Category Archives: Access

Jerry Pearlman, the ramblers’ advocate

My friend Jerry Pearlman, the Ramblers’ former honorary solicitor who campaigned for paths and the right to roam, has died aged 84. Continue reading

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Aberdeen ambles

During a fleeting visit to Aberdeen for Ramblers’ Scottish Council I enjoyed three short walks. Continue reading

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Eyes and ears on the paths

The benefits to landowners of having paths across their land is that walkers and riders spot problems with stock and report them. Continue reading

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A cheering cuppa in the Malverns

A breezy walk in the Malvern Hills. Continue reading

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Access pioneer’s centenary

John Bunting, the access campaigner who died in 2013, would have been 100 today. We remember him still with great affection and admiration. Continue reading

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Gates all round

Thanks to lobbying from Turville residents there is a gate replacing the unlawful ‘stile’ on Hambleden footpath 50. Continue reading

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Sojourn in Somerset

My last Ramblers’ AGM of the season was Somerset Area, in the Quantock Hills. Continue reading

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