To celebrate Volunteers’ Week, we highlight the achievements of our 2018 award winners and find out what inspires them to give their time to the Ramblers
How the Ramblers is working with National Grid to help conserve and enhance the natural beauty of our most precious landscapes
How the Charter of the Forest marked the start of the chequered 800-year history of countryside access in Britain.
Bolstering the link between agricultural subsidies and public access could be a catalyst to new opportunities for both walkers and farmers.
Once completed, the England Coast Path will be the world’s longest continuous coastal trail. But how exactly is each new stretch of coast prepared, developed, proposed, determined and, ultimately, opened for walkers to enjoy?
A new vision for greener, accessible, walker-friendly towns and cities could revolutionise urban life.
Unravelling the ethical and environmental impacts of outdoor clothing
Ramblers across Britain are working to restore the record, ensuring that historic paths are recorded to stop them from being lost forever.
The president of the Campaign to Protect Rural England and former poet laureate tells Walk how the countryside inspires his poetry and what Wordsworth would have made of wind farms...
It's 10 years since the first area of open access land was created in the Peak District, following decades of hard work by the Ramblers battle to get the landmark Countryside and Rights of Way (CRoW) Act passed. But our mission to open up more of our beautiful landscapes for everyone to enjoy goes on. We take a look at how the mission continues…
Wales could be on the cusp of becoming the greatest outdoors destination in the world, if a review of legislation by the Welsh Government goes the right way. Combining the freedom to roam with a national network of celebrated footpaths, the new access arrangements would allow outdoors enthusiasts to walk, swim, camp and climb responsibly across the entire country. But not everyone is excited by the prospect. We investigate what options are on the table, and how close the dream scenario for walkers is to becoming a reality.
With the general election just over a year away, we're ramping up our campaign on Westminster, taking more MPs out on walks and launching a manifesto to ensure the concerns of walkers are in the minds of any future Government. But we need your help, so we've come up with ten top tips for lobbying your local MP.
With the Government now wavering over its commitment to an England Coast Path, the Ramblers has issued a new report reasserting the case for everyone to be able to access our coastline. The report’s author, Julian Rollins, examines the Environment Minister’s recent comments and the economic argument for completing the project...
Every year, hundreds of applications are made to divert footpaths all over England and Wales, and the Ramblers keeps a watchful eye on all of them. But only a few are challenged on the grounds of protecting a route’s historical character. Julian Rollins investigates why, and looks at the need to recognise the value of Britain’s footpath heritage in law...