Category Archives: National parks

Back to Marsham Street

Defra moves back to Marsham Street Continue reading

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Avoid the thorny Rose and Crown

I do not recommend the Rose and Crown hotel at Bainbridge in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Continue reading

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The Stalling Busk summit

On 7 October Ramblers gathered at Stalling Busk, the tiny village in the Yorkshire Dales, to celebrate a meeting in 1996 which helped to form the access legislation we now enjoy. Continue reading

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Swift action in the North York Moors

The wobbly stile I reported to the North York Moors National Park Authority in July was fixed only a month later. Continue reading

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Fun part of the job

One of the best things about being a Ramblers’ trustee is the chance to visit volunteers. Continue reading

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Ian’s day

On 10 June friends and colleagues of the late Ian Mercer gathered on Dartmoor to celebrate his life. Continue reading

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Radical Ramblers on Black Down

Black Down Common in West Sussex is a Marilyn and the trig is the highest point in the South Downs National Park Continue reading

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