This year is the 70th anniversary of the 1949 National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act, legislation that led to the creation of National Parks, National Trails, the definitive map in both England and Wales, and National Nature Reserves across Great Britain.
Use our app and online tool 'Pathwatch' to report a problem or positive feature you've discovered on your walk.
Miles and miles of our public paths are unrecorded and if they are not put on the map by 1 January 2026, they will be lost for ever.
Get involved in Don't Lose Your Way
Your expert guide to exploring the outdoors on foot. The Ramblers app is your walking companion, helping members find, join and enjoy Ramblers group walks in England, Scotland and Wales.