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South Devon Ramblers gain a new perspective on walking

21 November 2019

The South Devon Ramblers enjoyed a new perspective on the walking experience, when they teamed up for a walk with a group of visually impaired people on a walking holiday, along with their guide dogs.

Group photo of Weymouth Council members with the Charter

Councillors pledge to make Weymouth a great place for walking

08 November 2019

Weymouth Town Councillors voted unanimously to adopt the Ramblers Charter for Walking Neighbourhoods, becoming only the second town council across England and Wales to do so.

Two women walking in Autumn, one wearing a Walking for Health Jacket.

Walking remains the most popular activity, reports Sports England Active Lives Survey

17 October 2019

Today sees the release of the results of the Sport England Active Lives survey which shows that walking remains the top activity across England, with 19.6 million people walking twice a week for leisure.

People walking on path in the Yorkshire Dales in Autumn, rolling hills.

The Ramblers welcomes renewed commitment to new Agriculture Bill in Queen's speech

14 October 2019

The Ramblers welcomes renewed commitment to new Agriculture Bill, but says Government must do more to help people connect with nature.

Landowner told to remove track scarring Cairngorms hill

07 October 2019

Campaigners welcome national park action on unauthorised track in Glen Clova.

Tony Jupiter cutting red ribbon to open the path.

England Coast Path one step nearer to completion as new stretch opens in the North East

18 September 2019

We joined Natural England today (18 September) for the opening of the latest stretch of the England Coast Path, increasing access to the magnificent Tees Valley coastline with a new 10-mile route from Newport Bridge to North Gare.

Totnes Town Council the first Council to adopt the Ramblers’ Charter for Walking Neighbourhoods

13 September 2019

Totnes Town Council became the first Council in Britain to adopt the Ramblers Charter for Walking Neighbourhoods on 2nd September at the Town Council meeting.

Red car parked on the pavement leaving a small gap between the car and a wall.

Ramblers backs call for Government action on parking on pavements and in cycle lanes

10 September 2019

The Ramblers is backing the call for a pavement parking ban as part of the Walking and Cycling Alliance (WACA), a coalition of leading active travel organisations.