Last updated on Wednesday 18 August.
During the pandemic, this page has provided updates on what government restrictions mean for walking and Ramblers activities. Restrictions have now eased considerably but we’ll continue updating this page so you can be always be sure you have the right information.
Whenever you’re out and about, have fun, keep safe and be considerate to fellow walkers. Always follow the Countryside Code when in England and Wales, and the Outdoor Access Code when in Scotland. Remember you can use Ramblers Routes to discover local walks, close to home.
Are you a Ramblers volunteer? New guidance for group walks and path maintenance can now be found at the links below.
The UK government roadmap for lifting lockdown in England is now at Step 4, which means:
All of Scotland began to move to beyond Level Zero from 9 August. Read more about Protection Levels here.
If you need to share a private vehicle or car with anyone from another household, please follow Transport Scotland's advice on how to do so safely. Public transport, taxis and private hire coaches are permitted, provided relevant guidance is followed.
The Welsh government Covid guidance is at Alert Level 0. If using public transport to go walking, face coverings remain mandatory.