this Autumn.

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.

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.