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Insurance

Britain

Ramblers Insurance for Path Maintenance Teams  Many Areas and Groups actively engage in volunteer path maintenance or improving paths and rights of way. This is normally carried out in collaboration with the local authority or similar agency. Sometimes insurance cover is arranged by...

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Insurance certificate 2018-2019

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Insurance certificate covering the 12 months beginning on 1 October 2018

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Frequently Asked Insurance Questions

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Frequently asked questions about the Ramblers insurance.

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Insurance Certificate 2020-21

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Insurance certificate covering the 12 months beginning 1st October 2020

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Path maintenance registration form

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This form must be completed if you wish to volunteer with a Ramblers path maintenance team but are not a Ramblers member. This is for insurance purposes and once registered you will be covered by the Ramblers’ liability and personal...

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Your Guide to Ramblers Insurance

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This guide explains how to make sure your group walks, social events or path maintenance activities are covered by the Ramblers insurance.

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Path Maintenance Insurance Factsheet

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This fact sheet explains what you need to do as a path maintenance volunteer or footpath warden to be covered by the Ramblers insurance.

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Walk Leader Insurance Factsheet

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This fact sheet explains what you need to do as a volunteer walk leader to make sure that your group walks are covered by the Ramblers insurance policy.

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How do we support path maintenance teams?

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What do Ramblers path maintenance teams get? Ramblers volunteer path maintenance teams can get access to support, insurance and resources to help them to maintain and improve paths. This support includes: Personal accident and civil liability insurance 'Improved for you by the...

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Documents

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Chester-le-Street Constition Insurance...

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Working Party

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Ring John if you can join us so that some insurance paperwork can be...

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In Case of Emergency and Incident Reporting

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In Case of Emergency and Incident Reporting Process In Case of Emergency The ‘In Case of Emergency card’ allows you to fill in your emergency contact details and important medical information. Always carry it with you on walks so that it can...

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Working Party

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Our working party looks after paths i and around Shenstone on the edge of Sutton Coldfield. Contact John if you can join us so that Insurance Froms can be...

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Working Party

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We aim to maintain paths and stiles in the Shenstone area. Ring John for details.  Before joining us there is some paperwork to clear for insurance...

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Join as an affiliated club

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  Join the largest walking community in Great Britain and protect the places we all love to walk. Since 1935 together we've worked to protect and expand the places people walk, preserve the beauty of the countryside for walkers and protect walkers'...

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Walk Leaders Support Page

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Output from Walk Leaders Social Evening Access to GDPR Toolkit (includes Walk Leader Register and Media Consent for publishing photos) The Incident Report Form can be accessed through this link Advice on safeguarding vulnerable adults and children. Coach Trip Guidelines Viewranger Training Course Detail 16th April 2019 New...

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Walk Leader training in Wales

Britain, Wales

Ramblers Walk Leader Training Course – May 11 2013 South Wales Special! Karen Inkster, Led Walks Officer, will deliver an all day walk leader training session on 11 May 2013 in the Coastal Path Discovery Centre, North Dock, Llanelli. There is...

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West Dorset

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You’re welcome to join us on our walks whether you live in and around the area, or are a visitor to it. Just look at our walks programme, select a walk, ring the leader for details and come along. After you’ve...

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Tavistock: Walking and Social Event

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Walking and Social Event FULLY BOOKED Some of our members will not be out on our local walks this weekend as they will be enjoying a great time, walking and socialising in Devon.  The weekend is fully booked and is only open to...

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Information for Walk Leaders

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We are always looking for walk leaders and invite members of the Ramblers to come forward for walks each year. To help prospective walk leaders here are a some website links to help plan walks: Lincolnshire County Council Rights of Way...

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Practical Advice for Group Walking

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​Walking with a group is not like walking on your own - there are other people to take into account.  Keeping up with the group may be more testing than you expect, so think about this when deciding which walk...

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Leaders & Walkers Information

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Useful information for Walk Leaders or potential Walk Leaders The following links provide access to the Ramblers Toolkits for Leaders information and Insurance information. There is a very useful web utility here that allows you to find out grid references; postcodes; map...

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Walking for Health

Britain

Since April 2019 Ramblers Walking for Health has been run with support from Sport England. Walking for Health walks are developed to be accessible to people who have done little or no exercise before, or who need more support to...

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Balance Sheet as at 30/9/2017

Britain

At the AGM today it was recognised that the information on page 9 of the Annual Report was incorrect.  The page should have read as follows. RAMBLERS ASSOCIATION   - MERSEYSIDE AND WEST CHESHIRE AREA BALANCE SHEET   AS AT 30/9/17                                                                                30/09/2017                         30/09/2016      ...

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Future walks

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25-04-20 As you are aware all Southport Group activities are suspended until further notice. However as from 1st July "small group walks" are now permitted in England (5 walkers + 1 leader). Our coach rambles remain suspended until further notice. Any member...

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Path Maintenance Team

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Without clear and open footpaths no one can go walking. We work with the support of Local Authorities to maintain and improve our rights of way and protect the places we love to walk.  Our path maintenance volunteer team helps repair and...

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Sri Lanka Holiday

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Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon), a tiny island nation south of India in the Indian Ocean, is a rugged land of rain forest, diverse wildlife and endless beaches. It’s famed for its ancient Buddhist ruins, including the 5th-century citadel Sigiriya, with...

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About Evesham Ramblers

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Welcome to the Vale of Evesham Ramblers webpages. We are a local group and part of The Ramblers, our walks are compiled every four months and published on the walkfinder. Our organised walks take place every Sunday & Tuesday and typically cover...

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Information for walk leaders

Britain

Thank you very much for volunteering to lead walks for the West Midlands Walking Group. Being a walk leader is an important role for the group. There is a certain amount of responsibility & there are also certain things that...

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Fundraising event health and safety

Britain

When you’re organising a fundraising event of any kind it’s important to identify potential risks so that everyone involved stays healthy and safe. The Ramblers relies on your generous support so stay safe while fundraising and together we can help in...

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How to Plan & Lead Walks

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All walks demand careful planning, co-ordination and consideration. Basic guidelines in selecting a route, you should think carefully about the following: You should never plan and or create a walk on your own (if at all possible), no walk should be totally dependent...

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Planning a weekend away

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Whether you go with friends, family or a walking group, heading off to the hills for a weekend away can create great memories. But the secret to success is all in the planning… When it comes to finding amazing places to...

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Improving how we support your work as a volunteer

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The Ramblers wants to give volunteers all the support you need to carry out your work. To help with this we are making some changes to how we handle and answer your queries. At the moment, we provide a range of...

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Working together to improve the North York Moors for walkers

Britain, England

The Scarborough Ramblers have built up a strong relationship with the North York Moors National Park Authority (NYMNPA) to improve the places people walk in the park, giving their time to practical projects such as vegetation clearance. After finding that problems they’d...

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How to Cancel a Walk

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The 4050 Group makes every effort to put on the walks published on its website, on their respective due dates; however, there are circumstances (albeit rarely) that necessitates a walk being cancelled. Dependent upon the circumstances and the amount of time...

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Bournemouth Happy Mondays Ramblers

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We are primarily a social group and our walks end with an optional lunch at a local pub or cafe. Our walks start Monday 10:00 (except bank holidays) within one hour's drive of Bournemouth - so mostly East Dorset and the...

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Planning and Leading a Walk

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​Becoming a walk leader ​​A full walks programme depends on sufficient members volunteering to lead walks and we always welcome new walk leaders.  If you are hesitant about volunteering don't worry, there is plenty of support available.  When you first volunteer...

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Walk Leader training weekend a great success

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Led Walks Officer Karen Inkster ran a training weekend on how to deal with emergencies on walks, Walk Leader best practice and navigation training with the Wigtownshire Ramblers in April. Twenty members of the south west Scotland-based group came together for...

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Walk Leader Training

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Walk Leader Training Opportunity - Postponed As you may already be aware Ramblers Association will be providing a series of free full-day Walks Leadership training courses and two have now been scheduled for the coming months in Worcestershire.  Each course is...

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Chorley

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Chorley Rambler group offers an active and substantial walking programme commonly including three walks a week with ready access to further walks in the Mid Lancs area. All the walks are led by experienced leaders often having many years experience...

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Helping move fitter walkers from health walks to Ramblers

Britain

A new Walking for Health accreditation system launching next spring will create new opportunities to welcome people who have got fit through health walks into the Ramblers, leaving local Walking for Health schemes in England free to concentrate on the...

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Our volunteers: our heartbeat

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  What other organisation can boast that one in every five of its members are active volunteers? Here is the proof.  There was a time when, if you went for a walk and found your path blocked, you had to prove...

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Fundraising FAQs

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Organising a fundraising event Can I have Ramblers branded fundraising materials such as posters, collection tins and sponsorship forms? Yes of course, just get in touch with the team and we can discuss how we can assist you. Just send us an...

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FAQ

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What are our walks like? Most of our regular walks take place in Essex and surrounding counties, predominantly to the South and West of the county. Essex is largely a flat county so the walking is fairly easy! However, some walks...

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Promote Walking

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Throughout Britain and beyond there are many examples of projects and initiatives that have made neighbourhoods better for walking. The three case studies below briefly describe some of the improvements that have been achieved to encourage and support people to get...

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Data Protection and Privacy

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General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) Totnes Ramblers Group Privacy Policy   The officers of the Totnes Ramblers group respect and value the privacy of our members and those who are on our mailing lists.  We will only collect and use your information in...

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Meetings 2020

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Minutes of Royston Ramblers AGM Friday 16th October 2020 via Zoom Present: (28) Viv Brown, Ruth Katz, David Allard, Alan Ellis, Mike Flexmore, Lesley Abbiss Margaret Addicott, Anne Clark, Alan Cooper, Nick Everington, Sylvia Fuller, Jackie & Ken Garland, Keith Garner, Jenny Gilson, Peter Grice,...

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1) Committee meeting 16th January

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Present: Viv, Mike, Lesley, David, Alan, Ruth Viv welcomed everyone and suggested we could arrange to meet at different Committee members’ houses on a rolling process.   Minutes of last meeting: Agreed. Minutes need to be agreed (by email) before they are put on...

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FAQs

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Answers to some frequently asked questions specific to our group What is Woking Ramblers – Woking Ramblers is one of 16 walking groups in the Surrey Area of the national Ramblers organization. We have over 200 group members. What about footpath maintenance – Woking Ramblers...

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About us

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About us Welcome to the Inverness Group! Fancy walking and exploring the stunning countryside in the Highlands? Then do join us one Saturday or Sunday and try us out. You will find a very warm welcome awaits you plus an exhilarating day in...

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Path Work

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Footpath Committee Interested members of the group meet bi-monthly with RMBC Rights of Way officers to help preserve and protect our footpath network. The footpath committee decides on all cases, referred to it by Rotherham Council and Ramblers Central Office, involving...

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For your Diary

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  GUIDED WALKING GROUP - SPAIN, March 2021 The Finca el Cerrillo is a small, friendly hotel run by a British couple.  It is in the Sierra Almijara in Andalucia and about an hour’s drive from Malaga.   You can find out all...

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Sevenoaks

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Our organised walks are resuming from Wednesday 7th April! Details of this month's walks can be found here. Our groups help local people enjoy walking and protect the places we all love to walk. Most groups organise regular walks led by local...

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North Dorset

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PLEASE NOTE GOOD NEWS! NORTH DORSET GROUP WALKS PROGRAMME BEGINS AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY APRIL 21ST. The latest Ramblers advice was updated on the main site on March 29th, and follows UK government guidelines.   PLEASE BE AWARE OF THIS LATEST GUIDANCE: It has also been...

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Helen Todd: The Scottish referendum and walking

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Picture the scene: a walker’s bar on an autumn evening. As the sun sets outside and the temperature drops, the atmosphere inside the bar gets warmer and louder, heat pumping out of the open fire. Red-faced, tousle-haired outdoorsy types exchange...

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Walsall

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********************​********** NEWS​ ****************************** The Group Led Walks programme will restart on Saturday 10th April for the short Saturday walks and Sunday 18th April for the longer Sunday walks.  Full details of the walks will be added to the Group Walks and...

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How to Report an Incident

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It is the walk leaders responsibility to report any incidents that happens their walk; the Group Chairman needs to be advised as soon as possible and kept updated throughout the process. Incident Report Forms may be downloaded as follows; Go to the...

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Paving the way to accessible local parks

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As part of our Paving the Way campaign, which aims to make walking in towns and cities the easy choice, we’ve released new research into walking in parks and green spaces alongside the Town and Country Planning Association. This research...

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Walk and Talk with George Monbiot

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What is rewilding? The mass restoration of natural systems. It doesn’t strive to produce a particular ecosystem, but allows the richest and most dynamic ecosystem processes to take place by reintroducing keystone species.  Why has the concept been more easily accepted in...

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Daventry

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Northamptonshire AGM 2020 is being held on Zoom at 4.00 pm Sunday 29th November 2020. registration to attend must be emailed to Chair@northantsramblers.org.uk by 15th November 2020. further info is available at northantsramblers.org.uk Hello Everyone,   The time approaches when you would normally...

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ROW in Hertfordshire

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These pages include information on the following topics: County Council Rights of Way Service Definitive Map and Statement Rights of Way Improvement Plan Countryside Management Service Local Access Forum (To report footpath problems in Hertfordshire use the contact details on our Problem Reporting page.)   County Council Rights...

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The Big Walk: Ullswater Way

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Words by Mark Rowe, photography by Steve Morgan A quick swig from the water bottle, then a modest zig-zag up and over boulders and turf, and I'm there. Standing on top of Airy Crag, the 481m summit of Gowbarrow Fell, I’m repaid...

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Privacy Policy

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Introduction The processing of your personal data is carried out by or on behalf of the Ramblers. The Ramblers Association is a registered charity in England & Wales No: 1093577, and in Scotland No: SC039799. We are registered as a data...

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