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Capital Ring Rangers and London Loop Leaders - new Ramblers schemes aim to give favourite London walks a boost

17 July 2019

Capital Ring Rangers and London Loop Leaders - new Ramblers schemes aim to give favourite London walks a boost.

Ramblers Volunteer Awards 2019

18 April 2019

The Ramblers recognised some of its most passionate and committed volunteers at the annual General Council meeting in Manchester on Saturday 13 April.

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Ramblers celebrate opening of latest England Coast Path stretch

27 February 2019

The England Coast Path will take a step closer to completion on Wednesday 27 February with the opening of a new 16-mile route from Skegness to Mablethorpe in Lincolnshire.

A group of people in the distance, walking on the snow, dwarfed by trees

Festival of Winter Walks

24 September 2018

The Festival of Winter Walks 2018-2019 will take place from Friday 21 December 2018 to Sunday 6 January 2019.

A group of people walking along a footpath beside grasses and the coast

Running group walks safely in hot weather

27 July 2018

With no end in sight to the heatwave in parts of the UK, we want everyone to be prepared for hot weather walks.

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Walk About 2018 round-up

15 June 2018

Between Saturday 26 May and Sunday 3 June Ramblers groups ran over 1,500 walks across GB – that’s over 150 walks every day!

Ramblers welcome Drumlean appeal result

27 March 2018

Ramblers Scotland welcomes the news that Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority has won a landmark legal appeal against the Drumlean Estate, which will ensure walkers and others can exercise responsible access within the estate which sits between Loch Ard and Ben Venue.


Hastings Old Town crowned Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood

19 March 2018

We’ve been searching for Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood – an urban area that is well designed for going about everyday life on foot. Following a public vote, Hastings Old Town scooped the award.

Vote for Britain's Best Walking Neighbourhood

26 February 2018

We’ve launched the very first Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood Award to celebrate the places that put urban walkers first.

Where are your hidden gems?

02 February 2018

This year's Walk About festival theme is "hidden gems" and we want you to help us identify the best ones.

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