Category Archives: Ramblers

Opening the coast

Seventy years ago today a House of Commons committee debated the inclusion of coastal access in the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Bill. Continue reading

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The Rivington Pledge

Thirty years ago today, more than 3,000 demonstrators pledged to trespass on land owned by water authorities if public access there was not protected in the Water Act 1989. Continue reading

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Trespasser remembered

George Haigh, probably the last of the Kinder trespassers, died yesterday aged 103. Continue reading

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On the side of a cliff

Ramblers’ Welsh Council this year was held at the dramatic Nant Gwrtheyrn, on the side of a cliff. Continue reading

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Return to Dunblane

The Ramblers’ Scottish Council was held in Dunblane and had some excellent highlights. Continue reading

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Devon Area AGM

My final Ramblers’ AGM of the season was that of Devon Area at Dartington Hall. Continue reading

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Prelude in Moor Pond Woods

My fourth Ramblers’ AGM of the season was Nottinghamshire Area‘s, held in Papplewick, north of Nottingham.  It was during a cold spell and I could not safely get there in time for the morning walk, but I arrived early at … Continue reading

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