Walk leadership

Walk leadership

Around 60,000 Ramblers group walks take place every year.  Whether you are looking for a short urban stroll or challenging walk in the mountains, there is a Ramblers group walk for you!  Thanks to our wonderful volunteer walk leaders, a Ramblers walk takes place on almost every day of the year somewhere in Great Britain - across every type of terrain, landscape and level of difficulty.  

We know it’s important to offer our walk leaders the right support, to help you develop the skills and confidence you need to lead fun, inclusive and welcoming walks. 

Since 2017 we have been developing our Walk Leadership project in Scotland.  Now, thanks to support from players of the People’s Postcode Lottery, we are expanding the project across England and Wales.

On these pages you can find FAQs, guidance and learning opportunities to support you – whether you are taking your first steps as a volunteer walk leader, or you’re leading your fiftieth group walk!

If you have questions, please contact the delivery team on 020 3961 3180 / volunteersupport@ramblers.zendesk.com

A group of walkers heading along a village road

Walk leadership in England & Wales

Find out more about walk leadership in England & Wales, and book your place on a training course today.

Walk leaders

Walk leadership in Scotland

Based in Scotland? Find out more about walk leadership & learning opportunities near you.

ICE cardIn Case of Emergency Card

Download an In Case of Emergency Card, or get in touch on 020 3961 3180 or volunteersupport@ramblers.zendesk.com to order a batch for your group.


first aid kitFirst aid for Ramblers

Find out more and refresh your skills with first aid guidance and tips.