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Walk leadership in Scotland

Britain

Since 2017, our Scottish Walk Leadership Project has been helping to recognise and build upon the talents of our wonderful walk leader volunteers. Thanks to funding from Paths for All, the project is boosting the hands-on training we offer to our...

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Using a compass

Britain

  Learning how to use a compass is a skill that everyone who enjoys the outdoors will find useful and can be essential if you walk in isolated areas or in more challenging conditions. To navigate successfully you will need to use...

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The benefits of access land

Britain

Access land allows you to walk freely, explore wild, open landscapes and find your own way. To highlight why these rights are so great, Alan Marlow, the Ramblers Hampshire area footpath and access officer, shares his views on why open...

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Cairns, rock stacks and memorials

Britain

Scotland’s mountains, lochs, glens, woodlands and coastline are a major draw for visitors and those enjoying recreation. We should protect the wild qualities of these areas from man-made intrusions, which include new cairns, rock stacks and memorials, and consider how...

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Footpath news

Britain

Local footpath information for everyone Report a path or access problem on Pathwatch – LEARN MORE >  Email Footpath Secretary – Urgent path or access problem  21 day Closure of parts of Footpaths (Send FP52 / Woking FP45B) Effective 05-June a 21-day closure which affects...

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Winter walking skills masterclass

Britain

Words & photography by Paul Kirtley Winter is a season of varied conditions. Much of this is down to weather. Oscillations between cold fronts and warm fronts provide big differences in cloud cover, temperature, wind and types of precipitation. Snow is...

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South to the sea - the final leg

Britain

Day 7 – Southease to Rottingdean The final day! I skipped out of bed, stripped off the sheets and waved goodbye to the Lewes YHA. I just had to make it to Brighton. Approximately 5 miles, along the very well...

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South to the sea part 3 - Rude tired

Britain

I woke up and wriggled my toes. They hurt. I stretched my legs out. They hurt. I hobbled to the bathroom. It hurt. I knew that today was a shorter walk, but I didn’t know how I was going to...

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Scottish Council Executive Committee

Britain, Scotland

    Alison Mitchell Convener I joined the Ramblers over 30 years ago when a group was formed in my home city of Aberdeen - and I have been supporting them ever since. For many years I have undertaken roles in the Aberdeen group...

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Happy Birthday ramblers.org.uk!

Britain, England, Scotland, Wales

One year on from the launch of our new website, Web Editor Emma Bovill gives her top ten picks from ramblers.org.uk. “The Ramblers website has gone from strength to strength in the last year with new functionality and expanded content,” says...

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