Category Archives: Ramblers

Hidcote’s hidden story

Thanks to the Open Spaces Society’s objection to the diversion of blocked paths in Hidcote garden in 1989 we have additional routes for the public. Continue reading

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‘Resolved’ has a new meaning in Buckinghamshire

Bucks County Council’s public-path reporting system is misleading, it says problems are ‘resolved’ when they are not. 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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No loos at Mill End

Last autumn the Culden Faw Estate acquired the car-park at Mill End.  This is at the southern end of the Hambleden Valley close to the A4094 Henley-Marlow road.  It is a great spot for walkers, giving access to the Thames … Continue reading

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Worcestershire’s welcome to walking

Worcestershire Ramblers organised a welcome to walking weekend at Hanbury Hall. Continue reading

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Genial Geoff

Geoff Eastwood, Ramblers vice-president and East Yorkshire activist, would have been 77 today. Continue reading

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Rhodri’s route

If it was not for Rhodri Morgan, former first minister of Wales who died on 17 May, we might have no Wales Coast Path. Continue reading

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